Texas Tech player remembers slain rapper and friend Nipsey Hussle

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Hours before his death, rapper Nipsey Hussle celebrated Texas Tech’s Elite Eight win with longtime family friend and Tech player Brandone Francis.

According to multiple reports, Hussle went to the locker room to celebrate with the team in Anaheim.

Just hours after that celebration, Hussle was shot dead outside of a Los Angeles store.

Eric Holder, 29, has been arrested in connection with Hussle’s death. Police have questioned a woman believed to have driven a getaway car but she was not arrested.

In the video above, Francis talked about his connection to the rapper and how the death has impacted his week preparing for the Final Four.

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