“I can’t believe it,” said Johnny Dawkins, head coach for Stanford University’s basketball team and Emma’s teammate at Duke. “He was a great guy,” Dawkins said. “I have nothing but respect for him as a competitor. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”
Tom Emma Rumors
A former Duke University basketball team captain jumped to his death Tuesday from the roof of a private athletic club in Midtown, police sources said. Tom Emma, 49, jumped from atop the New York Athletic Club at 180 Central Park South shortly before 11:30 a.m. Police found his body on the second-story landing of the Jumeirah Essex House next door. He was dead, cops said.