LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Former University of Louisville basketball Coach Denny Crum is on the mend after suffering a mild stroke.

Coach Crum was released from the hospital and is expected to fly back to Louisville Saturday night.

During a Wednesday fishing trip, his wife and friends noticed he was a little confused and unable to form a sentence.

The 80-year-old was rushed to an Anchorage, Alaska hospital.

His wife Susan Sweeney Crum WHAS11 News “his MRI came back great, showing no lasting signs of a stroke, almost as if he didn’t have one.”