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D.J. Kennedy - Torn ACL


#1

Terrible break for a kid on the doorstep of his only chance to play in an NCAA tourney…

http://sports.espn.go.com/new-york/news/story?id=6202943


#2

[quote=“frats, post:1, topic:2089”]Terrible break for a kid on the doorstep of his only chance to play in an NCAA tourney…

http://sports.espn.go.com/new-york/news/story?id=6202943[/quote]

Hopefully, they can work something out with their first round opponent to give him a token start so he can at least get in the box score.


#3

Ugh.


#4

Wow, that’s terrible news. Feel awful for the kid and that program, tough break.


#5

How often does that happen?


#6
[quote="UncleLar, post:2, topic:2089"]Hopefully, they can work something out with their first round opponent to give him a token start so he can at least get in the box score.[/quote]

How often does that happen?

It happened for Ben Luber in his last game for PSU.


#7

ACL - MCL tears are common. Unlucky but common for today athletes.


#8
[quote="UncleLar, post:2, topic:2089"]Hopefully, they can work something out with their first round opponent to give him a token start so he can at least get in the box score.[/quote]

How often does that happen?

It happened for Ben Luber in his last game for PSU.

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D02E4DE1E3EF934A15751C0A96E958260


#9
[quote="UncleLar, post:2, topic:2089"]Hopefully, they can work something out with their first round opponent to give him a token start so he can at least get in the box score.[/quote]

How often does that happen?

It happened for Ben Luber in his last game for PSU.

Was that the infamous Orange Krush game?


#10
[quote="UncleLar, post:2, topic:2089"]Hopefully, they can work something out with their first round opponent to give him a token start so he can at least get in the box score.[/quote]

How often does that happen?

It happened for Ben Luber in his last game for PSU.

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D02E4DE1E3EF934A15751C0A96E958260

Letting a kid get in a game and giving up a free bucket to set a record are hardly the same thing.