EAST LANSING — Michigan State co-captain Joshua Langford will miss the rest of the season with a stress injury in his left foot.
“It’s with great sadness that I have to announce that after numerous studies, rehabilitation and an attempt at return, it has been determined that Josh will miss the remainder of the season,” coach Tom Izzo said in a release Wednesday night. “Josh has a stress injury that we caught fairly early and we had hoped that, with treatment and rest, he would recover. He has not, and will likely need surgery to prevent problems in the future.”
The 6-foot-6 swingman averaged 15.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists while shooting 40.3 percent per game. He averaged 28.4 minutes in his 13 games before leaving the Northern Illinois game on Dec. 29 and not playing since.
“We hate this for Josh and our team, as he was one of our leading scorers, one of our top 3-point shooters and one of our two best defensive guards,” Izzo said. “But our commitment to Josh and his long term health is paramount. Josh has…