We all knew that Dante Taylor was a game-time decision for Thursday's game against West Virginia. So when we heard shortly before the game that a big man wasn't suiting up, it wasn't a big surprise.
Until it was announced that Talib Zanna was the big man in question.
Zanna has served admirably in games this season and, at times, even excelled. But now, a freak injury resulting in a broken thumb means he'll be sidelined.
For a while.
At first it wasn't known how the injury occurred. Then, as it usually does, the truth came out: