Tuesday, April 1, 2003

NIT at a glance



National Invitation Tournament

Quarterfinals

Wednesday, March 26

Georgetown 79, North Carolina 74

Texas Tech 80, Georgia Tech 72

Thursday, March 27

St. John's 79, UAB 71

Minnesota 63, Temple 58, OT

Semifinals

Today At Madison Square Garden, New York

Georgetown (18-14) vs. Minnesota (19-12), 7 p.m.

Texas Tech (21-12) vs. St. John's (19-13), 9:30 p.m.

Championship Round

Thursday, April 3

Third Place

Semifinal losers, 5:30 p.m.

Championship

Semifinal winners, 8 p.m.




OPENING DAY: GREAT AMERICAN BALL PARK
New ballpark the star for 135th Opening Day
Floats, bands and kids missing school? Must be Opening Day
Bush's visit thrill for fans, players
Pregame ceremony highlight for Larkin
Statue of Big Klu big hit with Little Klu
Satisfaction, wonder fill chilly air
Reds fans make trip across river
Attention to details smoothes operation
Sights and sounds of Opening Day
For the record...
Opening Day in review
• Photo galleries: Game | Parade
Poll: Grade the stadium

REDS
Pirates 10, Reds 1
Daugherty: Reds get first-game kinks out
It's strike one, and then rout was on
Kearns' thoughts turn to real heroes
Reese sees irony in opener
Game supplies new sights for Hall
3-homer inning Haynes' downfall
Benson the answer to trivia question
Sanders spoils park's opening
Game log, by the numbers
Mystery surrounds Rose's new book venture
No news on Rose, but Selig loves new park

MORE BASEBALL
NL: Big Unit gets first loss in opener
AL: Yankees victory bittersweet
Jeter out 'indefinitely' with dislocated shoulder
Notebook: Delayed debut

PREP SPORTS
LeBron hits winning shot in All-Star game
Monday's prep results
Prep schedule

NCAA HOOPS
Kentucky's season surpassed Smith's expectations
Season of parity evident in Final Four
Barnes has Longhorns talking title
T. J. Ford wants to make history
Freshman forward's outside shooting sparks Marquette
Slimmer Graves becomes key player for Jayhawks
A year after NIT, Orangemen in Final Four
Women: Tennessee headed to its 14th Final Four
Howland mum on plans after UCLA interview
NCAA Tournament at a glance
NIT at a glance

NBA
It's time for changing of NBA stars
Rockets, Yao fall to Nets 110-86

HOCKEY
Bruins clinch playoff berth

HORSE RACING
Lumpkins sets riding record at Turfway

PLAN YOUR DAY
Tuesday's sports on TV, radio