Ravell Call, Deseret News
Stephen Rogers of BYU dunks the basketball against Weber State during men's NCAA basketball played in Provo, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011.

PROVO — BYU junior Stephen Rogers was taken to the hospital due to a knee injury during Thursday's practice, just a couple of days before the Cougars' big showdown against No. 6 Baylor.

"Stephen hurt his knee. He's had a problem with it the last two weeks," said coach Dave Rose. "He had to come out of the Utah game because he bumped knees. Today, it seems pretty serious. He was in a lot of pain and they took him to the hospital to have an MRI. We'll know more tonight."

Rose said he is very concerned about Rogers, who averages 9.9 points per game.

"It's a big blow if he can't play," Rose said.