Utah State basketball player upgraded to fair

Utah State basketball player upgraded to fair
December 6, 2012, 6:54 pm
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This undated photo provided by Utah State Athletics shows Utah State NCAA college basketball player Danny Berger in Logan, Utah. University spokesman Tim Vitale said that emergency responders had to use a defibrillator to get Berger breathing again after he collapsed during practice Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Utah State Athletics, Ryan Talbot)


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Hospital officials say a Utah State basketball player who collapsed at practice has been moved out of the intensive care unit and upgraded to fair condition.

Intermountain Medical Center spokesman Jason Carlton says Danny Berger remains at the Salt Lake City-area hospital.

The 22-year-old Berger collapsed on the court during a practice Tuesday in Logan.

Longtime Utah State assistant athletic trainer Mike Williams is credited with saving Berger's life after Berger went into cardiac arrest. Williams helped Berger regain a heartbeat with the use of a defibrillator.

Utah State's game Wednesday night against Brigham Young was postponed. Saturday night's contest against Western Oregon is expected to be played as scheduled in Logan.