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Grambling mourns death of GSU ‘Legend’

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Photo collage by RAY HIGGINS GoGrambling.com founder and CEO Ray Higgins put together this photo collage to honor Howard Willis, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 79.

Grambling State University is mourning the loss of one of its basketball greats following the Tuesday death of Howard Willis at the age of 79.

Willis, better known around campus as “Jim Dandy,” was a former assistant coach for the Tigers basketball team and served as director of GSU’s Intramural Center and taught in the Department of Kinesiology, Sport and Leisure Studies.

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