Lenzie Howell died at his home in Dallas, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. The cause of death was not known.
The 6-foot-4 forward played at Bryan Adams before attending San Jacinto junior college in Pasadena. He transferred to Arkansas as a junior and helped the Razorbacks win two Southwest Conference regular-season and tournament titles.
“His game didn’t go up and down,” former Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson told the Democrat-Gazette. “He was pretty steady. Just about every outing, you were going to get from Lenzie the maximum of what a player should be giving.”
After his stint at Arkansas, Howell played professionally in Europe for 11 seasons.
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