Baylor F Tchamwa Tchatchoua suffers significant knee injury

February 12, 2022 GMT
Baylor forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua, bottom, is checked on Texas head coach Chris Beard, top left, and Baylor guard Dale Bonner, right after falling to the court with an apparent leg injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)
Baylor forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua, bottom, is checked on Texas head coach Chris Beard, top left, and Baylor guard Dale Bonner, right after falling to the court with an apparent leg injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)
Baylor forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua, bottom, is checked on Texas head coach Chris Beard, top left, and Baylor guard Dale Bonner, right after falling to the court with an apparent leg injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)
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Baylor forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua, bottom, is checked on Texas head coach Chris Beard, top left, and Baylor guard Dale Bonner, right after falling to the court with an apparent leg injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)
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Baylor forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua, bottom, is checked on Texas head coach Chris Beard, top left, and Baylor guard Dale Bonner, right after falling to the court with an apparent leg injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua suffered a gruesome left knee injury in the 10th-ranked Bears’ game against Texas on Saturday.

Tchamwa Tchatchoua was going down the court after a missed shot by the Bears when his left leg turned awkwardly and he crumbled to the floor near midcourt with just under 12 minutes left in the first half. After being tended to on the court for several minutes, he didn’t put any weight on his left leg when being helped off the court.

A school spokesman said Tchamwa Tchatchoua had a significant injury and was out indefinitely.

The 6-foot-8 player from Cameroon, known as “Everyday Jon” because of his high-energy play, was coming off a career-high 21 points in Baylor’s win Wednesday night at Kansas State.

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