Indianapolis, Ind. – March 30, 2012 – Indiana University senior point guard Verdell Jones, III underwent successful surgery to reconstruct a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
The surgery was performed by Thomas Klootwyk, MD of Methodist Sports Medicine / The Orthopedic Specialists in Indianapolis. Jones sustained the season ending injury during the first round of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament in Indianapolis March 8.
Jones, who will graduate this spring, was a key member of the rebuilding process of the IU basketball program and helped the Hoosiers to their first NCAA tournament berth in four seasons.