Kyle Kuric remains in critical condition, but is improving after second surgery

11/09/2015 04:01 PM

Former UofL Basketball player Kyle Kuric underwent two brain surgeries last weekend. The second was after to alleviate swelling in the brain that resulted form the first surgery which removed a tumor.

Kuric remains in critical condition, but a message from his father has given new hope to his recovery.

From Steve Kuric:

‘Well today has been a calmer day for Kyle. He has improved some since yesterday’s surgery. Kyle’s surgeon has been in to see him twice today and he is more optimistic with the situation today. Caution is still present, however, as Kyle is still critical as he requires intensive medical treatment and ventilator support. The medical team will continue close observation over the next couple of days. We are extremely grateful for the care that Kyle has received here at the hospital. We have more faith that Kyle will get better. We are humbled by all of the overwhelming support and love for Kyle. Please continue praying for him. Thank you all so very much.’

Kyle Kuric went to a Barcelona hospital for a migraine headache when the tumor was discovered. Kyle has been in Barcelona playing for the Spanish Gran Canaria club.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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