Caleb Swanigan, a former Homestead and Purdue standout who played in the NBA, died at the age of 25.
Caleb Sylvester Swanigan was a professional basketball player from the United States. He was a Purdue University basketball player.
Swanigan received the titles of McDonald's All-American and Mr. Basketball for Indiana.
Roosevelt Barnes, a former Purdue basketball player, adopted Caleb Swanigan when he was 13 years old at his older brother's request.
In his collegiate debut, he had 11 points and 11 rebounds. He had at least ten rebounds in 40 of his 69 collegiate games.
Swanigan was recruited into several teams. Scholarships were offered by several teams including Arizona, Kentucky, Cal and Duke.
He was named Gatorade Player of the Year and made the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association's Underkels All-State first team.
A promising player's death is a significant loss to the world of sports and sports fans.