MU men's basketball player Safford has torn ACL

Thursday, February 25, 2010 | 1:07 p.m. CST; updated 1:13 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 25, 2010

COLUMBIA – Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson announced Thursday morning that forward Justin Safford has a torn left ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), according to a release from the Missouri athletics department. The junior went down with the injury after landing awkwardly following a layup during Missouri’s win against Colorado last night.