Jesse "Cab" Renick (2012)

Induction Sponsored by

The Chickasaw Nation

and Phillips 66


Oklahoma State University basketball’s first two-time All-American, Jesse Renick haled from Marrietta, Oklahoma.  Considered as one of the offensive highlights of Coach Henry Iba’s 1938-1939 team, he led the team in scoring with 179 points in 27 games.  He finished his career at Oklahoma A&M with 403 points over 56 games.  Renick competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and became the second Native American, after Jim Thorpe, to win an Olympic Gold Medal.