Richards died Thursday night at age 66 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The chairman of Pitt’s Board of Trustees, Thomas Richards, has died.

A star point guard on Pitt’s 1974 Elite Eight basketball team, Richards had a long and distinguished career in the tech industry.

(Courtesy: University of Pittsburgh)

Richards died Thursday night at age 66 after a lengthy battle with cancer.