Xavier's Brad Redford has torn ACL

Updated: October 24, 2010, 6:08 PM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- Xavier's Brad Redford has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, costing the Musketeers their top 3-point shooter.

The junior guard hurt his knee during practice on Saturday. A medical test on Sunday found the tear, which will need reconstructive surgery and sideline him for the season.

Redford was one of the Atlantic 10's most accurate 3-point shooters in his first two seasons. He set a Xavier record by making 46.5 percent from behind the arc as a freshman. Of his 108 career baskets, 101 have come from behind the arc.

His long-range shooting forced defenses to extend and opened up the middle of the floor.


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