NCAA national champion head coach Jerry Tarkanian passed away at the age of 84 due to a respiratory aliment on Wednesday:
Coach Tark, my father, the greatest man I have ever known, passed today, to take his place in heaven. I will miss him every day of my life.
— Danny Tarkanian (@DannyTarkanian) February 11, 2015
Tarkanian was hospitalized Tuesday in Las Vegas after having issues breathing and remained in ICU until passing. The legendary figure led UNLV to the national title in 1990 and won 729 games as a head coach at the Division I level.