Brian Fish

Montana State men's basketball coach Brian Fish talks to his team during a 2017 game.

BOZEMAN — Caryssa Fish, the daughter of Montana State men’s basketball coach Brian Fish, died on Friday in Florida, according to a news release from MSU. She was 29.

“Melyssa and I lost the most precious thing in life today,” Fish said in the release. “The authorities in Florida are still working through the details.

"We thank our many friends in Bozeman, throughout Montana and around the country for their support and prayers, and also for respecting our privacy during a devastating time for us.”

Fish plans to coach the Bobcats' 2 p.m. game Saturday against Idaho, according to the MSU release.

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