Legendary College Basketball Coach Dead At 86

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum has died at 86, the university’s basketball program announced on Tuesday.

Crum led Louisville to six Final Four berths and two national championships during his 30-year career with the team. His teams amassed a record of 675-295. Crum played for John Wooden at UCLA and later worked for him as an assistant before coaching at Louisville from 1971-2001.

The university expressed its condolences, saying, “We are saddened to share the passing of legendary UofL Basketball Coach Denny Crum. Our thoughts & prayers are with his loved ones.”

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