DEVELOPING SPORTS NEWS: UK's Patterson to miss rest of season

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY (WVLT) -- WVLT's sister station WKYT in Lexington, Kentucky is reporting that University of Kentucky freshman Patrick Patterson will miss the rest of the season after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left ankle.

The Kentucky Wildcats happen to be the next opponent for Bruce Pearl and the Vols, and are second in the SEC East standings, one game behind UT with a conference record of 10-3.

WKYT reports that Patterson is the only freshman ranked among the SEC’s top 10 scorers (16.4 points per game) and rebounders (7.7 rebounds per game).

An x-ray on Friday morning confirmed the ankle injury.

Patterson is wearing a cast on his left foot and will be out approximately eight weeks.

UT faces Kentucky at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday at noon.

The game will be televised on WVLT Volunteer TV.


Join the Conversation!

While WVLT allows comments on articles, we ask that you respect the online community. Comments may be removed at any time for violations including:

  • Obscenity, profanity, vulgarity, racism, violent descriptions, name-calling or personal attacks.
  • Abuse of multiple accounts.
  • Off-topic comments.

Comments may be checked for inappropriate content or rule violation, but the station is under no legal obligation to monitor or remove comments. If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator. 
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 16121917 - local8now.com/a?a=16121917
Gray Television, Inc.