Archive for Friday, June 6, 2008

Ex-OU women’s coach dies

June 6, 2008

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— Burl Plunkett, who coached Oklahoma to the National Women's Invitation Tournament title in 1994 and helped set the program up for its rise to national prominence, died Thursday. He was 75. Plunkett went 52-36 in three seasons as the Sooners' coach, immediately prior to Sherri Coale's hiring in 1996. He took Oklahoma to its second NCAA Tournament appearance in school history in 1995.

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