More bad news. Wayne Blackshear will miss the 2011-12 season with his ailing shoulder.
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test performed at Jewish Hospital points to a torn labrum in his right shoulder, which will require surgery to repair. With an expected recovery time of at least four months, Blackshear will effectively miss the entire season.
Blackshear had just been cleared by the NCAA initial eligibility center to participate as a freshman a week ago. He had suffered an injury to his left shoulder as he closed out his high school career, had surgery to repair it, and had spent the summer rehabilitating that shoulder.