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Wednesday / April 14.
  • Duke’s Jalen Johnson out indefinitely with foot injury

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    Duke has announced that freshman forward Jalen Johnson will miss Wednesday’s game at Notre Dame with a foot injury. He is out indefinitely and will not travel with the team.

    Johnson is the projected No. 5 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, per ESPN.com.

    The Milwaukee, Wis., native had started the Blue Devils’ first four games and was averaging 11.5 points and 8.3 rebounds in 23.8 minutes. Johnson was named the ACC Freshman of the Week after a 19-point, 19-rebound effort in his debut.

    Duke (2-2) is at Notre Dame Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN in the ACC opener for both teams.

    (Release via Duke)

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.