Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/28/11
MINNEAPOLIS Gophers forward Trevor Mbakwe's season is done. According to WCCO in Minneapolis, Mbakwe's knee injury suffered Sunday in Orlando was determined Monday to be a torn ACL, ending the University of Minnesota senior's season. WCCO reported that Mbakwe will have surgery on the knee in three weeks. Mbakwe's knee buckled early in the second half of the Gophers' 86-70 loss to Dayton on Sunday in the championship game of the Old Spice Classic. As Mbakwe went up for a rebound, his right knee gave way and he crumpled to the ground. After lying on the floor in pain, Mbakwe had to be helped off the court. As he walked toward the locker room, Mbakwe put little to no weight on his right leg. He later returned to the Gophers' bench with ice on his knee and a towel over his face to hide his emotions, but he again left for the locker room later in the game, this time on crutches. While the game was still in progress, Mbakwe tweeted: Lord please get me through this. After the game, h...
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