WKU Point Guard Dies Suddenly

By: Amy Bingham
By: Amy Bingham

Western Kentucky University officials are looking into reports that point guard Danny Rumph has died.

Officials received word that junior guard Danny Rumph died after collapsing during a pickup basketball game in his hometown of Philadelphia. Few details are available at this time. The 21-year-old was visiting his family Sunday.

Head Coach Darrin Horn said he received a call from the family early Monday morning. In a statement, Horn said, "We are shocked and saddened by the tragic news we received this morning,"

"Danny was loved and respected by not only everyone in the basketball program, but by many people in the Western community. Our thoughts and prayers are with Danny’s family."


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