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Joel Embiid out against TCU

Updated: February 14, 2014, 10:59 PM ET
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Kansas' Joel Embiid will not play in Saturday's game against TCU, Jayhwaks coach Bill Self told reporters after Friday's practice.

Self said the 7-foot freshman, projected by some as the top pick in June's NBA draft if he elects to leave college, had an MRI on his back Wednesday.

"It didn't come back with anything major," Self said of the MRI. "He'll be back soon. It's not going to be long."

Embiid injured his back in the waning minutes against West Virginia on Feb. 8, but ...

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