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NEW CASTLE – Eighteen men have been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2018 Silver Anniversary Team, based on outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago.

The team includes 12 members named to the 1993 Indiana All-Star squad.  Six other all-state players are included to recognize the top of Indiana’s high school class of 1993.

1992 Indiana All-Stars include Chad Austin, Ryan Bond, Tyson Brit, Jim Cruse, Matthew Graves, Jeff Layden, Toby Madison, Kelsey Mucker, Chris Quinn, Scott Rolen, Randy Zachary and Sherron Wilkerson.

The remaining six, named to various all-state teams are: Noy Castillo, BJ Flynn, Scott George, Jason Holmes, Pete Miller and Burt Paddock.

All Men’s Silver Anniversary Team members will be honored at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 57th Annual Men’s Awards Banquet on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

A midday reception, free and open to the public, will be held at the Hall of Fame museum in New Castle.  The evening banquet will take place at the Primo Banquet Hall, which is located on the south side of Indianapolis.

Banquet reservations are now available through the Hall’s website at www.hoopshall.com/events or by calling (765) 529-1891.  For more information, you may also email [email protected].

Name                                        High School

Chad Austin                                        Richmond

Ryan Bond                                          Ft. Wayne South

Tyson    Brit                                         Anderson

Noy Castillo                                         New Albany

Jim Cruse                                             Terre Haute North

B.J. Flynn                                             Jeffersonville

Scott George                                     Ben Davis

Matthew Graves                              White River Valley

Jason Holmes                                     New Castle

Jeff Layden                                         Lawrence North

Toby Madison                                   Washington Catholic

Pete Miller                                          South Bend St. Joseph

Kelcey Mucker                                  Lawrenceburg

Burt Paddock                                     Alexandria

Chris Quinn                                         South Bend St. Joseph

Scott Rolen                                         Jasper

Sherron Wilkerson                           Jeffersonville

Randy Zachary                                   Anderson Highland

2018 Men’s Silver Anniversary Team

CHAD AUSTIN                                                                                                                    RICHMOND

1993 Indiana All-Star.  UPI 1st team all-state and AP 2nd team all-state.  Scored 1,194 career points, 4th all-time in Richmond history.  Averaged 14.7 ppg as a junior on 24-5 1992 state championship team that also won the North Central Conference.  Averaged 21.0 ppg, 8.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists his senior season, leading Richmond to 21-4 record.  Played in 129 career games at Purdue University, totaling 1,694 points (career 13.1 ppg) and 338 assists – he is one of only three players in Purdue history with 1,600+ points and 300+ career assists.  Was a 2x team captain and 2x team MVP, earning 1997 and 1998 1st team all-Big Ten honors.   From 1998 – 2008 had a 10-year professional career for teams based in Turkey, Sweden, Greece, Germany, Crete, Israel, Russia, France and Dubai.  Since 2010, he works for Forest City Realty Trust in Brooklyn, New York.  Married with three children, he resides in Brooklyn.

RYAN BOND                                                                                                                        FORT WAYNE SOUTH

1993 Indiana All-Star.  UPI 2nd team all-state, AP 3rd team all-state and Indianapolis News 3rd team all-state.  21 Alive (Fort Wayne) Player of the Year, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette and Fort Wayne News Sentinel Player of the Year after 1,094 career points.  Averaged 21 points and 13 rebounds per game as a senior, leading South to a 26-2 record, Summit Conference championship and sectional and regional titles.  Played two seasons at IPFW, leading team in scoring and rebounding each year, averaging 10.1 points and 6.3 rebounds as a sophomore and14.3 points and 5.8 rebounds as a junior.  In his 19th year as a teacher with Fort Wayne Community Schools, he was head coach at FW South, leading them to a 114-70 record with two sectional and one conference championship and 2002 Coach of the Year honors.  Married with two children, he resides in Leo.

TYSON BRIT                                                                                                                        ANDERSON

1993 Indiana All-Star, averaging 15 points and 8 rebounds as senior for 26-3 and #1 ranked regional champions.  Scored 1,000 career points (career 13.6 ppg average), and was named all-county, all-conference, all-sectional, all-regional, all-state and a McDonald’s All-American nominee.  Was a part of Anderson teams that were 49-5 with two sectional and two regional championships his final two seasons.  Played in 78 games in three seasons at Xavier University, totaling 323 points and 212 rebounds.   A reserve on their 1995 team that went 14-0 in MCC play, 23-5 overall and made Xavier’s 4th ever appearance in NCAA Tournament.  A machine operator at Prairie Farms Dairy for the past six years, he resides in Anderson.

