Stick & Stone May…

We’re in the nitty gritty of the NCAA tournament with more than half the field eliminated, brackets busted, and the State fans (most) have gotten over the initial reaction of going down in the first round to a state school in the middle of Tennessee — well, maybe not.

About this time three years ago, guard Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinals infamously broke his right leg when coming down from attempting to block a shot. The sight of the injury was unsettling, to say the least!

Here is the video: **Warning: may cause you to lose your lunch**

This raises the question: why did this occur during a routine athletic movement in basketball? A non-contact torn ACL/MCL — which I spoke briefly in a previous edition of FF — is one thing, but his tibia (shin bone) snapped in half in multiple places.