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SportFormer Michigan St basketball coach Gus Ganakas dies at 92

00:40  12 january  2019
00:40  12 january  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Gus Ganakas , who coached the Michigan State men's basketball team from 1969 to 1976 and remained part of the athletic department until his retirement in 2000, has died . Gus Ganakas , ex- Michigan St . coach , dies at 92 .

Gus G. Ganakas (born July 3, 1926) is an American sports broadcaster and former Michigan State Spartans men's basketball coach . (AP) Gus Ganakas , who was the coach of Michigan State's men's basketball team from 1969-76 and remained part of the athletic department until his retirement

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Gus Ganakas, who was the coach of Michigan State's men's basketball team from 1969-76 and remained part of the athletic department until his retirement in 2000, has died. He was 92.

Michigan State said Ganakas died Friday. Tom Izzo, the men's basketball program's current coach, calls Ganakas one of the most selfless and positive people he's ever been around.

Ganakas became an assistant coach at Michigan State in 1966. After taking over as head coach three years later, he went 89-84 in seven seasons. Jud Heathcote succeeded him and led the Spartans to a national title in 1979.

Ganakas was an assistant athletic director from 1976-98 and an aide to Izzo from 1998-2000. He also spent over 30 years as one of the voices of Michigan State men's basketball, serving as a color commentator.

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Gus Ganakas , former Michigan State basketball coach , died at age 92 . (Photo: Dale G. Young). How do you knock 92 years when every day of that life was celebrated with the verve and cheer Gus Ganakas brought to a surrounding world? Philosophically, you don’t. Personally, you wince and groan

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