UofL BASKETBALL | Deng Adel hopefully back on the court by Thanksgiving

11/22/2015 03:44 PM

Louisville freshman forward Deng Adel sat out of Saturday afternoon’s game against North Florida after suffering what he is initially calling a knee sprain he suffered in practice. While missing a game isn’t fun, especially because of an injury, Adel watched as Ray Spalding had the game of his young UofL career.

After Louisville’s win over UNF, head coach Rick Pitino said he plans on Adel missing the Cards Tuesday night game against St. Francis Brooklyn, but hopes his star defender returns to practice by Thanksgiving and is available for Louisville’s game against Saint Louis in Brooklyn, but Adel says he will undergo an MRI and figure out his time table for return from there.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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