Breaking news this morning.  The Oklahoma State Cowboys women's basketball coach, Kurt Budke, was killed in a plane crash last night along with his assistant coach Miranda Serna.

Budke just opened up his 7th season as head coach of the women's basketball team at Oklahoma State.  His career, and more importantly his life was cut short last night when his plane went down over Arkansas.  Acording to ESPN Budke, his assistant Miranda Serna and two others died as a result of the crash.  Here is the official statement from the Oklahoma State college president, Burns Hargis.

The Oklahoma State family is devastated by this tragedy. Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of Kurt Budke, Miranda Serna and the other victims.

Associate head coach Jim Littell will take over for Budke according to the schools VP of athletics, Mike Holder.