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Golf was her career, basketball her 1st love – Kyle O’Brien Stevens joins her father in Indiana basketball Hall of Fame

Golf turned out to be the right choice. O’Brien Stevens went on to an accomplished career in college and in the LPGA (1981 Rookie of the Year).

But she was also a standout basketball player at North Central High School and has been named one of 10 inductees in the women’s class of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

O’Brien Stevens averaged 26.3 points and 7.9 rebounds as a senior at North Central in 1975-76 and was named to the first Indianapolis Star Indiana All-Star team.

“Frankly, it was pretty remarkable what we had for Indiana girls basketball back then,” she said. “There were quite a few areas of Texas that weren’t nearly as progressive. I played on our sorority team with three other girls who played in high school and we killed everybody.”

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