Wally Ellenson out 6-8 weeks
Updated: October 31, 2012, 8:36 PM ETAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota freshman Wally Ellenson has a broken left hand and will miss six to eight weeks.
Coach Tubby Smith said after Wednesday's practice that Ellenson hurt his shooting hand when it caught in a teammate's jersey during a rebounding drill on Tuesday. Smith said he will consider redshirting Ellenson, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound shooting guard from Rice Lake, Wis., who averaged 20.1 points and 8.9 rebounds per game as a senior.
Minnesota opens the season at home against American University on Nov. 9.
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