Tuesday, March 09, 1999
UC's Road to the Title Game
George Mason, 19-10: The No.14 seed was the Colonial Athletic Association regular-season and postseason tournament champion. An upset? Last year's No.3 seeds won this game by an average of 14.5 points.
Temple, 21-10: No.6 seed was the Atlantic 10 East regular-season champ. This matchup sound familiar? UC beat the Owls in the NCAA Tournament in 1994-95 and '95-96.
Miami, 15-3: No, not Wally's team, but the Floridians. No.2 seed finished second to Connecticut in the Big East. Miami has made a huge turnaround under former UK recruiter Leonard Hamilton. This is second straight NCAA after 37-year absence.
Duke, 32-1: Uh, about that November game. The No.1 seed and ACC regular season and tournament champs, the Blue Devils look unbeatable. Since UC knocked them from No.1, they've won 27 straight games.
Michigan State, 28-4. The No.1-seed Spartans are Big Ten regular season and tournament champions. Put it this way they pummeled a conference that put seven teams in the field. They're led by Mateen Cleaves, co-Big Ten player of the year, a point guard UC couldn't land.
No.1 Auburn (27-3) or No.1 Connecticut (28-2): OK, time to beat a third consecutive No.1 seed. Impossible? No. Arizona did just that two years ago.
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Kentucky's Road to the Title Game
Men's NCAA Tournament schedule
Road home is tough for UC, XU women
Girls regional capsules
Kentucky boys state tournament
Kentucky girls basketball scores
Holmes, Highlands meet for Region title
LOCAL HOCKEY NOTES
Highlands' Smith 1st-team all-state
Muskies deal with reality, NIT