Kevin Ware Undergoes Successful Surgery, Teammates React To Injury

03/31/2013 10:16 PM

The University of Louisville announced late tonight that guard Kevin Ware underwent successful surgery at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis to repair a broken bone in his right leg. Ware suffered the injury with six and a half minutes left in the first half of UofL’s win over Duke.

According to a press release, Ware had the bone re-set, a wound from the injury closed and a rod inserted into his right tibia. He will remain in Indianapolis until at least Tuesday, when he should be able to return home to Louisville.

After the Cardinals’ win, the talk in the locker room and on the court was about winning the game for Kevin Ware.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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