Florida quarterback Kyle Trask had knee surgery Wednesday and is expected to make a full recovery in four weeks. A redshirt freshman from Manvel, Texas, Trask fell behind projected starter Feleipe Franks during spring practice and was outplayed in the annual Orange & Blue game last week. Working mostly with the second-team offense and against the starting defense, Trask completed 6 of 15 passes for 66 yards, with an interception. The Gators also said linebacker Camrin Knight had right knee surgery Wednesday and will have his left knee operated on next month. The team also said defensive end Jordan Sherit, receiver Rick Wells and tight end Harry Gornto are not on track to be medically cleared in time for fall practice.
April 12, 2017
Georgia Tech quarterback Matthew Jordan will miss the remainder of spring football practice because of a foot injury.
April 11, 2017
Southern California freshman linebacker Tayler Katoa will miss the upcoming season after tearing a knee ligament during spring practice. USC coach Clay Helton announced Katoa's injury Saturday. Katoa was an early enrollee at USC. The Layton, Utah, product picked the Trojans in December over in-state schools Utah and BYU. Katoa was recruited by several schools as a quarterback, but he was off to a strong start as an inside linebacker for the defending Rose Bowl champions. Helton said Katoa will need knee surgery. He is expected to be sidelined for nine months.
April 1, 2017
South Carolina's road to a possible return to the Final Four just got a little more difficult. Gamecocks forward Alaina Coates will not return to the lineup for the NCAA Tournament because of a right ankle sprain she suffered more than three weeks ago. The 6-foot-4 Coates has missed three of the past five games since first suffering the injury in a 62-60 loss at Missouri on Feb. 19.
March 14, 2017
Sidney Jones, a potential first-round draft pick, injured his left leg during defensive back drills in pro day workouts at the University of Washington on Saturday. The Washington cornerback was performing one of his final drills of the session when he quickly pulled up and went down to the turf at the Dempsey Indoor Center. As he was beginning to make a break out of his backpedal, Jones immediately began favoring his left leg and tumbled to the ground.
March 11, 2017
All-Southeastern Conference forward Alaina Coates will miss No. 5 South Carolina's league tournament opener against Georgia because of a lingering ankle injury.
March 3, 2017
Washington freshman Markelle Fultz, the leading scorer in the Pac-12 Conference, has not been cleared by team doctors to play due to a sore knee and may miss the final two regular-season games. Coach Lorenzo Romar said Tuesday that Fultz has yet to be given clearance by the team's medical staff to return to game action. Fultz has missed three of the past five games due to the knee issue, including last Sunday's loss to rival Washington State.
February 28, 2017
South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says center Alaina Coates' status is uncertain heading into the final regular-season game against No. 22 Kentucky on Sunday. Coates missed the Gamecocks' 80-64 win at Texas A&M on Thursday night with a sprained right ankle. Coates, a 6-foot-4 senior, leads the Southeastern Conference with 11.2 rebounds.
February 24, 2017
Florida center John Egbunu will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee at Auburn. Egbunu, a 6-foot-11 redshirt junior from Nigeria, injured his knee in the first half of No. 15 Florida's seventh straight victory Tuesday night. Florida says his recovery time is projected at 10 to 12 months
February 15, 2017
Oklahoma point guard Jordan Woodard is out for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, effectively ending his college career. Woodard injured the knee during the second half of the Sooner's 80-64 loss at Iowa State. The school announced Woodard's status Sunday in a news release after he underwent tests and evaluations. The 6-foot senior started every game his first three years at Oklahoma, including the Sooners' national semifinal against Villanova last season. He was Oklahoma's leading scorer this season with 14.6 points per game. Woodard ranks 14th in school history with 1,440 points, fourth in assists, fifth in made free throws, seventh in steals, eighth in free throw percentage and eighth in minutes played. The release said Woodard is expected to graduate in the spring.
February 12, 2017