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Former Northern State head coach Don Meyer passes away after battling cancer since 2008

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Aberdeen, SD (WDAY TV) - It's a sad day in the sport of college basketball, Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college history, died Sunday at his home in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

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The former Northern State head coach had been battling cancer since 2008, after it was discovered following a near tragic car accident.

He made a stop in Fargo back in 2010 for a book signing.

That was the same year he retired, after amassing 923 career wins.

He was 69 years old.

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