Ball State basketball player Zachary Hollywood found dead of apparent suicide

Zachary Hollywood, a redshirt-sophomore basketball player at Ball State University, died Tuesday of an apparent suicide at an off-campus apartment, authorities have told multiplemedia outlets.

He was 19.

Hollywood tweeted for the final time at 5:39 a.m.

Hollywood’s body was discovered around 1 p.m. 

Hollywood, a 6-foot-9 forward, averaged 17.5 points and 7.8 rebounds during his senior year (2015-16) at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High in Illinois. His father, Scott Hollywood, played college basketball at Youngstown State. His mother, Susan Hollywood, died a little more than a year ago at the age of 49.

“This is a tragedy,” read a statement released by Ball State. “Our heartfelt condolences are with his family, friends and teammates.”

Hollywood’s teammates reacted on social media — among them Trey Moses.

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