Miami Hurricanes senior center Reggie Johnson will miss much of the Atlantic Coast Conference season with a broken left thumb.
Coach Jim Larranaga says Johnson is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks,
A starter since his sophomore season, Johnson has already missed four games. He has played in seven games and is averaging 12.6 points and 10.1 rebounds.
The Hurricanes (8-3) host LaSalle on Wednesday and open ACC play Saturday at Georgia Tech.
Coach: Jim Larranaga (1 season at Miami 20-13), Overall 490-347, 28 seasons
2011-12: Record 20-13 overall, 9-7 in ACC (Tie 4th)
Starters Returning (4) Shane Larkin, Durand Scott, Reggie Johnson, Kenny Kadji
Preseason Tournament: Diamond Head Classic
Top Non-Conference Games: vs. Michigan State, at UMass
Sat Out: Bishop Daniels (redshirt)
Last year was a very interesting year...
On Sunday Virginia was the only team in action and the Cavaliers took care of a decent Wofford team 74-39. Mike Tobey led the way with 19 points while Akil Mitchell and Joe Harris each added 15 points a piece in the win.
The other news from yesterday was this report from CBS Sports that Miami's Reggie Johnson will miss the next 6 weeks with a broken thumb. The Hurricanes...