Patrick Rooks lost for the season
Clemson will start practice without the services of Patrick RooksPatrick Rooks
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View Full Profile, who will undergo surgery soon to repair an injured hip suffered in the preseason. The freshman sharpshooter from Charlotte, NC (Charlotte Christian School) will miss the 2013-14 season due to the expected recovery time of the surgery. Dr. Larry Bowman will lead a team of surgeons from Blue Ridge Orthopedics that will be performing the procedure.
“This is an unfortunate situation for Patrick,” Brownell said. “He is a three-point specialist who shot the ball very well in Italy. Fortunately for us, we do have great depth in the backcourt. It’s a unique injury, something I haven’t seen in 20 years of coaching. I know our doctors and athletic trainer will do everything in their power to get him healthy. We look forward to having Patrick ready to go next season.”