Lions' Senior Out for Season

Dec. 22, 2006

Los Angeles, CA (Dec. 22) -- Loyola Marymount University men's basketball fifth-year senior Brandon Worthy will miss the remainder of the 2006-07 season after results from an MRI released Friday, Dec. 22, showed a torn ACL in his left knee. Worthy injured the knee in the final moments of the Lions' double overtime win against Boise State on Tuesday. He finished the game with 14 points, four rebounds, six assists and two steals.

Entering the Lions first game without the San Jose native, Worthy ranked second in the West Coast Conference in scoring at 18.8 points per game. The preseason Mid-Major All-American also ranked 17th in the WCC in rebounds (4.5 rpg), seventh in free throw percentage (77.2%), ninth in assists (3.69 apg), seventh in steals (1.77 spg), ninth in three-point percentage (38.8%), 10th in three-pointers made per game (1.46), and 11th in defensive rebounds (3.54).

Worthy's playing career at LMU concludes with 1,255 points, ranking 16th all-time in LMU history. Worthy is also ranked fourth all-time in free thorws made with 437, eighth in assists with 320 and seventh in steals with 157.

The Lions play Long Beach State tonight, Dec. 22, at 7:05 p.m.



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