Originally written on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 9/19/14

A highly-touted basketball prospect collapsed during a game in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Tuesday. He was later pronounced dead at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.Josh Level was a junior forward on the New Gardens Friends High School basketball team in Greensboro, N.C., a pre-K through 12th grade Quaker school founded in 1971.The 6-foot-5 Level was regarded as a five-star recruit by Rivals and had scholarship offers from Oklahoma State, Charlotte, and Cleveland State.Students at the school were notified about Level's death via the following text message sent by head administrator David Tomlin:Dear New Garden Friends School Community, It pains us deeply to inform you of the loss tonight of one of our students. Josh Level, a junior at NGFS, died after collapsing during a basketball game at Quality Education in Winston-Salem. We will provide you with information as it comes available about funeral arrangements. Tomorrow we will have Meeting for Worship in the morning, and we will have counselors on site for students, staff and faculty. We know that you join us in conveying the deepest sorrow and most sincere condolences of the New Garden Friends School community to Josh's parents and family. In Peace, David Tomlin Darrell CottonVia WFMY

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