The Purdue Boilermakers are within the Candy 16 of this 12 months’s NCAA Match, however they’re in severe hazard of taking part in one other recreation with out star middle Isaac Haas.
Haas, a 7-2 senior, suffered a fractured elbow within the first recreation of the match on Friday when going for a rebound. He tried to play within the Spherical of 32 Sunday towards Butler, however the NCAA deemed his brace unacceptable.
In accordance with jconline.com, the Boilermakers’ sports activities medication program has reached out to a workforce of engineers hoping they will construct Haas an appropriate brace earlier than their Candy 16 matchup towards Texas Tech.
Regardless of lacking Sunday’s win over the Bulldogs, Haas remained hopeful he’d return to the court docket for the Candy 16.
“Perhaps with some lower in irritation,” Haas mentioned, by way of ESPN.com. “Perhaps with some alternatives to relaxation it with none sort of extra remedy, possibly some pure therapeutic will do it effectively,” Haas mentioned Sunday. “One factor is for positive I’ll trip with these guys so long as they final. I do know they will make all of it the way in which.”
Fellow 7-footer Matt Haarms stepped up in Haas’ absence, however the Boilermakers could be respectable threats to chop down the nets in April ought to Haas return and show efficient.