K-State's Stokes out indefinitely due to injury

Kansas State's Kamau Stokes (3) drives the ball around Texas Tech's Zach Smith (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
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MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) -- Kansas State junior guard Kamau Stokes is out indefinitely after sustaining an injury in the first of Saturday's game against Texas Tech.

"He has worked extremely hard to become one of the top guards in the Big 12," Kansas State coach Bruce Weber said. "I know that he will come back from this setback and become an even better player."

Stokes has started all 15 games this season, leading the Wildcats in 3-point field goals (33) assists (4.6 per game), and minutes per game.

This is the second time Stokes will miss an extended period of time. He missed the final 12 games of his freshman year in 2015-16.

Redshirt freshman Cartier Diarra is expected to start in his place Wednesday at Oklahoma State.