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Blackshear (concussion) will play Thursday against Temple, CBSSports.com reports.

A concussion, the result of being elbowed in the head during practice, kept Blackshear from last Wednesday's win over Houston. The 6-foot-5 junior has been cleared to return Thursday, however, and will look to built upon his averages of 9.7 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.2 steals.

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February 10, 2014

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Blackshear (concussion) is listed as a probable starter for Louisville’s next game at Temple, Louisville Sports Information reports.

Blackshear suffered a concussion during practice last week and did not travel to Houston for the Cardinals’ 77-62 win. In his junior campaign, Blackshear is averaging 9.7 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in 21 minutes.

February 4, 2014

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Blackshear (concussion) will not travel with the team for Wednesday's matchup against Houston, Eric Crawford of WDRB Louisville reports.

Blackshear took an elbow to the head during practice, and although coach Rick Petino doesn't think the concussion is overly serious, Louisville will exercise caution here. Look for forwards Montrezl Harrell and Luke Hancock to see an increased workload in Blackshear's absence. The junior forward is averaging career-bests in points (9.7), rebounds (3.4) and blocks (0.6) in his 2013 campaign.

January 23, 2014

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Blackshear had 16 points (5-6 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 3-3 FT) and two steals in Wednesday's game against South Florida off the bench.

Blackshear has averaged 10.2 points in 21.2 minutes per game this season for the Cardinals off the bench. The junior also sports a solid .455 three-point percentage this season. He led the way in scoring in Wednesday's rout of South Florida.

February 7, 2013

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Blackshear scored a season-high 19 points off the Cardinal bench in the big win over Rutgers on Wednesday. He did his damage in just 14 minutes.

The sophomore swingman missed one game with a shoulder injury and has come off the bench in the last two games. Blackshear seems more willing to shoot as a reserve and has hit 11-of-16 (68.8 percent) from the field since returning from the injury.

January 28, 2013

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Blackshear will not play on Monday against Pittsburgh because of a right shoulder injury, Sporting News reports.

Blackshear's injury is not as serious as his shoulder problems last year, but it is not a good sign that he is having problems again. Russ Smith could move back into the starting lineup.

January 23, 2013

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Blackshear hit a season-high five 3-pointers on his way to 17 points in the loss to Villanova on Tuesday. He had four steals.

Blackshear had not scored more than nine points against Big East competition. He was 5-of-8 on 3-pointers and the rest of the Cardinals went 1-of-10.

December 23, 2012

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Blackshear scored 17 points (7-12 FG, 3-6 3Pt) and snagged eight rebounds as the Cardinals beat Western Kentucky on Saturday.

Blackshear may be evolving into the second scoring threat for the Cardinals behind Russ Smith. He has scored 35 points in his last two games and has averaged 13.6 points in his last five games.The 6-5 sophomore has also hit 50 percent of his 3-pointers in his last two games (7-of-14).