University of Kansas

March 13, 2014 2:24 PM

Joel Embiid’s dad says he’s hopeful son can return for KU this season

Thomas Embiid, the father of KU freshman center Joel Embiid, is still hopeful he’ll see his son play in person before the end of the season, telling The Star that his son’s back injury wasn’t “too serious.” “It’s improving,” Thomas Embiid said Thursday from the Sprint Center before KU played Oklahoma State. “Hopefully he can come back soon.”

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