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Buffalo Adds Juco Justin Moss

UB Picks up a JUCO who's walked an unlikely path

Stung by two losses since the coaching transition UB has started to look into getting JUSO players who can come on and provide immediate quality depth the team.

This may be the same Moxx who had committed to Toledo in 2010 before a heart condition supposedly ended his career

Heart issue benches UT recruit - Toledo Blade
Justin Moss, a 6-foot-6 power forward from Romulus (Mich.) High School who was expected to contribute immediately for UT this season, has been diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and his athletic career is over.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a congenital heart condition in which the heart muscle is thickened without any obvious cause, thereby making it more difficult for the heart to pump blood. It is the leading cause of sudden death in young athletes and claimed the lives of Loyola Marymount basketball star Hank Gathers, NBA player Reggie Lewis and countless other athletes.

This Justin Moss was targeted by a good number of MAC teams and by Oakland.

There are treatments for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy such as drugs to relax the heart muscle and the implantation of an internal defibrillator to regulate the hearts condition.

I've sent an email to Indian Hills to find out where their Justin Moss played high school ball to confirm it's the same player.