Purdue All-American Caleb Swanigan Has Died

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The young man lived a life filled with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows.

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Former Homestead and Purdue basketball standout, Caleb Swanigan, has died at the age of 25. The Allen County Coroner’s Office said he died of natural causes.

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Swanigan was born in Indianapolis and went to Homestead High School in Fort Wayne.

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He won Indiana’s Mr. Basketball in 2015, the same year he helped lead Homestead basketball to their first ever state title.

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Swanigan played two seasons at Purdue from 2015-17 before being drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Portland Trailblazers.

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“Our thoughts and prayers to Caleb Swanigan’s family and friends.

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The world lost a gentle soul last night,” the Purdue Men’s Basketball Twitter account posted on Tuesday morning.

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📷 Devastated.   Our thoughts and prayers to Caleb Swanigan’s family and friends. The world lost a gentle soul last night.   Love you Biggie

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Caleb Swanigan, Former Purdue Basketball Standout, Has Died

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