The 25- year old Amatossero -Keke passed away Monday evening while he was playing basketball with his friends.
He bent down to tie his shoe when he collapsed, a spokesman with the University said.
Timeyin Amatossero was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The big blues mens basketball team took to twitter to announce his passing. it wrote:
It is with a heavy heart this morning that we ask for prayers for our basketball and athletic family. Last night we tragically lost one of our very own. Timeyin Amatossero-KeKe.
Timeyin was sophomore from Lagos, Nigeria and had a passion for our program and his teammates.
Timeyin had a strong mind and just wanted a chance to play collegiate basketball. We ask that at this time you all keep his family and our student-athletes in your thoughts as we deal with this difficult time. Thank you,” the team.