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 the Class of 2018 by clicking here.

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