Thursday, June 27, 2013

Virgina's Harris To Miss World University Games

Virginia senior guard Joe Harris will miss next week's training camp for United States' World University
Games men's basketball team due to a stress reaction in his left foot.
Harris was set to compete for one of twelve spots on the University Games Team, but he will be out three to six weeks. Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett announced the injury last Friday.
"Obviously, we are disappointed for Joe because he was really looking forward to this opportunity with USA Basketball," Bennett said in a statement. "Joe has worked really hard and he was excited about competing and measuring his game against some great players. His senior season and future professional career are the main priorities moving forward. We'll ensure he gets the proper rest and rehabilitation, so he'll be ready for the 2013-14 season."
Harris was seen wearing a walking boot last Friday in Charlottesville. Training camp for the U.S. team began this Monday, with the Games starting July 7th in Kazan, Russia.
Harris was an All ACC First Team Selection and led the Cavaliers with 16.3 points per game last season.
Reference: Sporting News and NBC 29.
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