Sunday, March 30, 2003

NCAA Tournament at a glance



OPENING ROUND

At University of Dayton Arena

Tuesday, March 18

North Carolina-Asheville 92, Texas Southern 84, OT.

EAST REGIONAL

Second Round

Saturday, March 22

At The Ford Center

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma 74, California 65

Sunday, March 23

At The Fleet Center

Boston

Syracuse 68, Oklahoma State 56

At St. Pete Times Forum

Tampa, Fla.

Auburn 68, Wake Forest 62

At Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center

Birmingham, Ala.

Butler 79, Louisville 71

Semifinals

At Pepsi Arena

Albany, N.Y.

Friday

Oklahoma 65, Butler 54

Syracuse 79, Auburn 78

Championship

At Pepsi Arena

Albany, N.Y.

Today

Oklahoma (27-6) vs. Syracuse (27-5), 2:40 p.m.

SOUTH REGIONAL

Second Round

Saturday, March 22

At Spokane Arena

Spokane, Wash.

Connecticut 85, Stanford 74

Sunday, March 23

At The Gaylord Entertainment Center

Nashville, Tenn.

Maryland 77, Xavier 64

At Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center

Birmingham, Ala.

Texas 77, Purdue 67

At St. Pete Times Forum

Tampa, Fla.

Michigan State 68, Florida 46

Semifinals

At The Alamodome

San Antonio

Friday

Texas 82, Connecticut 78

Michigan State 60, Maryland 58

Championship

At The Alamodome

San Antonio

Today

Texas (25-6) vs. Michigan State (22-12), 5 p.m.

MIDWEST REGIONAL

Second Round

Saturday, March 22

At The RCA Dome

Indianapolis

Marquette 101, Missouri 92, OT

At Spokane Arena

Spokane, Wash.

Wisconsin 61, Tulsa 60

Sunday, March 23

At The Fleet Center

Boston

Pittsburgh 74, Indiana 52

At The Gaylord Entertainment Center

Nashville, Tenn.

Kentucky 74, Utah 54

Semifinals

At The Hubert H. Humphrey

Metrodome

Minneapolis

Thursday

Kentucky 63, Wisconsin 57

Marquette 77, Pittsburgh 74

Championship

At The Hubert H. Humphrey

Metrodome

Minneapolis

Saturday

Marquette 83, Kentucky 69

WEST REGIONAL

Second Round

Saturday, March 22

At The RCA Dome

Indianapolis

Notre Dame 68, Illinois 60

At The Jon M. Huntsman Center

Salt Lake City

Arizona 96, Gonzaga 95, 2OT

Duke 86, Central Michigan 60

At The Ford Center

Oklahoma City

Kansas 108, Arizona State 76

Semifinals

At Arrowhead Pond

Anaheim, Calif.

Thursday

Arizona 88, Notre Dame 71

Kansas 69, Duke 65

Championship

At Arrowhead Pond

Anaheim, Calif.

Saturday

Kansas 78, Arizona 75

FINAL FOUR

At The Louisiana Superdome

New Orleans

Saturday, April 5

East champion vs. South champion

Marquette (27-5) vs. Kansas (29-7)

Championship

Monday, April 7

Semifinal winners, 9:22 p.m.

Conference Records

(Selections in parentheses)

ConferenceWLPct.
Big 12 (6)123.800
Big East (4)93.750
Big Ten (5)84.667
Conference USA (4)53.625
Atlantic Coast (4)54.556
Pac 10 (5)65.545
Southeastern (6)66.500
Horizon League (2)22.500
Big South (1)11.500
Mid-American (1)11.500
Western Athletic (1)11.500
West Coast (2)12.333
Atlantic 10 (3)13.250
Mountain West (3)13.250
America East (1)01.000
Atlantic Sun (1)01.000
Big Sky (1)01.000
Big West (1)01.000
Colonial (1)01.000
Ivy League (1)01.000
Metro Atlantic (1)01.000
Mid-Continent (1)01.000
Mid-Eastern Athletic (1)01.000
Northeast (1)01.000
Ohio Valley (1)01.000
Patriot League (1)01.000
Southern (1)01.000
Southland (1)01.000
Southwestern Athletic (1)01.000
Sun Belt (1)01.000
Missouri Valley (2)02.000

