[an error occurred while processing this directive]
6 Sports

6 Sports

 
text size

Pitt's Durand Johnson out for the season

Updated: Monday, January 13 2014, 01:03 AM EST

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh sophomore forward Durand Johnson will miss the rest of the season after tearing the ACL and meniscus in his right knee in Saturday's win over Wake Forest.

The 6-foot-6 Johnson was injured while driving to the basket with 5:30 remaining in Pittsburgh's 80-65 victory. He was fouled on the play and made two free throws before leaving. He is expected to undergo surgery within the next week and to be back in 9 to 12 months.

Johnson was blossoming as Pitt's sixth man, averaging 8.8 points and 3.0 rebounds. He is second on the Panthers (15-1, 3-0 ACC) with 22 3-pointers.

Pitt coach Jamie Dixon says he is "heartbroken" over Johnson's injury.

The Panthers play at Georgia Tech on Tuesday.

Pitt's Durand Johnson out for the season


Advertise with us!
 
Advertise with us!
$station $stationNickName :: News Team - Ashley  Chase

Ashley Chase - Reporter

 

I'm looking forward to telling the stories you want to hear. If you have an idea, share it with me: ashley.chase@wjactv.com


Connect with Ashley :

WJAC WJACTV.com :: Twitter WJAC WJACTV.com :: Facebook WJAC WJACTV.com :: Email



$station $stationNickName :: News Team - Matt  Maisel

Matt Maisel - Senior Anchor/Reporter

 

If you have a story idea or comment for Matt, he'd love to hear from you. You can e-mail him at matt.maisel@wjactv.com or follow him on Twitter @Matt_Maisel.


Connect with Matt :

WJAC WJACTV.com :: Twitter WJAC WJACTV.com :: Facebook WJAC WJACTV.com :: Email