After trailing by 12 at halftime, the Mississippi State Bulldogs made a big comeback in the second half against Alabama on Tuesday night.
However, they came up short, losing the tough road game by four points. If they had talented sophomore G Nick Weatherspoon for more than 14 minutes, things might have been different.
He went down with a scary-looking leg injury during a first-half dunk attempt and didn’t return to the game. Fortunately for the Bulldogs, though, the MRI came back with good news, according to Jon Rothstein:
The MRI for Mississippi State's Nick Weatherspoon revealed no tear or structural damage in his knee, per a school spokesman. Still in the evaluation process. Was injured Tuesday night against Alabama.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) January 30, 2019
Weatherspoon, a sophomore, is averaging 10.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.
How soon he’ll be able to return to the court remains to be seen, but this news is obviously good for the Bulldogs.