Husker Leslie Smith Injured - Torn ACL

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Updated: Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:48:49 CST

Last season, Leslie Smith was a key member of the Husker basketball team which for the first time since 1998, advanced to the NCAA Tournaemnt..

This season, he might not be able to play...

Leslie, seen here performing for the Huskers last season, suffered a torn ACL July 3rd playing for his British Virgin Islands team in the FIBA Carribean Championship..

The injury happened in the first half of his team's 89–60 loss to the Virgin Islands only diagnosed today by an MRI back in Lincoln.

As a junior Leslie Smith averaged six points and five rebounds a game and played in all 32 games. Nebraska finished 19–13 with a first round NCAA loss to the Baylor Bears.