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    Hall of Fame - 1997 Inductees

    *Statistics current as of induction year*

    Photo of Steve Alford Steve Alford
    Won basketball letters in 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1987...1984 Olympic Gold Medalist...co-captain in 1986 and 1987...IU's Most Valuable Player four years, the only four-time MVP in history...three-time first team All-Big Ten and Big Ten MVP in 1987...first team All-American in 1986 and 1987...second leading scorer in IU history with 2,438 points, career leader in free throw percentage, season record-holder in 3-point field goals made...helped lead the Hoosiers to 1987 NCAA Championship with seven 3-pointers.


    Photo of Arthur "Cotton" Berndt Arthur "Cotton" Berndt
    Won eight letters in three sports at Indiana University...won basketball letters in 1908 and 1909...won baseball letters in 1909, 1910 and 1911...won football letters in 1908, 1909 and 1910 and was all-conference in football...captained all three sports...the only athlete ever to captain three sports at IU...coached baseball 1913-15 and basketball 1914-15...assistant football coach and acting Director of Athletics 1913-15...mayor of Bloomington from 1935-38.


    Photo of Ralph Floyd Ralph Floyd
    Assistant Athletic Director at IU from 1976-78 and Athletic Director from 1978-90...during his tenure IU teams won over 40 Big Ten Championships, 5 NCAA Championships and an AIAW National Championship...co-commissioner of the 1987 Pan-American Games for basketball in Indianapolis...won the Distinguished Service Award from College Athletic Business Managers Association in 1985.


    Photo of Richard "Rick" Gilbert Richard "Rick" Gilbert
    Won diving letters in 1963, 1964 and 1965...won both the one- and three-meter Big Ten titles in both 1964 and 1965...won NCAA one-meter championship in 1964...won four NAAU indoor diving championships and two NAAU outdoor titles...won both the three-meter and ten-meter titles at the World University Games in Budapest in 1965...won six NCAA All-American honors and four NAAU All-American honors...member of 1968 U.S. Olympic team in platform diving...Eastern Conference Swimming League Women's Diving Coach of the Year 1991-93 and Men's Diving Coach of the Year 1986...diving coach at Cornell University 1968 to present.


    Photo of Debra "Debbie" Oing Debra "Debbie" Oing
    Played women's basketball for IU in 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1975...scored 352 points as a junior and 484 points as a senior...led the 1973 team to a fourth place finish in the AIAW National Tournament...co-captain in 1975...won Kodak All-America honors in 1975...National AAU Tournament Rookie of the Year in 1975...member of 1975 AAU All-Star Team...women's basketball coach at Iowa State 1980-84.


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