Re­port: Anunoby out in­def­i­nitely

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In­di­ana sopho­more OG Anunoby is ex­pected to miss at least two games, ac­cord­ing to re­ports.

Anunoby suf­fered a sprained an­kle Wed­nes­day night dur­ing a 76-67 win over No. 3 North Carolina. CBS Sports re­ported Anunoby is out in­def­i­nitely and there is no timetable set for his re­turn.

Anunoby left Wed­nes­day’s game in the fi­nal min­utes and did not re­turn af­ter land­ing awk­wardly on a dunk. He fin­ished with a team-high 16 points in the win over the Tar Heels and is av­er­ag­ing 12.5 points and 6.0 re­bounds per game this sea­son.

No. 13 In­di­ana next plays SIU Ed­wardsville on Fri­day and South­east Missouri on Sun­day. Par­don has surgery: North­west­ern sopho­more big man Der­erk Par­don un­der­went surgery on his right hand and will be out of ac­tion for at least three weeks, the school an­nounced.

Par­don suf­fered the in­jury dur­ing the sec­ond half of Mon­day night’s 65-58 win over Wake For­est in the Big Ten-ACC Chal­lenge. He will be re-eval­u­ated at the end of the month be­fore the start of con­fer­ence play. Bridges in­jured: Michi­gan State fresh­man Miles Bridges will miss “a cou­ple weeks” with an an­kle in­jury, coach Tom Izzo said.

Izzo said Bridges’ an­kle be­gan both­er­ing him af­ter the team’s 78-69 loss to No. 5 Duke on Tues­day night.

Bridges leads the Spar­tans in scor­ing (16.6) and re­bound­ing (8.8) this sea­son. Top 25: Cincin­nati up­set No. 19 Iowa State with a 55-54 win in over­time. Ja­cob Evans hit two free throws with 20 sec­onds re­main­ing in over­time to give the Bearcats the lead. … No. 8 Gon­zaga im­proved to 7-0 with a 97-63 win over Mis­sis­sippi Val­ley State. Josh Perkins and Si­las Mel­son led the Bull­dogs with 15 points apiece. … PJ Dozier scored a ca­reer-high 21 points to lead No. 20 South Carolina to a 68-50 vic­tory over Ver­mont in Columbia, S.C. … No. 24 Florida cruised to a 91-60 win over North Florida to im­prove to 7-1 on the sea­son. Chris Chiozza led the Ga­tors with 16 points off the bench.

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