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Auburn Loses Anfernee McLemore With Horrific Ankle Injury

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore suffered a grotesque injury late in the first half of the Tigers’ SEC matchup at South Carolina just days after putting up one of the best performances of his career. Warning: the video is graphic. 

McLemore led the tenth-ranked, 23-3 Auburn team to a 76-66 win over Kentucky Wednesday with 13 points and 11 rebounds, and had already gathered five boards against the Gamecocks before the freak injury that appears to have snapped his ankle.

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We’ll stay tuned for injury updates, but the video pretty much speaks for itself. It’s incredibly heartbreaking for a kid who has been having a great season and has been fun to watch on a team that’s surprised pretty much everyone but coach Bruce Pearl.

[SEC Network]

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