Matt Derenbecker, who played one season for the Dayton men’s basketball team in 2012-13 before transferring to New Orleans, was found dead Sunday in Ponchatoula, La., according to a report in the New Orleans Times-Picayune. He was 22. Derenbecker’s father told the Times-Picayune his son was found dead in a swimming pool at a friend’s house. The family checked on him after he didn’t show up at the airport to pick up his girlfriend.
Derenbecker’s former UD teammates reacted to news on Twitter.