Grand Canyon University mourns the loss of a basketball player Oscar Frayer.
According to the school, the 23-year-old athlete died in a car accident in California on March 23. The GCU Antelopes team’s website states that Oskar’s sister, Andrea Mooreand a friend also died in the accident.
“We love O”, head coach Bryce Drew said in a statement. “He was the heartbeat of our team with his vibrant, energetic personality. I can’t put into words the pain and sadness we all feel, but we know he is in heaven and we enjoy knowing that that we’ll be together again. “
A few days ago, on March 20, Oscar scored eight points in the team’s game against Iowa in the first round of the 2021 NCAA basketball tournament. While Iowa beat GCU 86-74, Oscar had three blocks and five assists in the game.