Calipari: Washington out for NCAA opener with sprained foot

Calipari: Washington out for NCAA opener with sprained foot

byAssociated Press

(AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari says

Calipari also said Thursday on his verified Twitter account that the 6-foot-8 Washington is in a hard cast after wearing a walking boot since Sunday for precautionary reasons. The coach added that specialists confirmed the original diagnosis of a sprain, and there is no fracture.

Washington is averaging 14.8 points and 7.5 rebounds for Kentucky entering Thursday night’s Midwest Region matchup of 27-6 teams.

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