Tina Hutchinson

Year Inducted: 2021

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations: East St. Louis Lincoln High School
San Diego State University

Biography: Tina Hutchinson played at East St. Louis Lincoln HS, gaining many accolades. She scored more than 3,000 high school points on 78% shooting from the field and 80% from the free throw line.  She averaged over 35 points and 15 rebounds in her senior year, capping it off with 41 points and 17 rebounds in her final game, the quarterfinals of the IHSA state tournament. She was named the Parade Magazine Girls’ High School National Player of the Year and USA Today All-American and Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year. Tina continued her career at San Diego State University and as a freshman had 898 points over 30 games averaging 29.9 points a game.  She had 46 pts. in a single game and both set freshman records across NCAA Division I.  Her 29.9 points per game is 11th all-time for any class. Tina led her team to a berth in the NCAA Tournament. During her sophomore year, Tina suffered a career ending knee injury.