December 9, 2009

Howland Presser Quick Hits

The following are some key points discussed by Coach Ben Howland at his weekly press conference Tuesday afternoon:

• This is finals week and it certainly is disrupting the normal practice schedule. The team was given Monday and Tuesday off and will practice Wednesday night and Thursday before they head off to Anaheim.

Reeves Nelson is recovering from his eye injury suffered on Sunday. He was examined at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute and no significant damage to the eye was identified. Nelson will wear goggles and should be able to play on Saturday. Last week was a particularly bad week for him as he hurt his knee in practice last Thursday and was unable to practice until Friday.

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