Tom Hicks was St. Anthony’s first nationally-ranked basketball player. In 1974 Hicks made every All-American team in the country, and after leading the Friars to their first number one state rankings played in the prestigious Dapper Dan Game in Pittsburgh before 13,000 fans. He later went to Tulane and Virginia, and had tryouts with the Knicks and the Utah Jazz. He has been a scholastic coach in Utah for the past thirty years.