Injuries strike Cal, Baylor; Georgia rising?
March, 1, 2009
By Graham Hays
No matter which team you root for, which seniors you said farewell to or what kind of réesumé-building wins your team came up with, this wasn't a good weekend overall for college basketball. Reading news that first Baylor's Danielle Wilson and then California's Alexis Gray-Lawson left games before halftime with knee injuries was a double punch to the gut -- first and foremost for those two players, but also for the game as a whole as it begins to shift toward the NCAA tournament.
To be clear, neither player has yet been officially ruled out for the season. And there's perhaps reason for more optimism with Gray-Lawson, who was described during the broadcast of her team's loss at UCLA as having suffered a sprained left knee. The news doesn't seem as good, so to speak, for Wilson. As the Waco Tribune Herald reports, Baylor's medical staff told Kim Mulkey they suspect an ACL injury in Wilson's left knee.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider