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Famed Topeka High basketball coach dead at 92

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Published: Dec. 10, 2020 at 7:41 PM CST
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka High Hall of Fame basketball coach Willie Nicklin has passed away.

Former Capital-Journal sportswriter reported the news Thursday.

Nicklin coached the Topeka High men’s team for 21 years, from 1970-1991, leading the school to 12 I-70 League Championships and two state championships. He compiled 501 wins throughout his coaching career.

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