Creighton's Chatman needs surgery

2013-creighton-mcdermott01-360

OMAHA, NE (TheSpread) – Creighton point guard Austin Chatman is going to need surgery in the upcoming weeks, but is hopeful to be ready for the start of the season.

View 2015 Final Four Odds

Chatman reportedly needs surgery to repair a ligament in his right thumb that will put him in a cast for two months. The timetable for the recovery has Chatman back for the start of the season.

Chatman averaged 8.1 points, 4.4 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game last season as he helped lead Creighton to the NCAA Tournament. Chatman is the lone returning starter coming back next season for the Bluejays.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Creighton has been given 300/1 odds to win the NCAA Tournament next season. Oddsmakers see Kentucky as the favorite with 9/2 odds while Duke has 10/1 odds.

Bet on 2015 Final Four Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds Villanova always understood the myriad challenges of defending a national title. Yet the program definitely couldn’t have foreseen Friday’s bit of bad news.
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Team Pages