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Gophers' Eric Curry suffers season-ending knee injury

Gophers' Eric Curry suffers season-ending knee injury

Updated: October 16, 2019 08:54 PM

University of Minnesota men's basketball player Eric Curry has suffered a season-ending knee injury. 

According to University of Minnesota men's basketball head coach Richard Pitino, Curry was injured last week in practice.

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Gophers big Eric Curry out for season

"We are obviously disappointed in Eric's recent setback," Pitino said. "He has worked so hard and stayed positive throughout this whole process.  He is still a valuable member and leader on this team.  I can't wait to get him back, better than ever next year."

Gophers Big Man Eric Curry Out 4-6 Weeks

Curry, a redshirt junior, will undergo surgery next week and will miss the upcoming 2019-2020 season.

The Memphis, Tennessee native has struggled with injuries throughout his Gophers career. After redshirting the 2017-18 season due to a summer knee injury, a second operation forced him to miss the first several weeks of last season. After returning in January, he injured his foot, limiting him to just 15 games.

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