Kent Poole

 

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: standout Indiana high school basketball player who played the role of Merle Webb in the 1986 basketball film Hoosiers, and who uttered the line "Let's win this one for all the small schools who never had a chance to get here."

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging

 

Born: December 9, 1963

 

Died: September 11, 2003

 

Location: Crawfordsville, Indiana