Tallahassee, FL - Florida State head basketball coach Leonard Hamilton announced that sophomore forward Terrance Shannon underwent a successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Friday. The procedure was performed by team orthopedic surgeon Dr. Bill Thompson of the Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic. Shannon will begin rehabilitation immediately and will return to the court when cleared by the medical staff.
Shannon (Forsyth, Ga./Mary Persons) has played in 18 games while starting five this season. He is averaging 4.9 points and 2.8 rebounds. He was a starter in each of the Seminoles’ game during their recent four game winning streak including its victory over No. 1 ranked Duke on Jan. 12.
Florida State, the second winningest program in the ACC in the last three seasons, is 16-6 overall and in third place in the ACC standings with a 6-2 record. The Seminoles travel to play at No. 23 ranked North Carolina on Sunday at 2:00 in a game nationally televised by Fox Sports Television.