Maryland big man Michal Cekovsky will be out for the rest of the season with a fractured ankle, the school announced on Monday. “I feel badly for Ceko as he has endured a number of injuries throughout the season,” Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon said in the release. This loss will hurt Maryland’s frontcourt depth but they should still be able to withstand this injury with the firepower they have on the perimeter.
There’s no way John Calipari could’ve predicted this kind of win -- at any point in the season -- for his team. No. 13 Kentucky managed to escape Georgia with an 82-77 victory on Saturday night. The win’s big for UK because it keeps the SEC regular-season title in sight, and it means UK (22-5, 12-2) is riding a four-game winning streak with two of those dubs having come on the road. But Saturday was weird. First off, Georgia lost Yante Maten less than two minutes into the game, due to a knee injury. Maten’s been a top-30 player in college hoops this season. How could Georgia possibly win this game without him? Enter J.J. Frazier. The senior Bulldogs point guard was tremendous, putting up one
LaVar Ball seems to think his eldest son is better than Steph Curry. LaVar first unleashed the opinion earlier this week, but the exact words didn’t imply that Lonzo was better right now, only that he eventually would be better than the reigning NBA MVP. Now LaVar is doubling down and saying Lonzo is better right now.