University of Kentucky honors athlete after sudden passing
Players on the University of Kentucky basketball team wore his number 33 on their warmup shirts in memory of him.
(WILX) - Players and coaches of Kentucky Basketball honored the life of Ben Jordan, a University Of Kentucky two-sport athlete that passed away at the age of 22.
Jordan passed away Monday afternoon. No cause of his death was released.
The 22-year-old played baseball for UK, pitching in 10 games in the 2019 season after redshirting his first year due to Tommy John surgery.
The six-foot-nine Jordan also joined the school basketball team as a walk after a shortage in scholarship players, appearing in three games last season.
The Kentucky athlete was honored with a moment of silence at Tuesday’s Kentucky basketball game against Alabama. Players wore his number 33 on their warmup shirts in memory of him.
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