"My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house.
That's not my world. My world was a cracked sidewalk." —Al McGuire

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

MU falls to UConn, James breaks foot and is out for season

AJ Price poured in 36 points leading the UConn Huskies to a 93-82 win over Marquette tonight in Milwaukee.

Of course the real story is Dominic James. Four minutes into the game, the 5'11" senior suffered a broken bone in his left foot on a non-contact play and is out for the season. The injury will require surgery. What a shame for the kid. What a shame for his teammates. Truly heartbreaking. Folks are crushed.

Despite the loss of James, the Warriors put up quite a fight against the Huskies, leading 75-74 with 6:35 remaining before running out of gas. Jerel McNeal led MU with 26 points. Wesley Matthews had 20.

Now for the second time in three years, Marquette will head into March Madness down one of its best players. On a team that was executing at such a high level despite a thin rotation, the loss of a key contributor will be devastating.


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HoopsMalone said...

just doesn't seem right...

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