January 29, 2007

McClure 'doubtful' for Virginia

An otherwise raucous crowd at Cameron Indoor Stadium turned eerily silent when David McClure went down holding his knee late in the second half of a 75-61 Duke win over Boston College Sunday night.

As the evening progressed, fears of the worst case scenario seemed to ease a bit, and Mike Krzyzewski confirmed Monday that the injury doesn't appear to be of a severe nature.

"We had an MRI done late last night. It doesn't look like serious damage," Krzyzewski said Monday. "[McClure] is going through therapy now and getting some x-rays. I'm not sure if he will be ready to play this week, but we don't think it will be long term. I'll know more about that as the week progresses. It was good news that it wasn't something permanent."

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