Just when the South Carolina men’s basketball team had reached total toughness, a key player went down with harm in Tuesday’s 81-66 reduction to No. 9 Auburn.
Senior ahead Keyshawn Bryant left the court and walked into the locker place halfway as a result of the first half after a tricky hit, and he later on returned to the bench with his left arm in a sling.
Head coach Frank Martin told reporters soon after the match that Bryant wounded his shoulder — probably the AC joint — and he’s not but sure of a timetable for Bryant’s return. Martin claimed Bryant explained to him his shoulder did not pop out with the injury.
Bryant is the team’s leading returning scorer from a 12 months ago and has operated as a sixth gentleman of kinds off the bench. He missed the initial 5 online games of this time owing to a suspension from violating educational section procedures.
Starting up ability ahead A.J. Wilson, a grad transfer from George Mason, also took a difficult tumble in the second 50 percent and walked with help back to the locker space. Wilson experienced just returned from a knee damage that he suffered Dec. 14 from Allen. After a short trip to the locker home, Wilson checked back again into the activity with 3 minutes to perform. Tv set replays confirmed Wilson using a defender’s hand to the confront.
Tuesday’s video game marked one particular of the to start with occasions USC has had a complete roster at its disposal. COVID-19 protocols and accidents left USC without 5 gamers from Clemson and down four players towards Military.