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Jerry McGreal
Jerry McGreal

Rantoul, Ill.

Basketball, Golf

Men's Basketball (1965-68), Men's Golf (1965-66)

Inducted: 1975

Lettered three years in basketball and two in golf at Illinois State ... was Illinois State's MVP three seasons, and was MVP of the Interstate Conference twice ... co-captained the Redbirds and was an All-American honorable mention selection by the Converse Yearbook in 1967... named All-Interstate Conference in both 1967 and 1968 ... received All-NCAA Midwest Regional Tournament plaudits in 1967 ... garnered All-NCAA Great Lakes Regional Tournament honors in 1968 ... co-captain and a first team Little All-America selection by the Associated Press and honorable mention by the United Press International in 1968, when Illinois State was ranked third nationally ... scored 1,542 points in his career ... averaged 20.5 points per game in 1968 and 18.0 in 1967.