Jio Fontan hurts left knee in Brazil

Updated: August 17, 2011, 1:28 AM ET
By Pedro Moura | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

USC senior point guard Jio Fontan suffered a left knee injury during the second quarter of the Trojans' eventual 81-70 loss to Mogi das Cruzes in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Tuesday.

X-rays on the knee were negative, a team spokesperson said, but Fontan will undergo an MRI exam Wednesday. As of now, it's being called a sprain.

"I'm always worried about any injury," coach Kevin O'Neill said by phone from Sao Paulo late Tuesday. "But we won't know anything until tomorrow."

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