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Rick Whitlow
Rick Whitlow

Michigan City, Ind.

Last College:
Illinois State



Men's Basketball (1972-75)

Inducted: 1980

Led ISU in scoring for two seasons, averaging 21.8 points as a junior and 22.2 points as a senior ... led ISU's freshman team in scoring at 26.7 points per game ... poured in 51 points in an overtime victory over Southern Illinois and within 48 hours added 38 more points in a win over Oral Roberts ... scored 38 points against nationally-ranked Louisville, and capped his career with 31 points in an ISU victory over West Virginia ... named to Basketball Weekly's Midwest All-America team ... selected to the CoSida All-American Basketball Second Team ... played in the Pizza Hut Classic All-Star Game at Las Vegas, Nev. ... drafted by the Houston Rockets of the NBA and Memphis Pros of the ABA ... joined the sports staff at WJBC in 1975 ... enjoyed a lengthy career as a television sports director in Jackson, Miss.