Grad Year: 1970
Year Inducted: 2002
Mike Creedon was a four-year starter in men’s basketball during his days at Rhode Island College. From 1966-67 through 1969-70, Creedon totaled 1,468 career points, which ranks him eighth all-time.
He played in 100 consecutive games, not once missing a game over the course of his entire career. He captained the team as a senior in 1969-70 and led the club to the NESCAC Championship. The Anchormen averaged 100.4 points per game that season, a record that still stands to this day. He helped lead the Anchormen to a 24-2 record during his junior year in 1968-69, establishing RIC records for the most wins and highest winning percentage (.962) in a single season.
He went on to coach girls’ basketball in Cranston for 16 years, all without a losing record. He coached the Western Hills Junior High team to the State Championship in 1993 and 1995. He coached Cranston High School West to the Division I Central League Championship and was named the Central Division’s Coach of the Year in 1997-98.
He is a 1970 graduate of Rhode Island College, earning a bachelor’s degree in education. He earned a master’s degree in education from RIC in 1973.