Former USF Basketball Player Neena Pacholke Dead at 27

Former point guard for the University of South Florida women's basketball team Neena Pacholke died on Aug. 27, 

Her sister Kaitlynn Pacholke shared on Instagram. The 27-year-old had worked as a morning anchor at News 9 in Wisconsin. 

"I don't have the words," Kaitlynn wrote on Aug. 29. "How does anyone ever find the words for the worst day of their life?"

Kaitlynn continued, "On Saturday, August 27th my world came crashing down in a way I never imagined possible. My baby sister is gone. My 27 year long best friend."

the USF Women's Basketball team wrote on Aug. 29. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Neena and her family during this extremely difficult time."

"The Bulls are heartbroken to learn of the sudden loss of our beloved former teammate Neena Pacholke (2013-16),"