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Former Butler basketball great Ed Schilling dies

Also coached at Marian and taught at IUPUI
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Posted at 9:51 PM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 21:54:59-04

LEBANON — Ed Schilling, once a dominant basketball player at Butler and later the coach at Marian University, has died.

Schilling lived in Boone County. He died as a result of COVID-19, according to his son.

During the 1965-66 basketball season, playing for Tony Hinkle, Schilling averaged 20 points-per-game for the Bulldogs and was also the team's leading rebounder.

Schilling went on to coach basketball at then Marian College for five years. He spent many years as a professor at IUPUI.

Ed Schilling was 75.