Addington Vance


Addington Vance

High School: Logansport 1936


Inducted 1975

An Indianapolis News All-Stater in 1936, and the first player ever picked for that honor who did not play in state finals...2 years earlier, played as a sophomore with Logansport's 1934 state champions...played guard, but jumped center...took his outside shooting and defensive skills to Northwestern...All-American in 1940...captained Wildcats...named to All-Big 10 and all-Midwestern teams...passed up professional basketball opportunities to enter business...long-time publisher of the Journal-Review.

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