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Posted by PATRICK MAGEE on December 6, 2013
Former Southern Miss men's basketball coach M.K. Turk died Friday morning, an athletic department spokesman confirmed.
Turk, who was the head coach at USM from 1976-96, was 71 years old. He finished is career at Southern Miss as the winningest coach in school history with a record of 300-267.
Turk led Southern Miss to the proudest moment in the program's history when it won the 1987 NIT championship by beating LaSalle, 84-80, at Madison Square Garden.