November 2, 2010

Ankle injury sidelines Thompkins

Georgia forward Trey Thompkins will miss Thursday's exhibition game against Augusta State with a high ankle sprain.

Head coach Mark Fox mentioned the injury Tuesday night during a team-meet-and-greet with supporters.

It's not yet known exactly how long Thompkins will be out or how many games he might miss. The Bulldogs open their regular season Nov. 12 against Mississippi Valley State.

His status for that game remains up in the air.

A 6-foot-10 junior, Thompkins is the SEC Preseason Player of the Year after averaging 17.7 points. He was a unanimous first-team All-SEC choice last year.

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