Thermon "Blackie" Blacklidge

College Basketball Career

Jones Junior College (1937-1939)

• Junior College All-State (’39)


Delta State (1939-1941)

• All-NAIA (’40)

• NAIA All-American (’40, ‘41)

• Broke NAIA single game and tournament scoring record (’40)

• All-Time NAIA Tournament Team

• College All-Star Team (’41)

• Best Male Athlete (’41)

• Helms Hall of Fame (’59)

• Delta State Sports Hall of Fame (’71)


Pro Career

Sheboygan Redskins (1941-1942)


Did You Know?

Thermon Blacklidge received the first All-American basketball sweater ever awarded in Mississippi.

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