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Georges Niang fractures foot

Updated: March 22, 2014, 10:40 AM ET
By Jake Trotter | ESPN.com

SAN ANTONIO -- Iowa State lost a key piece of its team while defeating North Carolina Central 93-75 on Friday night in the second round of the East Regional.

Sophomore forward Georges Niang suffered a fracture in his right foot during the second half of the third-seeded Cyclones' game and will miss the rest of the NCAA tournament.

"Adversity hit us tonight, and hit us hard," coach Fred Hoiberg said outside a solemn Iowa State locker room afterward. "We'll see what we're made of."

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