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Longtime Southern coach Ben Jobe, a 'great basketball mind,' dies at 84


Ben Jobe, an iconic basketball coach who guided Southern to multiple Southwestern Athletic Conference championships, died Friday. He was 84. Former coach of the Denver Nuggets and ex-president of the Indiana Pacers , who was an assistant at the University of South Carolina with Jobe, once put him in perspective, saying he had all the ingredients to be a special coach. (Baton Rouge Advocate)

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