Harris out 2 weeks

Tuesday, November 3, 1998

BY MICHAEL PERRY
The Cincinnati Enquirer

The Xavier Musketeers will be without Obi Harris for at least two to three weeks, trainer David Fluker said. The 6-foot-10 junior center is wearing a cast on his right hand after suffering a hairline fracture Sunday.

Reggie Butler will start at center inWednesday night's exhibition game. Desmond Walker, Kevin Frey and James Posey will help handle the frontline duties. Xavier considers the center and power forward positions almost interchangable.

"You never want to lose a guy like Obi, but it's like anything, someone else is going to have to come to the forefront," assistant coach Mark Schmidt said.

Butler should get more playing time, and has a big opportunity to produce.

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