Former VCU Coach Dana Kirk Dead at 74

<img src="http://www.vcuramnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Original-239x300.jpg" alt="Original" title="Original" width="239" height="300" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-3349" />Former VCU men's basketball coach Dana Kirk has died of an apparent heart attack at the age of 74.

Kirk Coached the Rams three seasons between '76-'79 where he lead VCU to a 67-23 record. After leaving VCU he coached Memphis State through 1986, including an '85 trip to the Final 4 which was eventually vacated when the school was found guilty of NCAA violations.

He was fired by Memphis after the 1986 season before being indicted on income tax evasion.
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