Pinson Undergoes Foot Surgery

Freshman Theo Pinson missed a lengthy stretch of his freshman season because of a foot injury. He underwent surgery on Monday to repair his left foot.

CHAPEL HILL –– Theo Pinson, a freshman guard/forward on the University of North Carolina men’s basketball team, underwent successful surgery on his left foot Monday at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Dr. Robert Anderson performed the surgery. Pinson suffered a fracture of his left fifth metatarsal in UNC’s game at Wake Forest on January 21st. He missed the next 10 games and 14 of the last 19.

Pinson averaged 2.8 points and 3.0 rebounds and had 37 assists in 24 games overall in 2014-15.

UNC athletics trainer Doug Halverson said he expects Pinson to be ready to participate in basketball activities in time for the start of the 2015-16 season.

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