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Illinois Basketball Coaches Association
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

HALL OF FAME
FRIENDS OF BASKETBALL

Name: Roger "Woody" Whittington

Year Inducted: 1976

Category: Friends of Basketball

Biography:
Roger "Woody" Whittington served Roanoke-Benson HS as its chief timer for over 21 seasons. In 1974 he served as the assistant time for the Class A State Tournament. In 1976 he served as official timer for the tournament. Whittington also served as the timer for the IBCA’s first All-Star basketball games in the summer of 1976 at Illinois State. An avid supporter of Roanoke-Benson athletics, Whittington also attends most University of Illinois football and basketball games. "Woody" was an employee of Caterpillar Tractor Co.