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Ex-UConn Basketball Participant Rakim Lubin Lifeless at 28

Rakim Lubin, CBB Player Ex-UConn Forward Dead At 28 5/16 — 9:14 AM PT — UConn’s Athletic Department told TMZ Sports on Thursday they are saddened by Lubin’s death and will pray for his family. “UConn Athletics offers its condolences and has Rakim’s family in our thoughts.” Rakim Lubin — a former college basketball player

Ex-UConn Basketball Participant Rakim Lubin Lifeless at 28

Rakim Lubin, CBB Participant
Ex-UConn Ahead Lifeless At 28

5/16 — 9:14 AM PT — UConn’s Athletic Division informed TMZ Sports activities on Thursday they’re saddened by Lubin’s dying and can pray for his household.

“UConn Athletics affords its condolences and has Rakim’s household in our ideas.”

Rakim Lubin — a former faculty basketball participant who hooped for the UConn Huskies — has reportedly handed away. He was solely 28 years outdated.

In accordance with the Status Memorial Funeral House, the 6-foot-8 baller — nicknamed “Rock”‘ as a result of his physique — reportedly died on Might twelfth.

The reason for Rakim’s dying shouldn’t be identified.

Lubin was a three-star recruit out of Georgia’s Buford Excessive Faculty the place he averaged 20.3 factors, 12.1 rebounds, and a couple of.1 blocks per recreation throughout his senior 12 months.

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He led the Wolves to a 27-6 file and to the Georga 2A state championship that very same 12 months.

Lubin — the Georgia Sportswriters 3A Participant of the Yr — was recruited by a number of schools, together with Georgia Tech … however dedicated to play for then-coach Kevin Ollie and the Huskies in 2013.

He performed in 24 video games as a freshman and was a invaluable participant for the squad.

Lubin in the end transferred to Cal State Northridge for the 2016-17 season the place he averaged 8.5 factors and 5.2 rebounds for the Matadors.

Lubin final performed for LSU Shreveport in 2017.

“We ask that you simply please maintain this household and people which may be going by way of the identical lifted in prayer,” Lubin’s obituary learn.

RIP

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