I know we like to keep up with “former” Niners, and I say “former” very lightly. Looks like he will miss a good amount of time from a broken finger.
Credit ESPN.com for the following:
MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota forward Vincent Grier will miss four to six weeks with a broken bone in his left ring finger.
Grier broke the finger in Friday’s season-opening 70-57 victory over North Dakota State and will be in a cast until at least Dec. 2.
Coach Dan Monson said Monday he hopes the senior forward will be able to get some playing time before the Big Ten opener Jan. 7 against Northwestern.
Grier will most likely miss at least three of the Gophers’ four highest profile non-conference games: Nov. 30 at Maryland, Dec. 5 at Arizona State, Dec. 10 vs. UNLV and Dec. 14 vs. Alabama-Birmingham.
Grier was an All-Big Ten selection last year, scoring 17.9 points per game