- Graduate of Hoopeston-East Lynn High School.
- As a senior; Averaged 25.4 points per game,
Most Valuable Player of Rossville Holiday
Tournament, Co-MVP of Wauseca Conference and
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-Stater.
- IBCA Hall of Fame (2004).
- Hoopeston Area High School Hall of Fame (2012).
- Attended Indiana University and was member of
the Hoosiers 1976 NCAA National Championship team.
- Senior co-captain of Indiana’s 1979 NIT Title team.