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WVU F Emmitt Matthews Heads to Locker Room Early in UAB Contest



Emmitt Matthews Jr. shoots free throws at the WVU Coliseum. (WVSN photo by Kelsie LeRose)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Just a minute into the West Virginia-UAB matchup, WVU F Emmitt Matthews landed awkwardly on his left knee after trying to catch a long pass. Matthews tried to stay in the game but was taken out and walked to the locker room on his own power.

**Update – Matthews has walked out of the locker room with 16 minutes left in the first half. Matthews sat on the bench for a minute before checking back into the game.

Matthews is averaging 10.2 points and 3.2 rebounds through nine games. WV Sports Now will keep you up-to-date on Matthews’ injury.

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