SportsCollege SportsFSU


Former Florida State basketball player Michael Ojo dies at 27

Posted at 11:10 AM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 18:15:09-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Former Florida State men's basketball player Michael Ojo has died, sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Ojo was 27 years old.

According to Serbian news outlets, Ojo collapsed during a practice. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Ojo had played professional overseas after graduating from Florida State in 2017 with a master's degree in International Affairs. The 7'1'' center finished his career as a Seminole ranked19th in school history with 78 career blocked shots and was tied for seventh with 131 career games played.