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Winford has surgery following Saturday’s game

Compartment syndrome will keep EWU senior sidelined


Eastern Washington University senior guard Kevin Winford suffered a rare injury in Saturday’s game with Southern Utah that required emergency surgery.

“He got a contusion which caused an acute compartment syndrome,” Eastern Washington University’s head trainer, Brian Norton said. The lower leg is split into three compartments, Norton explained and anytime you get a bruise and there’s bleeding in a compartment it increases the pressure.

Winford suffered the injury in the first half while making a defensive play. He left the game and then returned, playing a total of 25 minutes, sc...

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