Yanick Moreira partially tears MCL

Updated: January 10, 2014, 3:29 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN

SMU will be without 6-foot-11 center Yanick Moreira for the foreseeable future after he suffered a partially torn MCL in his left knee during practice Thursday, coach Larry Brown said Friday on the ESPNU College Basketball podcast.

Brown said he's hopeful Moreira will be out only three weeks but mentioned the Mustangs could be without the center for upwards of six weeks.

Moreira had five points and four rebounds as the Mustangs (11-3, 1-1 American) beat UConn 74-65 last ...

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