Men's Basketball

    Jordan Hulls Will Be 25th Mr. Basketball To Play For Indiana

    Go Hoosiers! Jordan Hulls led Bloomington South to the Class 4A state title in 2009.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Jordan Hulls led Bloomington South to the Class 4A state title in 2009.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 12, 2009

    Indianapolis, Indiana - Indiana University men's basketball signee and Bloomington South standout Jordan Hulls was named Mr. Basketball in Indiana and will be the 25th honoree to play for the Hoosiers since 1939.

    "Jordan can flourish if he continues to work and do the things he's always done to make himself better," said IU Coach Tom Crean. "He's a very mature young man and that maturity will help him succeed at this level."

    He will be the sixth Mr. Basketball to suit up for the Hoosiers in the last 12 years. He joins Jared Jeffries (2000, Bloomington North), A.J. Ratliff (2004, North Central) and Eric Gordon (2007, North Central) to play for Indiana this decade.

    As a senior, Hulls led South to a 26-0 record and Class 4A state championship and led led his team in scoring (15.8-point average), assists (5.2) and steals (2.6).


    Mr. Basketball Honorees With IU Ties
    2009 Jordan Hulls (Bloomington South)
    2007 Eric Gordon (North Central)
    2004 A.J. Ratliff (North Central)
    2000 Jared Jeffries (Bloomington North)
    1998 Tom Coverdale (Noblesville)
    1997 Luke Recker (DeKalb)
    1990 Damon Bailey (Bedford N. Lawrence)
    1989 Pat Graham (Floyd Central)
    1987 Lyndon Jones/Jay Edwards (Marion)
    1984 Delray Brooks (Michigan City)
    1983 Steve Alford (New Castle)
    1979 Steve Bouchie (Washington)
    1977 Ray Tolbert (Madison Heights)
    1973 Kent Benson (New Castle)
    1970 Dave Sheperd (Carmel)
    1969 George McGinnis (Washington)
    1961 Tom and Dick Van Arsdale (Manual)
    1959 Jimmy Rayl (Kokomo)
    1953 Hallie Bryant (Crispus Attucks)
    1948 Bob Masters (Lafayette)
    1947 Bill Garrett (Shelbyville)
    1945 Tom Schwartz (Kokomo)
    1940 Ed Scheinbein (Southport)

     

     

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