Hall inductees love home state
Malone was a three-time Class C Player of the Year at Summerfield High before going to earn All-American and All-Southland Conference honors at Tech, where he helped lead the Bulldogs to a 29-3 record and regular season and postseason tourney titles in the league as a junior.
“I thank Louisiana Tech for seeing something in what I could do and also believing in me,” he said. “I’m here today because of God, my mother (Shirley Jackson Malone) and my grand-father (Leonard Jackson). I grand-father was closer to the perfect male figure in my