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Vanderbilt’s Garland out indefinitely with knee injury

November 24, 2018

Vanderbilt head coach Bryce Drew argues a call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kent State, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt freshman guard Darius Garland is out indefinitely after hurting the meniscus in his knee in a loss to Kent State.

The Commodores updated Garland’s status Saturday, hours after he was hurt.

Garland was hurt 2 minutes into the Commodores’ 77-75 loss to Kent State on Friday. He returned and watched from the bench.

A five-star recruit, Garland is averaging 16.2 points a game. The Nashville native scored 33 points in a win against Liberty earlier this week, a Southeastern Conference high so far. He already is being projected as a first-round pick in the NBA draft next summer.

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