Injury-plagued Fisher transferring from TCU

first_imgBenton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Previous articleShutdown nears 30-day markNext articleStudent arrested on security breach charge Benton McDonald RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ReddIt Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Facebook Fisher will finish his career as a Horned Frog averaging 10.9 points and a 42 percent clip from long range. Fisher is still enrolled in classes at TCU this semester. He will continue to receive regular medical treatment on campus. “We’re supporting him in every way possible whatever that decision may be,” said Dixon. “His intent is to finish class this spring and see if he can play elsewhere.” Board approves tuition freeze, RRI actions but doesn’t act on eligibility issue spurred by Williams TCU guard Jaylen Fisher was the No. 34 player in the nation when he came to TCU. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto printTCU guard Jaylen Fisher was the No. 34 player in the nation when he came to TCU. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto.The highest rated recruit to ever suit up for the Horned Frogs basketball team is transferring.Jaylen Fisher, a dynamic inside and outside scorer, will miss the rest of the season and then leave the program, the team announced Thursday. Fisher missed the second half of last season after tearing his meniscus in practice and had arthroscopic surgery in September. “Obviously we haven’t had him for a while, he’s been in and out for really three years,” said head coach Jamie Dixon on this week’s Big 12 coaches’ teleconference. “It’s something we’ve always known was a possibility given the history, the sheer number of surgeries.”Dixon said Fisher has had six total surgeries in the last three years, five at TCU and one in high school. He has had three operations on his right knee in the last 12 months.He appeared in nine games this season but has been out since Christmas with a right knee injury. TCU has played redshirt freshman guard RJ Nembhard in his place, as well as getting true freshman point guard Kendric Davis more minutes. TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Benton McDonald is a senior journalism and political science double major from Austin, Texas. He has worked for TCU360 since his freshman year and is currently the executive editor. Twitter + posts center_img Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Twitter Chancellor talks stimulus money, COVID-19 vaccines and more at limited attendance faculty town hall Thousands of TCU community members receive COVID-19 vaccines as university supply increases Benton McDonald World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years ReddIt Linkedin Facebook Linkedin Settlement reached between TCU, former professor in discrimination lawsuitlast_img

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