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Al McGuire's Death

Born (Birthday) September 7, 1928

Death Date January 26, 2001

Age of Death 72 years

Cause of Death Leukemia

Profession Basketball Coach

The basketball coach Al McGuire died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Basketball Hall of Fame inductee in 1992 who won a national championship as the head coach of Marquette University in 1977, his final year with the team. He later became a broadcaster for both NBC and CBS.

He had three children with his wife Patricia.

Al McGuire, a New York original whose 20 years as a college head coach and 23 years as a brash and feisty television analyst landed him in the Basketball Hall of Fame, died yesterday in Milwaukee. He was 72. McGuire had suffered from leukemia, said a longtime friend, Norman Ochs, and a statement released by St.



I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.


Remember, half the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class.


The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.


When a guy takes off his coat, he’s not going to fight. When a guy takes off his wristwatch, watch out!


I don’t know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes.