Marvin Cave

 

Marvin Cave

High School: French Lick 1943

College: BUTLER UNIVERSITY 1948

Inducted 1994

Captained French Lick to 2 consecutive 20-win seasons in '42 and '43, 3 decades before Larry Bird . . . twice suffered narrow regional losses (35-32 and 38-33) to powerful Jeffersonville teams . . . scored 15 pts and made Bill Fox's all-tourney team in regional . . .  appearance as senior in a college career fractured by military service . . . played season as starting guard on 16-4 ISU team in '44 . . . led Berea College in scoring one year, then played for 2 years for Tony Hinkle at Butler . . . in his first year of coaching in 1949, Cave guided Worthington to a 19-6 record and the school's first sectional crown . . . following three years at Decatur Central, he took a demanding Frankfort job and led the Hotdogs to three sectional titles in four years . . . in 1954, the team had beat both Milan and Muncie Central during that season . . . he is now retired from Eli Lilly.

Marvin Cave


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