Appendicitis sidelines Travis Wear

Updated: October 29, 2013, 1:31 AM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA forward Travis Wear has been diagnosed with appendicitis.

The fifth-year senior didn't practice Monday and was being treated at a hospital.

A team spokesman says there's no timetable for Wear to return.

Wear averaged 10.9 points and 5.2 rebounds while starting 31 of 32 games last season. He was expected to be a key part of the Bruins' frontcourt again this season.

UCLA opens the season at home against Drexel on Nov. 8.


Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

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