NOY CASTILLO                                                                                                                   NEW ALBANY

Named 1993 UPI 3rd team all-state, Louisville Courier-Journal and Bloomington Herald-Times 1st team all-state, North-South All-Star, a Top 40 Workout participant, 1992 honorable mention all-state and a 3x Hoosier Hills all-conference player.  Graduated as the school’s all-time leading scorer (1,283 points), averaging 17.2 ppg as a junior and 20.9 ppg as a senior.  Played in 82 career games on teams that were 79 -18, 4x sectional champions, 3x conference champs, and 1993 regional runner-up to eventual state champ Jeffersonville.  A four-year player at The Citadel, where he graduated as their 16th all-time leading scorer with 1,086 points in 102 career games (10.6 ppg), he graduated as all-time leader in 3FG made, 9th in 3FG%, 10th in FT% (79.2%), 10th in assists (205) and 3rd in career minutes played.  Was 1996 all-Southern Conference and set conference record for 3FG made in a season.  2nd pick in Philippine Basketball Association 1998 Draft, had a 10-year career in PBA, earning five league all-star selections and a member of the 2002 Philippine National Team.  Since 2006 has been CEO & owner of Brand 40 Custom Team Uniforms and since 2016 has been an international project missionary.  Married with four children, he lives in East Elmhurst, New York.

JIM CRUSE                                                                                                                           TERRE HAUTE NORTH

1993 Indiana All-Star – the first Indiana All-Star from Terre Haute North.  Bloomington Herald-Times 1st team all-state, 1993 North-South All-Star and Hoosier Basketball Magazine preseason all-state pick.  Averaged 19.9 points and 10.8 rebounds for 20-3 Patriots, who won the Terre Haute holiday tournament, Vigo County Tournament and were sectional champions.  Averaged 15.6 points and 12.1 rebounds as a junior.  Played in 105 career games for Indiana State, totaling 1,049 points and 771 career rebounds.  Led team in rebounding three seasons, including team-highs of 14.0 points and 10.6 rebounds as a senior, graduating 4th in program history in career rebounds and still holds record for most career offensive rebounds (326).  Led the Missouri Valley Conference in rebounding his junior & senior seasons and still holds school single-game rebound record (25) and was named MVC all-conference as a senior.  Named to ISU’s all-century team and a 2018 inductee into ISU Athletic HOF.  He played professionally in Dijon, France, where he led the league in rebounding.  He has worked for the Indiana State Police since 2007 and since 2012 has been assigned to protect the Governor of Indiana.  Engaged, he has one child and resides in Terre Haute.

BJ FLYNN                                                                                                                             JEFFERSONVILLE

1993 AP 3rd team all-state selection, averaged 15.3 points for 1993 state champions after averaging 13.3 points as a junior on state runner-up team and a three-year varsity record of 74-9 with three sectional titles, three regional championships and two semi-state titles.  Over the final 10 games of state championship season, he averaged 17 ppg, 54% FG and 81% FT.  Played in six games at Duquesne as a freshman, before playing 93 games in three seasons at University of Louisville, where he was a part of three NCAA Tournament teams that each won 19+ games, including reaching the 1996 Sweet 16 and 1997 Elite Eight.  Was Conference USA 6th Man of the Year in his senior season, averaging 9.0 ppg in 34 games for 26-9 team.  He played professionally in the Southern Italian League in 1998, averaging 37 points per game.  Now the owner of Bluegrass Surgical Sales in Louisville, he is married with two children and resides in Prospect, Kentucky.

