CBB Injuries & Updates – Wed. November 25

To start with the positive, a few players on Wednesday made returns after missing last season including Eric Curry (Minnesota), Joshua Langford (Michigan State), Wynston Tabbs (Boston College) and Alexis Yetna (South Florida).

Some of the bigger surprises that did not suit up Wednesday were Matt Haarms (BYU), Jalen Hill (UCLA), Andrew Jones (Texas), Johnny Juzang (UCLA), Caleb Mills (Houston), D’Shawn Schwartz (Colorado), Hasahn French (St Louis), and Tyrese Martin (UConn).

A few players who appeared to suffer injuries on Wednesday were Geo Baker, Rutgers (ankle), Chris Harris, Oklahoma State (knee?), Bryce Nze, Butler (ankle), Khalid Moore, Georgia Tech (ankle) and Fred Thatch, St Louis (lower body).

Finally, in non-game news, getting waivers for eligibility were Javon Freeman-Liberty (DePaul), Khalif Battle (Temple), and Trey Murphy (Virginia – did play Wed).

(Injuries & Updates in the first section, Transfers down below.)

Injuries and Updates from Nov 25:

  • Eduardo Andre, Nebraska – not on the bench Wed, hopeful to return soon
  • Geo Baker, Rutgers – left the game injured and returned to the court on crutches, in postgame was said to have a “bad ankle sprain”
  • Khalif Battle, Temple – eligible after transfer from Butler
  • Chudier Bile, Georgetown – in the 2nd half was on the bench in street clothes, postgame quote “Chudi is hurt”
  • Keion Brooks, Kentucky – not suited up on Wed.
  • Joey Brunk, Indiana – not dressed Wed for precautionary reasons (back)
  • Xavier Castaneda, South Florida – did not play Wed
  • Julian Champagnie, St. John’s – did not play Wed after being GTD
  • Ed Chang, Missouri – unavailable Wed as he recovers from a covid-related illness
  • Jalen Cone, Virginia Tech – cleared but held out as a precaution, not expected to play in next two games either
  • Eric Curry, Minnesota – played after missing all of last season
  • Jyare Davis, Providence – remains out with a concussion
  • Kaosi Ezeagu, Kansas State – started after missing practice time recently
  • Javon Freeman-Liberty, DePaul – eligible after transfer from Valparaiso
  • Hasahn French, St Louis – out Wed due to concussion protocol
  • Matt Haarms, BYU – out Wed, day to day, foot in boot
  • Anthony Harris, UNC – not dressed Wed night
  • Chris Harris, Oklahoma State – appeared to injure knee in game Wed. (had knee injury last season)
  • Jermaine Harris, Rhode Island – foot, out Wed
  • Jalen Hill, UCLA – knee, day to day
  • Bo Hodges, Butler – waiver request was denied, school will appeal
  • Musa Jallow, Ohio State – played after missing last season
  • Tyson Jolly, SMU – did not appear to be with the team Wed night
  • Andrew Jones, Texas – held out for precautionary reasons (cough)
  • Colby Jones, Xavier – DNP, in quarantine for contact tracing
  • Johnny Juzang, UCLA – stress reaction in right foot, week to week
  • Joshua Langford, Michigan State – returned to action
  • Kimani Lawrence, Arizona State – unavailable Wed night, did not travel
  • Tyrin Lawrence, Vanderbilt – groin injury, likely unavailable early season
  • Sterling Manley, UNC – not dressed Wed night
  • Tyrese Martin, UConn – suspended for Wed. game for participating in an unsanctioned summer league game, one-game suspension
  • Kevin McCullar, Texas Tech – not dressed Wed with crutches and a cast, “rolled his ankle” in the postgame comments
  • Darius McNeill, SMU – not dressed Wed night
  • Caleb Mills, Houston – did not play Wednesday as precaution for tweaked ankle
  • Iverson Molinar, Miss State – hopeful to return by Dec 4
  • Khalid Moore, Georgia Tech – left with ankle injury, came out and iced ankle
  • Trey Murphy, Virginia – eligible after transfer from Rice
  • David Mutaf, Minnesota – not dressed Wed
  • RJ Nembhard, TCU – did not play Wed, covid protocols
  • Jimmy Nicholls, Providence – DNP Wed after missing some practice recently
  • Jack Nunge, Iowa – unavailable Wed. for family funeral
  • Bryce Nze, Butler – left game Wed with ankle injury
  • Ody Oguama, Wake Forest – unavailable Wed. due to covid protocol
  • John Ojiako, Virginia Tech – dealing with knee issue
  • Montreal Pena, Oklahoma State – unavailable Wed (personal)
  • D’Shawn Schwartz, Colorado – did not play, possible covid exposure
  • Wynston Tabbs, Boston College – returned to action after missing last season
  • Fred Thatch, St Louis – appeared to suffer a lower body injury Wed
  • Derrick Walker, Nebraska – suspended for 16 games
  • CJ Wilcher, Xavier – DNP, in quarantine for contact tracing
  • Bryce Williams, Oklahoma State – unavailable Wed due to dental emergency
  • Tre’ Williams, Minnesota – not dressed Wed
  • Alexis Yetna, South Florida – played off the bench after missing last season with injury

Transfer Updates from Nov 25:

  • N/A