Legendary Mount St. Mary’s coach Jim Phelan dies at 92

Longtime Mount St. Mary’s head basketball coach Jim Phelan passed away in his sleep at home, the school announced Wednesday. He was 92.Known for his ever-present bow tie, Phelan won 830 games during his 49-season career at Mount St. Mary’s from 1954-2003. Phelan coached the school to a 58-57 win over Sacramento State in the 1962 Division II national championship, and later guided Mount through the transition into a Division I program.The Mount’s basketball court at Knott Arena is named after Phelan.