Anton Gill will miss the remainder of the 2016-17 Nebraska men’s basketball season after suffering a ruptured patella tendon in his right knee. Coach Tim Miles announced Gill’s injury on Tuesday.
Gill, a 6-foot-3 guard from Raleigh, North Carolina, suffered the injury on Sunday evening during a team workout. Test results on Monday confirmed the ruptured patella tendon. Gill is scheduled to have surgery on Wednesday and the expected recovery time is between 6-8 months, according to Nebraska men’s basketball athletic trainer R.J. Pietig
Gill transferred to Nebraska after spending the first two seasons of his collegiate career at Louisville. He played in all 12 of the Huskers’ games this season, which included one start. He was averaging 3.8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game before the injury.
Nebraska opens Big Ten conference play on Wednesday at Indiana.
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