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The former Indiana Husser Basketball player Maurice Crick found himself in Ukraine amid the Russian invasion and said his latest attempt to flee the country on Saturday was postponed due to security concerns.
Crick, who plays professionally in the Ukrainian Super League, said WJLA On Friday, he was stuck in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, and the situation caused him “horror.”
“My mother cries every day, my father is worried, my brothers call me every day,” Crick said of his family in Maryland.
“I’m scared, I’m scared,” Crick added. “I’m not just because I’m in it, I’m saying it because it’s real. I won’t lie, I’m scared now. It’s a terrible time, so I can use all the comfort and I need all the love and support I can to get ”.
Scream has been active on social media, updating its situation. He said at the station that he had been moving between his apartment and the bomb shelters since the attacks began.
On Saturday morning, Crick said he was leaving Ukraine. An hour later, he said he was still stuck.
“Only if I thought I would leave Ukraine today … sirens smell,” he complained on Twitter.
The 31-year-old played three seasons for the Hussers before moving to George Washington University in 2013. He began his international career the following season before joining the Super League in 2018.