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|Eastern Illinois Mourning Death of Coach
|CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- An assistant women's basketball coach at Eastern Illinois University has died.
The university says 28-year old Jackie Moore died Wednesday night at a hospital after collapsing as she started a workout.
School spokesman Rich Moser says doctors said Moore's heart "just stopped." Moser says an autopsy is planned.
EIU athletic director Barbara Burke says Moore was a great person with a bright future.
Moore was in her third season at the school. This was her first post-college job after graduating from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn., in 2005.
Moore was from Windsor, Ontario, in Canada.
EIU has canceled all sports events this weekend, including men's and women's exhibition basketball games.
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