August 9th, 2011 - During last Thursday, it was first reported via Twitter/HoyaNation that Georgetown sophomore center Moses Ayegba went down in a heap, with the injury looking serious. Subsequent coverage further treated the matter. Well it's been confirmed by the school; the native of Kano, Nigeria has an ACL tear.
Below is the official press release. More information is available on Premium Court, including speculated recovery time and the possibility of redshirt.
Sophomore Center Moses Ayegba Tears ACL in Summer League Game
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WASHINGTON - Georgetown University Head Men's Basketball Coach John Thompson III announced today that sophomore center Moses Ayegba (Kano, Nigeria/Progressive Christian [Md.]) suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a Nike Pro-City League game on Thursday night.
"It's unfortunate," Thompson said. "He's worked extremely hard this past year but we know, in conjunction with our medical staff, that he will take the necessary steps to get back on the floor as soon as he can."
Ayegba appeared in six games last year, averaging 1.7 points and 0.5 rebounds per game.