Banks Has Her ACL Surgery

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More than a month after injuring her right knee on St. John’s on Feb. 2, UConn sophomore guard Brianna Banks finally had her surgery to epair a torn anterior cruciate ligament on Thursday at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Arciero and Banks is expected to be ready for the start of the 2013-14 season. She will have two years of eligibility remaining.

“I am very pleased that the procedure on Brianna’s knee was a success,” Geno Auriemma said. “I know she will work extremely hard during the rehabilitation process and look forward to her being back on the floor next season.”

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17 thoughts on “Banks Has Her ACL Surgery

  1. fishpaw31

    Mend well, BB! [Geez, I hope she wasn't anywhere near where the ceiling collapsed].

  2. Village Idiot

    It may seem long now but in Sept, looking back, it shall seem shorter. Uconn FANs and World want you to be 100 percent for 2013/14. We’ve needed you this year, but you will be more than needed next. Your speed, determination and just plain guts are to be held up as an example to the new kids.

  3. mrmojack

    Brianna would have make suck a difference down the
    stretch. She was so improved over last yr. I look
    forward to watching her next season. I wish her
    the best and know she will come back even better.

  4. The Far Side

    Brianna, I’m sure Caroline will help you get back to full form if she takes Shea’s place. She’s been there.

    1. Misty

      To Far Side:

      Don’t be silly, Caroline is a nice young woman; but, how is she going to help our guards play better. She can’t shoot, can’t dribble; can’t pass.

      Geno propped her up all year and now expects Stewart to play 35 to 40 minutes a game, when she was only getting crap-time minutes so thatr ms Doty could be a started and enjoy her remaining time. Time for Geno to stop Doting on Doty.

      1. Ted

        You’re way over the line – completely a cheap shot at a college student who has given everything she has for UConn WBB.

      2. Fran Dagostino

        I only hope you never know what it feels like to come back from that kind of injury and do what she does. It may not be up to your liking, but a little respect for the personal triumph wouldn’t hurt.

        1. NewHavenJude

          I totally agree with Ted & Fran. Besides that, one doesn’t need to be able to play well in order to be a good coach. I’m sure no one is more unhappy by her diminished skills than Caroline herself.

  5. Kara Lawson's picks for All-American

    You can bank on it Brianna will come back strong.

    @karalawson20 tweeted her picks in this exact order:

    Griner
    Sims
    Ogwumike
    Delle Donne
    Diggins
    McBride
    Thomas
    Mosqueda-Lewis
    Gray
    Clarendon

  6. Keith

    Brianna- I said my peace when we chatted otside xl center sat eve w/ you Steph and Messiah! Boy how we miss you – especially in the bigger games. Heel quick and get to 110%! You showed what u r made of by the improvement u made this year! We love our lefty!

  7. Ted

    Brianna would have made a difference in the last two ND games, each lost by a thread. Good luck Brianna.

  8. Fran Dagostino

    Best in your recovery, Brianna. Sometimes it might feel like you’ll never get there, but you will – Accept all the love and support your BB sisters can give. Good luck!

  9. Eileen

    Good Luck to Brianna who was poised this year to be a very good player. She is one of my favorites on the team and I can’t wait to see her play again next year.

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