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.