IBCA Hall of Fame

Tom Cole

Name: Tom Cole

Year Inducted: 1978

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
Springfield High School
University of Michigan

Biography:

Tom Cole was an all-state player at Springfield HS in 1958 and 1959 as the Senators made consecutive state tournament appearances, winning the championship in 1959.  During that 1959 tournament, Tom was named the MVP.  For his prep career, Tom tallied 1,666 points before moving on to the University of Michigan.  As a Wolverine, he scored 972 points while grabbing 720 rebounds.  In 1963, Tom was named the Michigan team captain.  He was an all-Big Ten selection during both his junior and senior seasons.