Kentucky F Poythress injured in postgame celebration, says he's 'fine'

By Chip Patterson | College Football/Basketball Writer

Kentucky forward Alex Poythress suffered an apparent leg injury during the Wildcats' celebration of Saturday night's 74-73 win against Wisconsin in the Final Four.

The TBS cameras caught Poythress grimacing at the bottom of the dogpile after time expired as his leg got caught under a few of his teammates. (GIF via SB Nation)

Soon after the game, reports from the locker room indicated that Poythress had suffered an injury in the celebration.

Poythress has been an unsung hero during Kentucky's magical run to the national title game. Aaron Harrison will be remembered for hitting the game-winning shots, but Poythress has come up big on the glass and become an irreplacable part of this team since Willie Cauley-Stein was injured against Louisville in the Sweet 16.

Kentucky will play UConn on Monday night, tip off is set for 9:10 p.m. ET.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

Latest Video

July 31, 2015
Big 12 Summer School (1:34)
July 30, 2015
Gary Parrish on the Ball brothers from California
(1:22)
July 29, 2015
Big East Hoops Summer School
(2:47)
July 28, 2015
Prospect Profile: Harry Giles
(1:49)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Charcoal Denver Broncos Training Camp Performance T-Shirt

NFL Training Camp Gear
Get your favorite team
Shop Now

2015 NCAA Tournament
Final Four