* Everett Case  1964

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Basketball coach at N.C. State and Indiana high school coaching legend. First high school coach to win four Indiana state titles at same school. Coached 467 high school victories. Coached at State, 1946–1964. Captured nine titles first 10 years: 1947–1952 SC titles and 1954–1956 ACC titles. Also won 1959 ACC title. Forced rivals to upgrade recruiting, strategy, and facilities to catch up. Fast-paced, up-tempo style won games and entranced fans. Gifted showman who promoted basketball constantly. Established Dixie Classic, popular holiday tournament in Raleigh from 1949 to 1960. Five appearances in NCAA Tournament, third-place finish in 1950. Retired after two games of 1964–1965 season because of ill health. Final N.C. State record 377-134. Member of College Basketball Hall of Fame. Born 1900, Anderson, Ind. Died 1966.