Negedu Hurt

Knoxville, TN - Tennessee forward Emmanuel Negedu will not play during the 2009-10 season but will remain on scholarship after suffering sudden cardiac arrest last week.

Bet Men’s College Basketball

The 20-year-old sophomore from Kaduna, Nigeria, underwent surgery Tuesday to have a cardiac defibrillator implanted in his chest to monitor his heart's rhythm and deliver energy when an irregularity occurs.
Team trainers revived Negedu after he lost consciousness and a pulse with an automatic external defibrillator and CPR on Sept. 28. He had just completed a team weightlifting session.
He underwent tests at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic before his surgery.
As a freshman, Negedu averaged 7.2 minutes, 1.9 rebounds and 1.7 points in 33 games.

Bet Men’s College Basketball

Posted: 10/7/09 10:15PM ET

 

Advertisement

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Dayton vs. Davidson Pick Can Dayton pick up another road win in the Atlantic 10 when it takes on Davidson tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Utah vs. Colorado Prediction Will Utah pull off the small upset tonight when it visits Colorado tonight at 11:00PM ET?
Thumbnail USC vs. Arizona Prediction Will Arizona cover the point spread tonight as a sizable home favorite versus USC at 10:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Gonzaga vs. San Diego Pick No. 1 Gonzaga finds itself as a sizable road favorite tonight at 10PM ET when it faces San Diego. Can the Zags...
Thumbnail UCLA vs. Arizona State Pick Will No. 5 UCLA go on the road and handle its business when it takes on Arizona State tonight at 9PM ET?

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Team Pages