Gene Demaree


Gene Demaree

High School: New Marion 1961


Inducted 2013

Scored 1,361 points at Ripley County’s New Marion High School, leading the school of 64 students (27 boys) to a 23-3 record in the 1960-61 season and its’ only county and sectional championships… Scored the winning basket in sudden death sectional game against Milan… Set a Connersville regional record with 64 combined points in win over Morristown and narrow defeat to host Spartans…

After scoring 671 points for a 25.8 per game average his senior year, was named to the 1961 Indiana All-Star team …played at University of Tulsa…coached at Aurora and Switzerland County high schools…1986 Silver Anniversary team.

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