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ISU's Cathy Boswell to be inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

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Cathy Boswell played for the Redbirds from 1979 to 1983. She was also a member of the 1984 women's Olympic gold medalist USA basketball team.

Illinois State University basketball legend Cathy Boswell will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. The Class of 2023 was announced Sunday.

Boswell played for the Redbirds from 1979 to 1983. She was a two-time WBCA Kodak All-American and two-time Wade Trophy finalist during her time at ISU, finishing with 2,005 points and 1,054 rebounds. She led the Redbirds to 90 wins and an NCAA Tournament berth in 1983. Boswell was also a member of the 1984 women's Olympic gold medalist USA basketball team.

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame currently has 187 Hall of Fame inductees, including Redbird legend Jill Hutchison, a women's basketball innovator who coached Boswell at Illinois State.

The Class of 2023 will be inducted next spring.

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame is located in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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