Year Inducted: 2011
Schools / Organizations: (Chicago) Bowen High School
The University of Illinois
Biography: Jim starred at (Chicago) Bowen High School from 1950-54, earning 1st Team All-City and All-Area recognition and 2nd team all-state honors as a senior. He averaged 29.1 ppg during his senior season, which followed a successful junior year which saw him averaged 22.0 ppg. Jim went on to play at the University of Illinois from 1954-58. He also played for 2 seasons against the Harlem Globetrotters, touring the US, Canado and Mexico. In 2010, Jim was inducted into the Chicago Public League Hall of Fame.