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IU’s Yogi Ferrell postpones basketball announcement after student death

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The family of Indiana University point guard Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell said Saturday that an announcement about his future basketball plans will be postponed following the death of IU student Hannah Wilson.

The announcement about whether Ferrell will enter the NBA draft or continue at IU for his senior year was originally scheduled for Saturday evening.

Wilson, a Fishers native and current IU Bloomington student, was found dead Friday. A Bloomington man has been arrested in connection with the death.

Ferrell’s family issued the following statement Saturday morning:

In consideration of recent tragic events within the IU family, Kevin Ferrell Sr. has postponed the announcement of the future basketball plans of Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell.

The Ferrell family sends out its condolences and prayers to the family of Hannah N. Wilson.