Sonny Allen Death – Obituary | Dead – Coach Sonny Allen Passed Away

Sonny Allen Death

Sonny Allen Death – Obituary | Dead – Passed Away

Sonny Allen Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. Former ODU “Old Dominion University” Coach Sonny Allen, A legend that coach the basketball team from 1965 to 1975 passed away on the 11th of September 2020, at the age of 84.

Sonny Allen was a West Virginia native, who won the first national championship for the Old Dominion University Basketball team in the year 1975.

Coach Sonny Allen drove @NevadaHoops to the school’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearances in 1984 and 1985. He was a double-cross Big Sky Coach of the Year and was drafted into the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005.

Friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Sonny Allen.

RIP coach Sonny Allen. Our relationship started in 1982 when Coach was recruiting me. A true friend and mentor, I learned so much from him. Sonny played a huge role in “coaching the coaches” and self-scouting our Nevada teams. “The Fastbreak Coach” leaves a basketball legacy

Sonny Allen led @NevadaHoops to the school’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearances in 1984 and 1985. He was a two-time Big Sky Coach of the Year and was inducted into the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

“Sonny was one of the first coaches I met at Marshall. He was the innovator of the numbered break. He was a great coach, but was an even better person. He’ll be missed,” HC Dan D’Antoni said on the passing of @HerdZone Hall of Famer Sonny Allen#RiseAsOne x #BringOnTheHerd

The coaching community lost a giant yesterday. Coach Sonny Allen and my dad have been close friends over 60 years, since the late 50’s at Marshall. He was always so kind to me. A great coach and a greater man. RIP coach.

West Virginia native, Sonny Allen, who won Old Dominion University’s first national championship, known nationally for his Ruled FastBreak System along with integrating Virginia college basketball, passed away peacefully this week at 84 years old.

Very sad to hear of the passing of Sonny Allen. He was nothing but a kind and gentle man to me every time we saw each other. Truly lost a legend.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

More details have not been released about this death. We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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