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Oregon State star Tres Tinkle injures wrist in loss to Fresno State

NCAA Basketball Tournament - First Round - VCU  v Oregon State

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA - MARCH 18: Tres Tinkle #3 of the Oregon State Beavers reacts late in the second half from the bench in the second half against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Chesapeake Energy Arena on March 18, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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Oregon State could be without Tres Tinkle for as long as six weeks due to a broken bone in the forward’s wrist.

According to, Tinkle, the son of head coach Wayne Tinkle, broke a bone in his right - non-shooting - wrist in a loss to Fresno State on Friday night. It is unclear if Tinkle will need surgery to repair the damage.

A CT scan is expected to be completed on Monday.

Tinkle suffered the injury when he fell awkwardly, using his right arm to break the fall, after trying to block a shot. He had 31 points prior to getting injured and, on the year, is averaging 20.2 points and 8.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.2 steals this season.