Sport

Basketball

Years Played

1934-37

Year Inducted

1973

Two-time All-North Central Conference selection in 1936 and 1937. A conference scoring champion, he was the high-point man in NDSU’s 33-29 basketball win over the University of Minnesota Gophers in the 1936-37 season. Three-year starter for the Bison. Old newspaper clippings state Anderson played basketball for a high school team at age seven. Went on to play semi-pro basketball with the Bismarck Phantoms, which defeated the Harlem Globetrotters. He also played with the touring “Bearded House of David” team for U.S. and Mexico games. After a brief stint of coaching and military service, he owned G.P Sporting Goods in Bismarck.