Louisville Player Kevin Ware Suffers Gruesome Injury During Regional Final Game (Video)

Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffered a horrid fracture Sunday during an NCAA regional final against Duke.
(Warning on content)

Ware reportedly called on his teammates to beat Duke before they took him off the court.
They did.
Yahoo Sports reported:

Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome compound fracture in the first half of the Cardinals’ Midwest regional final against Duke on Sunday.

Ware rushed out to challenge a 3-point shot by Duke’s Tyler Thornton and appeared to land awkwardly. When laying on the court, the tibia bone in his right leg appeared to be protruding from the skin. The game was stopped for a prolonged period of time and a pall fell over Lucas Oil Stadium.

Louisville’s players reacted with anguish. Chane Behanan fell to the floor sobbing. Russ Smith was crying heavily. Coach Rick Pitino was wiping tears from his face.

Ware asked to speak to his teammates and Pitino called them over. The guard reportedly offered words of encouragement, telling the team to press on and beat Duke.

Louisville went on to beat Duke 85-63.

Comments

As a privately owned web site, we reserve the right to edit or remove comments that contain spam, advertising, vulgarity, threats of violence, racism, anti-Semitism, or personal/abusive attacks on other users. The same applies to trolling, the use of multiple aliases, or just generally being a jerk. Enforcement of this policy is at the sole discretion of the site administrators and repeat offenders may be blocked or permanently banned without warning