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USU Student-Athlete Danny Berger Released From Hospital Saturday

Saturday, Dec. 08, 2012


Danny Berger

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State men's basketball student-athlete Danny Berger was released from Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah late Saturday morning.  


Berger, a junior forward from Medford, Ore., had a serious medical situation during practice Tuesday afternoon and was tended to on the court by USU Assistant Athletic Trainer Mike Williams. CPR was performed and the AED (automated external defibrillator) was used on him until ambulance personnel arrived. 


Berger's condition was upgraded Thursday from critical to fair, and he was moved out of ICU (Intensive Care Unit) and into CVU (Cardiovascular Unit). 


Utah State men's basketball is scheduled to return to action on Saturday, Dec. 8 when it hosts Western Oregon in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at 7 p.m., and Berger is expected to be in attendance along with members of his family.


For USU men's basketball ticket information, fans can contact the USU Athletics Ticket Office over the phone by calling 1-888-USTATE-1 or 435-797-0305 during regular hours of operation. Fans can also buy their tickets in person at the USU Ticket Office inside the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum or online by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" tab at www.UtahStateAggies.com.


Fans can follow the Aggie men's basketball program at twitter.com/AggieHoops. USU fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on facebook at Utah State University Athletics.


Contact: Zach Fisher
(435) 797-2066





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