IBCA Hall of Fame

HOF Players

Shaun VandiverName: Shaun Vandiver

Year Inducted: 2011

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
Romeoville High School
Hutchinson (KS) Community College
The University of Colorado
NBA:  San Antonio

 

Biography:  Shaun was an all-state player at Romeoville High School as a senior in 1986.  The 6' 10" center went on to Hutchinson (KS) CC and then to The University of Colorado where he became a 1st team all-Big Eight Conference performer during his junior and senior years for the Buffaloes.  He was the #25 pick in the 1991 NBA draft by the Spurs and played professionally for 10 years in Spain and Italy.  After his playing days, Shaun turned to coaching.  He served as an assistant at Bowling Green, Northern Colorado, and Boise State before beoming the head coach at Emporia State University (KS).  He was there from 2011-2018.   In 2018 he was hired as an assistant at The University of Wyoming.

 

 

Marnie TriefenbachName: Marnie (Triefenbach) Herrling

Year Inducted: 2011

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
Belleville West High School
Stanford University
 

Biography:  Marnie was a 1st team all-state basketball player as a junior and senior at Belleville West High School, despite being best known for volleyball.  Although she initially went to Stanford University on a basketball scholarship, she soon switched to volleyball and helped lead the Cardinal to the NCAA Division I National Championship.  Marnie led Belleville West's Maroons to a 28-1 record and an IHSA Regional title during her junior basketball season.  She paced the volleyball team to consecutive IHSA Class AA State Volleyball Championships.  Marnie is a member of the St. Louis Area Sports Hall of Fame.

 

 

Derek HolcombName: Derek Holcomb

Year Inducted: 1984

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
(Peoria) Richwoods High School
Indiana University
The University of Illinois
NBA:  Portland

 

Biography:  Derek Holcomb had an outstanding high school career at Richwoods High School in Peoria where he started for 3 years on the varsity team. Derek was an All-Mid-State Nine player for 3 straight years. He was an All-State and All-American player for the Knights. In his senior year he was chosen to play in the prestigious McDonald’s Capital Classic. In addition, he was chosen to play in the IBCA All-Star game, playing with the “AA” South in 1976. Derek went to Indiana on a scholarship but transferred to the University of Illinois where he played 3 years of varsity basketball. Derek averaged 10 rebounds per game for the University of Illinois, and he set the blocked shots record of 88 in one season and 11 in one game. He was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA draft. Derek played on the pro circuit in Europe, playing with France, and in Israel. After his playing days, Derek turned to teaching at the University of South Florida. 

 

 

Larry HooverName: Larry Hoover

Year Inducted: 1984

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
Dakota High School
Northern Illinois University
 

Biography:  Larry Hoover set the career scoring record at Dakota High School. He scored 955 career points and under Coach Ray Polhill, compiled, the second-best record in the school’s history (23-2) in 1960. The 21.0 ppg scorer was named to all-area teams picked by Freeport and Rockford newspapers. Hoover was also all-conference as an end in football and competed in the state track and field meet in the shot-put. His 53’8” shot set a Dakota record. In addition, Hoover was salutatorian of his class and a Merit Scholar. Larry Hoover attended NIU on a track scholarship and at one time held the Huskies’ shot-put record. A “walk-on”, he played four years of NIU basketball. As a junior, the 6-3, 215 pound Hoover scored 18 points and grabbed 24 rebounds against Mankato State. He averaged 10.1 points for 74 varsity games. He was the team’s MVP as a junior and the team captain as a senior. In 74 games, Hoover averaged nearly 9 rebounds per game.  Intense competitive desire and great skills made Hoover one of the best small forwards to play basketball in Illinois. 

 

 

Glen GrunwaldName: Glen Grunwald

Year Inducted: 1984

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
(Franklin Park) East Leyden High School
Indiana University
NBA:  Celtics, Nuggets, Raptors, Knicks

 

Biography:  Glen Grunwald is the only player to ever make the Chicago Daily News all-area team four straight years. From 1973-1976 he also received the Chicago Tribune Golden Basket Award. The 6-9 Grunwald was an all-state player for four years at (Franklin Park) East Leyden HS and during his junior and senior years was named to the All-America team. Grunwald averaged 21 points as a sophomore, 23 as a junior, and 27 as a senior and totaled more than 2,200 points in his career at East Leyden. Grunwald teams were 28-1 and 25-1 and were ranked No. 1 in the state. Grunwald holds the distinction of earning five basketball letters at Indiana University from 1976-81 and served as team captain in 1981. Academically Grunwald was on the Dean’s List for eight semesters and was an Indiana University Rhodes scholar nominee.  Due to injuries, Glen never played professional basketball although he was drafted by the Celtics.  He later worked in the administration of the Nuggets, Raptors, and Knicks.  He has served as the general manager of both the Knicks and Raptors.  In 1999, Glen gained his Canadian citizenship.  He has since served as the President and CEO of the Toronto Board of Trade as well as for Team Canada.