Auburn ahead Chris Moore is shifting towards a return to the courtroom after injuring his proper shoulder two weeks in the past.
Moore, who has been sidelined in every of Auburn’s final three video games, is anticipated to be a “sport time determination” for No. 15 Auburn (16-3, 6-1 SEC) when it hosts Texas A&M Wednesday evening in Neville. Area (8 p.m. on ESPN2).
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Bruce Pearl stated Moore is near returning to the Tigers’ fold and was extra energetic throughout Monday afternoon practices, however the Auburn coach stopped quick to say the younger ahead can be out there in opposition to the group.
“Chris did somewhat extra in apply yesterday than he used to,” Pearl stated. “It is most likely a sport time determination (in opposition to Texas A&M), nevertheless it’s getting shut.”
Moore injured his proper shoulder on January 14 in opposition to Ole Miss, and was hit within the first minutes of the sport. He didn’t return to the sport and spent the second half on the bench along with his arm in a sling. He then sat out Auburn’s wins in opposition to Mississippi State, LSU, and South Carolina, although he did journey with the group to Baton Rouge, Los Angeles, and Columbia, South Carolina.
Though he didn’t play in opposition to the Gamecocks on Saturday, Moore dressed and went by way of pregame apply with the group earlier than their fifth straight win. Senior Allen Flanigan began in three video games in each sport Moore missed.
Moore, who was a rotational finish participant for Auburn final season, began all 16 video games for Auburn earlier than his damage, and averaged six factors and a pair of.7 rebounds per sport in his elevated position.
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