College Basketball Coach Killed in Plane Crash

November 18, 2011 Updated Nov 18, 2011 at 12:18 PM EDT

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College Basketball Coach Killed in Plane Crash

November 18, 2011 Updated Nov 18, 2011 at 12:18 PM EDT

Oklahoma State women's basketball coach Kurt Budke, assistant coach Miranda Serna and two others were killed in a plane crash Thursday night in Arkansas, according to the university.

Budke and Serna were in Arkansas on a recruiting trip, the university said.

Oklahoma State President Burns Hargis said: "The Oklahoma State family is devastated by this tragedy. Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of Kurt Budke, Miranda Serna and the other victims."

Read the Oklahoma State University release HERE.