OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) -Southern Indiana officials say center Jeron Lewis has died after collapsing during a game at Kentucky Wesleyan.
Athletic Department spokesman Ray Simmons says the 21-year-old Lewis collapsed on the court with about 4 minutes left in Thursday night's game in Owensboro. He died at a local hospital just before 10 p.m.
Details haven't been released. A message left for the Daviess County coroner wasn't returned early Friday.
The 6-foot-8, 260-pound Lewis was in his second season with Southern Indiana, averaging 12.8 points and 8.0 rebounds.
Simmons says Lewis had a ``great sense of humor and a soft touch with kids.'' University President Linda Bennett says the school ``is heartbroken.''
Lewis is survived by his infant son, fiance, mother and sister.

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