UofL BASKETBALL | Chinanu Onuaku undergoes minor heart surgery

05/17/2016 06:22 PM

Rick Pitino was on 840 WHAS radio today with host Terry Meiners and when asked about the likelihood of Chinanu Onuaku turning pro this season, Pitino said he thought Onuaku was 98 percent leaning towards making the jump this year. Pitino also dropped the news that Onuaku was undergoing a minor heart surgery.

You can listen to that portion of Meiner’s interview and hear from Chinanu here:

Chinanu’s surgery has apparently gone well. He posted a picture of his instagram accounst saying he is doing great.

Garrett Moore

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