Posted January 26, 2013 on AP on Fox
Lehigh guard and preseason All-American C.J. McCollum said rehabilitation for a broken left foot is going well, and that he's started working out in a pool. But the star senior gave no indication in a statement Saturday of whether he's hoping to return to the court this year for the Mountain Hawks. McCollum was hurt three weeks ago during a 59-55 loss at Virginia Commonwealth. He said this has been a ''humbling and maturing experience,'' but he's focusing on academics and becoming a better student of the game. McCollum, at the time of his injury, was leading the country in scoring at 25.7 points. Still, Lehigh (14-4, 4-0 Patriot) has bounced back with five straight victories since McCollum went down, including a 65-62 win Wednesday at league rival Bucknell. The Mountain Hawks host Lafayette on Sunday. McCollum had initially scheduled a news conference before the game to give an update on his recovery. McCollum said he didn't want ''to be...
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Action photo is (L-R) B.J. Bailey, Stefan Cvrkalj, Cameron Ayers and BrysonJohnson (Credit: Keith Gary) When C.J. McCollum went down with a foot injury in the first half of Lehigh’s 59-55 loss to Virginia Commonwealth on Jan. 5, observers were ready to hand the Patriot League title to pre-season co-favorite Bucknell. Not so fast my friends. As the resilient Mountain Hawks demonstrated...
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