For the fourth time in his career, USF senior quarterback Quinton Flowers was named American Athletic Conference offensive player of the week.Flowers earned the honor for the first time this season Monday, two days after totaling 516 yards (eclipsing his USF single-game mark) in a 37-20 victory at Connecticut. Bulls placekicker Emilio Nadelman, who made three field goals including a career-long 51-yarder, was named special teams player of the week.GATORS BANGED UP: Florida will be without receiver Kadarius Toney and defensive end Jachai Polite at South Carolina on Saturday, and left guard Brett Heggie will miss the rest of the season with a leg injury. Toney and Polite have shoulder injuries. Tyler Jordan is expected to replace Heggie in the starting lineup. Also, interim coach Randy Shannon said quarterback Malik Zaire will make his second consecutive start.NICKERSON MOM DIES: Illinois defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson is on leave after the unexpected death of his mother Sunday night. Coach Lovie Smith said there is no timetable for the former Bucs linebacker to return. Smith, a former NFL defensive coordinator and Bucs head coach, said: "I have called a couple defensive games, and know a little bit about defensive football, so we may be okay."ALABAMA: The top-ranked Tide lost starting linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton for the season after he had surgery on his right knee, and key backup Mack Wilson is likely out 4-6 weeks with a foot injury. PURDUE: Quarterback David Blough is out for the rest of the season with a right leg injury.BasketballEXTENSION FOR HUGGINS: West Virginia's Bob Huggins agreed to a four-year contract extension that includes the option for him to continue coaching after the 2021-22 season. Huggins, 64, will earn $3.75 million this season, including a base salary of $250,000. He'll get $100,000 raises each year. Huggins is entering his 36th season as a head coach. His 819 career wins are the third most among active Division I-A coaches. Times staff writer Joey Knight contributed to this report.