STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger has died after collapsing during a team workout.
The school said Thursday that the 21-year-old junior college transfer was pronounced dead at Stillwater Medical Center.
Coger, from Raleigh, North Carolina, played last season for Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, North Carolina. The 6-foot-8 player arrived at Oklahoma State on July 5.
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''Tyrek was excited to be at Oklahoma State and had such passion for the game and was looking forward to being an OSU Cowboy,'' coach Brad Underwood said. ''Losing a member of the team is like losing a member of the family. But we know our loss pales in comparison to the pain his family is going through.''