Texas center Cameron Ridley is out indefinitely after fracturing his left foot during practice on Sunday, the university announced on Monday.
Ridley is scheduled to undergo surgery on Tuesday and is expected to miss six to eight weeks, which would set him up for a return in February.
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Ridley is leading the Longhorns in rebounding with 10.0 per game this season. His 12.7 points per game is second-best on the team.
The Big 12 conference named Ridley its Week 6 Player of the Week on Dec. 21 after he averaged 14.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 6.5 blocks in wins over Appalachian State and Stanford.
The Longhorns (8–3) will play the UConn (8–3) on Tuesday.
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