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Tuesday / October 25.

Briscoe Sidelined 4-6 Weeks With Fractured Foot

briscoeIsaiah Briscoe will be sidelined 4-6 weeks with a “slight fracture” in his right foot, his father, George Briscoe, told Wednesday morning.

The 6-foot-3 Roselle (N.J.) Catholic point guard suffered the foot injury during a recent AAU trip to Las Vegas and is in a walking boot.

Briscoe won’t take any college visits for a month or so while he recovers and rests, and also won’t compete in the Under Armour Elite 24 Game set for Aug. 23 in Brooklyn, his father said.

Briscoe had a brilliant summer in which he won a gold medal with the USA U18 team in the FIBA Americas Championship and also led the Playaz Basketball Club to the Peach Jam championship where he earned ZAGSBLOG All-Peach Jam 1st-Team honors.

He is being recruited by Arizona, Louisville, St. John’s, Seton Hall, Rutgers and Villanova and is expected to decide sometime this ¬†fall.

Briscoe is the latest star high school player to suffer an injury after a long summer of play.

Findlay Prep 2016 point guard Derryck Thornton broke his wrist at the USA U17 trials and did not make the 12-man cut for the team. Las Vegas High 2015 wing Ray Smith tore his ACL this summer, and then committed to Arizona shortly therafter.

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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.

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