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Lunch with a Legend featuring Tweety Carter
Thursday, October 26 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Join the Baylor family at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco for our Lunch with a Legend series. John Morris, The Voice of the Bears, sits down with Tweety Carter, former Baylor basketball player and current Baylor Men's Basketball Director of Player Development.
After the program, take a tour through the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, a museum honoring more than 400 Texas legends and home to 6,000 pieces of sports memorabilia.
Event Location: Texas Sports Hall of Fame
1108 S University Parks Dr Waco, TX 76706
Registration Options: Texas state and local sales taxes are included
- Individual Registration: $15
- Baylor GOLD - Graduates of the Last Decade: $10
- Select Table of 8: $200
- Baylor Faculty & Staff: $5
Doors will open and the Bubba's 33 buffet will begin at 11:30 a.m. We encourage you to plan to arrive at 11:30 a.m. and have lunch before the program starts at noon.
About Our Legend
Tweety Carter (BS '10)
Former Baylor Basketball Player and
Director of Player Development
Named to the Baylor Athletics Hall of Fame in 2022, Tweety Carter was the first McDonald’s All-American in program history when he signed with the Bears out of Reserve (La.) Christian School. The highest-scoring high school player in U.S. history with 7,457 points (in six varsity seasons), Carter averaged more than 30 points per game as a junior and senior.
A three-year starter at Baylor, he helped the Bears make their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 20 years, a run to the NIT championship game in 2009 and the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight in 2010. Still ranked in the top 10 in career points (1,437, 8th), assists (474, 4th) and 3-pointers made (274, 3rd), he earned fourth-team All-American and third-team All-Big 12 honors as a senior in 2009-10, when he averaged 15.0 points and a Big 12-leading 5.9 assists.
Carter had a 12-year pro career that included the Oklahoma City Thunder’s G-League team in Tulsa and stints overseas in Israel, Latvia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Lithuania, Poland, Greece and Portugal, finishing in 2021-22 with Start Lublin of the Polish Basketball League.
Following his pro career, Tweety returned to his alma mater as Director of Player Development for the Baylor men’s basketball team in March 2022. A 2010 Baylor graduate, Carter and his wife, Brittney, have four children – Kiylah, Michael, Alani and Yilianna.
About Our Moderator
John Morris (BA '80)
Voice of the Bears
Recognized by the National Sports Media Association in 2019 as the Texas Co-Sportscaster of the year, the "Voice of the Bears", John Morris is in his 29th year as the signature voice of Baylor Athletics. This is his 37th year overall including eight years (1987–1994) working alongside the legendary "Voice of the Bears" Frank Fallon. Officially, he is Baylor's Assistant Athletic Director for Broadcasting and his duties now include play-by-play for Baylor Football and 2021 National Champion Men’s Basketball in addition to third tier television broadcasts on Big 12 Now on ESPN+. Entering the 2023 football season, Morris has broadcast 417 consecutive B.U. Football games. Morris has also been behind the mic for Baylor Baseball, Softball, Women’s Basketball, Tennis, Soccer, Volleyball, Equestrian, Track & Field and Acrobatics & Tumbling.
A December, 1980 Baylor graduate, Morris worked 15-years as TV sports anchor and Sports Director on Waco's CBS affiliate, KWTX-TV before moving to Baylor Athletics full-time. At Homecoming in November, 1999, Morris was named one of Baylor's outstanding young alumni. In November, 2002, he was honored with the Frank Fallon Sportsmanship Award named for his mentor from the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce.
John Morris is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and graduated with honors from Danville (Ky.) High School in 1977. A proud father of three and grandfather of four, Morris is married to the former Terri Melton, a 1985 Baylor graduate. They are the parents of Meagan (34) a Baylor graduate, Maddie (30) a Baylor Nursing School Graduate, and M.J. (26) a Baylor Mechanical Engineering Graduate. The Morris family is active at Harris Creek Baptist Church.
Baylor Alumni of Waco invites you to connect with fellow Bears in your area through unique events and networking opportunities. Get involved today!
Questions? Email us at BaylorAlumni@baylor.edu.