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BREAKING: According to his family, legendary Lipscomb University basketball coach Don Meyer has died

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP/FOX 17) -- According to the family of Don Meyer, the legendary former college basketball coach has died.  Jerry Meyer announcing via Twitter 25 minutes ago, that his father "has moved on.  Had said he just wanted to be able to run again.  Family is thankful for support."

This announcement comes less than a week after the former Lipscomb and Northern State University basketball coach entered hospice care in Aberdeen. 

In a statement last week, the family said that Meyer's health had been declining over the past several months, and after a three-day stay at a hospital with a feeding tube he entered hospice care at his home.

Meyer retired from coaching in 2010 with a then-NCAA record 923 victories in 38 seasons with Northern State, Lipscomb University in Tennessee and Hamline University in Minnesota.  The native of Wayne, Nebraska, was 69 years old.

Meyer was critically injured in a car accident in 2008 that led to the amputation of his left leg below the knee.  Doctors discovered during his treatment following the crash that he had an inoperable form of cancer.

More on the life of Don Meyer tonight during FOX 17 News at Nine.

The Associated Press & FOX 17 contributed to this report.

A memorial service will be held for former Lipscomb University men's basketball Coach Don Meyer on Sunday, June 1 at 2 p.m. at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena. It is open to the public.