Just days after playing in the NCAA tournament, Oscar Frayer, a forward on the men’s basketball team at Grand Canyon University, died Tuesday in a vehicle accident near Lodi, California, the school’s athletics department said Thursday.

Frayer, 23, his older sister Andrea Moore, and a friend died in the crash, the Antelopes’ athletics department said. The third person was not identified yet by the San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office, according to the athletics department.
Grand Canyon, seeded 15th in the NCAA tournament, lost to No. 2 seed Iowa in the round of 64 on Saturday in Indianapolis, Indiana. Frayer scored eight points in his final game. This was Grand Canyon’s first men’s NCAA tournament appearance.

His dad died in a car accident

A redshirt senior from Oakland, California, Frayer was the son of Oscar Frayer and Bionca Sparrow. The elder Oscar Frayer died in a car accident when young Oscar was 7, according to a story on the athletics department website.

 

Chad Wyrick

By Chad Wyrick

ATP creator. Content appearances on Fox News, SEC Network, Barstool Sports, 247Sports, ESPN Radio, among others. Played football at Marshall University and Bluefield College.

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