Leading scorer for 1928 state championship team…but best known for hitting one of the most famous shots in state tourney history…trailing 12-11 to Martinsville in the ’28 state title game, he took his own center jump tip, turned and fired a perfect shot from behind the center line to give Muncie the victory over John Wooden and Martinsville…was top state finals scorer with 34 points in 4 games…also anchored Coach Pete Jolly’s state finalist team as a junior…had an outstanding basketball career at Fresno State, where he was also a standout high jumper.

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