Oklahoma St.’s Cunningham rolls ankle vs. Baylor
Oklahoma State star Cade Cunningham left the boys’s basketball recreation towards Baylor on Thursday after rolling his left ankle, however he was in a position to stroll again to the locker room below his personal energy after the sport ended.”It occurred proper in entrance of me there,” coach Mike Boynton stated. “I did not see something uncommon aside from stepping on a man’s foot. We’ll get an analysis, and as quickly as we all know extra, we’ll cross it on.”Cunningham was dribbling up the left facet of the ground within the last minute when he stepped on a Baylor participant’s foot and fell to the ground. He was grabbing at his left foot earlier than going to the sideline and never returning.”I am all the time at the start apprehensive about his future,” Boynton stated. “As a lot as successful and representing our program is, my dedication to those youngsters is all the time first. So I need to ensure that he is OK. If he is OK, he’ll proceed to work with us. If it is something extra critical than it feels proper now, then we’ll consider how we transfer ahead.”When requested how critical the damage was, Boynton stated, “I do not know. It did not appear that manner. I am not a physician, so I do not need to give data both manner. I noticed him strolling on his energy again to the locker room. That is what we have got trainers and medical doctors for — they’re going to give me data and I will comply with their steering.”Earlier than his damage, Cunningham stored Oklahoma State within the recreation towards Baylor, which received 81-70. He completed with 24 factors, seven rebounds and 4 assists — with 20 of these factors coming within the second half. The Cowboys lower a 13-point Baylor lead all the best way right down to 4 factors within the last three minutes, however the Bears pulled away down the stretch on the free throw line.Cunningham, a 6-foot-Eight freshman guard, is the projected No. 1 choose on this 12 months’s NBA draft. He is averaging 19.5 factors, 6.three rebounds and three.5 assists on the season.