JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Kentucky ahead PJ Washington will miss Thursday’s first-round NCAA event recreation in opposition to Abilene Christian with a sprained foot, coach John Calipari introduced.
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Calipari stated on Twitter that the sprain was confirmed after Washington was seen by a specialist. As soon as it was decided Washington would miss the sport, he was put into a tough solid for precautionary causes. There was no additional info on Washington’s availability ought to Kentucky advance.
The information comes a day after Calipari stated that he anticipated Washington to play in opposition to Abilene Christian and that Washington was set to see a specialist to ensure he would do no additional hurt if he performed.
Washington was not with the crew throughout its media session and shootaround Wednesday.
Washington, who was injured in an SEC event loss to Tennessee, had been in a protecting boot since Sunday. He’s averaging 14.eight factors and seven.5 rebounds per recreation, main the crew in each classes.