Arthur Masters


Arthur Masters

High School: Thorntown 1919


Inducted 1992

As a high school athlete, led his Thorntown team to the 1919 state finals ... four-year varsity player at Purdue University, where he played for Hall of Fame Coach Piggy Lambert ... Boilermaker captain his senior year ... became Lambert's assistant coach in 1925 ... moved into high school coaching a year later, with a two-year stint at Robinson, Ill. ... coached at Kokomo High School three years before moving on to Lafayette ... coached Broncos from '31 to '41, also serving as the school's athletic director and football coach. His son, Bobby Masters, was Mr. Basketball in 1948.

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