Longtime women’s basketball coach June Daugherty, who spent 11 seasons at both Washington and Washington State, died Monday at her home in Boise, Idaho.

She was to turn 65 next week.

Daugherty’s husband, Mike, who was also her assistant coach throughout her career, confirmed her death in a tribute message posted to Facebook.

“Those who knew her knew how special and spectacular she was,” Mike Daugherty wrote. “She was the greatest mother, lover and friend. She had zero intolerance except for those who were hateful and intolerant. The world is a lesser place starting on Tuesday.” Read More