SCOTT GEORGE                                                                                                 BEN DAVIS

1993 AP 3rd team all-state and UPI 3rd team all-state selection.  Named all-semi-state, all-regional, all-sectional, all-county, all-metro selection and McDonald’s All-American nominee.  He totaled 882 points in two seasons at Ben Davis, averaging 15 ppg and 52% 3FG as a junior and 16 ppg and 42% 3FG as a senior for teams that were a combined 50-7, reaching the semi-state finals in 1992 and finishing as 1993 state runners-up.  Set school record with 52% 3FG as a junior (70-135).  Played one season at Vincennes University, averaging 12 ppg for 26-9 team that was NJCAA Region 12 District runner-up.  16 years of service in United States Navy & Naval Reserves.  Ben Davis freshman boys head coach from 2008-2015 with 111-33 record and 2014 Marion County Freshman Championship.  Also works as shot clock operator for Indiana Pacers and events at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.  Married with four children, he resides in Plainfield.

MATTHEW GRAVES                                                                                                         WHITE RIVER VALLEY

1993 Indiana All-Star.  AP 1st team all-state, Bloomington Herald-Times 1st team all-state and UPI 2nd team all-state.  Totaled 1,800 career points in four-year career, averaging 20.5 ppg as junior and 20.0 ppg as senior.  Led teams to 70-8 record with three sectional titles and two  regional championships, three-time Greene County champions, three SWIAC conference titles (19-0 conference record), while being named 4x all-conference, 4x all-county, 3x all-sectional, 3x all-regional and 1st team all-area honors from Terre Haute Tribune Star, Bloomington Herald-Times and Linton Daily Citizen.  Played in 113 games at Butler University, graduating 2nd in career 3FG made (175), 3rd in career FT% (84.6%), the 5th best single-game scoring total in school history (42) and totaling 994 career points.  Led MCC with 86.8 FT% his senior year & named to that year’s MCC All-Tournament team and earning GTE Academic All-District honors.  Was a teacher & assistant coach on 1999 North Central H.S. 4A championship team, taught & coached at Ben Davis H.S. before 12 years as assistant and associate head coach at Butler, including 2010 and 2011 NCAA National Championship game appearances.  Since 2013, he has been the head coach at the University of South Alabama.  Married with two children, he resides in Mobile, Alabama.

JASON HOLMES                                                                                                NEW CASTLE

Graduated as the 5th all-time leading scorer in New Castle history with 1,157 points.  Was three-year starter, leading teams to three sectional championships and regional title his senior year.  Averaged 21.3 ppg as senior, hitting 50% FG (177-353), 48% 3FG (77-160) and 85.7% FT (102-119).  1993 all-semi-state honors, 2x 1st team all-regional, 3x 1st team all-sectional, 2x 1st team all-North Central Conference and won the 3-point challenge at the IN-KY All-Star game.  Set school’s single-game scoring record of 45 points in 1st game of his freshman year at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville en route to school records of 1,949 career points, 222 career 3FG made and 419 career FT made.  2x all-GLVC, he was inducted into the SIUE Athletic HOF in 2012 and named a Legend of the Ohio Valley Conference in 2015.  Making a career in education and coaching, he was an assistant at SIUE from 2000-2003, head coach at Dunlap (IL) H.S. from 2003-2006 and since 2006 has served as Principal at Dunlap Valley Middle School.  Married with three children, he resides in Edwards, Illinois.

JEFF LAYDEN                                                                                                                      LAWRENCE NORTH

1993 Indiana All-Star.  1993 Marion County Player of the Year, 1993 Conference Player of the Year, North-South All-Star, 2x all-county, 2x all-conference, 2x all-sectional and 2x all-regional.  Averaged 11.5 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.0 blocks as a junior and 15.1 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.1 blocks as a senior on teams that won two sectional titles and a Marion County championship.  Four-year career at the University of Evansville included 101 games played, 445 points, 346 rebounds and 79 blocks.  Selected to five-man 1997 MVC all-bench team, selected by league newspaper writers.  Employed as a teacher for 13 years previously at Tri-Central H.S., since 2013, he has taught at Northwestern H.S., where his wife is the varsity girls head coach.  Married with two children, he resides in Kokomo.

