Sunday, March 9, 2003

How Top 25 fared, scores



1. Arizona (25-2) beat Oregon 88-80. Next: Pac-10 Tournament, Thursday.

2. Kentucky (26-3) beat No. 3 Florida 69-67. Next: vs. South Carolina or Alabama, Friday.

3. Florida (24-6) lost to No. 2 Kentucky 69-67. Next: vs. Vanderbilt or LSU, Friday.

4. Texas (22-5) beat No. 5 Oklahoma 76-71. Next: Big 12 Tournament, Friday.

5. Oklahoma (21-6) lost to No. 4 Texas 76-71. Next: Big 12 Tournament, Friday.

6. Kansas (23-6) did not play. Next: at Missouri, today.

7. Pittsburgh (22-4) did not play. Next: at Villanova, today.

8. Marquette (23-4) beat Cincinnati 70-61. Next: Conference USA Tournament, Thursday.

9. Wake Forest (23-4) beat North Carolina State 78-72. Next: ACC Tournament, Friday.

10. Duke (21-5) did not play. Next: at North Carolina, today.

11. Xavier (24-4) beat Temple 96-65. Next: Atlantic 10 Tournament, Thursday.

12. Syracuse (22-4) did not play. Next: vs. Rutgers, today.

13. Maryland (19-7) did not play. Next: at Virginia, today.

14. Illinois (20-6) did not play. Next: vs. Minnesota, today.

15. Louisville (21-6) beat Charlotte 100-59. Next: Conference USA Tournament, Thursday.

16. Notre Dame (22-8) beat Georgetown 86-80. Next: Big East Tournament, Wednesday.

17. Stanford (22-7) beat No. 22 California, 72-60. Next: Pac-10 Tournament, Thursday.

18. Memphis (22-5) beat Alabama-Birmingham 90-79. Next: Conference USA Tournament, Thursday.

19. Creighton (27-4) beat Indiana State 57-56. Next: vs. Wichita State or Bradley today.

20. Oklahoma State (21-8) beat Texas A&M 77-52. Next: Big 12 Tournament, Thursday or Friday.

21. Dayton (21-5) did not play. Next: Atlantic 10 Tournament, Thursday.

22. California (20-6) lost to No. 17 Stanford, 72-60. Next: Pac-10 Tournament, Thursday.

23. Mississippi State (19-8) beat Auburn 67-45. Next: vs. Mississippi or Tennessee, Friday.

24. Wisconsin (22-6) did not play. Next: Big Ten Tournament, Friday.

25. Georgia (18-8) did not play. Next: at South Carolina, today.

Scores

EAST

Brown 93, Harvard 80

Buffalo 70, Akron 66

Connecticut 91, Boston College 54

George Washington 77, Fordham 61

Notre Dame 86, Georgetown 80

Penn 69, Cornell 52

Penn St. 74, Indiana 66

Princeton 44, Columbia 40

Providence 64, Seton Hall 61, OT

Rhode Island 76, Duquesne 71

Saint Joseph's 52, Massachusetts 49

West Virginia 71, Virginia Tech 67

Yale 60, Dartmouth 50

SOUTH

Cumberland, Ky. 79, Pikeville 63

Georgetown, Ky. 84, Campbellsville 52

Georgia Tech 66, Clemson 56

LSU 66, Alabama 62

Louisville 100, Charlotte 59

Marshall 58, Miami 51

Memphis 90, UAB 79

Mississippi St. 67, Auburn 45

Richmond 75, La Salle 62

Saint Louis 58, East Carolina 48

Tennessee 70, Vanderbilt 65

Tulane 74, Southern Miss. 61

Wake Forest 78, N.C. State 72

MIDWEST

Cent. Michigan 86, Ball St. 66

DePaul 65, Houston 59

Iowa 77, Northwestern 61

Kansas St. 74, Iowa St. 63

Kent St. 73, Ohio 62

Marquette 70, Cincinnati 61

Michigan St. 72, Ohio St. 58

Purdue 69, Michigan 61

Toledo 68, Bowling Green 64

W. Michigan 71, N. Illinois 67, OT

SOUTHWEST

Baylor 74, Texas Tech 68

Mississippi 64, Arkansas 54

Oklahoma St. 77, Texas A&M 52

Rice 92, Fresno St. 71

SMU 84, Louisiana Tech 61

TCU 75, South Florida 63

Texas 76, Oklahoma 71

FAR WEST

Air Force 68, New Mexico 60

Arizona 88, Oregon 80

Arizona St. 74, Oregon St. 64

Southern Cal 86, Washington St. 68

UNLV 83, San Diego St. 72

Utah 86, Wyoming 70

TOURNAMENT

Atlantic Sun Conference

Championship

Troy St. 80, UCF 69

Big South Conference

Championship

N.C.-Asheville 85, Radford 71

Colonial Athletic Association

Quarterfinals

Delaware 61, George Mason 49

N.C.-Wilmington 76, Hofstra 56

Drexel 61, Old Dominion 52

Va. Commonwealth 73, James Madison 53

Horizon League

Semifinals

Butler 58, Detroit 55

Wis.-Milwaukee 75, Ill.-Chicago 73

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Second Round

Fairfield 68, St. Peter's 60

Niagara 81, Iona 75

Missouri Valley Conference

