June Daugherty, the Washington State women's basketball coach and former Washington coach, was in critical condition at an Everett hospital Tuesday night.
EVERETT — June Daugherty, the Washington State women’s basketball coach and former Washington coach, was in critical condition at an Everett hospital Tuesday night.
A Providence Everett Medical Center spokeswoman confirmed that Daugherty was hospitalized in critical condition at the Colby Campus, but declined to give more information.
KIRO-TV reported that Daugherty collapsed Tuesday afternoon after suffering an apparent heart attack. She was given CPR, a source told the station.
“She is in the hospital. That’s all I’m going to say about it,” said her husband, Mike Daugherty, who was reached at the couple’s home in Mukilteo.
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Mike Daugherty is an associate women’s coach under his wife at WSU. The couple has 13-year-old twins.
Rod Commons, WSU’s sports information director, could not confirm the TV report Tuesday night.
Daugherty, 50, was coach at Washington for 11 seasons before being fired March 18 despite a 191-139 record and six trips to the NCAA tournament.
She was hired by WSU on April 20.