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College player Lauren Hill buried following private funeral

Mount St. Joseph University head women's basketball coach Dan Benjamin places Lauren Hill's uniform on her casket during memorial services Monday, April 13, 2015, at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Hill died Friday from a brain tumor that had been growing inside of her for more than a year. The Mount St. Joseph freshman devoted her final year to playing basketball, raising money for cancer research, and inspiring others. (Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT;  NO SALES

CINCINNATI (AP) — The burial for Lauren Hill was held Tuesday in a private ceremony, one day after thousands attended a memorial at the basketball arena where the college freshman made her first layup while fighting brain cancer.

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Public service set for college basketball player Lauren Hill

In this Nov. 2, 2014, file photo, Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives a thumbs-up as she holds the game ball during her first NCAA college basketball game, against Hiram University, at Xavier University in Cincinnati. The 19-year-old freshman basketball player died at a hospital in Cincinnati Friday, April 10, 2015, the co-founder of her foundation The Cure Starts Now said.  (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

CINCINNATI (AP) — A public memorial service will be held Monday in Cincinnati for the college basketball player who inspired many as she fought an inoperable brain tumor.

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