Chesterton graduate Matt Nover has been named to the 18-man Indiana
Basketball Hall of Fame 2013 Silver Anniversary Team based on outstanding
accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago.
Nover was an 1988 Indiana All-Star, averaging 17.5 points and 10.3 rebounds
per game. He hit on 56 percent of his shots from the field and 81 percent of
his free throw attempts and was named UPI All-State and Bloomington Herald
Nover scored 978 career points at Indiana University, 42nd on the schoolís
all-time list, and holds IU school records in career field goal percentage
(57.1%), single-season field goal percentage (62.8%) and single game field
goal percentage (8-for-8, 100%).
He was a member of the Big Ten Championship team, the 1992 Final Four team
and was co-captain his senior year.
Nover also played professional basketball from 1993-2004 in Italy, Spain,
Portugal, Japan and Australia.
The rest of the team includes Darrin Archbold (Norwell), Hunter Atkins
(Highland), Woody Austin (Richmond), Scott Blum (Oregon-Davis), Paris Bryant
(Jeffersonville), Eric Dolezal (LaPorte), Greg Gary (Anderson Highland),
Brian Good (Rossville), Brian Hogan (Kokomo), Travis Inman (Avon), Shawn
Kemp (Concord), Craig Riley (FW Harding), David Scott (Graceland Christian),
Chandler Thompson (Muncie Central), Derwin Webb (Lawrence North), Henry
Williams (Ben Davis) and Sean Woods (Indianapolis Cathedral).
All Menís Silver Anniversary Team members will be honored at the Indiana
Basketball Hall of Fameís Annual Menís Banquet on Wednesday, March 20.
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 on the south side of Indianapolis.
Tickets will be available through the Hallís website at www.hoopshall.com or
by calling (765) 529-1891.