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Former U of M basketball player loses his battle with cancer

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Former University of Memphis basketball player Bobby Parks died early Saturday morning after a long battle with laryngeal cancer. 

Parks played for Memphis State from 1980-84 and had a successful pro basketball career in the Philippines. 
 
Parks, considered one of the all-time favorites in Memphis, helped lead the Tigers to an 86-34 record in his four seasons at Memphis State, including three trips to the NCAA tournament. He still ranks 15th in career scoring with 1,266 points.

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