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South Carolina State player collapses during game against NC State

The game is currently in a delay.

A South Carolina State player collapsed during the first half of the Bulldogs’ game against NC State on Saturday.

The player, who has not yet been identified, appeared to be receiving CPR in front of the bench. ESPN cameras showed players from both teams, as well as students and fans, in tears. Wolfpack coach Kevin Keatts also made his way to the Bulldog bench to comfort SC State coach Murray Garland.

The player was eventually put on a stretcher and carried off of the court, at which point both teams made their way to their respective locker rooms. The game is currently in a delay, with NC State leading 22-5, with 13:14 to play in the first half.

We will have more information on the situation as it develops.

UPDATE: The game will continue shortly. Still no update on the player’s condition.

UPDATE: The player has been identified as Tyvoris Solomon and is conscious, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.

UPDATE: Per the broadcast, the player is stable and on his way to the hospital.