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Lexi Bando out indefinitely with leg injury



Lexi Bando is out indefinitely with a leg injury, Oregon announced on Friday. The shooting guard will miss the No. 7 Ducks’ weekend series against No. 18 Oregon State.

Bando, the lone senior in the Ducks starting lineup, is averaging 10.5 points per game in 25 minutes per game. The Ducks will have a different look without Bando on the floor, who has started all 19 games of the 2017-18 season thus far.

I’m Oregon’s most recent game, a 74-64 win over Arizona State, Bando attempted just one shot and finished with zero points.

Head coach Kelly Graves and the Ducks will have a different look without Bando on the floor. Bando has remained a threat from behind the arc, shooting 44.7 percent on 3-pointers. Bando’s shooting forces opposing defenses to guard her on the perimeter, which opens the court up for her teammates to make plays.

Satou Sabally started in Bando’s place for the Ducks against Oregon State on Friday night.

Bando was seen on the sideline in crutches. An exact timeline for her return has not been given.

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