Stephen Rogers out for BYU

Updated: December 16, 2011, 5:14 PM ET
By Diamond Leung | ESPN.com

BYU sixth man Stephen Rogers will miss Saturday's game against Baylor and between two to four weeks overall while recovering from surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, the Salt Lake Tribune reported.

Rogers, a versatile 6-foot-8 forward for the Cougars, averages 9.9 points and is a top outside shooter. His loss could mean more time for freshman Damarcus Harrison, who previously averaged 11.1 minutes per game.

BYU is 8-2 and presents a formidable challenge at home for undefeated Baylor (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP), with the Marriott Center sold out for the first time this season.

The Cougars do have UCLA transfer guard Matt Carlino eligible for the first time, while Baylor will add Cal transfer guard Gary Franklin to its roster.

BYU forward Noah Hartsock said that Carlino's addition should help, The Deseret News of Salt Lake reported.

"It's a tough game, especially against the sixth-ranked team in the nation as his first game. But he's a good player and he's going to make some good contributions for us this year," Hartsock told the newspaper. "He's been really patient and he's worked hard. He's done a great job preparing and keeping himself in shape for this season."

Diamond Leung is a college basketball writer for ESPN.com.