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Torn ACL ends college career of Oregon hoop star Alleyne
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The Oregon Ducks star womens basketball player, record-setting senior forward Jillian Alleyne, is out for the rest of her UO career after tearing an AC in practice on Tuesday.
It is tough to see such a good person have to deal with such a difficult injury, coach Kelly Graves said in a statement released by the athletic department. Jillian has had one of the most remarkable careers in Pac-12 history and Im sad to see it cut short. With her strong faith and work ethic, however, I know she will recover and go on to a long and successful professional career.
Alleyne, from Fontana, Calif., arguably is the greatest player in UO womens hoops history. She ranks second in NCAA history in double-doubles (92) and third in rebounds (1,712). She is the Oregon and Pac-12 record-holder in rebounding for a game, season and career. She leads the conference in double-doubles for a season and career.
In 120 career games, she scored 2,151 points, second on the all-time school list and No. 10 in the Pac-12.
The Ducks play their final regular-season games this weekend at California and Stanford. They will be the first games Alleyne has ever missed since she arrived as a freshman in 2012-13.