Single-Game Leaders

Scoring

36 - Rickey Paulding, Missouri vs. Marquette, second round

33 - Nick Collison, Kansas vs. Duke, regional semifinal

32 - Jameer Nelson, Saint Joseph's vs. Auburn, first round

30 - Ugonna Onyekwe, Penn vs. Oklahoma State, first round

29 - Dwyane Wade, Marquette vs. Kentucky, regional final

29 - Travis Diener, Marquette vs. Holy Cross, first round

29 - Ben Gordon, Connecticut vs. Stanford, second round

29 - Mike Manciel, Central Michigan vs. Creighton, first round

29 - Victor Williams, Oklahoma State vs. Pennsylvania, first round

28 - Kirk Hinrich, Kansas vs. Arizona, regional final

28 - Marquis Estill, Kentucky vs. Wisconsin, regional semifinal

Rebounds

19 - Nick Collison, Kansas vs. Duke, regional semifinal

18 - Arthur Johnson, Missouri vs. Marquette, second round

17 - Emeka Okafor, Connecticut vs. Texas , regional semifinal.

16 - Ryan Randle, Maryland vs. North Carolina-Wilmington, first round

16 - Brian Cook, Illinois vs. Notre Dame, second round

15 - Robert Jackson, Marquette vs. Kentucky, regional final

15 - Emeka Okafor, Connecticut vs. Stanford, second round

15 - Jeff Graves, Kansas vs. Arizona, regional finalAssists

11 - Dwyane Wade, Marquette vs. Kentucky, regional final

11 - Brandin Knight, Pittsburgh vs. Marquette, regional semifinal

11 - Jave Meade, Holy Cross vs. Marquette, first round

9 - Steve Blake, Maryland vs. Xavier, second round

9 - T.J. Ford, Texas vs. Connecticut, regional semifinal

9 - Curtis Millage, Arizona State vs. Memphis, first round




AN OPENING DAY LOVE LETTER
From a son to his father

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Head-first dive leaves Casey cooling heels
Reds Q&A
Architects see crowd settle in
Off-field miscues threaten Bowden's tenure as GM
The next move?
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Jumbotron goes way of Atari: Oldie, but goodie
Pete look-alikes used to it
Rebuilding Indians headed on right track
Anaheim buzzing as defense of title begins

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Marquette 83, Kentucky 69
Teammates laud ailing Bogans for playing in pain
Jackson jogs Estill's memory
Kansas 78, Arizona 75
Izzo is Mr. March
Oklahoma-Syracuse will be won with defense
Roller-coaster ride continues for Boeheim
Ford leads a cast of role players for Texas
NCAA tournament notes
NCAA Tournament at a glance
Lady Vols, 'Nova meet Monday in Mideast final
Norse outmuscled in Division II final
Snardon finds positives in loss
Northeastern State 75, Kentucky Wesleyan 64
Georgetown, Ky. 71, Lee, Tenn. 58

BENGALS
Bengals Q&A

PREP SPORTS
Groeschen: Prep insider
KY: No. 1 Sacred Heart 42, No. 3 Lexington Catholic 40
IN: Indpls Pike 65, DeKalb 52

GOLF
Haas, 49, hardly ready to join the senior tour
Arnie joins Nicklaus for Masters encore

HOCKEY
Victory keeps Rangers alive
Griffins edge Ducks 3-2

HORSE RACING
Seven Four Seven wins fourth straight
Moon Ballad runs away with Dubai World Cup

NBA
Talk of coaching changes begins
Nets smother Golden State

TENNIS
Serena tops Capriati

TRISTATE SPOTLITE
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Enquirer Page Two power rankings
Over 12,000 to participate in Mini-Marathon

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