Denny Crum hospitalized after suffering a stroke

Drew Franklinover 2 years

comments

Aritcle written by:Drew FranklinDrew Franklin

DrewFranklinKSR

Former University of Louisville head basketball coach Denny Crum is recovering in a hospital after suffering a stroke, his foundation announced Tuesday evening. "Hall of Fame basketball coach Denny Crum suffered a stroke this past week and is now recovering in a local hospital," the Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation said in a statement. "Coach Crum and his family appreciate the thoughts, prayers and also their privacy while he is recovering. No further statements will be made at this time." It is the 82-year-old's second stroke in two years. He suffered a stroke while on an Alaskan fishing trip back in 2017. Upon hearing the news, Coach Cal tweeted, "Just heard about Coach Crum and want to wish him a complete and speedy recovery. Please keep him and his wife, Susan, in your thoughts and prayers." Kentucky Journalism Hall of Famer Oscar Combs tweeted, "Prayers to good friend and former UL Coach Denny Crum who suffered a stroke recently & is in a Louisville hospital. Denny has been such a great ambassador for both UL and the Commonwealth for past 48 years. Denny & Joe B best taught fans to respect one another."

Loading comments...

2021-09-22

big_blue_30_hour_sale_extended_2021_ksr

KSR Shop: Save up to 50% off!

The KSR Shop and Kentucky Branded are here to get your wardrobe ready to cheer on the 'Cats this fall. The Big Blue 50% off sale has been extended for one final day! Head to ShopKSR.com to stock up on KSR tees, UK sweatshirts, hats, long sleeve...

ksr-today-fall-is-here-football

KSR Today: Fall is here

Good morning, friends across Kentucky and other parts of the world. Not only are you halfway through the week, a glorious cold front is currently dipping through the region to bring us our first true taste of fall. In fact, today is the first...