Former Aggie Larry Angle Inducted Into Indiana Basketball Hall Of Fame
Dec. 1, 2009
LOGAN, Utah - Former Utah State basketball player Larry Angle has been inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame it was announced Monday.
Angle was a standout forward for Utah State from 1963-66 as he helped the Aggies to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances in 1963 and 1964. Angle averaged a team-best 16.5 points per game during his senior season and scored a career-high 27 points on three separate occasions during the year against Arizona State, Denver and Utah.
As a sophomore during the 1962-63 season, Angle averaged 8.5 points and 4.4 rebounds as Utah State lost to Arizona State, 79-75, in the NCAA Tournament and finished the year with a 20-7 record.
Angle was averaging 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in his first 11 games of the 1963-64 campaign before breaking his ankle against Ohio State and ending his season. USU finished that season with a 21-8 record including a 1-2 mark in the NCAA Tournament as it defeated Arizona State, 92-90, before losing to San Francisco, 64-58, and Seattle, 88-78. Angle then missed the entire 1964-65 season with a knee injury before returning for his senior year in 1965-66.
Angle prepped at New Salem High School in Rushville, Ind., and was the state's second-leading scorer his senior year in 1961 as he averaged 30.3 points per game.
The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame's Annual Men's Banquet will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. The ceremony will take place at the Primo Banquet Hall, which is located on the south side of Indianapolis. Tickets will be made available in early 2010. Call the Hall at 765-529-1891 for more information.