Heartbreaking: LSU Basketball’s Record-Breaking Signee Dies at Age …

LSU senior Josh Maravich, left, shakes hands with Tigers head coach John Brady as his mother, Jackie Maravich, center, watches during Senior Day events before LSU’s against Vanderbilt on March 5, 2005, at the Pete Maravich

Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Maravich, son of late LSU and NBA legend ‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich, died Friday at his home in Covington, Louisiana, the university announced. He was 42. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)AP By Zach Mentz, cleveland.com Former LSU basketball player Josh Maravich, son of late NBA legend and Basketball Hall of Famer ‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich, has died at age 42, the school announced. Josh died Friday at his home in Covington, Louisiana, according to a news release from LSU. No cause of death was given. A high school standout at Saint Paul’s School in Covington, Josh played four seasons as a reserve for the LSU Tigers men’s basketball program from 2001-05 under head coach John Brady. Josh is one of Pete’s two sons. Pete, the namesake of LSU’s home Peter Maravich Assembly Center, set the NCAA Division I all-time scoring record in just three seasons from 1967-70. That record stood until March 2024, when Iowa star guard Caitlin Clark passed him to become the NCAA’s all-time scoring leader for both men and women.

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