Report: Key Arkansas player to miss 3-6 weeks after surgery
The Arkansas Razorbacks are an exciting team to watch this year and are currently undefeated at 9-0.
However, ahead of the showdown vs. Mizzou on Saturday afternoon, it was reported that the Hogs would be without a key player for a few weeks.
Per Scottie Bordelon, Indiana transfer forward Justin Smith will miss 3-6 weeks after going through right ankle surgery on Friday:
NEW: Justin Smith will miss 3-6 weeks after undergoing right ankle arthroscopic debridement surgery on Friday.
— Scottie Bordelon (@NWAScottie) January 2, 2021
Smith is averaging 11.6 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 1.0 assists per game this season. He had appeared in 9 games, starting all of them, before his injury.
We’ll see how his absence affects the Razorbacks against Mizzou at noon Eastern time on CBS.