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.