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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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Jared Swopshire brought a positive presence to the Northwestern locker room, and was beginning to produce in the stat sheet. Now, his collegiate career has come to an end, as he underwent season-ending surgery on his injured right knee. It's a sad way for the likable forward to end his Northwestern basketball tenure.
Northwestern senior forward Jared Swopshire underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and will miss the remainder of the season, ending his college career.
We’ve caught Jared Swopshire in Big Ten action a couple of times on TV this season, recognizing that familiar running styles of his, pleased to see him playing a leading role for a change.
But not for long. His rocky college basketball career is done.
The former University of Louisville player, who transferred to Northwestern this season, underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right...
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