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Former Penn St women's hoops coach Rene Portland dies at 65

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Rene Portland, who built Penn State into a women's basketball powerhouse during a 27-year tenure, has died after a three-year fight with cancer.

She was 65. D'Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall in Pennsylvania confirmed her death Sunday.

Portland coached the Lady Lions' first All-Americans, achieved their first No. 1 ranking and reached their first Final Four. Of her 693 wins, 606 came as coach of the Lady Lions.

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