Quarterfinals

Creighton 57, Indiana St. 56

S. Illinois 75, Illinois St. 63

SW Missouri St. 65, Evansville 51

Northeast Conference

First Round

Fairleigh Dickinson 63, Monmouth, N.J. 51

St. Francis, NY 67, Cent. Connecticut St. 62

Quinnipiac 75, St. Francis, Pa. 57

Wagner 88, Long Island U. 66

Ohio Valley Conference

Championship

Austin Peay 63, Tennessee Tech 57

Patriot League

First Round

American U. 72, Navy 57

Bucknell 52, Lehigh 47

Holy Cross 58, Army 40

Lafayette 89, Colgate 76

TODAY'S SCHEDULE

EAST

Pittsburgh at Villanova, Noon

Rutgers at Syracuse, 2 p.m.

SOUTH

Georgia at South Carolina, Noon

Duke at North Carolina, 4 p.m.

Maryland at Virginia, 8 p.m.

MIDWEST

Minnesota at Illinois, 2 p.m.

Kansas at Missouri, 2 p.m.

TOURNAMENTS

America East Conference

First Round

Boston U. vs. New Hampshire, Noon

Maine vs. Northeastern, 2:30 p.m.

Vermont vs. Albany, N.Y., 6 p.m.

Hartford vs. Stony Brook, 8:30 p.m.

Colonial Athletic Association

Semifinals

N.C.-Wilmington vs. Delaware, 3 p.m.

Va. Commonwealth vs. Drexel, 5:30 p.m.

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Semifinals

Manhattan vs. Niagara,, 6 p.m.

Fairfield vs. Siena-Marist winner, 8:15 p.m.

Mid-Continent Conference

First Round

Valparaiso vs. Chicago St., 1 p.m.

Oral Roberts vs. Mo.-Kansas City, 3:15 p.m.

Ind.-Pur.-Indpls. vs. W. Illinois, 7 p.m.

Oakland, Mich. vs. S. Utah, 9:15 p.m.

Missouri Valley Conference

Semifinals

S. Illinois vs. SW Missouri St., 3:30 p.m.

Creighton vs. Wichita St.-Bradley winner, 6 p.m.

Northeast Conference

Semifinals

Wagner vs. Quinnipiac, 1:30 p.m.

Fair. Dickinson vs. St. Francis, N.Y., 4 p.m.

Patriot League

Semifinals

Holy Cross vs. Bucknell winner, 5 p.m.

American vs. Lafayette, 7:30 p.m.

Sun Belt Conference

Quarterfinals

Middle Tenn. vs. So. Alabama, 6:30 p.m.

New Mexico State vs. Ark.-Little Rock, 9 p.m.




XAVIER
No. 11 XU 96, Temple 65
Daugherty: Good as it gets for Xavier
Matta responds to calls for 'Rhino'
Women: Rhode Island 52, Xavier 48

UC BEARCATS
Marquette 70, UC 61
Bearcats' crown slips away
Women: Cincinnati 81, DePaul 64

OTHER BASKETBALL
No. 2 UK 69, No. 3 Florida 67
Simply a Tubby masterpiece
Equipment guy? Mr. Wildcat a cultural icon
Marshall 58, Miami 51
Mich. State 72, Ohio St. 58
Texas holds off Oklahoma
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NKU lands GLVC title, Div. II tourney bid
Area players have Purdue in gear
Twelve Villanova players suspended
Stone sits as NCAA again has questions
Jordan to make final Garden appearance
Rookie Williams can't keep quiet

REDS / MLB
Batting order starting to take shape for Reds
Reds 8, Red Sox 8
Kearns latest sidelined by injury
Reds Q&A
Sore elbow made restless spectator of Hudson
Piniella, Baker left their mark
Twins lose Milton for 4-6 months
Applicants want to feed fans

BENGALS / NFL
Lewis accentuates the positive
FB Luchey bolts for Packers
Bengals Q & A
Bears make offer to Slash

PREP SPORTS
Elder succumbs to confident Springboro in district championship
3-pointers save day for Crusaders
Trojans clinch 1st state tourney berth
Fookes earns 400th victory as Rebels win
Campbell Co. clinches first district title since '91
Princeton is pushed, but gains regionals
Hamilton drops St. X in wild one
Centerville dashes Warriors' hopes
Highlands, Dixie Heights unhappy with region draws
Groeschen: Preps Insider
Schmidt: Ky. Preps Insider
Prep playoffs results, schedules

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
OSU spring game tickets go on sale Monday

GOLF
Hoch shares lead with Tway at Doral
Duval diagnosed with vertigo
Woods, Els formidable team
Burk receives award, maintains campaign against Augusta

TRISTATE SPOTLIGHT
Ducks edge Grizzlies 4-3
Seven Four Seven takes Wintergreen
Enquirer Page Two power rankings

ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE
Sports, politics a combustible mix

PLAN YOUR DAY
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