BATON ROUGE (WBRZ) - National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame member and LSU former director of athletics, Joe Dean died early Sunday morning in
Dean was born April 26, 1930, in
In 1987, he was appointed director of athletics for the next 14 years. Dean donated millions to the academics of LSU. LSU won 27 national championships and 40 Southeastern Conference titles during his 14 years as director of Athletics.
LSU stated in a press release funeral services to be held this week in
Joe Dean was 83 years old.