Freshman Antetokounmpo Injured In Greece

By: Roberto De La Rosa-Finch – Online Editor

The Flyers could potentially have another huge setback coming into this season.

Dayton men’s basketball has confirmed that redshirt freshman Kostas Antetokounmpo has suffered a non-displaced fracture of his tibia while playing in Europe.

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The severity of his injury has not yet been determined but Antetokounmpo will be re-examined in Athens, Greece and then again here in the states.

The 6-10 forward was training for his native country’s team in preparation for the FIBA U-20 European Championship in Crete.

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Antetokounmpo signed to UD in 2016 but had to sit out last season after being ruled a partial qualifier by the NCAA.

The Flyers are burdened with numerous returning players dealing with injuries in the dawn of loosing Smith and Cooke to the NBA.

In other ✈️ news…Flyers Women’s Volleyball 2017-18 Schedule Released

Ryan Mikesell is set to sit out the season due to double hip surgery, and Josh Cunningham, is coming off a year in which he had to overcome a serious ankle injury.

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