|Kansas' Embiid likely out for start of NCAAs|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 10 March 2014 16:22|
Embiid got a second opinion on his ailing lower back from a specialist in Los Angeles on Monday, and the school says the physician confirmed the original diagnosis of a stress fracture.
The school says Embiid's treatment for the injury makes him ''unlikely to play in the first weekend of the NCAA tournament.''
A potential top choice in the NBA draft should he choose to declare, Embiid sat out Kansas' final two regular-season games, a home victory against Texas Tech and a road loss against West Virginia. The Jayhawks had already clinched the outright Big 12 title.