Wilkerson and Abernethy Highlight 2012 Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Class
Nov. 28, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - IU's Bobby Wilkerson and Tom Abernethy, starters on college basketball's last unbeaten national champion, headline 15 players and coaches announced on Monday, Nov. 28 as the 2012 men's induction class for the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
Going in with Wilkerson and Abernethy will be four men who coached teams to state championships and three who played on champions.
Wilkerson, from Madison Heights High School in Anderson, and Abernethy, from South Bend St. Joseph's, played on Indiana's 32-0 NCAA championship team in 1976. Each had starred in high school and played on the Indiana All-Stars against Kentucky. Each also had an NBA career.
2012 INDIANA BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME MEN'S INDUCTION CLASS NAME HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION YEAR Tom Abernethy South Bend St. Joseph's 1972 Tom Baack Fort Wayne Concordia 1964 Mike Broughton Hebron 1973 Ron Divjak East Chicago Washington 1960 John Garrett Peru 1971 Larry "Buddy" Graham Odon 1960 Dick Haslam Crawfordsville 1958 J.R. Holmes Needmore 1965 Dick Kinder Winslow 1951 Gene Miiller South Newton 1971 Mac Petty Wooster (Ohio) 1963 Bill Scott Indianapolis Attucks 1955 Danny Thornburg Muncie Central 1952 Bobby Wilkerson Madison Heights 1972 Steve Witty Center Grove 1965
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