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  1. Ex-Louisiana State Tigers athletic director Joe Dean dies at 83

    Joe Dean, a former LSU basketball star and later the university's athletic director, died Sunday at age 83.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2013
  2. Former UConn Huskies star Wes Bialosuknia dies at 68

    Wes Bialosuknia, who averaged 28 points a game for Connecticut in the 1966-67 season to set a school record, has died. He was 68.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  3. Oklahoma State Cowboys hoops legend Bob Kurland dies at 88

    Former Oklahoma State basketball All-American Bob Kurland has died at his home in south Florida.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  4. Patsy Sutton, wife of Eddie Sutton, dies at 74

    Patsy Sutton, the matriarch of a family of college basketball coaches, has died in Oklahoma at age 74.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  5. Rick Majerus, college basketball coach, dies at 64

    At Rick Majerus' final stop, the lone concession to the coach's health woes were the footstools stationed at each corner of the practice court.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2012
  6. Longtime basketball coach Marv Kessler dies at 82

    Marv Kessler, a wisecracking basketball guru who preached the fundamentals of the game in a half-century career that spanned high school, college and the NBA, has died. He was 82.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2012
  7. Iona Gaels recruit Michael Haynes shot and killed in Chicago

    Iona recruit Michael Haynes was shot and killed in Chicago on Thursday, police said.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  8. Indiana Hoosier Neil Reed, figure in Bobby Knight's firing, dies ...

    Former Indiana basketball player Neil Reed, whom Bob Knight was caught on tape choking in 1997, died Thursday, sources close to the family told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  9. Ex-Stanford Cardinal captain Pete Sauer dies in pickup game

    Pete Sauer, a captain on Stanford's 1998 Final Four team, died Sunday night after collapsing and hitting his head during a pickup basketball game in White Plains, N.Y. He was 35.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  10. Former Houston Cougars standout Ted Luckenbill dies at 72

    Former University of Houston basketball star Ted Luckenbill, who played in Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game, has died of cancer at the age of 72.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  11. Former longtime Miami Hurricanes AD Paul Dee dies at 65

    Paul Dee, who was Miami's athletic director from 1993 through 2008 and continued serving the school as a member of its faculty, has died, university officials said Sunday. He was 65.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2012
  12. Ex-Kansas Jayhawks star, gold medalist Charlie Hoag dies at 81

    Charlie Hoag, a four-sport standout at Kansas who helped the United States win the gold medal in basketball at the Helsinki Olympics, died late Thursday after a long illness. He was 81.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  13. Former longtime coach Charlie Spoonhour dies at 72

    Charlie Spoonhour -- the former coach at Missouri State, St. Louis and UNLV -- has died. He was 72.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  14. Kansas Jayhawks' 3-sport star Hal Patterson dies at 79

    Hal Patterson, a three-sport star at Kansas who spurned the Philadelphia Eagles to play in the Canadian Football League, has died. He was 79.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  15. Dick Vitale: Legendary UCLA coach John Wooden will be missed

    Dick Vitale

    I was saddened to learn of the passing of Hall of Fame coach John Wooden on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  16. Duke Llewellyn, co-founder of Wooden Award , dies

    Richard "Duke" Llewellyn, chairman and co-founder of the John R. Wooden Award that goes to college basketball's player of the year, has died. He was 93.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010