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Maureen Theresa Muth "Rene" Portland (March 31, 1953 – July 22, 2018) was an American former head coach in women's college basketball. She was known for her 27-year career with the Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team. Her career includes 21 NCAA tournament appearances including a Final Four appearance in 2000. She was born in Broomall, Pennsylvania.

Portland was one of a few women's basketball coaches to have won 600 or more games at a single school, with a career record of 606–236 at Penn State.

Portland died in Tannersville, Pennsylvania following a three year battle with peritoneal cancer on July 22, 2018, aged 65.

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