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Former Towson men's basketball coach Terry Truax dies at 70
Former Towson men's basketball coach Terry Truax dies at 70

Terry Truax, the coach who led the Towson men’s basketball team to its only NCAA tournament appearances in 1990 and 1991, died Monday night at Fairfax (Va.) Hospital after suffering a stroke. A resident of Chantilly, Va., Truax was 70. Towson's coach from 1983 through 1997, he guided the team through its formative years in Division I, building a legacy as a reputable coach who cared as much about his players' grades as their scoring averages. “If not for that man, I wouldn't be here today,” said Chuck Lightening, who owns an IT staffing company in Columbia. A star on Towson's three straight conference championship teams (1990-1992), Lightening said...

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