Virginia announced Tuesday that forward De'Andre Hunter suffered a broken left wrist during last week's ACC tournament and will miss the rest of the season. Anderson returned for the ACC and NCAA tournaments but clearly wasn't himself, and the second-seeded Cavaliers lost to the Michigan State Spartans in the second round of the Big Dance. He's expected to miss 10-to-12 weeks, but he should make a full recovery after having surgery, which is scheduled for Monday. The Cavs beat UNC in Saturday night's ACC championship game.
While the Cavaliers' stingy defense, which allows a nation-lowest 53.4 points per game, should be fine, taking away one of their best scorers could be a major blow to coach Tony Bennett's eight-man rotation.More news: The New Judge On This Show Has Quite "The Voice" Herself
Hunter averaged 9.2 points and 3.5 rebounds in 33 games off the bench for the Wahoos this season.
U.Va. - the NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed - opens play on Friday against 16th-seeded UMBC in Charlotte. Anthony scored 10 points as a reserve in U.Va.'s 74-64 home win against Louisville. Hunter was the primary player off the bench, and, at times, was UVa's most effective weapon.