Found February 12, 2013 on
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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 knee on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the season. He suffered an injury to the knee during the second half of a game at Iowa over the weekend.
Swopshire started 24 games this season, averaging 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. His average of 7.5 rebounds per contest in Big Ten play currently ranks fifth in the league. The overall norm of 6.7 rebounds per game marks the highest average by a Northwestern player since Evan Eschmeyer averaged 10.1 per contest during the 1998-99 season.
Quite a boost from his senior season at UofL last year when Swopshire averaged 3.3 points and 2.8 rebounds. He was sidelined for the 2010-11 season with a groin injury.
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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...
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.
Northwestern senior guard Reggie Hearn meets with the media, in advance of the Wildcats' game with Ohio State. PurpleWildcats offers video of the interview.
Northwestern freshman guard Kale Abrahamson meets with the media, in advance of the Wildcats' matchup with Ohio State. PurpleWildcats offers video of the interview.