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STORRS, Conn. — Connecticut coach Randy Edsall said quarterback Tyler Lorenzen is expected to miss six to eight weeks after surgery on his broken right foot.

The No. 24 Huskies lost Lorenzen and starting tight end Steve Brouse (6-8 weeks, broken right leg) in Friday night's 26-21 win at Louisville.

CALIFORNIA: Running back Jahvid Best (dislocated left elbow) will miss at least one game but won't need surgery.

KANSAS STATE: Safety Gary Chandler was suspended indefinitely after being arrested for driving on a revoked license and obstructing the legal process.

LOUISVILLE: Quarterback Hunter Cantwell (left ankle) will play Oct. 10 at Memphis, coach Steve Kragthorpe said.

WASHINGTON: Quarterback Jake Locker (broken right thumb) had surgery and will miss up to eight weeks.

WEST VIRGINIA: Pat White has a bruised thumb, but coach Bill Stewart says his quarterback will play in Saturday's Big East opener against Rutgers.

Other sports

SOCCER: Mallori Lofton-Malachi was named Big East goalkeeper of the week; she had two shutouts for the USF women (5-2-3). … USF men's captain Yohance Marshall was named Big East defensive player of the week.

VOLLEYBALL: Saint Leo setter Michelle Nogueras was named Sunshine State Conference player of the week. … Florida setter Kelly Murphy was named SEC offensive player and freshman of the week.

BASKETBALL: Indiana says an NCAA charge that it failed to monitor its men's program is unwarranted because former coach Kelvin Sampson and his coaching staff withheld information and concealed impermissible phone calls from the compliance department. … Former Texas Southern women's coach Surina Dixon filed suit against the school, alleging gender discrimination and retaliation in her firing in June.

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College news and notes 09/29/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:12pm]
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