So much for Desmond Simmons playing Sunday against Seattle University. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar said after the Huskies’ 95-65 exhibition victory over Central Washington that Simmons, who didn’t play, will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee and will be out until mid-to-late December.
It’s not the first time Simmons has had knee surgery. He underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee prior to his first season at UW. He redshirted that year.
If he returns on the timetable Romar gave, Simmons should be back in time for Pac-12 play.
We’re at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, where the Washington Huskies men’s basketball team will host Central Washington in an exhibition game at 7 p.m., and wanted to pass along a quick note that forward Desmond Simmons won’t play tonight while he rests a knee that has been bothering him.
Simmons is sitting out for precautionary reasons, and is still expected to play in UW’s regular-season opener against Seattle University on Sunday. Read more »
Washington will again place a lot of pressure on Desmond Simmons, who will be assigned the task of guarding Washington State scorer Brock Motum on Wednesday at the Pac-12 tournament. Simmons said he tries to deny Motum the ball as much as possible and beat him to his preferred spots.