FEBRUARY 11, 2014 - Texas #55, Cam Ridley, center, turns to the basket as Oklahoma State #21, Kamari Murphy, left, defends during the first half of Big 12 action held at the University of Texas Frank Erwin Center, in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Texas center Cam Ridley fractures foot; out indefinitely

Posted December 28th, 2015

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Texas center Cam Ridley will miss Tuesday’s game against Connecticut and likely many more after he broke his left foot in practice on Sunday, the program announced.

Ridley, the Longhorns’ second-leading scorer, will undergo surgery on Tuesday in Austin and is out indefinitely.

It’s a big blow for Shaka Smart’s team, which is riding a six-game win streak into Tuesday’s meeting with Connecticut at the Erwin Center.

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Ridley has started all 11 games, averaging a double-double with 12.7 points and 10.0 rebounds in 26 minutes per game. He is shooting 63 percent from the field.

With Ridley out, Prince Ibeh’s minutes should go up. He’s averaging 1.2 points and 3.0 rebounds in 9.5 minutes.

 

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