Fuller To Have Surgery Next Week
Jan. 19, 2012
USC forward Aaron Fuller has been diagnosed with a left shoulder anterior labrum tear and will have surgery on Thursday, Jan. 26 at USC Hospital performed by Dr. James Tibone it was announced tonight by USC men's basketball head coach Kevin O'Neill.
The junior Fuller was second on the team with a 10.6 scoring average and led the Trojans with 5.9 rebounds per game. Fuller scored in double figures in USC's first six games, but was able to register 10 or more points just three times in his last 12 games. He was originally hurt before the season in the a scrimmage against Air Force which forced the left-hander to mainly shoot right-handed this season. While USC was up in the Bay Area at the beginning of Pac-12 play, he suffered a slight tear in his right labrum which had compounded the issue.
This injury leaves the Trojans with seven available scholarship players.