NU basketball player dies


School officials have announced that Jordan Hankins, a guard on the Northwestern University women’s basketball team, died this afternoon.

Hankins was found dead in her dorm room and university officials said no foul play is suspected.

“Jordan was a remarkably dynamic young woman,” coach Joe McKeown said in a statement. “This 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.”

Hankins, 19, was from Indianapolis.

The school has canceled Wednesday’s scheduled game at Minnesota.. 


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