Purdue Loses Guard With Season-Ending Knee Injury

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue guard Sterling Carter will miss the rest of the season with a season-ending knee injury.

Coach Matt Painter issued a statement Monday saying that Carter, a senior, had torn the ACL and medial and lateral menisci in his right knee during Sunday’s 76-57 loss at Nebraska. The injury occurred when Carter was making a drive to the basket.

Carter was averaging 4.8 points in 15.1 minutes this season after transferring from Seattle University. He was third on the team in 3-pointers (28) and second in steals (25). Carter’s best game came in an 82-64 rout of Indiana when he scored 19 points and was 5 of 6 from 3-point range.

Painter called it “very unfortunate” to see Carter’s college career end with an injury.

The Boilermakers (15-12, 5-9 Big Ten) host No. 16 Michigan on Wednesday.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

blog comments powered by Disqus
Best Winter Festivals In Metro Detroit
Thanksgiving Parade Guide

Watch & Listen