1984 Crown Point girls state champion team to be inducted in Hall of Fame


1984 Crown Point girls state champion team to be inducted in Hall of Fame

Monday, December 16, 2013 7:00 am

(New Castle) – The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame announces that the 1984 Crown Point Lady Bulldogs undefeated state championship team will be inducted as a team in ceremonies on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Per Hall of Fame Bylaws, undefeated girls state champion teams are inducted as a group 30 years after the accomplishment.

The Bulldogs became the fifth undefeated IHSAA girls basketball state champions in history, capping a 26-0 season with a 56-50 victory over Eastbrook in the state semifinals and completing the perfect season with a 55-54 overtime victory over Warren Central at Market Square Arena on February 25, 1984.

Three members of that team have previously been inducted into the Hall of Fame as individuals – head coach Tom May and players Anne (Kvachkoff) Equihua and Nancy (Cowan) Eksten.

They will become the fifth girls team be inducted, joining the 1976 Warsaw, 1977 East Chicago Roosevelt, 1978 Warsaw and 1979 East Chicago Roosevelt undefeated state champion teams.

Members of the team will be recognized and inducted as part of the Hall of Fame’s 13th Annual Women’s Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 26.  The day’s events will include a free reception at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame museum that afternoon and a banquet that evening at the Primo Banquet Hall in Indianapolis.  Reservations and tickets for the banquet will be made available in early 2014.  Call the Hall at 765-529-1891 or visit www.hoopshall.com for more information.

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