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Sura out 2-4 weeks with injury

Florida State senior guard Bob Sura will miss between two and four weeks of practice with a sprained left ankle, school officials said Saturday.

Sura, the leading scorer in the Atlantic Coast Conference last year, was injured near the end of a team scrimmage Friday.

Doctors X-rayed Sura's ankle to ensure there was no break.

UNLV returns to past

LAS VEGAS _ UNLV returned to the past without apologies, entrusting its moribund program to the man who had helped Jerry Tarkanian mold it into a controversial powerhouse.

After a tumultuous week of university housecleaning, Tim Grgurich didn't even wait to sign his new contract before holding an early morning practice for an excited group of players.

"For me it was like a blessing," senior guard Reggie Manuel said. "I played for him my first year with Coach Tark. This is the best thing that could ever happen here."

Tarkanian was nowhere to be seen, but his presence was certainly felt as his longtime assistant formally took over the job that Rollie Massimino seemed to have only on a caretaker basis over the past two years.

"Coach Tarkanian, I love him," Grgurich said to loud applause from a group of boosters. "He's part of my family, I'm part of his family. I wouldn't be in Las Vegas now if he didn't bring me here.

"I've been a head coach before but I never thought I would get back to being a head coach again," said Grgurich, who coached at Pittsburgh in the late 1970s. "I'm glad to be home. This is my home, and I'm so happy to be back here."

Illini center arrested

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. _ Illinois center Shelly Clark was arrested and charged with breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and beating her and another man, police said.

Clark, a senior starter for the Illini, spent the night in the Champaign County Correctional Center on $20,000 bond while his team played a scrimmage game at Assembly Hall.

Authorities said Clark broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and attacked the 24-year-old woman and the 26-year-old man she was with. The woman was treated for minor facial injuries.

Slippery Rock probe

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. _ Slippery Rock officials are investigating possible NCAA violations in the men's program.

"A full internal investigation is under way within the university, aided by outside counsel experienced in NCAA matters," said Ross Feltz, the school's director of community services.

University officials would not elaborate on the details of the investigation.

An undisclosed law firm has been hired by the university to conduct the probe.

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