NCAA Men's Basketball

Ex-Florida St. C Ojo dies while training

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) Former Florida State University center Michael Ojo died on Friday after collapsing during training in Serbia, his former team Red Star Belgrade said. He was 27.

The Nigerian-born basketball player was taken to a hospital in the Serbian capital, but doctors failed to resuscitate him, Belgrade media reported.

"The sudden and shocking death has deeply shaken everyone in the club," Red Star said in a statement.

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