Friends of Basketball


Bennett Rush

Year Inducted: 1976

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: Macomb High School
Western Illinois University

Biography: The late Bennett Rush served as official timer at more than 2,200 games in Macomb for both Macomb High School and Western Illinois University.  Twice he served as timer for the IHSA state basketball tournament.  The former jeweler was recognized throughout the Macomb area as a true friend of basketball.  “Ben” was posthumously inducted into the IBCA Hall of Fame in 1976.