Texas guard Kerwin Roach II (12) celebrates a win over against West Virginia 87-79 in the NCAA Game on Saturday, March 3, 2018. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Men's Basketball

Texas basketball: Kerwin Roach recovering after knee surgery

Posted August 7th, 2018

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Texas basketball senior Kerwin Roach had surgery to repair a torn meniscus on his right knee on Tuesday in Austin and is expected to make a full recovery by the start of the season, according to a Texas athletics press release.

Roach sustained the injury on Aug. 2 during a drill at the CP3 Elite Guard Camp in Winston-Salem, N.C.

The senior from Houston is expected to play a major role for the Longhorns in 2018-19 season after choosing to return to school following his decision to declare for the NBA Draft. After testing his stock, Roach opted to return to Texas, where he averaged 12.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.6 assists as a junior.

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According to the release, there is no timetable for Roach’s return to basketball activity.

Texas opens the season on Nov. 6 in El Paso against Eastern Illinois at he Erwin Center.

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