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SRU women’s basketball coach Bobby McGraw dies unexpectedly

Bobby McGraw

SLIPPERY ROCK — Slippery Rock University president William J. Behre released a statement announcing that SRU women’s basketball coach Bobby McGraw died unexpectedly Sunday.

A 1990 Mars Area High School graduate, McGraw was head coach of the SRU women’s basketball program for eight years. His 77 career wins rank fourth in program history. He was also an assistant coach at La Roche University for two years and served as a varsity assistant basketball coach briefly at Karns City and Freeport high schools.

McGraw guided SRU women’s basketball team to the conference tournament twice. His 13 wins in the 2015-16 season marked the program’s most victories in 10 years.

McGraw was a retired Pennsylvania State Police trooper and served with the U.S. Marine Corps Military Police.

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