Messages of support flooded social media Saturday after news broke that University of Wisconsin men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore's daughter Jaidyn and his wife Jennifer died after a multi-vehicle crash early Saturday morning in Michigan.
Moore was seriously injured, while his son Jerell suffered minor injuries in the crash that also killed a 23-year-old female driver, who was reportedly going the wrong way on a highway northeast of Ann Arbor around 2 a.m., according to MLive.com.
Frank Kaminsky - Charlotte Hornets player, former Badger
Thoughts and prayers are with the Moore family. Can’t even imagine the pain they are going through. Please everyone take a moment and pray for Coach Moore and his family.— Hippo Kaminsky III (@FSKPart3) May 25, 2019
Sam Dekker - Washington Wizards player, former Badger
We send our love and support to Coach Moore and his family through this time...— Sam Dekker (@dekker) May 25, 2019
Vitto Brown - Former Badger
Jonathan Tsipis - Badgers women's basketball coach
Wisconsin Badgers men's golf
Tai Strickland - Former Badger
Patrick Baldwin - UW-Milwaukee coach
Ryan Baker - Chicago sportscaster
Duje Dukan - Former Badger
Please keep your thoughts and prayers with the Wisconsin basketball program and assistant coach Howard Moore and his family. So sorry for your loss.— Indiana Basketball (@IndianaMBB) May 25, 2019
Jason Bohannon - Former Badger
Stan Johnson - Marquette assistant coach
Just heard the news about @Howard_Moore our prayers go out to him and his family at such a devastating time. He is one of the best people in our game. Praying that God will grant them the peace that surpasses all understanding. Thinking of the @BadgerMBB program. ❤️— Stan Johnson (@MUCoachJohnson) May 25, 2019
Please send out a prayer for Coach Howard Moore and his family, as they were involved in a terrible car accident. An amazing family needs your prayers today. 🙏🏻— Wisconsin Academy (@WiscoAcademy) May 25, 2019
Travis Trice - Father of Badgers guard D'Mitrik Trice
Please take a moment to pray for Wisconsin Men’s assistant basketball coach Howard Moore and his family! 🙏 up!— Travis Trice (@trice_travis) May 25, 2019
Freddie Owens - Holy Cross assistant coach
Tony Granato - Badgers men's hockey coach
LaVall Jordan - Butler coach
Wisconsin assistant Howard Moore has been a great friend and mentor to me. Many prayers go up for him & his family during this devastating time. Absolutely heartbreaking news. Please pray 🙏🏾— LaVall Jordan (@LaVall_Jordan) May 25, 2019
Ryan Wing - Sportscaster
Howard Moore has been through so much in his life. He’s attempting to help control gun violence in his hometown of Chicago after his uncle was shot and killed. Now he loses his wife and daughter in a car accident. What an incredibly sad day.— Ryan Wing (@RyanWingFOX11) May 25, 2019
Jackie Crum - Badgers women's hockey assistant coach
Rob Jeter - Minnesota Golden Gophers assistant coach
Our thoughts and prayers are with @BadgerMBB asst coach @Howard_Moore and his family. He and his family were involved in a car accident last night where his wife and daughter unfortunately passed. Our love and support are with Coach Moore and the rest of his family 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/9NUrrMwRTg— Platteville Hoops (@Platteville_MBB) May 25, 2019
Nigel Thomas - North Carolina Wesleyan assistant coach
Please pray for current @BadgerMBB— Nigel Thomas (@CoachNIT) May 25, 2019
Assistant Coach @Howard_Moore. He & his family were involved in a car accident this morning where he lost his wife & his daughter. Him and his son are currently fighting for their lives. Coach has been good to me over the years.
Chris Holtmann - Ohio State coach
Archie Miller - Indiana coach
Thoughts and Prayers go out to Howard Moore and his loved ones.— Arch Miller (@Archie_Miller) May 25, 2019
Matt Painter - Purdue coach
Saddened to hear the news about Howard Moore today.— Purdue’s Matt Painter (@CoachPainter) May 25, 2019
Our thoughts are with Howard, his family and Wisconsin basketball.
Cuonzo Martin - Missouri coach
Heartbreaking news. Praying for Coach Howard Moore & my thoughts are with he and his family during this difficult time.— Cuonzo Martin (@CuonzoMartin) May 25, 2019
Chris Mack - Louisville coach
Robbie Hummel - Big Ten Network analyst
Howard Moore is one of the best people in all of college basketball. Tragic hearing what happened last night. Prayers go out to him and his family.— Robbie Hummel (@RobbieHummel) May 25, 2019
Jamall Walker - Illinois assistant coach
Thoughts, prayers and support goes out to Wisconsin assistant coach Howard Moore and his family.— Jamall Walker (@jamallwalker) May 25, 2019
DJ Shawna - Badgers DJ
Rob Sorensen - Edgewood College assistant
Every ounce of positivity that Howard Moore has brought to this world deserves given back to him and his family tenfold. He is one of the kindest, gracious and best people I have had the honor and privilege of being around and learned from.— Rob Sorensen (@CoachSorensen) May 25, 2019
Dr. Barbara Henley - University of Illinois at Chicago vice chancellor emerita
Jordan Taylor - Former Badger
All the amazing people at Wisconsin.. nobody put a smile on your face like Jen and Coach Moore 💔💔💔. Prayers up.— Jordan Taylor (@JMTaylor11) May 25, 2019
Myron Medcalf - ESPN reporter
Just pulled over to the side of the road and sobbed when I heard the news about Coach Moore’s wife and daughter. Family is everything to him. I can’t understand it. How can anyone understand this?— Myron Medcalf (@MedcalfByESPN) May 25, 2019
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University of Wisconsin men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore’s daughter Jaidyn died on the scene and his wife Jennifer died later at a hospital, according to reports. Moore was seriously injured in the crash early Saturday morning, while his son Jerell escaped with minor injuries.
Moore sustained severe burns as a result of the crash that killed his wife and daughter.
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