Auburn’s Chuma Okeke has torn left ACL

Okeke to undergo surgery Tuesday

Auburn makes final preps ahead of Elite 8 matchup with Kentucky

KANSAS CITY, MO (WSFA) - Auburn University has confirmed sophomore forward Chuma Okeke suffered a torn left anterior cruciate ligament in Friday’s game against North Carolina.

Okeke went down with the injury with 8:08 remaining in the game. He finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds.

Auburn went on to win 97-80 to advance to the Elite 8 Sunday where they will take on Kentucky.

Okeke will undergo surgery Tuesday with Dr. James Andrews.

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