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John Berends
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1996
Other Position: Men's Basketball; 1965-67
John Berends
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/28/2007
A first-team Academic All-America basketball player in 1967... helped lead the Chippewas to three straight National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics tournaments, advancing to the nationals in 1966 and 1967... led CMU to a 65-16 record in his three years on varsity... earned first-team All-Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection in 1967 and second team honors in 1966... served as team captain and took home MVP honors as a senior... a product of Wyoming High School.