Mike Archer has been known for many things. Today it’s for his music and entertainment talents, but early in life, his fame was supported by the hardwoods. Archer spent his younger years playing Hoosier basketball and he didn’t just dabble in the sport, he was the sport. What makes this history so interesting today is how often he calls on his past to direct his future. Sports have given the musician something no school book or first job ever did. It gave him passion and drive and a skill set unmatched by any other life experience.