Greater Evansville Basketball
Hall of Fame Inductee
Year Inducted: 1997
High School: Evansville North 1968
College: Purdue University 1972
Bob Ford played in the ABA. A four-year varsity player, Bob was a member of the 1967 State Championship team. He was named a high school All-American and to All-City, All-State, and All-conference teams in 1968 before being named a member of the Indiana All Stars. He lettered for three years at Purdue and was a member of the World University Team in 1970 as well as a member of the Pan-American Team in 1971. He was named to both the All-Big Ten team and the Academic All-American team in 1972. He also played in the NBA. At the time he was included in the 1993 Silver Anniversary Team.