Skip Prosser dies

UPDATE:  Prosser, 56, died have jogging, but not while jogging. Funeral arrangements have been set. Mass of Christian Burial will happen at Wake Forest. Burial will be Saturday in Cincinnati.25936jpeg.jpg

Former Xavier University head basketball coach and current coach at Wake University Skip Prosser collapsed while jogging this morning and was taken to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. His condition is unknown, but rumors circulating on SportsJournalist.com said they he may have had a heart attacked and died as a result. Wikipedia – the super-duper reliable source of somethings – shows Prosser having died today. This is also being reported on FOX Sports on MSN. I’m sure we will be hearing more on this – and the accuracy of this aspect of the report – as the day progresses…

Prosser was head coach of the Xavier University Musketeers mens’ basketball team from 1994 to 2001.

Author: Joe Wessels

Joe Wessels is a freelance journalist and photographer. Wessels covers local news events for Thomson Reuters news service and features for About.com's Cincinnati Guide site, plus is the executive director of hyperlocal news site, iRhine.com. He wrote for The Cincinnati Post, covering Cincinnati City Hall and Hamilton County government and wrote a weekly political column, which continued weekly at Cincinnati CityBeat. Previously, he was a reporter for the Cincinnati Business Courier and writes or has written for several publications in Cincinnati and around the country including The Cincinnati Enquirer, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Cincinnati Magazine, Cincy Magazine and the Sacramento News & Review. He is a native of Colerain Township, one of Cincinnati's western suburbs, and now lives in Over-the-Rhine near downtown Cincinnati. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a journalism writing certificate from the University of Cincinnati. He also graduated from Colerain High School, is an avid photographer, news junkie and was once a roller rink disc jockey, and sometimes rides a scooter around town.

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