Nerlens Noel out for the season with torn ACL

Nerlens Noel - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Nerlens Noel – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

Per UK:  University of men’s basketball freshman will be out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL injury suffered during Tuesday night’s game at Florida.  According to the medical staff, surgery should be expected in the next two to three weeks. The normal timetable for recovery is estimated at six to eight months.  The 6-10 freshman was leading the nation in blocks (106) and blocks per game (4.4) and ranked second in the Southeastern Conference in rebounding (9.5). He was also averaging 10.5 points per game for the Wildcats.