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Arizona benches top scorer Williams for rules violation

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Marcus Williams, Arizona's leading
scorer, was benched for the Wildcats' game Wednesday night against
Arizona State for a violation of team rules.


Williams, who sat on the bench for the Wildcats' 71-47 victory,
did not speak to reporters. Coach Lute Olson would not elaborate on
Williams' violation, but said he would play Saturday against No. 4
North Carolina.


Williams, a 6-foot-7 sophomore forward, leads the Wildcats (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today; No. 17 AP) with
18.1 points per game and is second with 7.6 rebounds per game.