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Former LSU AD Joe Dean dies at 83

Updated: November 17, 2013, 7:09 PM ET
Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Joe Dean, a former LSU basketball star and later the university's athletic director, died Sunday. He was 83.

Dean, whose death in Baton Rouge was confirmed by LSU basketball spokesman Kent Lowe, is one of only three LSU players inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, along with Bob Pettit and Pete Maravich.

Dean, a native of New Albany, Ind., was LSU's top scorer in 1950 and `51. He became the second LSU player with 1,000 career points in ...

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