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NC State center Vandenberg out 4-6 weeks with ankle injury

Posted November 1, 2013

— North Carolina State University announced on Friday that center Jordan Vandenberg, who was injured in the first half of Wednesday's exhibition win over UNC-Pembroke, will miss four to six weeks. 

The senior from Melbourne, Australia, suffered a grade three sprain of his left ankle, the school said in a release. 

Vandenberg scored four points in Wednesday's win before injuring his ankle at the 14:59 mark of the first half. 

The Wolfpack host Morehouse for a second exhibition game at 5 p.m. on Saturday at PNC Arena. The regular season schedule starts Nov. 8 against Appalachian State.

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  • douggie64 Nov 1, 11:43 p.m.

    Good lord, hasn't VanHindenburg been at NCSUX like 8 years now???

    Kidding aside, hate to see anyone injured...and the woof pups will definitely need him.

  • Gunnstigator Nov 1, 3:55 p.m.

    Hate this for him - he was going to get a chance to really contribute this year. Hope he recovers ahead of schedule.

  • jmcdow2792 Nov 1, 3:38 p.m.

    Hope he gets well soon. Vandenberg's effort cannot be questioned. He may not be a major player, but his team spirit is.

  • 75Tarheel Nov 1, 2:19 p.m.

    Never like to see a kid injured. Hope he recovers to 100%.

    GO HEELS!!

  • eYore Nov 1, 2:18 p.m.

    Hard to lose a talent like this. This is going to be a major blow to our championship hopes this... View More

    — Posted by El Hans

    It's okay, try not to worry yourself too much. There's always another scrub available to play his 3 mins per game allowance.

    Go Donkey!

  • baldchip Nov 1, 1:41 p.m.

    Get well soon. You should be back for in early to mid-December so you can be in shape for the ACC play starting the 1st week of January. Should be in outstanding shape to beat Carolina!!!

    go pack!!

  • jabparker4 Nov 1, 1:27 p.m.

    Better off without this dng scrub.

  • Ken D. Nov 1, 1:15 p.m.

    Vandenberg seems a bit fragile. This isn't that unusual for a very tall man who isn't very athletic. At best, State was going to get 5-6 minutes a game from him. That may not sound like much, but with Anya reporting to camp disguised as the Goodyear blimp, the remaining 7 scholarship players are going to need relief occasionally. Does State have any walkons who might contribute?

  • sportznutV2.1 Nov 1, 1:07 p.m.

    Good Luck Jordan - get well.

  • ezme22 Nov 1, 1:01 p.m.

    mooers never win

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