Cats’ next move uncertain after Nerlens Noel injury

Nerlens Noel - photo by USA Today Sports
Nerlens Noel – photo by USA Today Sports

A scary-looking knee injury left freshman biting his shirt, squirming on the floor and screaming in pain. His teammates carried him off the court, prayed for his well-being and sent him to the hospital to get checked by doctors.

“It’s unfortunate,” head coach said. “We just hope and pray that he is OK.” It is tough to break down the lessons learned and where the Cats go from here without knowing Noel’s status.

Additionally, neither Calipari nor Noel’s teammates wanted to speculate on basketball life moving forward without the four-time consecutive Freshman of the Week patrolling the middle.

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