Monday, July 2, 2012

Marvin Taylor Dies at 60

Marvin “Corky” Taylor, who played basketball for the Gophers from 1970-1973 and was a member of their 1972 Big Ten title team, died Thursday due to complications from lung cancer.

He was 60.

Taylor wrapped up his career averages 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds. Taylor is often remembered for his role in the infamous Gophers/Ohio State brawl in 1972, which started when Taylor kneed Ohio State's Luke Witte in the groin.

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