Jeronne Maymon Undergoes Knee Surgery

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Tennessee associate director of sports medicine Chad Newman has reported that rising senior basketball player Jeronne Maymon underwent arthroscopic surgery Friday to address a meniscal injury in his left knee.

Maymon underwent a surgical procedure on his right knee March 20, but recent swelling in his left knee prompted Friday’s surgery. 

Newman said Friday’s procedure went well, and an initial estimate for Maymon’s return to activity is set at 4-6 weeks. Maymon is expected to be cleared for participation by the time Tennessee departs for its summer exhibition tour of Italy on Aug. 5.

“Any surgery – just by the nature of what it is – is a big deal,” Vols head coach Cuonzo Martin said. “So there’s really never a ‘minor’ surgery. But this isn’t something any of us are too worried about. Jeronne should be full-go for the trip to Italy (in August). If there’s ever a good time to get something like this done, this is it.”

Courtesy UT Media Relations

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