Year Inducted: 1973
Schools / Organizations: Benton High School
Illinois State University
Biography: Doug Collins was a hero of the 1972 Olympics and one of the leading collegiate players in the 1972-73 season. He earned All State honors at Benton HS and was a consensus All American at Illinois State University. ISU retired his jersey at the end of his career—a first for ISU. Doug was the third leading scorer in the US as a junior and became a #1 draft pick by the Philadelphia 76’ers. After his playing days, Doug became a very successful NBA coach with the Bulls and Sixers. He is also highly regarded as an analyst for basketball broadcasts.