Connor McCaffery Undergoes Tonsillectomy

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa men’s basketball freshman Connor McCaffery underwent a tonsillectomy Wednesday morning at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as a result of recurrent bouts of throat infections and his recent case of mononucleosis.
McCaffery, who already has missed 10 games of his freshman campaign due to a sprained ankle and mononucleosis, will be out for an indeterminate period of time.
The native of Iowa City has played limited minutes in four nonconference games.
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