AMES, Iowa (AP) -Former Iowa State basketball coach Glen Anderson, the third-winningest coach in school history, has died. He was 79.
Iowa State officials said Anderson died Friday at his home in Hot Springs, Ark.
Anderson coached the Cyclones from 1959 to 1971, finishing 142-161 in those 12 seasons. He led the Cyclones to six upper-division finishes in the Big 8.
Anderson also recruited Zaid Abdul-Aziz, one of the top players in school history. Abdul-Aziz was the fifth pick in the 1968 NBA draft and had his number retired by the school.

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