Indiana may lose Creek for season with knee injury
Indiana coach Tom Crean says his team’s top scorer Maurice Creek
fractured his left knee and will have surgery Tuesday.
Crean made the announcement following Indiana’s 90-42 victory
over Bryant on Monday night. He said he expects Creek to miss the
rest of the season.
Creek, the nation’s top freshman scorer at 17.6 points per game,
was hurt when trying to put in a layup with 15:26 left in the game
and the Hoosiers holding a 57-23 lead. After being fouled, he
landed awkwardly on his leg and crumbled to the ground.
Trainers examined Creek for several minutes. A couple of Indiana
players were ready to carry Creek to the locker room, but they
placed him in a chair underneath the basket and took him off on a