NCAA News – Latest Injury Update Drops On Stephen Curry’s God Sister, Who Struggled To Walk Off The Court After Scary Collision

Published 01/20/2024, 10:29 AM EST

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Some thrilling basketball action engulfed the NCAA fans on Friday night. The Oregon Ducks traveled to Stanford to take on the mighty Cardinals in an enticing Pac-12 encounter. Following this, it was a one-sided affair as the table-toppers crushed the visitors 88-63 to secure their 16th win of the season.

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However, the victory wasn’t as sweet as the home team would have been hoping by the end of the night. An unfortunate turn of events saw their star performer Cameron Brink limping out of the Maples Pavilion.

Cameron Brink succumbs to a potential injury

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The home team was unstoppable from the very start. They were quick to pile on 20 points in no time. But, as they were storming past the opposition, their prolific forward Cameron Brink took a nasty fall onto the hardwood with just 3:45 left in the first quarter. Apparently, Brink collided her knee with Oregon’s guard Sofia Bell. After this, she was slow to rise up as she was clutching hard her left knee. Consequently, the game was paused as everyone gathered and tried to help her get up.

Soon after, Brink was struggling to walk her way out when her teammates and the coaching staff came to her aid and took her to the locker room. After which, she returned to the sidelines only to be benched for the rest of the night. As per the latest sources, she received an X-ray for further evaluation. Moreover, no official statement has been issued by the team’s management.

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However, these are not the only highlights of the game. The night also proved to be historic for Stanford’s head coach Tara VanDerveer.

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Tara VanDerveer scripts her name into the record books

The five-time National Coach of the Year Tara VanDerveer headlined Stanford’s 5th conference win over Oregon. The 70-year-old national champion coach got her 1,202 career win and is now on level terms with the legendary Blue Devils‘ coach Mike Krzyzewski. She just now needs one more win to have the all-time record for most wins to her name. The Cardinals will look forward to getting the job done in their next encounter against the Oregon State Beavers.

It was a mixed night of emotions for the No.8 ranked Stanford Cardinals. While the victory was a special occasion for the home team, an unexpected event somewhat spoiled the fun for them. We will have to wait and see what exactly is the nature and extent of Brink’s injury.

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