Auburn freshman to miss 3-4 weeks after knee surgery; Bruce Pearl also has procedure
Give Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl credit, he’s all-in with his team whether that means taking a trip to Israel to play in exhibition games or getting knee surgery with your freshman guard.
Pearl and guard Chance Westry both had arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday.
— Auburn Basketball (@AuburnMBB) October 6, 2022
Coach Pearl was able to report that both he and Westry were doing just fine. Recovery time for both player and coach is about 3-4 weeks.
Chance and I did great! Got the best team of Doctors and Trainers in the business! Gotta make my limp look more like a strut ?Chance and I appreciate all your prayers! Gods got us! https://t.co/hYWfQcRHbS
— Bruce Pearl (@coachbrucepearl) October 6, 2022
Famed orthopedic surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, who is also the Auburn team doctor, oversaw both of the procedures.
Westry is a 4-star prospect from Compass Prep School in Chandler, Arizona. He was rated as a top 40 prospect nationally.