UNC: Pinson recovering from surgery on injured left foot

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina freshman swingman Theo Pinson is recovering from foot surgery.

Pinson had surgery on his left foot Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina. He broke a bone in the foot in the Tar Heels' win at Wake Forest in January, sidelining him for 10 straight games and 14 of the last 19.

The 6-foot-6 Pinson averaged 2.8 points and 3.0 rebounds for UNC, which returns nine of its top 10 scorers from a team which reached the NCAA Sweet 16. The school says Pinson is expected to be ready for the start of next season.

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