COLUMBIA — Former Missouri basketball coach Norm Stewart is recovering from open-heart surgery.
University officials said Stewart, 73, had an aortic valve replacement Friday. He is recuperating at Boone Hospital Center and is expected to be released later this week.
Stewart spent 32 years as coach at Missouri, his alma mater. He earned 731 career wins in his 38-year coaching career and is a member of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.