You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Harvard’s Kenyatta Smith ruled out for season

Kenyatta Smith

Rick Bowmer/AP/File

Kenyatta Smith

A broken right foot will force Harvard center Kenyatta Smith to sit out the remainder of the basketball season.

The 6-foot-8-inch junior had already missed the first 17 games of the season after suffering a hairline fracture in the same foot five days before the Crimson’s season opener.

Continue reading below

He spent two months in a walking boot, letting the injury heal, before returning for two full-contact practices last week. He made his debut last Sunday against Dartmouth, getting on the floor for two pressure-free minutes in a blowout.

The Crimson have dealt with injuries throughout the season, with leading scorer Wesley Saunders (knee) and backup guard Brandyn Curry (foot) both missing time.

Coach Tommy Amaker was cautiously optimistic about the return of Smith, who had a breakthrough sophomore season, emerging as the team’s best post scorer and rim protector.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.