Kay Yow

 

 

 

Age: 66

 

Summary: longtime women's basketball coach at North Carolina State University who had won more than 700 games in a career filled with milestones as she coached the U.S. Olympic team to a gold medal in 1988, won four Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championships, earned 20 NCAA tournament bids, and reached the Final Four in 1998 all while fighting breast cancer first diagnosed in 1987.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from breast cancer

 

Born: March 14, 1942

 

Died: January 24, 2009

 

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina