SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Springfield police say someone stole coach Kellie Harper’s championship rings.
Harper, who is in her first year coaching the Missouri State women’s basketball team, won three national championships in college when she played at the University of Tennessee.
According to a police media report, the rings on Saturday were reported stolen from Harper’s office at JQH Arena. The report says the theft happened sometime after Jan. 15.
Harper’s Tennessee team won three straight titles from 1996 to 1998, going 100-14 over that stretch under legendary coach Pat Summitt.
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