Found September 10, 2012 on
Sox and Dawgs:
According to a press release on the UConn Huskies website, UConn men's basketball point guard Shabazz Napier has undergone surgery to repair a stress fracture in his right foot.
Here's the release:
STORRS, Conn. --- University of Connecticut junior guard Shabazz Napier (Roxbury, Mass.) will be out of action for the next several weeks as he recovers from surgery on his right foot to repair a bothersome stress fracture.
Napier, the Huskies' most experienced returning player, had a right fifth metatarsal internal fixation performed Friday at John Dempsey Hospital at the UConn Health Center, basically meaning that a screw was inserted to promote healing of the fracture.
The fracture has been causing Napier discomfort for a few months and was the reason Napier decided to leave the Puerto Rican National Team after making the squad last spring. Rather than play hard on it all summer and possibly jeopardize his upcoming college season, Napier returned home for treat...
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Shabazz Napier’s diagnosis has gone from “symptomatic discomfort” in his right foot to stress fracture and on Friday Connecticut’s junior guard had surgery. The school announced Monday that Napier, UConn’s most experienced returning player for 2012-13, will be held out of action for “the next several weeks” as he recovers.
Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier has undergone surgery to repair a stress fracture in his right foot.
The injury has been bothering Napier for several months and led him withdraw from the Puerto Rican National team this summer.
UConn said the junior captain had a screw inserted in his fifth metatarsal bone Friday at UConn's John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington. The school said...
STORRS – Former Connecticut football coach Randy Edsall on Tuesday apologized for the abrupt manner in which he departed the program in January 2011 when, hours after losing to Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl, he accepted the head coaching job at Maryland.
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