Melvin Ejim To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Injury
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior forward Melvin Ejim suffered a hyperextended left knee and bone bruise in practice Wednesday and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. Ejim, a preseason All-Big 12 pick from Toronto, Ontario, averaged 10.3 points and led the Big 12 in rebounding (9.3) and double-doubles (15) as a junior.
Iowa State begins its season Sunday with an exhibition game against Augustana (S.D.). Tipoff against the Vikings is scheduled for 5 p.m (CT).