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Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

Posted on: October 8, 2008 3:27 pm
Edited on: October 8, 2008 3:31 pm
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The nation's top-ranked team will start the season down a player because North Carolina senior Marcus Ginyard had surgery Wednesday to repair a stress fracture in his left foot that is expected to sideline him eight weeks.

Eight weeks from today is Dec. 3 -- meaning Ginyard should miss at least eight games, including the Maui Invitational. It's worth noting the Tar Heels play at Michigan State on Dec. 3 in what should be among their biggest non-league challenges. After that there is a nine-day break in action until North Carolina meets Oral Roberts on Dec. 13.

"You hate this for Marcus because he has worked so hard to get ready for his senior season," coach Roy Williams said in a statement released by the school. "But he decided it was better to have the surgery now and be ready sometime in December than risk a more substantial injury that would knock him out of action later in the season.”

Ginyard averaged 6.9 points and 4.5 rebounds while starting all 39 games last season.

It's expected that Danny Green, the nation's best sixth man, will move into the starting lineup in Ginyard's absence.

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Comments

Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: October 8, 2008 9:55 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

Only figures this would come from a Duke fan.  Your just cranky your relegated to 2nd in your conference before the season even starts.



Since: Jan 22, 2008
Posted on: October 8, 2008 9:38 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

Hopefully this is a sign of things to come for Carolina this year. First Gayyard, then Hans-ho, then Ty Lawless
Nice.  Not only do you show your utterly juvenile mind by coming up with those goofy nicknames, but you show your wonderful sportsmanship by cheering for injuries on the team that werars the right shade of blue.  I can only hope that both the Heels and the Blue Devils are at full strength when we come calling in Durham.  Of course, you already know what will happen.....otherwise you wouldn't be cheering for our guys to get hurt.



Since: Apr 4, 2008
Posted on: October 8, 2008 7:47 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

Ah, can't y'all just feel the intellect oozing forth from Durham?  Fans are as classy as their hoops coach. 



Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: October 8, 2008 7:21 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

hahahaha all duke fans do is whine whine whine.




Since: Oct 5, 2007
Posted on: October 8, 2008 5:51 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

First Gayyard, then Hans-ho

Hans-ho?  Gayyard?  Seriously?  What are you...7?

 




Since: Jun 20, 2008
Posted on: October 8, 2008 5:32 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

Hopefully this is a sign of things to come for Carolina this year.  First Gayyard, then Hans-ho, then Ty Lawless.  And then the gay colored blue team won't even make the tourney, afterall of this overhype about them all coming back to school this year.  Gay.  They are All GAY.



Since: Oct 5, 2007
Posted on: October 8, 2008 5:06 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

I'm sure he will.  Bobby still traveled with the team after his injury.  Plus, Marcus could be there for moral support.  He'll just be dressed a little nicer than the other guys.



Since: Jul 16, 2008
Posted on: October 8, 2008 4:57 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

I wonder if he still gets to go to Maui?



Since: Oct 5, 2007
Posted on: October 8, 2008 4:05 pm
 

Ginyard out eight weeks after surgery

This is actually good news.

I heard everything from "it's just a rumor, he's fine" to "he's out for the season". 

I can handle 8 weeks.  Get better Marcus!



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