NEW CASTLE, Ind. (WFIE) -The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Directors announced the 2020 Men’s Induction Class to be honored on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Among those set to be inducted is former University of Evansville men’s basketball player Mark Siegel.
Siegel played in the first four games of his freshman year for the Purple Aces when he was among the 29 people killed in the December 13, 1977 plane crash. In his time on the floor at UE, he posted 1.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game. He added five steals and three assists.
He set numerous records at Pike High School in Indianapolis. A 1976 and 1977 honorable mention all-state player and 1st team academic all-state selection, he earned 1st team all-Marion County honors twice and 1st team all-conference honors twice, averaging nearly 14 points per game as a junior and 19.5 points his senior season. Along the way he set six school records including 13 assists in one game, 180 assists in one season and 271 career assists, along with 11 steals in one game, 103 steals in one season and 184 career steals.
Courtesy: UE Athletics