- Sport: Basketball
- Inducted in 1980
James Rickert was an All-American center who controlled the paint for the Broncos in the early 1940’s. Rickert was one of the members of the “Magicians of the Maplewood” in which he controlled the boards and made it very difficult for opponents to get a shot off. His play was so phenomenal his senior season that he was nominated an All-American by the NCAA.