John "Red" Kerr
Tilden Technical High School
- All-American Recognition: 1954 (Associated Press 3rd Team, UP3, Converse 4th Team)
- Ranked among the nation's leading scorers in 1953 (76th) and 1954 (9th)
- Led Illinois in scoring and rebounding all three seasons, including the third-place team in 1952 NCAA Tournament (22-4 record)
- Named to 1952 All-NCAA Tournament team
- Averaged 13.5 points in four NCAA Tournament games in 1952 (3-1 record)
- Selected by the Syracuse Nationals in first round of 1954 NBA draft (6th pick overall).