Jerry Eaves – Region 7
Louisville Ballard High School
Jerry Eaves, a 6’4” point guard, is one of the few Kentuckians to ever play on both a state championship team , Ballard High School 1977, and a national championship team, University of Louisville 1980. He was a two time Courier Journal All Stater in 1977 and 1978, 1977 Sweet 16 All-Tournament Team member and 1978 Parade All-American before taking his game to the University of Louisville. He scored 1,581 career points at Ballard, 1,250 career points at U of L and 1,200 career points in the NBA. Jerry was the point guard for arguably the best team in Kentucky high school history, the Ballard Bruins of 1977. Jerry Eaves joins Ballard teammates Lee Raker and Jeff Lamp in the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame.