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Tony Yates, former UC player and head coach, dies at age 82

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Tony Yates, former UC Bearcats basketball player and coach, died May 16 at age 82. Photo by University of Cincinnati

MASON — Tony Yates was so invaluable to his Bearcats basketball teams in the early 1960s, then-coach Ed Jucker famously called him “my coach on the floor.”

The Bearcats basketball legend died Saturday night in a long term care facility in Mason. He was 82 years old.

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