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Kim Mulkey, coach of the national champion LSU Tigers women’s basketball team, was one of six legendary athletes for Louisiana Tech honored by the school with statues unveiled Wednesday night in Ruston, Louisiana.
The NBA’s Karl Malone, the WNBA’s Teresa Weatherspoon and the NFL’s Terry Bradshaw, Willie Roaf and the late Fred Dean were the other honorees. The statues are on the Sarah and A.L. Williams Champions Plaza, which is part of the redesign of the north end zone entrance to Joe Aillet Stadium.
Mulkey, a native of Louisiana, played for AIAW and NCAA championship teams in 1981 and 1982 with the Lady Techsters. She was then an assistant coach for 15 seasons at her alma mater, including the 1988 championship season when Weatherspoon was the team’s point guard.
Mulkey went 130-6 as a player for Louisiana Tech and was 430-68 as…