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Duke’s Stanley suffers leg harm, out indefinitely

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke freshman Cassius Stanley is out indefinitely after struggling what coach Mike Krzyzewski referred to as a muscular harm in his left leg throughout a victory over Winthrop on Friday night time.

Krzyzewski stated Stanley will bear an MRI on Saturday. He didn’t have a selected timetable for Stanley’s return however stated he hopes the guard will be again in late December.

“We do not suppose it is a knee harm, which could be very, excellent,” Krzyzewski stated. “Though he will be out for some time. He isn’t going to have the ability to play [until], hopefully, after Christmas. That is my hope.”

Stanley was damage slightly greater than a minute into the second half after going up for an open layup in transition, crumpling to the ground because the ball went off the rim.

He remained down for a second earlier than trying to play by the harm, solely to drag up close to midcourt whereas clutching his leg. He was helped off the courtroom and into the locker room.

Stanley, whose common of 14.1 factors per sport ranks third on the crew, had 4 factors and three assists Friday night time. He had reached double figures in six of his seven earlier video games for the top-ranked Blue Devils, who bounced again from Tuesday’s gorgeous loss to Stephen F. Austin with an 83-70 win.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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