Men's Basketball's King to Miss Remainder of 2007-08 Season with Injury
Nov. 19, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC -- George Washington University men's basketball player Travis King will not play the remainder of the 2007-08 season due to an injured right patella (fractured knee cap), GW head coach Karl Hobbs has announced. The Department of Athletics will request a medical hardship waiver at the end of the 2007-08 season. If the hardship waiver is granted, King will have three years of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2008-09 season.
King injured his patella while playing basketball in August. He appeared briefly in the Boston University game on November 14, 2007 at Charles E. Smith Athletic Center and logged one minute of playing time. He is scheduled to undergo knee surgery Wednesday at GW Hospital.
"This is a real devastating and untimely loss," Hobbs said. "I'm hoping we can find a way to recover from it."
As a freshman in 2006-07, King appeared in all 32 games and averaged 5.7 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists per game as GW's back-up point guard behind Carl Elliott.