Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr., who was recently cleared for all basketball activities, will not take the court for the Tigers’ regular-season finale on Saturday.
Here’s the full statement from Porter Jr., which reveals his “plan” to potentially return for the SEC Tournament, via ESPN‘s Jeff Borzello:
Michael Porter Jr. not playing tonight. pic.twitter.com/weaYREaMbU
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) March 3, 2018
The 6-10 forward has been out with a back injury since Nov. 10 and ESPN reported that a decision as to whether he plays this season will ultimately be made by his parents.