First player in the state to receive Trester Award and Mr. Basketball in 1950…records at Marion High School, most points in one season 408, most points in one game 28, free throws in a row 14…named on All-Sectional, All-Regional, All-Semi-Final team and All-State Finals team in 1950…scored a state finals best 22 points in Marion’s one-point 1950 semifinal loss to eventual champion Madison…played for Hall of Fame inductee Woody Weir at Marion…enrolled at Indiana University under Branch McCracken before dropping out to join the U.S. Navy…1975 Silver Anniversary Team.

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