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Mike Woodson

Class of 1976


Mike Woodson

Athlete Scholarship Award

High School: Indianapolis Broad Ripple 1976

College: Indiana University 1980

Inducted 2010 Indiana High School

Basketball Hall of Fame

Played at Broad Ripple High School, High School All-American 1976 All Star, top scorer in All Star game with 26 points defeating Kentucky 96-88... fifth leading scorer in Indiana University history (2,061 pts.), NIT All Tourney Team 1976, Pan Am Gold Medal 1979, Big Ten MVP 1980, Collegiate All- American 1979 and 1980... 

A first-round draft pick of New York Knicks 1980, played for the Knicks, New Jersey Nets, Kansas City Kings, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks. Won NBA Championship as Asst. Coach with Detroit Pistons with Head Coach Larry Brown (2004)

ATHLETE: A person who is proficient in sports and other forms of physical exercise


SCHOLAR ATHLETE: A student who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports or games requiring physical strength, agility, stamina, speed, and endurance to be proficient to compete in organized events.



A person who is proficient in sports and other forms of physical exercise

  1. “A true athlete is someone who does more than run fast, hit hard, jump high, or throw far-they use sport for good”

  2. “A true athlete is someone who does their best”

  3. “A true athlete keeps everything in perspective, which helps him or her play better”

  4. “A true athlete loves the sport”

  5. “A true athlete could be anyone who chooses to be”

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