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Longtime North Carolina State women’s basketball coach Kay Yow lost her decades-long battle with cancer Saturday morning.

Yow, who led her team to a 2007 NCAA tournament win, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987.

“I think she understood that keeping going was inspirational to other people who were in the same boat she was in,” Dr. Mark Graham, Yow’s oncologist, said Saturday.

Yow died Saturday morning at WakeMed Cary Hospital after being admitted last week.

The Hall of Fame coach won more than 700 games. She was 66-years-old.

View video of Kay Yow’s Jimmy V ESPY Award win below.