Jones Out Two to Three Weeks After Following Surgery
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Senior tri-captain Leon Jones (Battle Creek, Mich./Winchendon Prep, Conn.) of the University of Michigan men's basketball team could miss up to three weeks after undergoing surgery on Tuesday (Nov. 20) to repair a torn capsule in his left thumb.

 
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Jones dislocated his thumb during practice Sunday (Nov. 18), causing the capsule in his left thumb to tear. U-M's Dr. Dean Lewis performed the surgery Tuesday afternoon to repair the damaged area. Jones will be in a cast for up to two weeks before starting rehab. Once back, he will wear a protective brace on the thumb.

Jones had not missed a game in four seasons for the Wolverines, playing in 89 consecutive games for the Maize and Blue. For his career he is averaging 5.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists.

Contact: Tom Wywrot (734) 763-4423


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