Bilas named to the SoCal Basketball Hall of Fame


DURHAM- Large Duke Men’s Basketball Jay Bilas was named one of 17 individuals to be inducted into the Southern California Basketball Hall of Fame (SCBBHOF) Class of 2022, the organization announced.

Bilas joins former Duke women’s basketball player Nicole Erickson, along with 15 others from the prestigious Class of 2022. Inductees also include Bill Armstrong, Stacey Augmon, Mitchell Butler, Michael Cooper, Keith Erickson, David Greenwood, Ebony Hoffman, Andre Miller, Eugenia Miller, Paul Pierce, Tayshaun Prince, Lorenzo Romar, Willie West, Jr., Candice Wiggins and Steve Fryer (lifetime service). The class will be honored in the fall of 2023 with the Class of 2023.

Standing out from Rolling Hills High School in suburban Los Angeles, Bilas made the NCAA title game in 1986 as the Blue Devil and finished his four-year career with 1,062 points, 692 rebounds and save percentage. .557 field goals. After graduating in 1986 with a degree in political science, Bilas returned to the former head coach Mike KrzyzewskiDuke’s staff as an assistant coach from 1990 to 1992, where he was on Duke’s first two national championship teams in 1991 and 1992. He is now a senior college basketball analyst at ESPN.

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