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Report: Illinois State’s John Jones out for six weeks with a broken foot

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Illinois State’s front line got even smaller on Tuesday.

John Jones will be out for six weeks after breaking a bone in his foot, according to Jim Benson, who covers Illinois State for the Pantagraph.

Dan Muller said John Jones has broken foot and had surgery. Out at least 6 weeks. #isuhoops

— Jim Benson (@Pg_Benson) January 28, 2014

The Redbirds don’t have a ton of size up front, and losing Jones, who has started 13 games this season, certainly won’t help. Jones was averaging 5.9 points and 3.9 boards this season.

This isn’t the first time that Jones has found his way onto this website in the last week. He was on the wrong end of Tekele Cotton’s vicious posterization.

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