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Clemson's Patrick Rooks out for year

Updated: September 27, 2013, 11:08 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson Tigers freshman guard Patrick Rooks will miss the upcoming basketball season after injuring his hip during preseason workouts.

Tigers coach Brad Brownell announced Rooks' status Friday. Clemson is opening basketball practice on Sunday.

Rooks, a 6-foot-3, 175-pound guard from Charlotte, N.C., played for the Tigers on their trip to Italy last month. Brownell says Rooks will need surgery and the recovery time will keep him from playing this season.

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