Friends of Basketball


Michael G. Harrison

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: Metro East Black Officials Association

Biography: Michael was one of the founders of the Metro East Black Officials Association in 1970.  He was instrumental in setting high standards for his fellow officials and teaching young officials just beginning their careers in the Metro East area.  Micahel’s 25+ year officiating career includes working 3 IHSA State Championship games in football.  He has been a trusted mentor to numerous young officials, providing them valuable instruction, evaluation, and feedback.