BBall Hall Announces Men's Class of 2018

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The 2018 men's induction class of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in New Castle has been announced. This year's honorees include a former player once drafted by the NBA, ABA and NFL in the same year, an active coach and a well-known coach-turned-media personality.

The Class of 2018 will be recognized during a ceremony March 21 in Indianapolis. This year marks the 57th induction class of the hall.

Inductees include:

  • Steve Brett, Loogootee High School, Class of 1967
  • Harold Cox, Kokomo High School, Class of 1954
  • Marty Echelbarger, Muncie Central High School, Class of 1963
  • Rod Freeman, Anderson High School, Class of 1969
  • Bill Greve, Waveland High School, Class of 1955
  • John Heaton, Bloomfield High School, Class of 1958
  • Jimmie Howell, Lapel High School, Class of 1972
  • Larry Parks, Arlington High School, Class of 1958
  • Carl Short, Indianapolis Manual High School, Class of 1956
  • Earl Smith Jr., Gary Roosevelt High School, Class of 1952
  • John Wellemeyer, Huntingburg High School, Class of 1967
  • David "Poncho" Wright, Indianapolis John Marshall High School, Class of 1978
  • Silver Medal Award Winner: Bob Lovell, Plainfield High School, Class of 1969
  • Centennial Award Winner: Gene Thomas, Fortville High School, Class of 1918

You can connect to more details about the Class of 2018 by clicking here.

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