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UM's frontcourt grows thinner after Gamble tears ACL, ruled out for season

Jim Larranaga's thinning front court just took another big hit.

Julian Gamble Senior Julian Gamble, a 6-9 senior forward who was expected to help fill-in for Reggie Johnson while he sits out until Janurary, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left leg according to UM. Gamble will miss the entire season.

"We feel awful for Julian Gamble," Larranaga said in a statement released by the school. "Tearing your ACL is a devastating injury at any time in your career, but particularly in your fifth year of eligibility. Julian is a bright, hard working and competitive athlete. We will do everything we can to support him in his efforts to rehabilitate this injury. We know he will also be there supporting his teammates, becuase that is just the kind of person he is."

Gamble started 13 games last season and averaged 3.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.8 blocks per game.

:We are never given more than we can handle, so I never ask "Why me?" just "Why not?" because i will come out on top!," Gamble posted on his Twitter account Tuesday.

The Canes now have two post players injured as the college hoop season quickly approaches. UM will have to rely heavily on redshirt-sophomore center Kenny Kadji, who will be eligible to play this season after transferring from the University of Florida.

Johnson, the team-leader in rebounds and third-leading scorer, underwent surgery on June 30 to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. Johnson was expected to be sidelined for 5-6 months from the date of the surgery. Larranaga has said he's hopeful Johnson will be back by January.

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Thought u were going to say that Reggie and Julian was on Nevin's yacht too

football. football.

any good news?

A speedy recovery to Gamble. The team will be competetive, but I don't know how far they'll go.

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Basketball article? As if there's going to be a basketball team at this school again.

You want to put something round in a hoop...start with Haith's head.

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Only you don't. Not after you have said the same thing 43 times in 10 days. Its boring. And creepy that you feel a need to do this. Like a child molester.

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snakebitten... Regardless, Canes until I die!

To the loser that spends all of his time on our sites... Get a life and a job. It's people like you who piss me off.

My tax dollars are paying your unemployment, while you sit on your ass blogging on our sites. SAD

I predict the basketball program will get hit harder than the football program. I just can't wait until it's all over let's just get going with the punishments so we can start to build again. Look at tenesee as an example of their recent ruling.

University of Miami calls a 4pm Press Conferece Today ...

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Sorry for the kid and hate that he's going through this but who cares about this now. Whether or not there is any proof to these allegations is what we care about now.

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