Hurricanes lose Deng Gak to season-ending injury

6-foot-10 forward from Australia injured left knee in loss to Yale

Miami Hurricanes forward Deng Gak injured his left knee in a 77-73 loss to Yale in the HoopHall Miami Invitational at American Airlines Arena, Dec. 1, 2018 in Miami. (Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Hurricanes are losing their big man to a season-ending injury.

Miami announced Wednesday that redshirt freshman Deng Gak will undergo surgery after suffering a left knee injury in a 77-73 loss to Yale earlier this month.

The 6-foot-10, 195-pound forward from Australia averaged 2.5 points and 4.1 rebounds per game.

Miami (5-4) is off for final exams. The Hurricanes, who are in the midst of a four-game losing streak, return to action Dec. 19 against Houston Baptist.

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