The 5'9" guard from West Lebanon helped Purdue win the 1999 NCAA
title and is now with the WNBA's Indiana Fever.
The 76ers forward and Gary native was national player of the year
at Purdue before being drafted No. 1 in 1994.
The Yankees' new centerfielder is from East Chicago.
Valpo has made the NCAA basketball tournament six times since
College Football Hall of Fame
The South Bend shrine's 937 inductees include 50 Notre Dame
players or coaches.
The South Bend native won eight races and 11 poles in the 2003
Winston Cup Series.
The 6'5" center from Macy led Notre Dame to the 2001 NCAA
championship and the Detroit Shock to the 2003 WNBA title.
The Trail Blazers' third-year power forward is a Marion native.
The Grizzlies' guard and former Ball State star is from Muncie.
The Iowa basketball coach and guard on Indiana's 1987 NCAA
championship team is from New Castle.
The 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup champion is from Columbus.
The 1979 Masters champ is from New Albany.
The Bucs' tight end, a former Colt, is from Mariah Hill.
The Cardinals' third baseman, a Jasper native, was the state's
1993 Mr. Baseball at Jasper High and received Division I
basketball scholarship offers.
The Bears quarterback is from Bloomington
The home of the Colts and Pacers is also Indiana's SI Sportstown,
for having the best community sports programs.
The college-sports governing body's Indianapolis headquarters
includes a hall of fame and museum.
The home of Butler basketball was the site of the 1954 state high
school final that inspired the movie Hoosiers.
As an exchange student at Indianapolis's Ben Davis High in 1977,
the Chiefs' Danish-born placekicker booted a football for the
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Each year a total of almost a million fans flock here for the
Indy 500, NASCAR's Brickyard 400 and the U.S. Grand Prix. Built
in 1909 as a testing facility for the car industry, the track
became known as the Brickyard after it was repaved with bricks
later that year. The Speedway offers bus tours around its 2
The home of the Triple A Indianapolis Indians has twice been
named the best minor league ballpark.
To read an SI Flashback story about Notre Dame's eighth football
national championship, view a gallery of Hoosiers covers or vote
for Indiana's greatest home-grown basketball player, go to
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