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Hofstra's Jamal Coombs-McDaniel done for season

Jamal Coombs-McDaniel Forward, Junior High School: Tilton School

Jamal Coombs-McDaniel
Forward, Junior
High School: Tilton School (Dorchest, Mass.)
Coombs-McDaniel played two seasons at the University of Connecticut averaging 5.6 points and 2.6 rebounds as a sophomore, helping the Huskies to their 2010-11 national championship. He scored 25 points against Providence and 23 points against Georgetown in consecutive wins. He was also named the National Prep School Player of the Year in 2009.

Hofstra basketball coach Mo Cassara confirmed that Jamal Coombs-McDaniel is done for the season with a knee injury.

Coombs-McDaniel, a 6-foot-7 junior forward, sat out last season after transferring from the University of Connecticut. Coombs-McDaniel was part of UConn's NCAA championship team in 2010-11. He averaged 4.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in two seasons.

Coombs-McDaniel was expected to be an important player for Hofstra, but hasn’t played this season due to the knee injury. Coombs-McDaniel was suspended for the first two games of the season due to a violation of team rules.

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