TOBY MADISON                                                                                                WASHINGTON CATHOLIC

1993 Indiana All-Star.  1993 AP & UPI 2nd team all-state, Bloomington Herald-Times 1st team all-state, 1992 Tri-State Player of the Year, 1993 Tri-State Co-Player of the Year (with Scott Rolen) and 2x all-Blue Chip Conference.  1,637 career points and 498 rebounds in 87 games (career 18.8 ppg and 5.7 rpg) on teams that went 71-21, including 24-1 team that reached 1991 semi-state, two sectional championships, one regional title and three Blue Chip Conference titles.  Averaged career highs of 29.9 ppg and 7.9 rpg his senior season, leading to 19-5 record and sectional championship, after averaging 25.4 ppg and 7.0 rpg for 16-6 team as a junior.  Played in 126 games at University of Evansville, Wabash Valley College and the University of South Alabama, where he averaged career highs of 15.4 points and 4.9 assists as a senior on their 21-7 Sun Belt champion and NCAA Tournament team and was named 1998 South Alabama Student-Athlete of the Year, 1st team all-conference, 1998 Sun Belt Conference Male Athlete of the Year, Sun Belt Tournament MVP and an Academic All-American.  Previously a coach at McGill – Toolen (AL) H.S., Appalachian State University and Wabash Valley College, he is business development manager at Neuronetics, Inc.  Married with three children, he resides in Bradenton, Florida.

PETE MILLER                                                                                                                       SOUTH BEND ST. JOE

1993 IHSAA Trester Award winner, academic all-state, all-semi-state, 2x all-regional and 2x South Bend all-metro honoree.  Scored 1,056 points in 97 career games (10.9 ppg), including 13.4 points as senior and 14.0 points as junior on teams that were 47-8, 2x sectional champs, 2x regional winners, 1993 semi-state champs and 1993 state finals participants.  Played in 101 career games at University of Notre Dame, starting 29 of 30 games as team co-captain his senior year, averaging 5.7 ppg.  Earned 1997 Knute Rockne Award as top Notre Dame academic & athletic achievement; 1997 Byron Kenaly Award, the highest award at ND for a student-athlete; 1997 Notre Dame Leadership Award; and named 1997 Co-SIDA all-district team.  An assistant coach on St. Jude H.S. 1998 Alabama state championship team, head coach at South Bend St. Joe boys basketball from 1999-2001, including 2001 sectional championship, an assistant professor at Duquesne University and since 2009 has been employed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.   He is currently a professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Chair of the University of Wisconsin Athletic Board, the UW faculty representative to the Big Ten and NCAA and the faculty liaison to the 2015 NCAA National Finalist UW Men’s Basketball program.  Married, he has four children and resides in Madison, Wisconsin.

KELSEY MUCKER                                                                                                               LAWRENCEBURG

1993 Indiana All-Star.  AP 2nd team all-state and top vote getter as 1st team small school all-state.  Graduated as school’s career leading scorer with 1,483 points and 841 career rebounds.  Averaged 24.1 points, 9.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game as a senior hitting 48% FG and 79% FT.  A 1st team all-state football player who signed to play football at IU with aspirations of also playing basketball and baseball there, he was drafted 38th overall as a 1st round pick in the 1993 Major League Baseball Draft.  He played seven seasons of minor league baseball as an outfielder in the Twins and Indians systems, reaching AA level.  Since 2000, has been a Major League Baseball scout, currently with the Oakland A’s.  Married, he has one child and resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

BURT PADDOCK                                                                                                ALEXANDRIA

Averaged 27.3 points as a senior for 18-3 Central Indiana Conference champions, graduating with 1,258 points in three seasons (career 21.7 ppg average).  Was part of teams that went 46-17 over three seasons, winning three CIC championships.  Four-year starter at Manchester University, he is 2nd in program history with 1,917 career points in 109 career games.  Averaged 18.9 ppg as sophomore for 31-1 1995 NCAA Division III National Runners-Up, averaged 21.5 ppg as junior and 18.0 ppg as senior.  1994 ICAC Freshman of the Year, 4x 1st team ICAC all-conference, 2x NCAA All-Region honors and 2nd highest single-game scoring in school history (51) for teams that were 93-23.  Volunteer assistant at Alexandria H.S., two years assistant at St. Joseph College, four years assistant at Grand Valley State University and now in 10th season as head coach at Davenport University (MI).  246-67 record (.786) at Davenport with four conference titles and seven appearances in NAIA National Tournament Elite Eight in the past eight seasons.  Married with two children, he resides in Hudsonville, Michigan.

