Marvin Barnes, who led Providence College to the Final Four in 1973 and starred in the old American Basketball Assn., has died, a newspaper reported Monday. He was 62.
Kevin Stacom, a college teammate and one of Barnes' closest friends, told the Providence Journal that Barnes died at a home in Providence, R.I. The cause of death was not known, but Barnes had battled drug addiction for years.
Barnes was the second overall pick of the 1974