– Temple University
freshman forward Arashma Parks
had successful surgery on his right shoulder today. The surgery was performed by Temple's team physician, Dr. Milo Sewards, at Temple University
Parks, who suffered the shoulder injury at practice on September 29, is expected to make a full recovery. There is no timeline for his return.
The Owls' lone freshman on the 2018-19 team, Parks averaged 11.6 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.3 blocks as a senior at the Phelps School in Malvern, Pa in 2017-18. He shot 56 percent from the field, helping his team to a 21-12 record. Prior to transferring to the Phelps School, he played for Springfield (Mass.) Commonwealth Academy from 2014-17.
He is the younger brother of Omari Spellman, who helped lead Villanova to the 2018 NCAA National Championship before being selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA Draft.