REPORT: Former Duke basketball star dies overseas

Posted on: 12:54 pm, February 18, 2013, by , updated on: 01:04pm, February 18, 2013

Duke basketball

(WTVR) – Former Duke University basketball star Phil Henderson died Sunday in the Philippines, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune. The Tribune reported Duke University confirmed Henderson’s death.

Henderson played at Duke between 1986 – 1990.

“Our hearts go out to his mom and family,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement. “Phil was a talented player and a good man with a gentle soul. We will miss him dearly.”