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Coach Wells Battles With Kidney Disease

Coach Wells Battles Kidney Disease

August 22, 2014
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CBSSports.com feature story by Gregg Doyel

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – University of Pikeville men's basketball coach Kelly Wells' story of his fight with kidney disease was featured by national columnist Gregg Doyel of CBSSports.com on Thursday.

The piece, titled "Life After Near Death", shares personal segments from Wells' battle with the disease, as well as other stories of organ donation in Kentucky.

Wells is entering his ninth season at UPIKE, putting together a 179-78 record with a national championship in 2011.

Information courtesy of Pikeville Athletics

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