The winningest coach in Illini basketball history passed away over the weekend. Lou Henson died at the age of 88 Saturday and was laid to rest Wednesday morning at a private burial. In his 20-plus years at Illinois, Henson led the program to 423 victories, 12 NCAA Tournament appearances and a trip to the Final Four in 1989 with the Flyin’ Illini.
Illini legend Lou Henson passes away at 88. See story here. https://wgntv.com/sports/report-illini-legend-lou-henson-passes-away-at-88/