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Zach Lederer, former Maryland manager, passes away after battle with cancer

Mar 12, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

Zach Lederer, a manager on the Maryland men’s basketball team, passed away last night after a lengthy battle with brain cancer.

He was 20.

Zach was an inspiration to the basketball team and sparked a meme that went nationwide called ‘Zaching’. Maryland posted this picture of the team ‘Zaching’ this morning in his honor. CSN Baltimore posted a series of tributes from the players on twitter this morning.