Longtime college coach Charlie Coles has died

(AP) - Longtime Miami University basketball coach Charlie Coles has died at his Oxford, Ohio, home. He was 71.

No cause of death was reported immediately by the school on Friday, but Coles had a history of heart issues.

The two-time Mid-American Conference coach of the year was Miami's all-time leader in victories with 263. He had a career record of 355-308 over 22 seasons at Miami and Central Michigan.

Coles retired in March 2012.

in 2009, Coles' Redhawks nearly upset John Calipari's first UK team. The Cats won 72-70. After the game, WKYT's Dick Gabriel asked Coles about the loss. To see the post game comments, click on the link.


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