Tragedy has struck the sports world after a 19-year-old college player has been found dead @HuskerCrew/Twitter

Nineteen-year-old Northwestern women’s basketball player Jordan Hankins was reportedly found dead in her dorm room on Monday, per ESPN.

According to the report, her body was found Monday afternoon, and there is no indication of foul play. The official cause will be determined by the examiner’s office.

“Northwestern women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown called Jordan, a sophomore, a “remarkably dynamic young woman,” adding her death is a “devastating loss for our basketball family.”

“She brought an unwavering intensity and commitment to everything in her life. We will miss her enormously,” McKeown said in a statement, per ESPN.

Our thoughts and prayers are with her and her family.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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