Jim Hinga

 

Jim Hinga

High School: Fort Wayne North 1942

College: PURDUE UNIVERSITY 1947

Inducted 1983

A 3-sport athlete at Fort Wayne Northside ... All-State end on mythical state championship football team ... 440-yard-dash state champion ... all-city basketball center ... varsity basketball performer at Purdue ... co-captained team in '46 ... coached West Lafayette & Fort Wayne North Side high schools in '54, his North Side team won conference championship & ranked number-one in state ... varsity coach at Ball State University 14 seasons ... twice named Indiana Collegiate Coach of the Year ... led team into NCAA Conference ... also active as a basketball official.


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