Providence Starting PG Kris Dunn "Day To Day" With Shoulder Injury

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Could miss season opener vs. Boston College.

Over the weekend, Providence starting point guard Kris Dunn injured his right shoulder in an exhibition game against Rhode Island College and his status remains in question for Friday night's opener against Boston College. Dunn had an MRI on his right shoulder today and while Providence head coach Ed Cooley hopes to have him in the lineup on Friday, he told the Providence Journal's Kevin McNamara that "right now Kris is day to day."

This isn't the first time that Dunn has injured his shoulder. Before the start of last season, Dunn tore the labrum of his right shoulder, forcing him to miss the first nine games of his freshman season.

A highly touted recruit in high school, the New London, Connecticut product takes over as Friars floor general for Vincent Council. After coming back from injury, Dunn finished his freshman year averaging 5.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 18 starts.

Here's the scouting report on Dunn from Big East Coast Bias:

Dunn has proven to be a defensive nightmare with his speed and agility, something that most fans wished Council would've become adopted into his game. The question that will circulate around Dunn coming into this season is, "how well can he score?" While by no means a bad shooter percentage wise (he went almost 40 percent from the field for the season), his average scoring for the season came out to an uninspiring 5.7 PPG. While health almost certainly played a factor in this, Dunn will need to produce more from a scoring standpoint now that he's the lead point guard to make up for Council's 10.5 PPG.

Boston College meets Providence in the 107th meeting between the two rivals this Friday at the Dunk (6 p.m., Fox Sports 1). Last season, Ryan Anderson (24 points) and Olivier Hanlan (17 points) lead the Eagles to a 71-68 home victory over PC.

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