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Basketball: Bird sustains ankle injury

Jabari Bird sustained what appeared to be a fairly sharp turn of his right ankle with 5:02 left in the first half at Creighton.

Bird writhed on the floor after coming down awkwardly on his ankle, then was helped off the floor.

A couple minutes later, the freshman guard had his ankle wrapped in ice on the Cal bench.

Creighton finished the first half with a 10-1 run and leads 30-19 at the break.

Cal shot 33 percent in the first half, turned the ball over seven times and was outrebounded 22-15.

Jeff Faraudo