Billy Packer 1996
College star and television commentator. Guard at Wake Forest, 1960–1962. Helped Wake Forest to 1962 Final Four. First-team all-ACC, 1961. Second-team all-ACC, 1960. At 5 ft. 10 in., he scored 1,316 points at Wake Forest, averaging 14.8 points per game. Assistant coach at Wake Forest, 1965–1969. Began broadcasting ACC basketball games, 1972. Began covering national games, 1974. Spent 27 seasons as lead analyst for CBS Sports’ college basketball coverage and covered 34 consecutive Final Four’s. Regarded as expert and outspoken analyst. Named to 1987 Silver Anniversary All-America Team by National Association of Basketball Coaches. Retired from broadcasting after the 2007-08 basketball season.