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Roger Powell
Roger Powell

Joliet, Ill.



Men's Basketball (1973-76)

Inducted: 1998

Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter in basketball ... led the `Birds in scoring during the 1975-76 season with a 19.2 average ... shot a team leading 51.8 percent from the floor during his senior campaign ... Basketball Weekly All-Midwest honorable mention in 1976 ... Co-MVP and tri-captain his senior year ... scored 1,306 points in his career, an average of 13.2 points per game ... finished his career shooting 48.1 percent from the field and made 568 career field goals ... at the age of 40, showed his explosive scoring ability in Brisbane, Australia, at the World Masters Game, leading the USA to gold.