As former Truman High School boys basketball coach Steve Broughton continues his fight with cancer, the school will host a Coaches vs. Cancer game Tuesday night. The Patriots will play Ruskin at 7 p.m.
The players and coaches will wear purple items to honor Broughton, who is expected to be in attendance Tuesday as an honorary coach.
Broughton was diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer on July 3, 2014. He is undergoing regular chemotherapy treatments.
Volunteers will be accepting donations for pancreatic research throughout the game Tuesday.
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Truman has adopted his mantra — “Anything Can Happen” — since his diagnosis. More than 2,500 people have joined a Facebook group titled, “Team Broughton #BroughtonsBrawlers” to voice their support of Broughton’s fight.