MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -Ted Kjolhede, the winningest coach in Central Michigan history, has died. He was 84.
The school said Kjolhede died Sunday at his Mount Pleasant home. A cause of death was not released.
Kjolhede won 216 games in 15 seasons with the Chippewas starting in 1956. He moved to the athletic director's job in 1972 and served until retiring in 1984.
He was instrumental in the Chippewas' rise from Division II to Division I and its admission into the Mid-American Conference.
Kjolhede earned letters in football, basketball and tennis at Central Michigan, graduating in 1948.
Advertisement

NCAAB Headlines

Advertisement

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Xavier vs. Colorado Prediction The Colorado Buffaloes have been a tough home team but can they hang with No. 13 Xavier tonight at 8:00PM ET in Boulder?
Thumbnail Creighton vs. Nebraska Prediction Will Nebraska give No. 10 Creighton a game tonight when the two non-conference teams clash at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Valparaiso vs. Kentucky Pick Will No. 6 Kentucky be able to cover at home as a 20-point favorite against Valparaiso tonight?
Thumbnail East Carolina vs. Virginia Prediction Is Virginia a good bounce-back candidate to win and roll against East Carolina at 7:00PM ET tonight?
Thumbnail Gators chomping through competition Florida has dropped five straight clashes with non-SEC opponents ranked in the top five. But can Mike White’s team rise to the occasion...

NCAAB Team Pages