* Sam Ranzino  1981

Basketball star at N.C. State, 1948–1951. Scored 1,967 career points. Averaged 20.8 points per game, 1951. A 6-ft.-1-in. guard, he helped State to four SC titles. SC Player of the Year, 1950. All-American, 1949–1951. Played for Rochester in NBA, 1952, averaging 2.2 points per game. Basketball coach, Frankfort, Ind., 1958–1961. Returned to North Carolina, 1961. Government employee and businessman. Born 1927, Gary, Ind. Deceased.