Tony Wroten Tears ACL Playing Football; Still Eyes Syracuse
Words. Jason Jordan
Garfield High (Wash.) will be short one big piece to their basketball team’s puzzle with star guard Tony Wroten Jr., the No. 8 rated prospect in the HighSchoolHoop top 50, sidelined with a torn ACL.
“I’m gonna have surgery next week,” said Wroten, who was injured while playing in Garfield’s season opening football game, where he doubled as a receiver and a safety.
When asked for a timetable for his return to the hardwood, Wroten answered, “I’ll be back for districts so I’m not even trippin’… February or March probably.”
As for his recruitment, Wroten said that Syracuse leads and Xavier was “in second place.”
Villanova, Louisville, St. John’s and Seton Hall round out Wroten’s list of prospective colleges.
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