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Rutgers freshman died playing basketball, sister suspects heart condition


NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey — His sister suspects a heart condition may be to blame for the death of a Rutgers University freshman who collapsed during a recreational basketball game.

A Rutgers spokesman says lifeguards in the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center performed CPR on 18-year-old Patrick Awosogba on Sunday. The East Brunswick resident later died at a hospital.

His sister, Dr. Temipope Awosogba, who is a resident physician in Boston, tells ( ) it seems her brother had an undetected enlarged heart.

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