Joe Ruklick

Year Inducted: 1973

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations: Princeton High School
Northwestern University
NBA–Philadelphia Warriors

Biography: Joe Ruklick was an all-state player from Princeton HS and a High School All American.  He also achieved All American honors at Northwestern University as well as all Big Ten honors.  Joe played professionally with the Philadelphia Warriors.  On March 2, 1962 he is credited with the assist that led to Wilt Chamberlain’s 99th and 100th points in that historic game.  At the time of his induction in 1973, Joe was Director of Development for the Graduate School of Management at Northwestern.  Joe died on September 17, 2020.