- 2016 Induction Class
Tom was a four-year starter on the varsity basketball team and was captain of the 1997-1998 Inter-Ac Championship team. As a junior, he was Second Team All-Inter-Ac and as a senior, he was First Team All-Inter-Ac, Second Team All-City by the Daily News, Associated Press Small School (AA-A) Third Team All-State recipient, and the Markward Award winner for the Inter-Ac. He began his college career at Philadelphia University but transferred after his freshman year to Holy Family College where he played and started all three years. As a senior at Holy Family, Tom was named a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) First Team selection, the CACC Player of the Year, and an NAIA National All-American. He finished his senior year with 608 points for 19.0 points per game, was the CACC’s most prolific three-point shooter, leading the league with 3.88 treys per game and a .483 percentage (101-209) from beyond the arc. Holy Family went 21-11 his senior year and advanced to the NAIA National Quarterfinals. After playing collegiately, he signed with the Washington Generals, touring and playing against the Harlem Globetrotters for two years.