Hall of Fame Inductee - Jim Wisman

He broke into the Quincy High School basketball lineup as a sophomore during the 1971-72 season, when the Blue Devils finished second to powerful Dolton Thornridge in the state tournament. Wisman averaged 10.5 points per game that season on a team that featured Larry Moore, Bob Spear and Don Sorenson. Quincy won 27 games that season and beat Aurora East 107-96 in a memorable state semifinal contest. Wisman averaged 16.8 points per game and set a single-season school record with 258 assists the next season, when Quincy went 26-2 losing to Lincoln in the first round of the Springfield Sectional. He was named junior of the year in Illinois by the Champaign News-Gazette. Wisman closed out his career by averaging 24.7 points as a senior on a Quincy team that went 22-8 and lost to Danville in the Normal Super-sectional. When he graduated, Wisman held Blue Devil records for games played (91), consecutive games started (91), most points in a career (1,556) and a game (45), most assists in a career (673), most field goals attempted in a game (31) and career (1,316), most field goals made in a career (621), most free throws attempted in a career (418) and best free-throw percentage in a game (10 for 10 against Moline in 1973-74). He was named to the Associated Press, Chicago Daily News and Champaign News-Gazette All-State teams as a senior, as well as being selected as a High School All-American. Wisman went on to the University of Indiana, where he was a member of the 1976 NCAA championship team. A charter member of the Quincy High School Sports Hall of Fame.

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