DURHAM, N.C. — Duke said guard Matt Jones will miss today's game at No. 18 Louisville with a sprained left ankle.
Team spokesman Cory Walton said Friday that X-rays performed on Jones' ankle showed no fractures, and an MRI confirmed the injury was a sprain.
Jones was hurt in the first half of the 20th-ranked Blue Devils' victory over No. 5 North Carolina on Wednesday. He landed awkwardly after a shot, was helped off the court by two teammates and spent the second half on crutches.
Jones' injury leaves already-thin Duke (20-6, 9-4 ACC) with just three healthy guards on scholarship.
Illinois: Leron Black pleaded not guilty to an aggravated assault charge. Police said he threatened a bouncer at a campus bar with a knife. Illini coach John Groce said Black was indefinitely suspended from the team.
Ivy race tightens: Devin Cannady had 20 points to lead host Princeton past Yale 75-63, ending the Bulldogs' 12-game winning streak. The Tigers (17-5, 7-1 Ivy League) closed within a half-game of Yale (17-6, 8-1) for first in the league.
Women's Top 25: Sophie Brunner had 15 points and 11 rebounds as No. 9 Arizona State (23-4, 14-1 Pac-12) beat visiting Washington State 61-39. … Nirra Fields had 23 points and Jordin Canada 20 as No. 12 UCLA (20-6, 12-3 Pac-12) beat host Oregon 77-72.