TOWSON, MD. (THECOUNT) — Towson University has announced that sophomore Tigers basketball player, Oluwadamilare “Michael” Oyinloye, passed away after playing a game on-campus Friday night.

The school tweeted news of the sudden passing of 22-year-old Oyinloye.


Early last evening, T.U.P.D. and first responders were called to the campus recreation center Burdick Hall for the report of a collapsed student who had been playing basketball. TU staff responded quickly to provide CPR and life support to Michael. He was then transported to University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center emergency room where tragically he later passed away, reports FoxBaltimore.

We are grateful to the first responders including TUPD and the campus recreation and student affairs staff who moved swiftly in this emergency and continue to support our community.”

A cause of death was not provided.

Geo quick facts: Towson is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. The population was 55,197 as of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Baltimore County and the second-most populous unincorporated county seat in the United States – Wikipedia.