CHRIS QUINN                                                                                                                    SOUTH BEND ST. JOE

1993 Indiana All-Star.  AP 2nd team all-state and Hoosier Basketball Magazine preseason 1st team all-state.  Totaled 1,700 points in 97 career games (17.5 career ppg), guiding team to two sectional titles, two regional championships, a semi-state title, 1993 state finals appearance and 47-8 record over final two seasons, when he averaged 19.1 ppg as junior and 19.3 ppg as a senior.  Played in 112 career games at the University of Evansville, with career high averages of 9.6 points and 4.4 rebounds as a sophomore.  Played in 27 games as freshman on their NIT Tournament team and was senior for their team that reached Preseason NIT Final Four.  Was nominated as an Academic All-American candidate.  Attended University of Detroit Mercy Law School and since 2006 has owned the Law Office of Attorney Christopher W. Quinn II.  Married with two children, he resides in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.

SCOTT ROLEN                                                                                                                    JASPER

1993 Indiana All-Star.  AP all-state, IBCA all-state, 1993 Tri-State Co-Player of the Year (Toby Madison).  Totaled 1,107 career points after averaging 27.1 ppg as senior and 21.2 ppg junior year.  Set school single-game scoring record (50) and sectional single-game record (47) and was named 2x all-conference and 2x all-sectional.  Offered scholarships by Georgia, Oklahoma State, UCLA and walk-on opportunity at Kentucky, but was selected in 2nd round of 1993 Major League Baseball Draft and pursued baseball.  17-year MLB career with Philadelphia, St. Louis, Toronto and Cincinnati included 1997 N.L Rookie of the Year, 7x All-Star, 8 Gold Glove awards, 2002 Silver Slugger, 2 World Series appearances and a 2006 World Series championship.  Since 1999, he is founder and executive director of the E5 Foundation to assist children and families dealing with adversity.  Married with two children, he resides in Bloomington.

SHERRON WILKERSON                                                                                   JEFFERSONVILLE

Originally named 1993 Mr. Basketball before relinquishing that title – played one game as Indiana All-Star.  Named all-state, Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year, a McDonald’s All-American and ranked #1 shooting guard at Nike All-American Camp.  Totaled 1,140 career points and 404 assists in 83 games in three seasons, averaging 14.1 ppg as a junior for state runner-up team and 16.5 ppg and 7.0 assists as senior for 1993 state champions.  A 74-9 record, including three sectional titles, three regional championships, two semi-state titles, 1992 state runner-up and 1993 state champs.  Played 28 games as freshman at Indiana University and averaged 7.5 ppg in 17 games as a redshirt sophomore.  Completed his career at Rio Grande University (OH).  Played professionally for 10 years in IBA and with teams in Sweden, Germany, Latvia, Turkey, Brazil, Italy and Israel, winning Defensive Player of the Year, All-Star MVP honors and two league championships.  Has coached at Herron and Rock Creek high schools, IU Southeast and Lamar University.  Since 2015, he has been an assistant coach at Jeffersonville High School and is also an Environmental Account Executive for Environmental Management Solutions.  Married with one child, he resides in Louisville, Kentucky.

RANDY ZACHARY                                                                                                              ANDERSON HIGHLAND

1993 Indiana All-Star, AP 1st team all-state, 3x all-Madison County, 4x 1st team all-sectional, 4x 1st team all-Olympic Conference and 2x Hoosier Basketball Magazine preseason all-state.  Set school scoring record with 1,718 career points and 384 assists in 95 games (18.1 career ppg) on teams that were 77-19, winning four Olympic Conference titles, 1991 sectional and regional championships and 1991 HOF Classic championship (he was Classic MVP).  Averaged 19.0 ppg as sophomore, 19.0 ppg as junior and 23.9 ppg and 4.1 assists with 86% FT% as a senior.  Played in 115 games in four years at Ball State, scoring 893 points and graduating as career leader in 3FG made (161), 2nd in single-game 3FG made (7), 3rd & 5th in single-season 3FG% (45.5% and 44.3%), 4th in career 3FG% (41.8%) and 8th in career minutes played (3,344).  Named 3x co-captain and 1994 MAC all-newcomer team.  Currently employed through ZBA – Zachary Basketball Academy.  Married with five children and one grandchild, he resides in Pendleton.

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