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Al Tucker Elected To Basketball Hall Of Fame Board Of Directors

Staff Report


Al Tucker, shown in this undated file photo, was the head coach at Cloverdale High School for 17 seasons, where his teams won seven sectionals. Tucker was recently elected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 26-member board of directors. (File Photo) Al Tucker, shown in this undated file photo, was the head coach at Cloverdale High School for 17 seasons, where his teams won seven sectionals. Tucker was recently elected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 26-member board of directors. (File Photo) Al Tucker, a 1957 graduate of Patricksburg High School, was recently elected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 26-member board of directors.

Tucker, a 1963 graduate of Indiana State University, was the head coach at Cloverdale High School for 17 seasons, where his teams won seven sectionals and he coached two Indiana All-Stars, including his son, Chad. Retired from the insurance business, Tucker resides in Cloverdale.

The board’s complete list of officers for 2011-2012 include:

•President, Marvin Tudor – Eminence High School, Butler University

•Executive Vice President, Jim Callane – Rushville High School, DePauw University

•Treasurer, Ray Pavy – New Castle High School, Indiana University

•Secretary, Sam Alford – Washington High School, Franklin College

•Past President, Ralph Taylor – Indianapolis Washington High School, Purdue University

•Vice President North, Orvis “Shorty” Burdsall – Vincennes High School, Butler University

•Vice President Central, Jim Fisher – Lebanon High School, Newberry College

•Vice President South, Carol Tumey – Leavenworth High School, Franklin College

•At-Large Representative, Phil Isenbarger – Muncie North High School, Indiana University

•At-Large Representative, Amy Metheny – Southport High School, Indiana University

•Henry County Representative, Danny Danielson – Indiana University

The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame was established in 1962 and opened their museum in New Castle in 1990. Their mission is to recognize outstanding players and coaches from Indiana high schools and others whose contributions to Indiana high school basketball are noteworthy and maintain a historical museum which portrays the history of Indiana basketball. To find out more, call 765-529-1891, or visit: www.hoopshall.com.

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