Who Is Timeyin Amatosero-Keke? College Basketball Player Dies After Game

Timeyin Amatosero-Keke, a 24-year-old college basketball player, has passed away. Amatosero-Keke played for Bluefield State College and died after he collapsed following a pick-up basketball game earlier this year.

The Associated Press had the details.

Bluefield State College Athletic Director John Lewis tells news outlets that 24-year-old Timeyin Amatosero-Keke (tih-MAYN’ ah-mah-toe-SEHR’-oh-KE’-KE’) died Monday night. Lewis says an athletic trainer told him Amatosero-Keke, of Lagos, Nigeria, was packing up to leave a pickup game session at a high school when he collapsed.

Lewis says Amatosero-Keke was taken to a hospital and died. His cause of death is unclear.

Amatosero-Keke was majoring in civil engineering and technology.