Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/16/14

LOUISVILLE, KY - DECEMBER 16: Jared Swopshire #21 of the Louisville Cardinals defends against Tim Morton #5 of the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at Freedom Hall on December 16, 2009 in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville won 94-57. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Former Louisville forward Jared Swopshire has been dealt and unfortunate blow. According to Teddy Greenstein, a sports writer for the Chicago Tribune, Swopshire will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. After four years at Louisville, Swopshire transferred to Northwestern for his final year of eligibility. He underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee today after suffering an injury on Saturday against Iowa. This isn’t the first serious injury for Swopshire. The Saint Louis native missed the entire 2010-11 season after for Louisville due to a nagging groin injury. Swop’s best season was in 2009-10 during his sophomore year where he started 20 games. Quotes from Northwestern coach Bill Barmody. “We all feel badly for Jared that he won’t be able to play out the remainder of his final collegiate season,” Northwestern head men’s basketball coach Bill Carmody said. “He has been a terrific addition to the program, both on and off the court. He was enjoying a very producti...
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