After improving his play at a steady rate this season and emerging as Michiganâ€™s best one-on-one post defender, Jon Horford was sidelined once again after his left knee buckled during the Wolverinesâ€™ game against West Virginia on Saturday. (Photo: Dustin Johnston)
All that was known at the time was that Horford had injured the same knee he twisted earlier this season. On Wednesday, the Michigan coaching staff still didnâ€™t know much else.
â€śI donâ€™t think we have a definite time. He definitely wonâ€™t be playing in this game (against Eastern Michigan on Thursday), and who knows if heâ€™ll be ready for the next game. Thereâ€™s a very vague timeline.â€ť Beilein said. â€śI donâ€™t think weâ€™ll know until the swelling is all down. In what weâ€™ve seen so far, weâ€™re very hopeful he can return.â€ť
Horford is definitely out for tonightâ€™s game against Eastern Michigan and potentially significantly longer. While it hurts to lose what Horford had been giving Michigan of late â€” stellar defense and offensiv