Auburn confirms star freshman Isaac Okoro will return from hamstring injury vs. Ole Miss
The Auburn Tigers have struggled without star freshman Isaac Okoro the past 3 games, going 1-2 with their 1 victory being a dramatic comeback on Saturday against Tennessee.
However, the talented wing player will be back in action on Tuesday night against Ole Miss, according to a team spokesman.
Per the report, Okoro won’t only be back in action — he’ll be starting against the Rebels, too:
Isaac Okoro is back for Auburn and will start tonight against Ole Miss, per a team spokesman. Okoro missed the last three games with a pulled hamstring.
Tip-off at 6 pm in Auburn Arena. @giana_jade will have your coverage tonight.
— Tom Green (@Tomas_Verde) February 25, 2020
That’s great news for the Tigers, who have missed the energy he brings to the game on both ends of the floor.
In 24 games this season, Okoro has averaged 13.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. How much will he help the Tigers on Tuesday night? Tune in to the SEC Network at 7 p.m. Eastern time to find out.