Reports are just coming in that Illinois State’s assistant head coach, Torrey Ward, was involved in a fatal plane crash early Tuesday morning in route from the NCAA Final Four Championship game in Indiana. There were 6 other people on the plane that are presumed dead. Although, there have been no details released on the cause of the plane crash, there were visibility issues involving fog reported.
Ward played for UAB in his earlier years and also overseas. He joined the Illinois State personnel in 2012 according to CBS Sports after leaving Ole Miss. This story is developing.