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Texas teen hoops player collapses, dies

Updated: March 14, 2011, 1:23 AM ET
Associated Press

McALLEN, Texas -- A South Texas high school basketball player died after collapsing during a timeout at a tournament in Austin, coaches said.

Roma High School junior Robert Garza, 16, was playing in the AAU tournament on Saturday with the Hoopsters, a South Texas club team, when he collapsed without any warning.

"It's unexplainable. He got a glass of water. He 'high-fived' Pablo Adame [a Hoopster teammate] and then it just happened. He collapsed," Hoopster coach Arnold Martinez told ...

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