Dec. 22, 2007
Cook, who sustained the injury on a drive to the basket during the overtime period of No. 11 Pitt's 65-64 win over No. 6 Duke, will have a lengthy 9-12 month rehabilitation process. He is expected to miss the rest of the 2007-08 season.
"We are thoroughly heartbroken for Mike," Pitt Head Coach Jamie Dixon said. "Over the last three years, Mike has contributed significantly to our success both on and off the floor. When I asked Mike why he wanted to come to the
In his second year as Pitt's starting small forward, Cook averaged 10.4 points and 2.8 rebounds per game and has reached double figure scoring in seven of Pitt's 11 games this year. He has started 48 consecutive games at Pitt. Over his four-year collegiate career, Cook has scored 1,204 points, grabbed 362 rebounds and dished out 293 assists in 103 career games and 87 starts. A
He will graduate from Pitt this spring with a degree in communications
No. 11 ranked Pitt begins its season undefeated at 11-0. Pitt gets back into action at