Arizona loses Baker for season with broken wrist
TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona junior guard Jemarl Baker Jr. will miss the remainder of the season with a broken wrist.
Wildcats coach Sean Miller said during his radio show on Jan. 11 that X-rays showed a broken bone in Baker’s wrist.
Baker was injured in the first half of Saturday’s loss to UCLA and did not play in the second half. The 6-foot-5 guard was Arizona’s second-leading scorer at 12.0 points per game in his second season since transferring from Kentucky.
Baker scored 33 points in a win over Northern Arizona and had 29 points three games later against Stanford. He had been struggling of late, shooting a combined 4 for 24 in three games before the Wildcats faced UCLA.
Arizona has lost two straight after opening the season 9-1.
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