2-yr starting forward for Coach Wooden at Central in 1942 and ’43 … reached semi-state finals as junior … captain and leading scorer for state’s #1 team as a senior but upset by Elkhart in regional … following military service rejoined Wooden at Indiana State … played on NAIA national runners-up in 1947 and champs in 1950 … an asst coach for S.B. Central’s state title teams in ’53 and ’57, assumed head role in ’58 … coached Bears to state finals in ’63 with all-American guard Mike Warren … 174-94 in 11 years at Central.

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