Oakland basketball coach Greg Kampe nearly died from sepsis

WXYZ - Oakland University basketball coach Greg Kampe nearly died in July from a blood infection.

An infected kidney stone led to blood poisoning which landed him in Crittenden Hospital with a 106.7 degree temperature.

Kampe told Detroit Free Press' Perry A. Farrell: "I don’t know if this is true or not, but they told me 80% of the people in my age group who get it die from it. They saved my life."

The good news: Kampe says he should be 100% in time for the start of the upcoming season.

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