“We wanted to give him every opportunity to see if he could get himself back,” Grant said on WHIO’s coaches show with Larry Hansgen on Monday night. “After a few weeks, it became apparent this was the best course of action. Now it’s about moving forward and getting him rehabilitated and back healthy and doing what he loves to do.”
Sissoko sat out the 2019-20 season as a redshirt. This was his first season on the court. He averaged 1.4 points and 2.7 rebounds, averaging 9.6 minutes in 14 games.