Longtime Augusta University men's basketball coach passes away

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Friday, May 19, 2017

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Longtime Augusta University Basketball Coach and former Peach Belt Conference Commissioner Marvin Vanover passed away Friday morning.

According to the Peach Belt Conference, Vanover passed away in the early morning hours of May 19 after a brief illness.

Vanover coached men's basketball and was the athletic director at AU as well as the first commissioner of the Peach Belt. That was from 1990 to 2007.

Vanover served as men's basketball coach and athletic director at Augusta University for 25 years before becoming PBC commissioner, according to the Peach Belt Conference.

We'll update this article when we learn more about funeral arrangements.

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