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November 17, 2013 7:03 PM

'Mr. String Music,' former SEC basketball analyst Joe Dean, dies

BATON ROUGE, La. — Joe Dean, a former LSU basketball star and later the university's athletics director, died Sunday at age 83. From 1969 to 1987, Dean was an analyst on SEC basketball broadcasts. He became known for saying, "string music," to describe the sound of a basketball swishing through the net.

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