Jack M. Hogan
Sport(s): Basketball (Men's)
Jack M. Hogan came to DePauw from Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis, where he was an all-star basketball and baseball player, winning the best all-around athlete award. At DePauw he played freshman baseball, but he excelled on the basketball court, starting every game of his varsity career except the first two games his sophomore year. He ended his career sixth on the all-time leading scorer list, averaging just under 14 points per game. Along the way, he was named most competitive player in 1964-65 and most valuable player in 1965-66. He was an Indiana Collegiate Conference all-conference selection in 1965-66 and a unanimous selection to the Union College All-Tournament Team in 1965. In 1967 "Jack the Giant Killer" was cited by Time Magazine as one of the Best "Little Men" in college basketball. After graduation from DePauw, he has worked in real estate in Indianapolis, beginning with the F. C. Tucker Company and continuing for the last 20 years as senior vice president of Lauth Property Group. His athletic interest turned to tennis and platform tennis, playing and serving on the board of directors of the American Platform Tennis Association, president of the Midwest region for five years. Jack also has been active in Big Brothers and has coached youth basketball at First Baptist Church. He and his son, Slater, both reside in Indianapolis.