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Published Aug. 24, 2005

NO. 2 KANSAS: Guard Keith Langford and forward Christian Moody, who were injured Sunday, may not be ready to play Wednesday against Iowa State, and preseason All-America Wayne Simien remains doubtful.

AP POLL: Illinois and Kansas remained 1-2 for the sixth straight week, and Marquette and Oklahoma cracked the Top 25 for the first time this season. The Golden Eagles entered at No. 22 and the Sooners at No. 25 to replace Maryland and West Virginia.

Boston College, which beat Connecticut and Providence, had the week's biggest jump from 25th to 13th. Iowa, which lost to Michigan and Ohio State, had the biggest drop from 14th to 24th.


N.C. STATE: Will Roach, who graduated in December, will return to play this season, the school announced. Roach will enroll in graduate school and has one year of eligibility remaining. Sophomore Adam Simons, a 6-foot-10 center, has transferred to Xavier and will be eligible to play in the second semester of next season.

VA. TECH: Jeff King, a second-team all-conference tight end this season, started practice with the basketball team. Coach Seth Greenberg said he hopes the 6-foot-5, 256-pound King will bring muscle and leadership to his young team.


NO. 11 MISS. ST.: Guard Winsome Frazier will miss the rest of the season after breaking his foot Saturday. Frazier, who leads the Bulldogs with 36 3-pointers, is scheduled to have surgery today to insert a screw into his foot.


B-CC 61, MD.-EASTERN SHORE 58: Michael Williams scored 15, including the go-ahead basket with 2:53 left, to lead the host Wildcats.


SAN DIEGO ST.: Senior guard Wesley Stokes was dismissed from the team for academic reasons.

VILLANOVA: Forward Curtis Sumpter will be out at least a week with an injured right knee.