Morgantown, West Virginia – Moments ago, it was announced that legendary former head coach of the Temple Owls, John Chaney, had passed away at the age of 89.
Chaney is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and had many tremendous battles with the West Virginia Mountaineers in the 1980s and 90s when both teams were in the Atlantic Ten Conference.
Chaney, who finished his career with a remarkable 741-312 record, was the AP National Coach of the Year in 1988.
Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame coach John Chaney, a Temple icon, has died, according to @jensenoffcampus. He was 89.
— Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) January 29, 2021
Rest In Peace, Coach Chaney.