Longtime former basketball coach Johnny Orr has died at 86. His death was confirmed Tuesday by Iowa State, where Orr led the Cyclones to a school-record 218 wins from 1980 until 1994. Orr spent 29 seasons as a Division I coach.
Twelve of them were at Michigan, where he guided the Wolverines to the national title game in 1976.
He spent three seasons at Massachusetts. He finished with a career record of 466-346 and 10 NCAA tournament appearances. Orr, who was born in Taylorville, Ill., is survived by his wife, Romie, and daughters Jennifer, Leslie and Rebecca. Funeral arrangements are pending.