Ole Miss PG Chris Warren Out For Season

December 20th, 2008
Ole MissOXFORD, Miss. ? The injury-riddled 2008-09 Ole Miss basketball season continued on Friday as the team learned that sophomore point guard Chris Warren will miss the remainder of the season after a Friday morning MRI revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. It also showed a minor MCL sprain, a medial meniscus tear and a lateral bone contusion.

Georgia Tech's Maurice Miller to Have Surgery

December 16th, 2008
Georgia Tech

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech point guard Maurice “Moe” Miller will undergo surgery Wednesday to reset a nasal fracture, sustained as a result of an elbow to the face in Sunday’s 66-60 loss to UIC, and will be sidelined approximately three weeks, head coach Paul Hewitt said Tuesday.

Kentucky: Porter Returns to Practice, Ramon Harris Update

December 5th, 2008
LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky men's basketball player Michael Porter returned to practice on Friday after being injured in Wednesday night's game against Lamar. Teammate Ramon Harris has not returned to practice after being released from UK Chandler Hospital on Thursday afternoon.

Porter was cleared to practice on Friday but continues to have swelling above his left eye from the collision. He could be available to participate in Saturday's game vs. Miami.

St. John's Mason Jr to Miss Rest of Season

November 23rd, 2008
QUEENS, N.Y. - St. John's All-BIG EAST senior swingman Anthony Mason Jr. will miss the rest of the 2008-09 season, head men's basketball coach Norm Roberts announced on Friday night. Mason Jr. will undergo surgery to repair a torn peroneal tendon in his right foot.

"We are all disappointed and feel for Anthony," said Roberts. "This is an unfortunate situation, but it is part of the game. We believe that Mase will come back from this, a stronger player and a stronger person."

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UNC's Tyler Zeller Out For the Season

November 20th, 2008
The Story: North Carolina Freshman Tyler Zeller is likely out for the season after fracturing his left wrist attempting a dunk in a win over Kentucky. Zeller underwent surgery at UNC Hospitals to repair his broken left radius and ulna. Dr. Don Bynum, who performed the surgery, deemed it as successful and expects Zeller to make a full recovery. The normal recovery time for this injury is 12 to 16 weeks.

Ole Miss G Eniel Polynice Out For Season

November 18th, 2008
OXFORD, Miss. ? The Ole Miss men's basketball team lost a key member of its backcourt for the second time in less than two weeks when the team learned Tuesday that starting junior guard Eniel Polynice will miss the remainder of the season following knee surgery.

Polynice had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday. The procedure was a follow-up to an initial injury at the end of last season, when he missed the Rebels' first-round NIT game against UC Santa Barbara.

Georgia Tech: De'Andre Bell Sidelined for Season

October 22nd, 2008
Georgia Tech

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech senior D’Andre Bell will miss the 2008-09 season due to a congenital condition known as spinal stenosis, head coach Paul Hewitt announced Wednesday.

The 6-6 guard from Los Angeles, Calif., discovered the condition after he hit his head on a teammate’s leg diving for a loose ball during a conditioning workout on Oct. 10, and felt numbness in his extremities. Tuesday, Bell was examined by Dr. John Heller, a world-renowned spine surgeon at the Emory Orthopedic and Spine Center, and was told at that time he would not be able to continue to play basketball.

Eric Devendorf Gets Extra Year of Eligibility

September 23rd, 2008

Syracuse shooting guard Eric Devendorf has received an extra year of athletic eligibility. Devendorf will count as a junior for athletic purposes, even though this is his fourth year academically.

He tore is ACL last December against ETSU, and then missed the final 25 of Syracuse's 35 game schedule. In the 10 games played, the sharp-shooter out of Bay City, MI averaged 17 ppg.

USC's Marcus Simmons to Miss 8-12 Weeks

September 22nd, 2008

LOS ANGELES - USC sophomore guard Marcus Simmons is expected to miss 8-12 weeks of action following surgery to remove additional bone growth in his left leg due to complications from an ankle injury last season, announced USC head basketball coach Tim Floyd today (Sept. 19).

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