Year Inducted: 1979
Schools / Organizations: Lawrenceville High School
Southern Illinois University–Carbondale
Biography: The first of the Shidler brother to play at Lawrenceville HS, Dennis averaged 35.9ppg while scoring more than 1800 points in his career. He was a clear All-State player and was recognized as the Player of the Year by the Decatur Herald and The Evansville Courier. He was also named to several All-American teams. These included Parade Magazine and Coach and Athlete Magazine. After high school, Dennis averaged 14 ppg for Southern Illinois University while scoring 924 career points.