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Scott Tedder

Scott Tedder

  • Scott Tedder

Birthdate: June 1, 1966
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
High School: White Hall, Ohio (1984)
College: Ohio Wesleyan University (1988)
Year Inducted: 2011

Scott Tedder’s college basketball career was excellent from beginning to end. He moved into Ohio Wesleyan’s lineup as a freshman and averaged 24.3 points over four years. Early in his senior year he scored 50 points in a victory over Division I Ohio University. Later he helped the Bishops win the 1988 NCAA Division III championship with 27 points in the title game against Scranton.  Tedder was the first OWU athlete to earn first team All-America honors twice. He was the Division III player of the year in 1988 and Most Outstanding Player in the Final Four. He scored 2,501 points, erasing the OWU career scoring record (1,905) held by 11-year NBA veteran Barry Clemens and becoming the all-time leading scorer in the North Coast Athletic Conference. He led the NCAC in scoring three times and was the league’s player of the year twice.  Tedder also was an All-American in baseball and was drafted by the Chicago White Sox. He played professional baseball for seven years.