Illinois G Brandon Paul breaks jaw during open gym
According to Paul Klee of IlliniHQ.com, the injury occurred when Paul was chasing a loose ball and collided with teammate Devin Langford’s shoulder at the Ubben Basketball Complex. Klee also reports Paul is scheduled to have surgery Friday and that there is no timetable for his return.
Pain and discomfort aside, this shouldn’t be a big deal or have much of an impact on Paul’s 2012-13 season. He’ll be fine by the time the season rolls around and there’s no doubt he’ll still be Illinois’ top player.