Former Illini assistant Dick Nagy dies

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WCIA — Former Illinois men’s basketball Dick Nagy died early Wednesday morning. He was 78.

Multiple people have taken to social media to remember the Illini assistant. Nagy was on Lou Henson’s staff for 17 seasons, including the 1989 Flyin’ Illini. Nagy went on to also coach at Illinois-Chicago under former fellow assistant Jimmy Collins. He also joined the Flames radio team after his coaching days.

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