Coach Jim Sweeney tribute

A tribute to former Fresno State coach Jim Sweeney is tentatively scheduled for 2 p.m. 1 p.m. on Feb. 16 at Bulldog Stadium — on the field that’s named after him.

Sweeney, who passed away at 83 years old on Friday, coached Fresno State for 19 seasons and amassed 144 wins along with eight conference championships.

Sweeney coached 32 years in all and finished with 200 wins, which ranks 19th all-time in collegiate victories. He was inducted into the Fresno Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.

Former players and coaches are expected to share their memories of Sweeney.

Feb. 11 update: The memorial will start at 1 p.m. Feb. 16, Fresno State announced today.