August 23, 2014

Bruesewitz out 4-6 weeks after surgery

Wisconsin men’s basketball senior forward Mike Bruesewitz sustained a

Mike Bruesewitz

laceration to his lower right leg at practice on Tuesday.  Bruesewitz underwent successful surgery Tuesday evening.

Bruesewitz injured his leg after awkwardly coming in contact with the back half of the basket standard, while diving out-of-bounds.  Bruesewitz is expected to miss four to six weeks of action.

Bruesewitz has appeared in 98 career games with 49 starts, averaging 5.6 points and 5.1 rebounds last season.