The Arkansas Razorbacks improved to 11-5 total on the 2021-22 males’s faculty basketball season through Wednesday’s 87-43 win over the Missouri Tigers. Sadly, they will be with no acquainted face for at the very least a few contests.
Arkansas confirmed Thursday that head coach Eric Musselman can be sidelined for no less than two video games after requiring an operation to restore what was known as a full tear of the supraspinatus tendon and partial tears to the infraspinatus and subscapularis tendons in his left shoulder. Assistant coach Keith Sensible will function interim coach and be the crew’s head man for Saturday’s matchup on the No. 12-ranked LSU Tigers.
“Nearly six weeks in the past, Coach Musselman sustained a big shoulder harm in apply after a collision with a participant,” Dr. Wesley Ok. Cox defined for the ready assertion. “An MRI confirmed his shoulder had torn tendons and would require surgical procedure. The objective was to make use of every day bodily remedy and therapy in addition to a steroid injection to delay the surgical procedure as many weeks as we may, none of which have provided any vital enchancment.
“Right now, surgical procedure to restore the tears was mandatory as a result of quantity of ache and instability he was experiencing and to mitigate the chance for vital problems sooner or later. Coach Musselman is anticipated to do very properly and in the end make a full restoration.”
Per the timeline, Musselman is on monitor to overlook Tuesday’s recreation in opposition to the South Carolina Gamecocks. The coach’s standing for the house contest in opposition to the Texas A&M Aggies on Jan. 22 is unclear.