Former Oklahoma State Star Passes 9/30/13
STILLWATER, Okla. - Former Oklahoma State basketball All-American Bob Kurland has died at his home in south Florida. A school spokesman says that Kurland died in his sleep Sunday following a lengthy illness. He was 88.
Kurland was a 7-footer who led what was then Oklahoma A&M to national championships in 1945 and 1946, and was a member of the 1948 and 1952 U.S. gold medal-winning Olympic teams. He was elected to both the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.