Former Univ. Of Md. Basketball Player Dead At 33

WHITE MARSH, Md. (AP) — A former University of Maryland basketball player who was on the 2002 national championship team has died after jumping from a freeway overpass in an apparent suicide.

Baltimore County police say Earl Badu, 33, jumped from the Interstate 95 overpass onto I-695 on Thursday morning in White Marsh, northeast of Baltimore. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Badu was a walk-on player at Maryland. He played just 33 minutes during his college basketball career and scored four points during his four years with the Terps.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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