Approximately two hours before tip-off, UofL has announced that junior swing-man Deng Adel will not play in Wednesday night’s game against Georgia Tech, due to an ankle injury.
UofL G/F Deng Adel will miss tonight's game vs Georgia Tech with an ankle injury suffered vs. Syracuse. His condition remains day-to-day. G Darius Perry will start tonight. Ray Spalding (ankle) is expected to play tonight. #L1C4
— Kenny Klein (@KKcards) February 8, 2018
Adel appeared to have suffered the injury during the second half of Monday’s loss to Syracuse. While going up for a break away layup, Adel came down awkwardly. He was quickly taken out of the game, but did return.
Adel is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 15 points per game.