Starting center Pops Mensah-Bonsu will miss the rest of the regular season and possibly the Atlantic 10 tournament with a slight tear in the cartilage of his left knee. Mensah-Bonsu, the team's second-leading scorer and rebounder at 13.1 and 7.1, respectively, was hurt Wednesday against La Salle.
WESTERN KY: Reserve guard Orlando Mendez-Valdez will miss the rest of the season with a broken right foot. The freshman averaged 2.8 points in 12 minutes for the Hilltoppers, who have the Sun Belt's best record at 11-2.
Times staff writer Greg Auman contributed to this report.