According to multiple reports, former Syracuse men’s basketball player Fab Melo died was found dead on Saturday morning at the age of 26.
While the cause of death is not immediately known, Melo reportedly died in his sleep in his homeland of Brazil.
“He was a really good kid, and it’s not fair that he will be defined by one thing, a 10-page paper,” Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim told ESPN. “He worked his tail off to become a really good player and was a nice kid.”
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