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Just got an update tonight on Va. Tech wrestler Devin Carter from Christiansburg.
An MRI has shown that his hamstring is torn, not strained, said coach Kevin Dresser. The fourth-year junior is likely out for the rest of the season.
Turns out when Dresser said earlier today it was a strain and he would be out 5-6 weeks, Dresser was going off the ultrasound results, not the MRI.
Carter is a 2012 All-American and a two-time ACC champ.
Virginia Tech wrestling coach Kevin Dresser said fourth-year junior standout Devin Carter (Christiansburg) will be sidelined five or six weeks with a strained hamstring.
Carter, a 2012 All-American, was hurt in last week’s Las Vegas Invitational.
I am not in Miami but I can tell you that Virginia Tech beat Miami 61-60 in overtime in the ACC opener for both teams today.
Jarell Eddie had 24 points, six treys and eight rebounds.
Eddie had a trey with 46 seconds left in regulation to tie it at 56. Davon Reed of UM missed a trey and Eddie had a shot blocked so they went to overtime.
Eddie hit a jumper with 21 seconds left in overtime for a 61-59 lead. Garrius Adams made just one of two free throws and Donnovan Kirk missed a shot.
Tech played with Smith and Emelogu but minus a hurt Barksdale.
Emelogu had 11 points and van Zegeren had 10 boards. Wood had nine points.
Each team shot just 35 percent from the field and Tech attempted just three free throws. But Tech made 12 treys and the host just four.
Tech trailed by nine points with less than eight minutes left in regulation.
Barksdale missed the game with a swollen knee after hurting it in practice.
Here is my game story on the Tech women’s basketball team.
By the way, as for tomorrow’s men’s basketball game, Adam Smith and Ben Emelogu will both return to action off the bench.
CARY, N.C. — At the half in the NCAA women’s soccer semis, Virginia Tech and Florida State are tied 1-1.
Ashley Manning scored for Tech in the 32nd minute, but Kristin Grubka tied it up on a header off a free kick in the 42nd minute.
If you missed it in the paper or elsewhere on the site, here is my Va. Tech women’s soccer game preview for the FSU game today.
And an update on Josh Henderson, the Cave Spring grad who has been seeing action and sometimes starting at center for the Vanderbilt basketball team. Vanderbilt says today that an MRI has confirmed that he tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee, as well as the meniscus, in the first half in Vandy’s game against Marshall last night. He will need 8-9 months to recover.
“I think maybe it was one of our own guys that kind of crashed into Josh,” coach Kevin Stallings said last night, according to the Tennessean. “It hurts. Josh was playing well. He’s been playing good basketball for us. … I’m so sad for him and so sorry for him because unfortunately bad things happen to good people, and he’s a wonderful kid and has worked very hard to try to become a good player.”
The fourth-year junior missed most of the 2011-12 season with an injured foot. He started 21 games last season and three this season. He has been averaging 6.6 points and 19 minutes this season.