Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Eric reinjures kneecap, misses trip to Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Temple center Micheal Eric reinjured his right kneecap and did not make the trip for Sunday's game against Bowling Green.

Eric reinjures kneecap, misses trip to Bowling Green

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Temple (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) center Michael Eric has re-injured his right knee and did not make the trip to Bowling Green for Sunday´s game.
Temple (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) center Michael Eric has re-injured his right knee and did not make the trip to Bowling Green for Sunday's game.

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Temple center Micheal Eric reinjured his right kneecap and did not make the trip for Sunday's game against Bowling Green.

The 6-foot-11 graduate student, with senior eligibility, suffered the knee injury during Friday’s practice. He will have the kneecap examined this week. His status Saturday's home-opener at the Liacouras Center against Central Michigan is unknown

Eric is averaging 10.5 points and 11.3 rebounds. Redshirt freshman Anthony Lee will start in his place Sunday.

Eric, originally, fractured his kneecap on Feb. 15 and missed the final 10 games of the 2010-2011 season.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

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