Apr 2, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; Kansas Jayhawks forward Kevin Young (40) reacts during the second half in the finals of the 2012 NCAA men

Kansas Basketball: Kevin Young Out 2 Weeks

Kevin Young, senior forward for the Kansas Jayhawks will be out for two weeks after breaking his hand.

Young, broke a bone in the middle of his left hand on Thursday during practice. He had surgery on Friday, with the team expecting him to be back within 10 days to shooting again. Young, also may be back on the court within two weeks.

The forward starred last season as a reserve for the Jayhawks, averaging 11 minutes, three points and three rebounds per game. The Jayhawks fell to Kentucky in the national title game, going 32-7  on the season. Gone to the NBA are leaders Thomas Robinson, and Tyshawn Taylor. Young, as one of the elder students on the roster is expected to bring leadership and guidance for the team this season.

The Kansas Jayhawks start the regular season on Nov. 9th vs Southeast Missouri State. Big-12 play begins on Jan. 9th as head coach Fred Hoiberg’s Iowa State Cyclones come to Lawrence.

 

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