Iowa’s Lickliter Released from Hospital After Surgery

Posted by Bret Feddern on December-9-2009 Add Comments

Iowa men's basketball coach Todd Lickliter was released from University of Iowa Hospital on Tuesday, three days after being hospitalized to repair a tear in his carotid artery.

Coach Lickliter, 54, underwent a medical procedure to have a stent inserted last Saturday before Iowa's home game. 

The recovery from surgery will prevent him from coaching at least through the end of this week. His wife and sons have been with him during his recovery.

Lickliter made comments Tuesday night on the Hawkeye Sports Network before Iowa's game against Northern Iowa. It is the first time he has made public comments since his procedure.

"I was having headaches when we were in Kansas City," Lickliter said in a radio interview. ...

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