Frank Crossin

1985, State Inductee
About This Inductee
  • Luzerne High School
  • Averaged 24 points per game in high school basketball
  • University of Pennsylvania-set five scoring records
  • All-Ivy League in 1942-1944 and 1947
  • Associated Press All-American 1944
  • Number one draft choice of Philadelphia Warriors (1947-1951)
  • Played with Wilkes-Barre Barons
  • Inducted into PA Sports Hall of Fame in 1982


Frank averaged 24 points per game in his high school basketball career and chose the University of Pennsylvania to pursue his scholarship. While at the University, he set five scoring records and received all Ivy League honors in 1942-1944 and 1947. He was selected to the Associate Press all american team in 1944. Frank was number one draft choice of the Philadelphia Warriors, where he played from 1947 to 1951. Also, Frank played basketball with the Wilkes-Barre Barons.