USA Today pays tribute to Nerlens Noel with flat top dot [Photo]

It was confirmed on Wednesday that Kentucky star freshman Nerlens Noel tore his ACL during Tuesday night’s game against rival Florida.

[Video: Nerlens Noel goes down hard against the Gators]

The Wildcats were making strides as of late, cracking the top 25 for the first time since the very beginning of the season, in large part due to the big guys play.

Noel will now miss the rest of the NCAA season, and will likely never touch a college basketball court again as an NCAA athlete.

On Thursday, USA Today honored Noel with their signature dot, giving it the flat top treatment.

Photo via Twitter (@KatzM).

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