Home Football ACC NC State's Lennard Freeman may redshirt after leg surgery

NC State’s Lennard Freeman may redshirt after leg surgery


The North Carolina State Wolfpack front court may be losing some depth for the 2016-17 college basketball season, after reserve forward Lennard Freeman underwent another surgery on his leg.

Brett Friedlander of the Wilmington Star News reports Freeman had a 16-inch steel rod removed from his right leg.

The rod was replaced by a thicker rod and Freeman is hoping to take the time this offseason to get back into full form. As a result, a redshirt season is very likely.

“He just needs time,” N.C. State head coach Gottfried said. “He needs time to fully heal, fully get himself ready and go through an offseason where he can actually work out every day and go through all of our skill development drills.”

Last season, while playing through a stress fracture in his right leg, Freeman averaged 3.2 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.

The good news for the Wolfpack is that they will return Abdul-Malik Abu and BeeJay Anya while adding five-star center Omer Yurtseven, so their front court should be just fine.

Can’t get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram to stay updated with the latest news and exclusive giveaways!

*Featured Photo (above) credit to USA TODAY Sports


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisment -

Must Read

Hottest Female News Anchors In The World

The news industry is booming with a whirlwind of events taking place across the world. With the wide range of politics, sports, and news...
- Advertisment -