Bill Raftery will serve as color analyst for the 22nd consecutive year on the Westwood One NCAA Radio Network’s coverage of the Final Four in 2013.
From 1970-1981, Raftery served as head basketball coach at Seton Hall University, where he led the Pirates to seven straight winning seasons and a record of 154-141. Raftery led the team to four ECAC post-season tournaments and two National Invitational Tournament appearances.
In addition to radio, Raftery serves as a television analyst for CBS Sports, ESPN and the New Jersey Nets.
Bill Raftery's Posts
ATLANTA, GA – In one of the most closely contested championship games in years, Louisville and Michigan slugged it out from end to end with a barrage of threes and thunderous dunks, leaving Rick...
ATLANTA, GA – The Player of the Year made exactly one field goal all night, his backcourt mate missed 12 of his 16 field goal attempts, the team's three-point specialist didn't score a single...
ATLANTA, GA – Trailing by a dozen points in the second half, the top-overall seed in this year's NCAA Tournament field never panicked. Instead, Louisville methodically took their play to another...
Westwood One Sports' Bill Raftery visits with John Ramey about listening to Notre Dame football and college basketball on the radio.
I had the great fortune of being in New Orleans last weekend for the Final Four. I had the even greater fortune of spending an hour at an event next to Bill Raftery, one of my all-time favorite...
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Led by kids who were playing high school basketball just one year ago, the Kentucky Wildcats are now the undisputed rulers of the college game.
Despite a sluggish second half,...
NEW ORLEANS, LA - To the victors go the spoils...and some quality time with the Westwood One Radio broadcast team.
Kentucky head coach John Calipari, sophomore Doron Lamb, and freshmen Anthony...
NEW ORLEANS, LA – With Butler not competing in the national championship game for the first time in three years, it's finally time for some of the little guys to have their shot at glory.
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Now one victory away from a national championship, Kentucky's message is simple: Fear The Unibrow.
Standout freshman Anthony Davis posted game-highs of 18 points, 14 rebounds...
Westwood One Sports' Bill Raftery talks about the spectacle and magnitude of the Final Four in the Media Age.