Boys Varsity Basketball · MHS Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee Cobb named to 2019 Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Silver Anniversary Team


NEW CASTLE – Eighteen men have been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2019 Silver Anniversary Team, based on outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago.

The team includes 10 members named to the 1994 Indiana All-Star squad. Eight other all-state players are included to recognize the top of Indiana’s high school class of 1994.

1994 Indiana All-Stars include Mr. Basketball Bryce Drew along with Tim Bishop, Scott Combs, Tige Darner, Sean Daugherty, Brien Hanley, Shane Miller, Lee Nailon, Bonzi Wells and LaDrell Whitehead.

The remaining eight, named to various all-state teams are: Aaron Brown, Damon Cobb, Danny Moore, Dan Muller, Cory Norman, Joe Sibbitt, Jamie Uptgraft and Russ Yoder.

All Men’s Silver Anniversary Team members will be honored at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 58 th Annual Men’s Awards Banquet on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

A midday reception, free and open to the public, will be held at the Hall of Fame museum in New Castle. The evening banquet will take place at the Primo Banquet Hall, which is located on the south side of Indianapolis.

2019 MEN’S SILVER ANNIVERSARY TEAM ANNOUNCED BY INDIANA BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME.

Tim Bishop, Valparaiso

Aaron Brown, Knightstown

Damon Cobb, Evansville Memorial

Bloomington Herald Times 1st team all-state, AP high honorable mention all-state, IBCA honorable mention all-state, the 1993 & 1994 Evansville Player of the Year and 1993 & 1994 Area Player of the Year. Graduated as 2nd leading scorer in Memorial history and all-time steals leader after averaging 24.1 points and 7 rebounds as a senior for 14-7 SIAC regular season champs and 18 points and 5.4 rebounds as a junior for 18-6 sectional champions and hitting over 40% on 3FGs his three varsity seasons. Four-year regular at UAB, setting the school freshman scoring record, 1st team freshman all-conference, graduating as UAB’s #2 in career steals, 10th all-time leading scorer, 3rd in career 3FG made and UAB record for consecutive FTs made and the all-time Conference USA leader in steals. Averaged 11 ppg as senior, 9.4 as junior and 9.5 as sophomore on teams that made two NIT Tournaments and 1998 NCAA Tournament. A recipient of the Conference USA Academic Medal of Honor and Scholar Athlete of the Year for four consecutive years, he was an Academic AllAmerican, recipient of one of five NCAA post graduate scholarships and earned a medical degree. An OBGYN, he is in private practice in San Diego, California, where he resides.

Scott Combs, Paoli

Tige Darner, Anderson Highland

Sean Daugherty, Vincennes Lincoln

Bryce Drew, Valparaiso

Brien Hanley, Jeffersonville

Shane Miller, Bloomfield

Danny Moore, Shelbyville

Dan Muller, Lafayette Central Catholic

Lee Nailon, South Bend Clay

Cory Norman, Jeffersonville

Joe Sibbitt, Paoli

Jamie Uptgraft, Southern Wells

Bonzi Wells, Muncie Central

LaDrell Whitehead, New Albany

Russ Yoder, Westview

 

Banquet reservations are now available through the Hall’s website at www.hoopshall.com/events or by calling (765) 529-1891. For more information, you may also email info@hoopshall.com.