Jared Ridder to miss rest of 2019-2020 season

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State men’s basketball head coach Dana Ford announced Friday (Dec. 20) that sophomore Jared Ridder (Springfield, Mo.) has undergone season-ending surgery earlier in the day.

Ridder’s procedure to repair a labrum tear in his left shoulder will sideline him for the remainder of the 2019-20 campaign.

With a variety of injuries and setbacks, Ridder had played in just one game this season, a six-minute stint in the season opener against Little Rock on Nov. 5.

The Bears conclude the non-conference portion of their schedule Saturday at 1 p.m. at Oral Roberts before starting Missouri Valley Conference play on Dec. 31 against Evansville at JQH Arena.

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