Derek gray UW-Whitewater men’s basketball player and Madison native passed away without any medical condition.The Department of athletics at the university confirmed the news.
The department tweeted Derek gray died doing what he loved most. there are not many details about his death.
he was a young man with no medical conditions.
Gray was a student of La Follette High School in Madison. he was a guard in the 2021 and 2022 seasons.He ranked second in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference during that season for steals, steals per game, and total field goal attempts,
The university said Gray was a psychology major.
The University of UW will pay tribute to Derek Gray:
The campus flag will fly at half-staff on Friday in his memory.
the team made a huddle to send tributes to young players.
Derek had black and white parents. he was a tall man with a great physique. he had curly hair and a symmetrical face. he was very quick in the game but he did not play for a long time.
Gray family has not made any public comments yet:
it was a difficult day for his family. they have not announced any funeral date and time for the students yet. his friends will soon start a gofundme or the university will bear expenses. we will have to wait for official confirmation.
He was a bright student and he was known for being a team player with ambitions.
We are looking at another young age sportsman dying in a span of some weeks. Another sportsman died some weeks ago.