INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Indiana men's basketball star Daryl Thomas has died. He was 52.
Family members say he died of a heart attack.
Thomas was a part of Indiana University's 1987 National Championship men's basketball team.
During his time at Indiana University, Thomas was a two-year starter and a key member of the team that won the 1987 title during Bob Knight's last year there.
The Indiana men's basketball family is devastated to learn of the passing of 1987 National Champion Daryl Thomas. Our prayers go out to his family, friends, teammates and coaches and all others who he had an impact on throughout his life. pic.twitter.com/kVvZeDLGLJ
— Indiana Basketball (@IndianaMBB) March 28, 2018
"Beloved by his teammates and coaches, our prayers go out to his wife Marta, his children, and the Montini Catholic HS community he served," Archie Miller, Head Coach for the Indiana Hoosiers said about Thomas.
Saddened to hear of the passing of Hoosier legend and National Champion Daryl Thomas. Beloved by his teammates and coaches, our prayers go out to his wife Marta, his children, and the Montini Catholic HS community he served. pic.twitter.com/acMYTfewsh
— Arch Miller (@Archie_Miller) March 28, 2018