Friends of Basketball
Year Inducted: 2010
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations: (Chicago) St. Patrick High School
Biography: Rich Nichin has been the official varsity conference scoreboard operator at (Chicago) St. Patrick High School since the 1981-82 season. At the time of his induction, he had served the Shamrocks’ program for 32 years with 30 years at the varsity level. Rich got his start as a freshmanstudent at St. Patrick in 1976-77, operating the clock and scoreboard for freshmen A and B games. He moved up to working sophomore games the next year.