Year Inducted: 2019
Schools / Organizations: (Rockford)West High School
Illinois State University
Biography: Rex was a standout at Rockford West High School from 1953-55. He was the captain of the squad’s 1955 IHSA State Championship team. Rex moved on to Illinois State University and played 3 seasons for the Redbirds. He was the starting point guard on the 1959 team that won the IIAC Conference championship. That Redbird squad advanced in post-season play to the NAIA College Division Final Four.