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January 20, 2012
Strickland Out for Season
Dexter Strickland tore his right anterior cruciate ligament in Thursday's win at Virginia Tech and will be unable to play the rest of the 2011-12 season.Chapel Hill - University of North Carolina guard
Strickland, a junior from Rahway, N.J., suffered the injury early in the second half in Blacksburg as he drove to the basket.
He started every game this year for the 16-3 Tar Heels and shared the team lead in steals with 25 and was second in assists with 39. He was shooting a team-high 57 percent from the floor and was averaging 7.5 points per game.
Surgery to repair the torn ligament has not been scheduled.