Another heralded Duke freshman has suffered a preseason injury.
Big man Marques Bolden injured his left lower-leg, the program announced this afternoon. Bolden is the third Duke frosh to get injured this fall, joining Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum.
BREAKING: Marques Bolden has sustained a left lower-leg injury. He will be reevaluated after this weekend. pic.twitter.com/2OBOqncpPx
— Duke Basketball (@DukeMBB) November 7, 2016
It is unclear the severity of Bolden’s injury, but if he is to be re-evaluated after the weekend, he will have to miss the team’s first two games. The Blue Devils host Marist on Friday and Grand Canyon on Saturday.
A five-star recruit, Bolden is expected to be a major contributor for Duke, along with Giles, Tatum and another freshman, guard Frank Jackson.
We’ll keep you updated on any further news regarding Bolden.