Eric Montross remembered by competitors, friends: 'A tremendous player and person'

Eric Montross, a boys basketball state champion and Indiana All-Star with Lawrence North High School, has died at age 52. He was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.

Montross led the Wildcats to the 1989 state title and was on the All-Star squad led by Mr. Basketball Damon Bailey.

Montross played at North Carolina and in the NBA for several years.

Those who played with and against Montross, and those who encountered him off the court, remember him.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Eric Montross dies: Fans remember Lawrence North basketball star