Kentucky's Patterson Out With Stress Fracture

Injury is a blow for the Wildcats, who face No. 1 Tennessee Sunday


Feb. 29, 2008

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky freshman Patrick Patterson will miss the rest of the season because of a stress fracture in his left ankle.

A statement from the school says Patterson had the injury confirmed after an X-ray Friday. He is wearing a cast on his foot and will be out approximately eight weeks.

The injury is a blow for the Wildcats, who face No. 1 Tennessee on Sunday in a contest for first place in the East division of the Southeastern Conference. He was averaging 16 points and 8 rebounds a game.

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