Iowa’s Lickliter home after surgery
Iowa coach Todd Lickliter has been released from an Iowa City
hospital after undergoing a procedure to repair a tear in his
Lickliter spoke about the operation to stent his carotid artery
for the first time on a radio show Tuesday. He had been
Lickliter says he was having headaches when the Hawkeyes were in
Kansas City in late November. Doctors discovered the beginning of a
tear in his carotid artery – which is a vessel that supplies blood
to the brain – and performed the procedure Saturday.
Lickliter says doctors have advised him to rest for the
remainder of the week.
Lickliter has missed two games, including Tuesday’s date at
Northern Iowa. He will likely be out Friday when Iowa faces Iowa