Jack Mann

 

Jack Mann

High School: Muncie Central 1932

College: WILBERFORCE UNIVERSITY 1933

Inducted 1978

A 6-7 center who led his Muncie Central Bearcats to 2 state finals ... lost to Washington as a junior ... won state championship a year later, in 1931 ... one of the first true "big men" ... a 3-year starter at Muncie Central ... All-State in '31 ... 2 years at Wilberforce University ... played 4 years of professional basketball with Chicago Crusaders ... that team played all of the top pro teams around the nation ... named to professional all-star team ... later became a distinguished 20-year member of the Muncie Police Department ... an accident on a New Castle golf course left him paralyzed in 1974


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