Herschell Turner

 

Herschell Turner

High School: Indianapolis Shortridge 1956

College: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA 1960

Inducted 1991

Enjoyed record-setting career at Shortridge...acclaimed as one of Indpls's greatest players ever, but he escaped statewide notice because Blue Devils were constantly thwarted by legendary Crispus Attucks teams...left Shortridge with single-season and career scoring record...all-city, all-sectiona...team MVP...named Helms All-American at Nebraska, where he led Cornhuskers in scoring and rebounding 3 straight yrs...first Nebraska player to score 1,000 points..All-Big 8 selection...played in east-west college all-star game...participated in the '60 Olympic trials that produced what is generally acclaimed as the greatest U.S. team ever...named to Silver Anniversary Team in '71.

Herschell Turner


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