TOP SPORTS NEWS
Xavier enters crucial stretch
The 24th-ranked Musketeers remain in reach of either their highest NCAA Tournament seeding or another unwanted NIT bid. The next three games should provide answers.

UC not dead yet in C-USA
Though four teams have better Conference USA records than UC (5-4), the Bearcats still can determine their own fate in the four weeks leading up to the league tournament in Louisville (March 7-10).

Boys basketball | Girls basketball
        Get the rundown on Monday's action and all of the games from the past week, plus the boys and girls sectional tournament schedules, this week's games and team-by-team schedules and rosters.

TODAY'S SPORTS HEADLINES

Sports Headlines for  Tuesday, February 06, 2001

Reds' future on display at spring training
        The Reds will enter spring training next week with more legitimate prospects joining established players than in any recent year

Double ranking first for Xavier
        For the first time in school history, both of Xavier's basketball teams are nationally ranked.

Highlands QB picks UK over UC
        FORT THOMAS — Highlands quarterback Gino Guidugli had his pick of nearly 25 schools, but Monday he chose to stay in his home state and attend the University of Kentucky.

Scott lineman commits to UC
        Scott senior defensive end Matt Webster has decided to attend the University of Cincinnati.

Highlands to retire numbers
        Former Highlands football and basketball stars Jared Lorenzen and Derek Smith will have their No. 34 and No. 35 basketball jerseys retired Feb. 16 before the Bluebirds' game against St. Henry.

UK meets another big challenge
        LEXINGTON — Another week, another huge challenge for Kentucky. The Wildcats did everything right in Saturday's 33-point romp over South Carolina. Kentucky (13-7, 6-2 SEC) may need a similar performance tonight against No.8 Florida.

Baseball seal just one weapon against counterfeiter
        Cincinnati sports collectors are giving mixed reviews on Major League Baseball's plan to place holograms and serial numbers on memorabilia to ensure authenticity.

Two win national Silver Gloves titles
        Raushee Warren, 13, of Millvale, won the National Silver Gloves Championship last weekend in Lenexas, Kan., in the 80-pound intermediate class.

Cincinnati boys basketball games
        Senior Mike Gentile set school records with 27 points and five 3-pointers to lead Clark Montessori over School for the Creative and Performing Arts 78-63.

Cincinnati girls basketball games
        Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy avenged a December overtime loss to Cincinnati Country Day with a 50-39 victory Monday that put CHCA into a first-place tie with CCD in the Miami Valley Conference.

N.Ky. girls basketball games
        Molly Hall hit three of four free throws in overtime to lead Holy Cross to a 55-52 victory over Campbell County on Monday.

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S U N D A Y   S P O T L I G H T
Shula finds success after football
        Dave Shula, now president of a restaurant chain, connects better with steakhouse employees than he ever did with Bengals players.

The new look of Cinergy Field
2001 Reds schedule
Cincinnati boys basketball rosters and schedules
Cincinnati girls basketball rosters and schedules
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