Funeral services for former Southern basketball coach Tommy Green set Saturday _lowres

Photo by Randy Bergeron Picture shot on 10/14/00. Southern University Head Basketball Coach Tommy Green

Funeral services for former Southern basketball star player and head coach Tommy Green will be held Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church, 945 Eddie Robinson Blvd. in Baton Rouge. Visitation will be from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and the funeral will begin at 10 a.m.

Green’s widow, Mrs. Sabrina Green, asks that all of his former teammates and players wear blue or gold ties. There is limited reserve seating.

Green, a 1991 inductee to Southern’s Hall of Fame, died Friday at age 59.