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Former ISU Head Coach Johnny Orr Passes Away

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A beloved former Iowa State University coach has passed away. ISU announced that Johnny Orr died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at the age of 86.

Orr was credited with sparking a resurgence in the men's basketball program and led the Cyclones to a school record 218 wins from 1980 until 1994. Not only did Orr deliver a winning team, but ISU says he tripled attendance at games. He retired in 1994.

For the full story on the ISU website, click here.