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THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1999 -- HEY, BABY: LET'S DANCE
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 NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT
XU
'START SPREADIN' THE NEWS...'
James Posey shrugged off an injury and rallied the Musketeers from a 16-point deficit against Princeton and into the NIT semifinals in New York next week.
XU playing with heart, playing to win Tim Sullivan column
XU Notebook
Oregon also wins trip to NY
  MEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT
Miami
Miami 66,
Utah 58
ALL AMERICA'S ALL-AMERICAN
Miami's Wally Szczerbiak, who has become the story of the NCAA Tournament with two incredible games and one incredible smile, is smart, handsome and one of those rare athletes who enchants even casual sports fans.
Szczerbiak outgrowing Miami cocoon Paul Daugherty column
'Wally's Words': Nintendo a key part of long day
Miami fans root for another upset
Ticket snafu irks some fans

UK
Kentucky 92,
Kansas 88

PADGETT LIVING HIS DREAM
The 6-foot-9 forward ranks as the team leader in nearly every category: Points. Rebounds. Game-winning shots. Motivational speeches. Personal comebacks. It's a riches-to-rags and back-to-riches story.

OSU
OTHER PLAYERS STEP UP
Ohio State and Auburn have not gotten outstanding tournament performances from their top players, so others have had to step up to send them into tonight's Sweet 16 matchup (9:55 p.m.).

Final Four
SWEET 16-PACK OF FACTS
After the NCAA Tournament had become fairly routine during the early 1990s, we've returned to a time when the unexpected rules.
  WOMEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT
NKU
NKU REACHES FINAL FOUR
Northern Kentucky watched a 20-point halftime lead shrink to four with 1:25 remaining, but the Norse hung on for a 75-67 victory over Indiana (Pa.) in the NCAA Division II women's quarterfinals.

women's final four
MIDEAST REGIONAL PREVIEW
Top-seeded Connecticut, nearly upset by Xavier, heads the field in the Mideast Regional at UC's Shoemaker Center this weekend.
Facts and figures
  ON THE SIDELINES
UC
THEY'LL ALWAYS HAVE DUKE
Their epitaph will read, simply, “They beat Duke.” This is a pleasant distinction, but college basketball does not fondly remember the heroes of November.
UC must fill holes on perimeter

XU
HEARTBREAK HARD TO FORGET
A few players and coach Melanie Balcomb were in a Hartford, Conn., mall Monday when some University of Connecticut fans started applauding.

UC
WOMEN ONE AND OUT, TOO
For a while, the UC-Oregon first-round game had all the makings of a “Rocky” movie. But the 12th-seed Bearcats did not get their Hollywood ending,
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seniors
Spotlight on Seniors
Cincinnati, Miami, Kentucky will only go as far as their seniors will take them. Ditto the Xavier and UC women. Check out our features on these top players.
   

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