Menu

Len Bias would have turned 50 on Nov. 18

Monday, November 18, 2013

His death shook not only the University of Maryland, but the college basketball world, the NBA, and the nation. It spurred the passage of new national drug laws. It devastated a family and nearly brought down an entire basketball program. Len Bias died of cocaine intoxication on June 19, 1986 at the age of 22. On Nov. 18, 2013, he would have turned 50 years old. (Comcast SportsNet)

Related:

Recent ACC & NCAA News Articles:
At Jim Calhoun's Food Drive, Talk Shifts To UConn Rivalry Vs. Duke

Wisconsin officially names Paul Chryst next head football coach

North Carolina teen scores 30 points hours after sister's funeral, fueling social media movement

College Football Playoff: Conference Payouts

West Virginia’s Bob Huggins torches Marshall after coach calls Huggs ‘afraid’

Best quotes from Jim Boeheim's blunt assessment of his team

Marcus Mariota's touching Heisman acceptance speech moved his dad to tears

Karl Hess returns to Raleigh, Wofford upsets N.C. State after buzzer-beater disallowed