Julius "Bud" Ritter

 

Julius "Bud" Ritter

High School: Evansville Bosse 1945

College: PURDUE UNIVERSITY 1949

Inducted 1975

Head basketball coach at Peru & Madison High Schools. Starting center on 2 state championship teams in 1944 & ‘45 at Evansville Bosse...4 varsity basketball letters...All-State recognition...3-time all-conference player...2-yr starter & 3-year letter-winner at Purdue...also won 2 baseball letters...began coaching career at Peru, winning 4 sectional titles in 5 years...moved to Madison where he coached the Cubs to 3 straight undefeated seasons, 1959-’61...achieved a record 61 consecutive regular-season victories in that string...won 13 sectionals, 4 regionals & 1 semi-state...through 1974, Madison record was 227-90 & 305-129 overall.

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