Andrew Harrison misses Kentucky Wildcats exhibition game due to injury


The Kentucky Wildcats are the preseason No. 1 team in nearly every major college basketball preseason poll, and freshman Andrew Harrison is the team’s starting point guard and likely a top-5 NBA Draft pick next year, but in the team’s annual Blue – White game that was held last week, Andrew what injured and left the game with what’s being called a bruised right knee that kpet him from playing Friday’s exhibition game against Transylvania, and it will keep him from playing tonight as well:


Point guard Andrew Harrison will miss Monday night’s game against Montavello with a bone bruise in his right knee. It’s the second straight game Harrison has missed, plus the second half of the Blue-White Scrimmage.

Starting in Harrison’s place will be senior Jarrod Polson.


Harrison was one of 45 players named to the watch list Tuesday for the 2014 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award.  He’s a is a 6-foot-6 guard from Richmond, Texas. As a senior in high school he averaged 15.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game while leading Travis High to a state championship. He came to Kentucky rated as the the third-best prospect in the country by ESPNU Recruiting. Scout and Rivals both ranked him as the fifth-best overall prospect.



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