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Johnny Davis out for remainder of Nebraska game with lower body injury

Trey McGowens ejected from the game for flagrant-2 foul.
Nebraska's Trey McGowens (2) fouls Wisconsin's Johnny Davis (1) during the second half of an...
Nebraska's Trey McGowens (2) fouls Wisconsin's Johnny Davis (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 6, 2022, in Madison, Wis. McGowens was charged with a flagrant foul on the play. Nebraska won 74-73. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)(Andy Manis | AP)
Published: Mar. 6, 2022 at 3:08 PM CST
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Wisconsin basketball sophomore Johnny Davis went down at the start of the second half between Wisconsin and Nebraska, and did not return for the remainder of the game.

Davis was hit in the face by Nebraska’s Trey McGowens and came down hard on his right ankle. McGowens was issued a flagrant-2 foul and was ejected from the game.

A UW athletic spokesperson confirmed that Davis’ injury was to his lower body injury.

Following the 74-73 loss to Nebraska, Badger Head Coach Greg Gard said he is optimistic that Johnny will be able to play next week in the Big Ten Tournament.

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