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Dick Harp

Age: 81

former player, assistant coach and head coach for the University of Kansas men's basketball team; took over for Phog Allen in 1956; had a 121-82 career record over eight seasons; won two conference titles and made two NCAA tournament appearances; one of a handful of men to appear as a player and a head coach in an NCAA championship game and the only one to do it with the same team; coached a Wilt Chamberlain-led Jayhawks team to one of the tournaments most famous final games (a triple-overtime loss to UNC in 1957); mentor to longtime Kansas coach Roy Williams. The cause of his death was not given.

Died: Lawrence, Kan., Mar. 18

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