Marion Crawley called him the most coachable player he ever had. A Four-sport performer at Lafayette Jefferson … Mr. Basketball in 1948, leading Bronchos to state championship … called by his coach, Hall of Famer Marion Crawley, ‘the most coachable player I ever had: … three- year starter at Indiana University … All-American in ’52 … twice all-Big 10 … won Big 10 Medal in ’52 … helped lead Hoosiers to second- and third-place finishes in conference … went on to 20-year AAU career … one of five players selected in ’78 by National Association of Basketball Coaches for the “Silver Anniversary Award.”

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