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Kevin Ware
Ware cuts a net after Louisville's victory in the 2013 NCAA championship game.
No. 0 – Georgia State Panthers
Personal information
Born January 3, 1993 (1993-01-03) (age 27)
Bronx, New York
Nationality American
High school Rockdale County (Conyers, Georgia)
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Career information
College Louisville (2011–2014)
Georgia State (Redshirt)
League Sun Belt Conference
Career highlights and awards
  • NCAA champion (2013)
  • 2x Big East Tournament champion (2012–2013)

Kevin Douglas Ware (born January 3, 1993) is an American college basketball player. He played for the Louisville Cardinals men's basketball team. Ware spent most of the 2012–13 season backing up starting guards Peyton Siva and Russ Smith.

Ware received widespread media attention when he broke his right leg and his right tibia bone popped-out of his leg in an Elite Eight game against the Duke Blue Devils on March 31, 2013, when he tried to block a three-point attempt by Tyler Thornton.

On April 12, 2014, Ware officially transferred to Georgia State University.

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