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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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  • Maxxx Nov 1, 12:50 p.m.

    Get well soon Vandy... I never thought I would say this, but we are going to need you this year.

  • El Hans Nov 1, 12:52 p.m.

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

  • Ken D. Nov 1, 1:00 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

    I think you have him confused with Desmond Hubert.

  • ezme22 Nov 1, 1:01 p.m.

    mooers never win

  • sportznutV2.1 Nov 1, 1:07 p.m.

    Good Luck Jordan - get well.

  • 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?

  • jabparker4 Nov 1, 1:27 p.m.

    Better off without this dng scrub.

  • 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!!

  • 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!

  • 75Tarheel Nov 1, 2:19 p.m.

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

    GO HEELS!!

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