UConn’s Gilbert sidelined once more, this time with eye damage


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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn level guard Alterique Gilbert has been dominated out indefinitely due to a concussion and damage to his proper eye suffered on Thursday evening within the Huskies closing regular-season residence recreation.

Gilbert has missed a lot of his three seasons in Storrs with shoulder points. He has performed in 25 video games this season, averaging 12.6 factors and three.6 assists.

The 6-foot redshirt sophomore was battling for a rebound within the 78-71 loss to Temple when he took an arm to the face. He collapsed to the ground and was bleeding profusely from the nostril. He was handled at Hartford Hospital for undisclosed facial accidents and launched on Friday.

UConn (14-16, 5-12) faces East Carolina on Sunday. The Huskies have performed the final seven video games with out star guard Jalen Adams, who suffered a knee damage on Feb. 6.

It’s unclear if both will return for subsequent week’s American Athletic Convention event.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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