Florida Gators star Keyontae Johnson in Critical Condition After Collapsing on Court.Keyontae Johnson Collapse yesterday in a match according to source His condition is stable now. See the video
University of Florida basketball star Keyontae Johnson was in critical but stable condition after collapsing on the court during a game Saturday.Johnson was walking onto the court after a timeout early in the game against the Florida State Seminoles when he collapsed, according to the ESPNU broadcasters.
He was taken off the floor on a stretcher.A group of visibly shaken teammates and coach Mike White huddled in prayer before play resumed, according to game footage.Florida basketball star Keyontae Johnson collapsed early in the game against rival Florida State and is in critical but stable condition at Tallahassee Memorial, according to the school. The Gators were coming out of a timeout Saturday when the cameras cut away from the court and ESPNU broadcasters said Johnson had collapsed. He was given emergency medical attention and taken to the locker room. Before the incident, Johnson had just finished an alley-oop on a pass from Tyree Appleby.
He was celebrating with teammates and walking toward the sideline before he collapsed. Florida players were crying and hugging each other during the timeout. Gators coach Mike White put his arms around his players before the game restarted. Both teams seemed rattled. Florida (3-0) was ahead 11-3 after Johnson’s dunk. The 20th-ranked Seminoles (2-0) scored the next seven points. Johnson, a junior forward from Norfolk, Virginia, is averaging 19.7 PPG this season and is considered an NBA prospect. Johnson is known for his versatility and floor leadership and is considered a leading candidate for SEC Player of the Year. He averaged 14 points on 54% shooting from the floor and 7.1 rebounds as a sophomore.