Edmond Sumner Out for the Season with Torn Left ACL

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated

Xavier Musketeers’ guard Edmond Sumner will miss the remainder of his junior season with a torn left ACL that he suffered in Sunday’s win at St. John’s against the Red Storm. He is set to have surgery in the near future at a date yet to be determined.

Sumner, 21, has been in the NCAA for 3 seasons, all with the Musketeers. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 31 games and averaged 25.9 minutes per game, 11.0 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 3.6 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, and 1.3 steals per game. He shot 39.7% from the field, 30.1% from 3-point range, and 72.7% from the free throw line.

This season, Sumner played in 21 games and averaged 33.1 minutes per game, 15.0 points per game, 4.3 rebounds per agme, 5.0 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, and 1.3 steals per game. He shot 47.9% from the field, 27.3% from 3-point range, and 73.7% from the free throw line.

Over his 3-year NCAA career, Sumner has played in 58 games and averaged 26.6 minutes per game, 11.4 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game, 3.8 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, and 1.2 steals per game. His career shooting percentages are 42.9% from the field, 28.5% from 3-point range, and 73.1% from the free throw line.

 

-Asher Fair

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