the castle Coach Duggar Bocum collapsed on the court Monday evening shortly after his team’s game against the No. 5 seed duke In Durham, North Carolina, he started working. It was reportedly He was transferred to Duke University Hospital For further evaluation.
Bocum, 61, collapsed between the scorer’s table and his bench seat just 63 seconds into the first half, shortly after The Citadel scored its first basket of the night. Medical staff helped him off the field after he received attention on the sideline and got further medical assistance at Cameron Indoor Stadium before being taken to hospital.
Play was delayed as Baucom received the rating after its collapse. He walked off the field unsteadily on his feet with his arms wrapped around the paramedics. Jack Castleberry took over as assistant coach in his absence.
Right after Duke’s 107-81 victory against The Citadel, Castleberry gave an update on Baucom.
He’s as good as can be, he’s in good spirits,” Castlebury said in his post-match press conference.
The Citadel set a new record with 18 three-pointers in a losing attempt, the most ever by an opponent inside Cameron Indoor. The 81 points was the most Duke had allowed at home against a non-conference opponent since Illinois scored 83 a season ago.
Baukum has been the coach of the castle since 2015 when he is 67-119 years old. He pulled off his first winning season with the school and led the team to the start of the season 3-1 through the 2021-22 season.
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