UConn’s Donovan Clingan injured: Huskies C anticipated to overlook a month with foot pressure



UConn sophomore middle Donovan Clingan will miss at the very least the subsequent month as a result of a foot pressure suffered in follow earlier this week, the college introduced on Friday. Clingan is predicted to be again when the reigning nationwide champions open the season at residence on Nov. 6 in opposition to Northern Arizona.

UConn is hoping the 7-foot-2 massive man will make a large bounce in his second season after spending final season backing up star middle Adama Sanogo. 

With Sanogo, Jordan Hawkins and Andre Jackson Jr. all departing for the NBA, Clingan was due for a bigger function after averaging 6.9 factors, 5.6 rebounds on 65.5% taking pictures in solely 13.1 minutes per sport. Clingan scored 4 factors and had three rebounds within the nationwide championship win over San Diego State.

Rutgers switch Cam Spencer, freshman Stephone Citadel and returners Tristen Newton and Alex Karaban all are anticipated to have bigger roles in preseason exercises to fill the void till Clingan returns. 

UConn’s first check of the season is in opposition to Indiana on Nov. 19. The Huskies even have nonconference matchups in opposition to Kansas, North Carolina and Gonzaga earlier than Massive East play begins on Dec. 20 in opposition to Seton Corridor.



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