Starting center for the 1970 East Chicago Roosevelt state championship team…  a senior member of the 28-0 championship team, it was the third consecutive undefeated regular season for the Rough Riders, compiling a 71-2 record over three seasons…  attending the University of Nevada, he earned freshman All-American honors… averaged 15.2 points and 10.8 rebounds as a sophomore before a torn Achilles tendon injury…  completed his degree at Purdue Calumet before forging a career in finance…  as a co-founder of Siebert, Brandford, Shank, Inc, he was chairman of the largest minority-owned investment firm on Wall Street… lead investor in the Gary Steelheads of the CBA and served from 1998-2014 on the NCAA Corporate Advisory Board.

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