Florida center John Egbunu is out for the season after tearing his ACL.
Egbunu suffered a season-ending torn ACL in his left knee during last night’s 114-92 win over Auburn. He had scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds before getting hurt.
Florida announced the news this afternoon. He will miss roughly one year.
Injury update: John Egbunu suffered a torn ACL (left) last night & is out for the season. Recovery projected at 10-12 months.
— Gators M-Basketball (@GatorsMBK) February 15, 2017
Egbunu averaged 7.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game this season.
The Gators are currently 21-5 and a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament, but Egbunu’s injury could have a devastating effect.