Inductees Bradley's 1960 NIT champions join the 1957 team, BU's first team to win the prestigious tournament, in the local Hall.
This was the second of Orsborn's three championship teams and it posted an amazing 27-2 record, losing only on the road to Cincinnati and Houston.
That season marked the debut of all-American and longtime NBA star Chet Walker with Bradley. Walker averaged 21.7 points while Dan Smith, Al Saunders, Mack Herndon, Bobby Joe Mason, Mike Owens, Ed Wodka and Lee Edwards also played key roles.
Others on the team included Ted Horwath, Chuck Hewitt, Mickey Tiemann, Bob Ortegel, Larry Mormino, Don Kissock, Ed Kissel, Billy Roecker, Chuck Sash, Ray Mack, Chuck Granby, and Bob Carruthers (manager).
Bradley's 1960 NIT champions join the 1957 team, BU's first team to win the prestigious tournament, in the local Hall.
|2018 Tri-County female athlete of year|
Amelia Glueck (Illinois Wesleyan University): Tremont High School grad overcame preseason foot surgery to place second in the long jump at the Div. III indoor nationals (18-11.75 feet). Then in May she won her second Div. III national outdoor championship with a school record leap of 19-10.25 feet. Glueck was top 30 finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year for exemplifying excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.