Georges Niang, a sophomore forward at Iowa State, can be seen down on the ground with a bloody right eye, mouth opened, after stepping in front of this drive from Kansas guard Brannan Greene:
Thankfully, this story has a moderately happy ending:
For Iowa State fans Talked to #Cyclones Georges Niang..he got 5 stiches but says he is fine..in great spirits after 25 point game and win.
— Holly Rowe (@sportsiren) March 15, 2014
Nevertheless, his first attempt to open that thing when he wakes up in the morning tomorrow is going to bring about a world of pain.
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