Name: Bill Heppner
Year Inducted: 2017
Schools / Organizations:
(Cyrstal Lake) Central High School
Bill averaged 22 points his senior season at Crystal Lake Central High School. The 6-foot-8 center received IBCA all-state
honors and McDonald’s All-American recognition while earning a scholarship to DePaul University. Bill also scored 15 points per game as a junior at Crystal Lake Central and 11 ppg as a sophomore. Blessed with a 38-inch vertical leap, he had the distinction of breaking glass backboards in three consecutive games. Sadly, a series of injuries forced Bill to stop playing basketball during his junior season at DePaul University.