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    Hall of Fame


    Hall of Fame - 1989 Inductees
    *Statistics current as of induction year*
    Kent Benson | Cynthia Potter | Marv Huffman |
    Frank Allen | Bob Ravensberg

    Photo of Kent Benson Kent Benson
    Won basketball letters in 1974, 1975, 1976 and 1977 and was captain in '77...three-time All-Big Ten pick and league MVP in 1977...two-time All American selection...academic All-Big Ten and All-American for two years...named outstanding player in 1976 NCAA Final Four, when Hoosiers won their third national championship ...had career totals of 1,740 points and 1,031 rebounds...played in the NBA for 11 years.


    Photo of Cynthia Potter Cynthia Potter
    Considered by many to be the best diver of all time...won 28 national diving championships...member of U.S. Olympic teams in 1968, 1972 and 1976...won bronze medal in Olympics in 3-meter springboard in '76...member of 1975 Pan American Team and 1970 U.S. Team in World University Games...World Diver of the Year in springboard in 1970, 1971 and 1972...11-time All-American...inducted in 1987 to International Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame.


    Photo of Marv Huffman Marv Huffman
    Won basketball letters in 1938, 1939 and 1940...captain in 1940...voted Most Valuable Player in 1940 NCAA tournament after scoring a team-leading 12 points as IU defeated Kansas, 60-42, for the Hoosiers' first national championship...first team Converse All-American 1940...Z.G. Clevenger Award recipient...member of Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.


    Photo of Frank Allen Frank Allen
    IU Athletic Director from 1955-61...won football letters in 1914 and 1915...participated in basketball and baseball...served on the IU Board of Trustees for 15 years, from which he was drafted to become Athletic Director...during his tenure the planning and building of IU's athletic facilities began in earnest, including Memorial Stadium, Assembly Hall, the new IU Fieldhouse, the 18-hole championship and par-3 golf courses and the football practice fields.



    Photo of Bob Ravensberg Bob Ravensberg
    Won football letters in 1943, 1944, 1945 and 1947...starting end on IU's only undefeated and outright Big Ten championship team of 1945...first team All-Big Ten selection and a consensus All-American...played in 1944 Blue-Gray and College All-Star games...played professional football for the Chicago Cardinals in 1948-49 ...assistant IU football coach 1950-51.


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