CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - A person familiar with the situation says Miami center Reggie Johnson had a minor surgical procedure in one of his knees Tuesday and will not play in this weekend's East Regional games.
The person says Johnson did not accompany the Hurricanes to Washington on Tuesday evening but is expected to be able to play in the Final Four if Miami advances. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not publicly revealed the injury.
Johnson has appeared in 26 games for Miami this season, starting nine. The 6-foot-10, 292-pound senior is averaging 6.7 points and 4.8 rebounds for Miami (29-6), which plays Marquette (25-8) in the East semifinals on Thursday night in Washington.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Michigan vs. Northwestern Pick Michigan and Northwestern both will look to improve their conference standing when they meet up tonight at...
Thumbnail Arkansas vs. Florida Pick Following a big loss this past weekend, will No. 12 Florida bounce back tonight when it hosts Arkansas at 7PM ET?
Thumbnail Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State Pick Will Iowa State beat Oklahoma State tonight and cover as a small home favorite at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky Pick Can No. 9 Kentucky pick up a lopsided win when it hosts Vanderbilt tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Ohio State vs. Penn State Pick Which struggling Big Ten team will pick up a needed win tonight when Penn State hosts Ohio State at 8:30PM ET?

NCAAB Team Pages