"Jumpin' Jack" McCracken helped lead Coach Hank Iba's Maryville College (now Northwest Missouri State) team to 43 straight wins, including an unbeaten mark of 31-0 in 1930-31. He was named to All-American teams in 1930 and 1931. McCracken had twelve spectacular seasons of AAU play and played for AAU National Championship teams in 1937, 1939, and 1942. In 1939 he was voted best AAU Basketball Player of All Time.
Died on January 5, 1958