UNC's McDonald has lung injury

STAFF WRITERJanuary 18, 2011 

— As a result of the back bruise he sustained in Sunday's game at Georgia Tech, UNC basketball player Leslie McDonald also is dealing with a pneumothorax, which team spokesman Steve Kirschner -- after talking to the team trainer -- described as occurring when air gets trapped outside the lung, but is pushing against the lung.

Kirschner said the sophomore, who missed Tuesday's win over Clemson, would be re-evaluated later in the week, and a timetable for his return would be set then.

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