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

Jan 28, 2014, 12:59 PM EST

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.

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.