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15th Women’s Induction Class celebrated on Saturday, April 30

April 25, 2016

NEW CASTLE – A class of 10 remarkable talents and a legendary undefeated state championship team will be welcomed as inductees when the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame celebrates their 15th Women’s Induction Class on Saturday, April 30.

Each inductee has also left their mark with successful careers in their respective lives off the court.

Name High School   Graduation
Deana Moren Baker  Bremen  1982
Debbie Bolen North Judson 1988
Cheryl Dowell Crowell Evansville Bosse 1985
Mike Griffin Scecina 1962
John Harrell * Huntington  1964
Edna Rochner Hottell Georgetown 1929
Luanna Hill Pike 1978
Melissa Standley James South Bend St. Joseph 1986
Sonya Carter Washington Gary Lew Wallace  1985
Dana Wilkerson Anderson 1987
1986 Fort Wayne Northrop state championship team    

   * 2016 Indiana Fever Silver Medal Award recipient


In addition to these inductees, 18 women will be recognized as members of the Hall’s 2016 Silver Anniversary Team recognizing their spot as top graduating high school seniors of 25 years ago.  The 1991 state champion Bedford North Lawrence Lady Stars will be remembered 25 years after their state title.

Brian Humphrey and Judy Phillips will be presented with the Center Circle Officials Award, recognizing their contributions as longtime officials dedicated to Indiana high school basketball.

The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Annual Women’s Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 30. The evening ceremony will take place at the Primo South Banquet and Conference Center which is located on the south side of Indianapolis. Tickets for the dinner and awards ceremony remain available by calling the HOF office.

In addition, a free public reception will take place at the Hall of Fame museum in New Castle from 11:00 a.m. (EST) to 1:00 p.m. 


Call the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame at 765-529-1891 or visit for more information.

Please use the following links for a full listing of all inductees and honorees:


Silver Anniversary Team:

Center Circle Officials: