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USC'S BARKLEY SITS OUT WITH SORE SHOULDER

LOS ANGELES - Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley is still unable to throw in practice, increasing the possibility the freshman might miss the No. 3 Trojans' game at Washington on Saturday.

Barkley has a bone bruise in his right shoulder from last week's victory at Ohio State. Although the injury feels better than it did after the game, sophomore Aaron Corp worked with the first-team offense Tuesday while Barkley was held out of throwing drills.

Coach Pete Carroll won't set a deadline for naming a starting quarterback, but he praised Corp's practice performance.

Safety Taylor Mays also missed practice for the second straight day with a sprained right knee ligament. Mays plans to suit up Saturday before deciding whether to play.

kentucky: Freshman linebacker Ridge Wilson was suspended indefinitely after surrendering to campus police on a charge of fourth-degree assault. A female complainant said Wilson struck her in the face during an argument outside a university housing complex Monday night.

south carolina: Coach Steve Spurrier gives sophomore quarterback Stephen Garcia mixed reviews so far. "Stephen's improving. He had a lot of good plays the other night and a lot of not-so good plays. But he's improving. Hopefully he'll show a lot of improvement this week (against Florida Atlantic). He's got potential."

ucla: Four players were suspended for an indefinite time for violating team rules, sidelining them for Saturday's home game against Kansas State. Starting cornerback Courtney Viney was suspended by coach Rick Neuheisel along with running back Milton Knox and receivers Morrell Presley and Randall Carroll. The players will be allowed to practice during the suspension.

Washington State: Marshall Lobbestael will replace Kevin Lopina as starting quarterback Saturday against SMU, and coaches plan to prepare freshman Jeff Tuel to play this season instead of redshirting him.

Basketball

KENTUCKY violation: The university told the NCAA it disciplined a former men's basketball administrative assistant for a secondary rules violation.

After an open records request by the Associated Press, UK released information about the self-reporting of several minor violations from its sports programs. Among them was that Bilal Batley broke NCAA rules when he shagged rebounds with a student-athlete at a gym.

Batley was issued a letter of admonishment, according to the report. Athletics spokesman DeWayne Peevy said Batley has resigned from the program but couldn't confirm the reason.

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