Found November 24, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
BYU freshman forward Eric Mika received an eye injury from a flagrant foul by Iowa State’s DeAndre Kane during a game Wednesday night in Provo, Utah. Kane was ejected from the game with  3:28 remaining and the Cougars trailing, 82-77. Iowa State went on to win the game by a score of 90-88. The Cougars head coach Dave Rose believed Mika’s absence in the final minutes “was a factor” in the final score. “Eric did give us a real presence inside, scoring with the ball, but what he really did for us was offensive rebounds,” Rose said. “He had five offensive rebounds. We missed quite a few short shots late that were around the rim that Eric probably could have helped us with.”  Before receiving his injury, the 6′-10″ forward scored 17 points with nine rebounds, two assists and one block. For the season, Mika is averaging 13.4 ppg, 5 rpg and 1 apg. Tests on Mika’s eye came back negative with no structural damage except an abrasion. He will have to be re-examined again on November 28th be
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