Duke's Kelly out indefinitely with foot injury

Duke's Kelly out indefinitely with foot injury

Credit: AP

Duke's Ryan Kelly (34) is guarded by North Carolina's John Henson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, March 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 9:53 AM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke says senior forward Ryan Kelly is out indefinitely with a right foot injury. 

Team officials said Wednesday night that there is no timetable for Kelly's return. 

The 6-foot-11 Kelly was hurt late in the first half of the top-ranked Blue Devils' 68-40 win over Clemson on Tuesday night. He had 12 points in the first half but did not play in the second. 

Coach Mike Krzyzewski says Kelly "is playing the best basketball of his career" and calls it a "tough setback." 

Kelly averages 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds for Duke (15-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), which plays No. 20 North Carolina State on Saturday.
 

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