LakePoint Sports’ Walt Jordan named to Purdue Hall of Fame
Walt Jordan, LakePoint Sports’ Director of Basketball Skills Academy, has been named a member of the Leroy Keyes Purdue Athletics Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022.
Jordan is joined by Morgan Burke (swimming and diving team and long-time athletic director), Camille Cooper (women’s basketball), Joe Corso (wrestling), Darlene (Warta) Renie (swimming and diving), Stuart Schweigert (football), Lauren Sesselmann (soccer) and Alex Yunevich (football).
Jordan starred for the Boilermakers from 1975-78 and is one of four players in the program’s history with at least 1,800 points and 800 rebounds. He still ranks in ninth at Purdue with 1,813 points, is 11th in scoring average (16.6) and is fourth in total rebounds (882).
A two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection in 1977 and ’78, Jordan was taken in the fourth of the 1978 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets.
Jordan and rest of the Class of 2022 will be honored at Mackey Arena when Purdue’s men’s team plays Ohio State on Sunday, Feb. 19.