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Doctors to take another look at Jarred Vanderbilt


Mark Zerof | USA Today

One of the hottest topics during John Calipari’s time in front of the media on Thursday was the latest on Jarred Vanderbilt’s injury.

A couple of weeks ago Calipari and his program announced that Vanderbilt would miss the first three months of the season with a left foot injury suffered in practice.

Now he’s saying they’re going to take another look in hopes of a better prognosis for Vanderbilt’s basketball future.

“We don’t know. They’re going to re-evaluate here in another week or so and figure out where it goes,” Calipari said. “It would be an unbelievable blessing for him or us if he was able to come back and play. We’ll let the doctors and experts deal with that. They wanted to look at it a little more before they make a decision.”

When asked how Vanderbilt’s absence will affect the team, Cal said the loss hurts because he planned to use Vanderbilt in full-court press situations and as the centerpiece of the zone.

“He have been our best shock blocker,” Cal later added.

Maybe they’ll get him back sooner than they originally thought.

Article written by Drew Franklin

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2 responses to “Doctors to take another look at Jarred Vanderbilt”

  1. Luether

    Hope Jarred can play right away…

  2. ncaa is in on it

    Why doesnt Cal sue the NCAA? If a University can fake classes for 20 years and not even get a slap on the wrist how can they do what they did to D.Rose and Cal?