Originally written on College Spun  |  Last updated 3/7/13
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Injuries have been piling up at UConn since the double overtime loss to Georgetown – with junior forward Tyler Olander added to the growing list of casualties. UConn announced on Thursday that Olander is done for the season with a fractured foot that will likely require surgery. Tyler Olander fractured his left foot vs USF, #UConn announces. — Kevin Duffy (@KevinRDuffy) March 7, 2013 The good news for UConn: losing Olander means that he only misses Saturday’s game against Providence, when the Huskies will be going for their 20th and final win of the season. Olander joins Niels Giffey (fractured finger) as a definite scratch for the game against the Friars. Both Shabazz Napier (foot) and Omar Calhoun (wrist) are day-to-day as a result of their injuries. UConn now has six healthy scholarship players – Ryan Boatright, Brendan Allen, Leon Tolksdorf, DeAndre Daniels, R.J. Evans and Phil Nolan. With Olander out on Saturday, Nolan is expected to start for the Huskies. Tyler Olander out with a broken foot. We’re at DEFCON NOLAN people. DEFCON NOLAN. — TheUConnBlog (@theuconnblog) March 7, 2013 UConn BB continues to take punches. Its all about how much you can take and keep moving forward. Good things will happen. @coachko_uconn — Mark Rubano (@MarkRubano) March 7, 2013
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