Derrick Hodge

Derrick Hodge says he’s excited to be inducted into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame with Tom Maines, his basketball coach at Morse High School.
“It’s very special to go in with coach,” he says. It’s an honor.”
The two were a formidable combination for the Shipbuilders. In 1987, Hodge’s senior season, the duo led Morse to a Class A state championship over Waterville, 83-63.
Hodge scored more than 1,000 points in Bath and was named to the Bangor Daily News All-State squad three consecutive years.
After his dynamic high school career, Hodge continued excelling on the hardwood at the University of Maine, where he earned America East Second Team honors.
He racked up 1,206 points (15th in school history) and led the Black Bears in scoring the 1989-90 season, with 13.9 points per contest.
Hodge also ranks 10th in steals at UMaine. In 107 games, he made 156 picks for a 1.5 per game average.
Hodge is one of five Black Bears who share the school record for best 3-point field goal percentage in a game. On Feb. 21, 1990, he hit 4-of-4 bombs from beyond the arc versus Boston University.
During the 90-91 playoffs, the business administration major was named to the America East All-Tourney Team.
Hodge, who grew up playing hoops with neighborhood friends in the Virgin Islands, lives in the Virgin Islands.