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Josh Jones (heart condition) 'retires'

Updated: December 27, 2012, 2:33 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton senior backup guard Josh Jones won't play basketball again because of a heart condition.

Jones fainted before the Dec. 6 game at Nebraska and underwent surgery 12 days later to fix an atrial flutter. Doctors have said Jones will require more procedures.

Coach Greg McDermott said Wednesday night that doctors advised Jones to give up basketball.

"Today I would like to announce my early retirement 4rm my collegiate athletic career, ...

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