Sunday, April 14, 2024

Drexel University male basketball player found dead inside his on-campus apartment


A Drexel University basketball player was found dead inside his on-campus apartment Wednesday morning.

Drexel University

Terrence Butler, a rising junior in the College of Engineering and a member of the men’s basketball team, died unexpectedly, and the cause of death is unknown.

Terrence Butler

On Wednesday, the college issued the following statement:

On behalf of the entire Drexel community, we extend our deepest sympathy to Terrence’s family, friends, and teammates. In addition to being a student-athlete, Terrence was involved in numerous activities and organizations at Drexel and was a friend to many throughout the University community, said a portion of the message from the university.

Butler, a 6-foot-7 forward from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, appeared in eight games for the Dragons over two seasons, missing time due to injuries. Last season, Butler was also named to the Colonial Athletic A*sociation’s Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll. In high school, Butler averaged 17.8 points and seven rebounds per game.

His death remains under investigation.

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