Phelps was recently diagnosed with the illness, and his surgery was deemed a success. A story posted on ESPN’s website says the former Notre Dame coach will begin follow-up treatment next week by his home in Indiana.
Phelps, 71, has been a college basketball analyst for ESPN since 1993. He coached Notre Dame from 1972-1991.
We’re looking forward to seeing Digger on the college basketball sets next season wearing his colorful ties and waving his matching highlighter.