Posted November 25, 2012 on
The second-ranked University of Louisville men's basketball team played without center Gorgui Dieng and lost its first game of the season, a 76-71 decision to Duke in the Battle 4 Atlantis final.
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Louisville senior center Gorgui Dieng is out indefinitely after he broke his left wrist during a game against Missouri on Friday.
Dieng fell while taking a charge during the No. 2 Cardinals' 84-61 victory in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. He returned with a taped wrist and played 22 more minutes but missed Saturday's 76-71 loss to No....
Gorgui Dieng has a broken wrist and will miss an undermined amount of playing time.
Gorgui Dieng (Photo by Menefee Seay)
An x-ray taken at Jewish Hospital Sunday night revealed a broken scaphoid bone in his left wrist. His prognosis will be updated after further examination from a hand specialist on Monday.
Dieng fell while taking a charge early in the first half of the University...
Louisville SID Kenny Klein sent out a press release late on Sunday evening with some very unfortunate news. Center Gorgui Dieng had an x-ray this afternoon when the team returned from the Bahamas that revealed a broken wrist.
An x-ray taken at Jewish Hospital when the Cardinals returned from the Bahamas on Sunday night revealed a broken scaphoid bone in his left wrist. His prognosis...
University of Louisville starting center Gorgui Dieng will be sidelined an undetermined amount of time with a broken wrist. Dieng, who missed Saturday’s game against Duke, had an X-Ray on Sunday the school announced.
The folks at UofL released more information on Gorgui Dieng’s wrist injury earlier this afternoon. I’m sure most of you have already heard by now, but if you haven’t, Dieng will undergo wrist surgery tomorrow and is likely to miss 4-to-6 weeks of action.
“With a little luck, Gorgui will be back by the start of our Big East schedule,” said Coach Pitino. “We will miss his...
Louisville has announced that center Gorgui Dieng will miss four to six weeks with a broken left wrist.
Dieng will have a screw inserted into his scaphold bone Tuesday at the Kleinert Kutz Hand Center. The 6-foot-11 junior broke his wrist on Friday against Missouri.
Cardinals coach Rick Pitino said in a statement Monday that ''with a little luck'' Dieng will return...
Louisville will be without Gorgui Dieng tonight when they take on No. 5 Duke in the championship for the 2012 Battle 4 Atlantis. Kenny Klein, the UofL sports information director broke the unfortunate news earlier this afternoon. Dieng injured his wrist while taking a charge in first half of Louisville’s win over Missouri.
Dieng is averaging 8 points and 8 rebounds on the season...
Few negative ramifications for the University of Louisville basketball team from a 76-71 loss to Duke in the fifth game of the season. A learning experience that could reap multiple dividends as the season progresses.
No reason to hate Duke, that’s silly. Duke, as usual, has a team of exceptional players that will rarely beat themselves.
U of L, on the other hand, was making so...
The University of Louisville men's basketball team forced 23 turnovers and Luke Hancock scored 19 points to lead the way in an 84-61 win over No. 13 Missouri in the Battle 4 Atlantis semifinals.
Luke Hancock scored 19 points and Russ Smith had 18 points and
six steals and No. 2 Louisville looked more like itself with an
84-61 victory over No. 13 Missouri on Friday night in the
semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Despite fracturing his wrist on Saturday against UConn, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is expected to play on Thursday as the Cards travel to Piscataway, N.J. to take on Rutgers for the Big East Championship.
Charlie Strong shared the unfortunate news with Drew Deener of WKRD radio following Saturday’s game. Bridgewater’s fractured wrist is on his non-throwing arm....
Louisville didn't have its man in the middle to face Duke.
Gorgui Dieng, one of the best shot blockers in the country, missed Saturday night's championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis with a left wrist injury.
After No. 5 Duke's 76-71 victory over the second-ranked Cardinals, coach Rick Pitino didn't know how long Dieng would be out or how serious the injury is...
Without one of the best centers in the country, Louisville managed to make it a competitive game against No. 5 Duke, but in the end, the Blue Devils were too much for the Cards.
I thought the team played extremely hard during their time in the Bahamas, but a number of mistakes cost them quite a bit tonight. Duke is a team that will make you pay for nearly every mistake. Despite getting...