COLLEGE PLAYERS

Below are brief profiles of former Trojans who have went on to play college basketball.

Alex Schmidt

Guard

IUSB

Scored 289 Points in his Chesterton Varsity Career

Class of 2020

Jake Wadding

Forward

Grace College

Averaged  14.9 Points Per Game

2nd Leading Scorer in Chesterton Basketball History with 1491 Points

Class of 2020

Ky Palombizio

Don Bosco Prep

Berry University

Averaged 12.9 ppg and shot 39% from the 3 point line.

Finished his career with 675 points

Class of 2018

Noah Mahoney

Rock Valley College


 

Class of 2018

Chris Palombizio

Guard/Forward

Oakland University

 

Accomplishments at Chesterton:

- 2-Time 1st Team All-State (2014, 2015)

- Indiana Junior All-Star Selection (2014)

- 3-Time Northwest Indiana Times All-Area Selection (2013, 2014, 2015)

- 3-Time DAC All-Conference Selection (2013, 2014, 2015)

- DAC MVP (2015)

- 2-Time Captain (2014, 2015)

- 2-Time Team MVP

- Holds school record for 3s made in a game

- Holds school record for most points in a season

- 2nd all-time leading scorer in Chesterton history

Class of 2015

Cole Teal

Guard

Williams College

 

Accomplishments at Chesterton:

- Senior Athlete of the Year (2014)

- 1st Team Academic All-State Selection (2014)

- 2-Time DAC All-Conference Selection (2013, 2014)

- 2-Time Team MVP

- 3-Time Captain (2012, 2013, 2014)

Class of 2014

Mitch McGary

Forward/Center

University of Michigan

Oklahoma City Thunder

 

Accomplishments at Chesterton:

- As a Junior,  averaged 22.0 points per game, 13.3 rebounds per game, 3.0 assists per game, 5.0 blocks per game, and 3.0 steals per game

- As a Sophomore, averaged 14.0 points per game, 9.0 rebounds per game, 3.0 assists per game, and 3.0 steals per game

Class of 2011

Tommy Peller

Guard

Taylor University

Class of 2009

Adam White

Guard

Indiana University, Northwest

Class of 2009

Jack Houpt

Forward

Western Illinois University

 

Accomplishments at Chesterton:

- DAC All-Conference Selection

- 3-Time Letterwinner

- Helped lead Chesterton to first outright DAC Championship (2007-2008)

Class of 2008

Zack Novak

Guard

University of Michigan

 

Accomplishments at Chesterton:

- 4-Time Letterwinner (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

- 4-Time Team MVP (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

- Averaged 20.3 points per game, 7.4 rebounds per game, 1.9 assists per game, and 1.9 steals per game during four year career at Chesterton

- All-time leading scorer in Chesterton history (1.791 points)

- Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) 1st Team All-State (2008)

- Associated Press 1st Team All-State (2008)

- IBCA Academic All-State (2008)

- Indiana All-Star (2008); played in Indiana/Kentucky All-Star Game

- Hoosier Basketball Magazine All-State (2008)

- Northwest Indiana Times Player of the Year (2008)

- Post-Tribune Player of the Year (2008)

- Indiana Junior All-Star (2007)

- 4-Time Northwest Indiana Times All-Area (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

- 4-Time Post-Tribune All-Region (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

- 2-Time Michigan City News Dispatch Player of the Year (2006, 2008)

- 4-Time Michigan City News Dispatch All-Area (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

- Helped lead Chesterton to first outright DAC Championship (2007-2008)

Class of 2008

Brett Buscher

Forward

Purdue University

 

Accomplishments at Chesterton:

- As a senior, averaged 21.0 points per game,7.6 rebounds per game, 2.4 assists per game, and 2.0 steals per game

- Team MVP (2000)

- Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) 1st Team All-State (2000)

- Associated Press 1st Team All-State (2000)

- Hoosier Basketball Magazine 1st Team All-State (2000)

- Indiana All-Star (2000); played in Indiana/Kentucky All-Star Game 

- DAC All-Conference Selection (2000)

Class of 2000

Matt Nover

Forward/Center

Indiana University

 

Accomplishments at Chesterton:

- Helped lead Chesterton to Sectional Championship (1987)

Class of 1988

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