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Illinois Basketball Coaches Association
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

HALL OF FAME
FRIENDS OF BASKETBALL

Name: Bill Taylor

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools/Organizations:
• Centralia

Biography:
Bill likely has attended more basketball games in Illinois than anyone. He saw his first Centralia High School game in 1954, and since 1956 has attended every Centralia Holiday Tournament.

Bill attended every Centralia game, home and away, for nearly 30 straight years. In 1985, he attended an amazing 165 games. He has served on the Centralia Sports Hall of Fame committee for 11 years. His wife, Wanda, attends most games as well.