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Noel to have surgery Tuesday on injured left knee

Updated: March 11, 2013, 7:26 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel will have surgery on his injured left knee Tuesday, a move that could offer a hint about his future with the Wildcats.

Famed orthopedic surgeon James Andrews will perform the operation to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Scott Mair of University of Kentucky Sports Medicine will observe and coordinate Noel's rehabilitation, which is expected to take six to eight months.

Noel's NBA prospects played a major ...

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