Legendary head coach Will Robinson dies at the age of 96

April 28

On April 28, 2008, Will Robinson died at the age of 96. 

Will Robinson was the first African American Division 1 head coach. Robinson made history when he was selected as the head basketball coach of Illinois State University in 1970.


ABC News Network. (n.d.). ABC News. Retrieved April 1, 2023, from https://abcnews.go.com/Sports/story?id=4741196&page=1

Staff, A. B. I. S. U. (2016, February 11). Legendary coach will Robinson Passes away. News. Retrieved April 1, 2023, from https://news.illinoisstate.edu/2008/05/legendary-coach-will-robinson-passes-away/ 

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