Justin Wright out until December

Published 3:10 pm Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Justin Wright

Troy senior guard Justin Wright will be out until December after undergoing surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus in his left knee.

Wright said on Tuesday that doctors found a micro fracture as well that had gone undetected before. He is currently rehabbing three times a day in hopes for an earlier return.

The surgery was performed on Sept. 13 and Wright got off crutches on Monday.

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“I’m rehabbing the mess out of it,” Wright said. “I want to be back out there with my guys as quickly as possible.”

Wright was Troy’s third-leading scorer last season averaging 10.3 points per game. With the loss of Alan Jones and Mo Weathers, he is the Trojans top returning scorer.

Troy opens practice on Saturday.