Kiara Smith’s season with No. 23 Florida has come to an end due to injury, the guard announced on Twitter on Friday.
Smith was helped off the floor during the Gators’ come-from-behind win over Vanderbilt in the SEC tournament on Thursday. In the fourth quarter, fell awkwardly after incurring contact, suffering what appeared to be an injury to her right knee.
we not done yet. i’m not done pic.twitter.com/28IRuGE5eU— Kiki Smith (@_KillerKii) March 4, 2022
we not done yet. i’m not done pic.twitter.com/28IRuGE5eU
“While we continue to battle on today and in the coming weeks of postseason play, my time on the court for the Gators has unfortunately come to an end,” Smith wrote.
Florida struggled without Smith on Friday, falling to Ole Miss 60-70 in the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament.
Smith was leading Florida with 14.6 points, 4.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game in 30 starts this season. Florida (20-9) is having its best season since 2015-16 under interim head coach Kelly Rae Finley.