Dougherty, former TCU head coach, dead at 50

Neil Dougherty, who coached the TCU basketball team for six

seasons, has died. He was 50.

His death was announced Friday by the University of Kansas,

where he once worked as an assistant. The school said he died

Tuesday in Indianapolis.

Dougherty was most recently director of athlete and coach

programs for the NCAA’s iHoops program, a joint venture with the

NBA and the NCAA to promote youth basketball initiatives. The

iHoops web site said Dougherty died while he was running.

From 2002 to 2008, Dougherty coached TCU and had a 75-106


Dougherty also held earlier assistant jobs at Drake, Vanderbilt

and South Carolina.