Oklahoma State's Bob Kurland dies

Updated: September 30, 2013, 4:16 PM ET
Associated Press

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Former Oklahoma State basketball All-American Bob Kurland has died at his home in south Florida.

School spokesman Mike Noteware said Monday that Kurland died in his sleep Sunday following a lengthy illness. He was 88.

Kurland was a 7-footer who led what was then Oklahoma A&M to national championships in 1945 and 1946, and was a member of the 1948 and 1952 U.S. gold medal-winning Olympic teams.

He was elected to both the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall ...

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