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Broken wrist benches UVA's Hunter for NCAA Tournament

Virginia's De'Andre Hunter will miss the 2018 NCAA Tournament due to a broken wrist Virginia's De'Andre Hunter will miss the 2018 NCAA Tournament due to a broken wrist
Shannon Reynolds | 14 March, 2018, 05:47

The Cavaliers will be without valuable wing De'Andre Hunter for the Tournament after the school announced he suffered a broken left wrist in the ACC Tournament in Brooklyn, which was won by Virginia. He is expected to be out 10-12 weeks.

He'll be the first U.Va. player this season to miss a game because of injury.

The situation is somewhat reminiscent to when Justin Anderson missed time toward the end of the 2014-15 season with a broken finger. During the season, Hunter averaged 9.2 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in 33 appearances for the Hoos. He reached double figures in 16 games. Hunter logged 18 minutes off the bench and scored 10 points against that game.

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