IBCA Hall of Fame

HOF Players

Kyle WenteName: Kyle Wente

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
(Effingham) St. Anthony High School
Princeton University
 

Biography: Kyle was a 3-year starter at (Effingham) St. Anthony High School from 1996-99.  He averaged 20.6 ppg as a junior and 24.2 ppg as a senior.  He earned 1st team all-state player honors following his senior season.  Kyle led the Bulldogs to a 73-15 record during his prep career.  Kyle went on to become a starting guard for Princeton University.  He helped the Tigers to an NCAA berth as a sophomore and was named team captain as a senior.

 

George TerryName: George Terry

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
Alton High School
Illinois State University
Lewis and Clark Community College

 

Biography:  George starred at Alton High School before cecoming one of the best players in Illinois State University basketball history.  He averaged 18.6 ppg during his 3-year career with the Redbirds.  During his senior season of 1967-69, George averaged 22.6 ppg.  He led the Redbirds to 4th place in the NCAA College Division national tournament.  He was a 2-time all-conference player and ranked 9th on the ISU career scoring list with 1,470 points.  He was inducted into the ISU Athletic Hall of Fame as an individual and as a member of the 1967-68 team.  After college, he has been employed by Lewis and Clark Community College, became their Vice ¬≠President of Student Life and Coordinator of Affirmative Action/ADA. George was the first African ¬≠American Athletic Director as well as Dean of LCCC.

 

Bryan MullinsName: Bryan Mullins

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
Downers Grove South High School
Southern Illinois University

 

Biography:  As a senior,  Bryan led Downers Grove South High School to 3rd place in the IHSA Class AA tournament in 2005.  He was a 1st team all-state player selection and graduated as the Mustangs career leader in assistas and steals.  Bryan was a 4-year starter at point guard for Southern Illinois University.  He helped the Salukis to 2 NCAA Tournament berths, including advancement to the Sweet Sixteen in 207.  He twice was the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year during his career.

Dave PistoriusName: David Pistorius

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
Blue Mound High School
Millikin University

 

Biography:  David scored 1,736 career points from 1972-75 at Blue Mound High School (Note:  this is before the 3 point basket became a rule in high school basketball).  He earned all-state player honors from The Chicago Daily News as a senior, leading the Knights to 3 Macon County Tournament Championships and 2 IHSA Regional crowns.  David scored in double figures in 68 of his 74 varsity games, incudein 12 games with 30+ points.  He played at Millikin University and in 2005 was inducted into the Millikin Hall of Fame.

 

Cliff MeelyName: Cliff Meely

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
(Chicago) Harlan High School
Northeastern Junior College
Colorado University
NBA:  San Diego Rockets

 

 

Biography:  Cliff starred at (Chicago) Harlan High School from 1963-67.  He went on to Northeastern Junior College where he earned All American player honors and ws later inducted into the NJCAA Hall of Fame.  Cliff then was a 3-year all-Big eight Conference selection at Colorado.  He twice led the conference in scoring and rebounding.  He was an All American player as a senior for the Buffalos.  In 1971, Cliff was a 1st round selection of the San Diego Rockets of the NBA.  Cliff Meely passed away on May 29, 2013 at the age of 65.