As the old schoolyard rules state: no blood, no foul. Well, there was no foul called on C.J. Fair‘s dunk against Minnesota on Monday, but there sure was a good amount of blood.
The Syracuse forward went up for a powerful slam late in the first half of the Maui Invitational quarterfinal, and he took took a hard shot to the face from the Gophers’ Austin Hollins in the process. A nice gash on his right cheek forced Fair to leave the game, but he would later return to record a double-double (16 points, 10 rebounds) in a 75-67 win for the No. 8 Orange.
See the play in the video below, and keep scrolling to check out the aftermath.
CJ Fair looks like he escaped Dexter's table. http://t.co/swtdkkPqOj—
Matt Norlander (@MattNorlander) November 26, 2013