CBS lingered an additional few seconds on this yr’s “One Shining Second” video to pay tribute to Grand Canyon’s Oscar Frayer.
Frayer, 23, died in a March 23 automobile accident simply three days following the Antelopes’ first-round loss to Iowa within the NCAA Event. He, his older sister Andrea Moore and a good friend died within the accident close to Lodi, Calif.
Frayer seems on the 1:36 mark within the video. He’s proven blocking Iowa’s Connor McCaffery, following him backing up in transition:
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It was a cultured transfer by CBS to incorporate Frayer in its video, beloved as it’s amongst hardcore and informal basketball followers alike. Grand Canyon actually appreciated the gesture, as nicely:
Frayer performed 25 minutes within the loss to the Hawkeyes, scoring eight factors and tallying three rebounds, 5 assists, one steal and three blocks. It was his 107th begin — third-most within the Antelopes’ Division I period. The senior guard/ahead completed his profession with 970 factors and 144 3-pointers, rating fourth in program historical past in each marks.
“We love O,” GCU coach Bryce Drew mentioned within the school’s statement announcing his death. “He was the heartbeat of our workforce along with his vibrant, energetic persona. I can’t put into phrases the damage and unhappiness all of us really feel, however we all know he’s in heaven and that offers us nice pleasure to know we can be collectively once more.”