Orville Hooker

 

Orville Hooker

High School: Anderson 1920

College: BUTLER UNIVERSITY 1924

Inducted 1967

Coached at Pendleton, New Castle and Marion...All-State forward for Anderson in 1920 also a top track athlete 4-year varsity basketball player at Butler...All-State each year All-American mention in '24 with Butler's national championship club ...professional basketball with Richmond, Fort Wayne, Portland, Tipton and Dayton, Ohio...as a coach won over 83 percent of his games at Pendleton, New Castle and Marion 1932...state championship at New Castle. He was the first Executive Director of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

Orville Hooker


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