MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis coach Josh Pastner says junior guard Antonio Barton has a hairline fracture in his right foot, which will not need surgery but will keep him out for four to six weeks.
Spokesman Lamar Chance confirmed that Barton had X-rays and an MRI exam Monday morning revealing the non-displaced hairline avulsion fracture on his right fifth metatarsal. He hurt his foot Saturday in an 89-76 win at Southern Miss, the Tigers' 14th straight victory, which helped Memphis move into the Top 25 on Monday at No. 22.
The Conference USA tournament begins March 13 in Tulsa, so Barton could be back in time for the postseason. He averages 6.2 points per game.
Memphis hosts Central Florida on Wednesday night.
The Commercial Appeal first reported the extent of the injury.

NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds   Mike Krzyzewski’s current priority consists of guiding the U.S. men’s national team to gold at the Rio Games. Soon enough, though, the iconic...
Thumbnail Simmons-less Tigers begin new chapter The Ben Simmons Experience, at least collectively, ultimately went down as a major disappointment for LSU. With head coach Johnny Jones feeling the heat, can...
Thumbnail Cardinals to attack ACC all over again Louisville’s 2015-16 campaign couldn’t have ended on a more ignominious note. This year, however, essentially begins in paradise.
Thumbnail Michigan State ready to get back to business The preliminary matchups for the 2016 Battle 4 Atlantis were revealed yesterday, with Michigan State set to take on St. John’s in the first of three...
Thumbnail Trimble returning to Maryland The Maryland Terrapins got some good news last week as Melo Trimble announced he will be returning to the team for his junior...
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Team Pages