Jordan Morgan has been a constant at the center position for John Beilein over the past three seasons. The 6-foot-8 big man has yet to miss a game since stepping onto the court as a redshirt freshman and has started 85 of Michigan’s last 89 games. After a severe-looking ankle sprain on Sunday afternoon at Illinois, it appears that streak might come to an end.
However, there is some good news. John Beilein reported on Monday night that Morgan didn’t break any bones in his ankle despite a troublesome looking replay.
“We don’t think there’s any break (in his ankle) from the X-rays,” Beilein said Monday night. “It’s a sprain.”
Beilein didn’t have much more to say about the ankle on Tuesday afternoon but he’s not confident in Morgan’s ability to play on Wednesday against Northwestern.
“I don’t expect [Morgan to practice on Tuesday]. Based on seeing the ankle today, I don’t expect that. There’s a lot of discoloration, and we’ll wait and see,” Beilein said. “He p