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Daughter of Montana State University men’s basketball coach dies at 29 in Florida

Posted: 10:21 PM, Feb 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-09 00:58:57-05

BOZEMAN – Caryssa Fish, the daughter of Montana State men’s basketball coach Brian Fish and his wife Melyssa, died Friday in Florida at 29, the university announced.

“Melyssa and I lost the most precious thing in life today when our daughter Caryssa passed away,” Fish said in a statement. “The authorities in Florida are still working through the details. We thank our many friends in Bozeman, throughout Montana, and around the country for their support and prayers, and also for respecting our privacy during a devastating time for us.”

Fish said he will coach in Montana State’s 2 p.m. Saturday game against Idaho.

The university did not provide details on Caryssa Fish’s death.

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Coach Brian Fish