Stallings comments on death of Dai-Jon Parker

The following is a statement from head coach Kevin Stallings on the passing of former Vanderbilt basketball player Dai-Jon Parker, who died of an apparent drowning Thursday.

"We are extremely saddened with the news of Dai-Jon's death," said Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings. "Everyone who watched him play basketball knew what kind of athlete he was. But, to those of us who knew him and loved him, he was as good and happy of a person as you would ever meet. He always had a smile on his face and I will always remember him for that smile and the positive spirit he had. We send our deepest condolences and prayers to his family, friends, and others who were lucky enough to have met him. The Vanderbilt basketball family will miss him." Top Stories