UPDATE: Injured women's basketball player 'resting at the hospital,' coach says
UPDATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 6 P.M.
UPDATE: Jacksonville College coach Lynn Nabi said Khadijah Carter, a freshman from Goodrich, was "resting at the hospital. We are glad to hear she is awake and has feeling back in her body."UPDATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 5:07 P.M.
Following the game, Nabi and the team left to go visit Carter at Mother Frances Hospital.
The Lady Jaguars lost in the Region XIV Women's Basketball semifinals to Blinn College, 75-62, at the Herrington Patriot Center on the campus of UT Tyler.
Reid Kerr, tournament official, said over the loud speaker at the event after the end of the game,“She is awake, conscious but sore.”
A Jacksonville College basketball player was taken to Mother Frances Hospital Friday afternoon after she fell and hit the floor following a foul during the women's Region XIV basketball tournament semifinal between Jacksonville College and Blinn College at The University of Texas at Tyler.
A reporter covering the game said the incident happened about 4:14 p.m. and did not seem to be the result of a dirty foul. The player appeared to fall face first. Eyewitnesses could see she was breathing when taken off the floor.
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