Fisher, Bowers victim to season-ending injuries
by Mizzou Matt 10/4/11
COLUMBIA, MO- Two weeks prior to the football season starting, starting left tackle Elvis Fisher went out of practice with a "torn patellar tendon", aka- ACL. Two weeks prior to basketball PRACTICE starting, forward Laurence Bowers goes down in a pickup game with a torn ACL. Fisher, as everybody already knows, is out for the season. Mizzou head basketball coach Frank Haith confirms that Bowers will be out for the entire 2011-12 season, but the NCAA will likely grant a medical redshirt so he can return in 2012-13.