VCU exam reveals ‘no ligament damage’ for Marcus Evans

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — VCU guard Marcus Evans does not have any ligament damage to his knee, according to a release from the University.

Evans was injured Friday during the Rams A-10 Tournament game vs. Rhode Island and is expected to be available to play next week.

An exam on Marcus Evans confirmed a bone bruise to his left knee.

Here’s the full statement from VCU:

VCU junior guard Marcus Evans (Chesapeake, Va.) was evaluated by the team’s medical staff upon the team’s return to Richmond Saturday. Dr. Seth Cheatham has confirmed the preliminary diagnosis of a bone bruise to the left knee. The exam revealed no ligament damage and found Evans’ knee to be structurally sound.

Evans is listed as day-to-day and is expected to be available for postseason play next week.

“Marcus had an MRI this morning and met with our team doctors. There is no structural damage, and he is working with our trainer to be ready to play in the NCAA Tournament,” said VCU Head Coach Mike Rhoades. 

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