Friends of Basketball


Ron Burdick

Year Inducted: 2015

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: Murphysboro High School

Biography: Basketball is clearly a numbers game. Few people have dealt with those numbers longer than Ron. He has been the official scorer for more than 40 years at Murphysboro High School boys basketball games.  Ron is well known among basketball officials who work games in southern Illinois, having served as official scorer for boys games at all levels. He is recognized and respected by his peers and officials as “one of the best in the business.”