|Former Iowa State coach Anderson dead at 79|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 18 August 2008 10:25|
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.