Louisville's Ware breaks leg in gruesome scene

Posted at Apr 01 2013 08:37 PM | Updated as of Apr 02 2013 04:37 AM

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MANILA, Philippines – Louisville guard Kevin Ware broke his leg in a horrific injury that left everyone in a state of shock during the NCAA tournament’s regional finals on Sunday.

Ware landed awkwardly while trying to block a shot int he first half, and his right leg bent at a gruesome angle, leaving the crowd at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in a stunned silence.

Several athletes, including Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol and Notre Dame guard Skylar Diggins, posted tweets supporting Ware, while NCAA president Mark Emmert also posted a statement saying he is praying for the player’s complete and speedy recovery.

The Cardinals went on to rout Duke, 85-63, to advance to the Final Four. ANC Alerts, ANC, April 1, 2013