• Fri. Aug 12th, 2022

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

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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