Wisconsin senior forward Mike Bruesewitz sustained a laceration to his lower right leg at practice on Tuesday, the UW Sports Medicine Staff announced. Following successful surgery Tuesday evening, Bruesewitz has been released from the hospital and has already begun rehabilitation.
Bruesewitz injured his leg after awkwardly coming in contact with the back half of basket standard, while diving out of bounds. Bruesewitz is expected to miss four to six weeks of action.
A native of St. Paul, Minn., Bruesewitz has appeared in 98 career games with 49 starts, averaging 5.6 points and 5.1 rebounds last season.