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 NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT
XU
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SEMIS MOTIVATE TIRED XU
Advancing to tonight's 9:30 semifinal in NY has provided some new motivation for seniors Gary Lumpkin, Lenny Brown and James Posey, who would like to continue their playing careers.
Notre Dame talking, but Prosser isn't
Clemson shooting for some redemption
Ducks going for 3-game sweep of Cal
  MEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT
OSU
Ohio St. 77,
St. John's 74
FOOTBALL TOWN EMBRACES HOOPS
Even a football town knows a special basketball team when it sees one. And in Columbus, where football is king, hoops is the hot topic.
O'Brien is key ingredient
UConn's Freeman is the power in the post
  WOMEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT
women's final four
GEORGIA 89, IOWA STATE 71
Georgia's smothering defense and 33 points from Kelly Miller burst Iowa State's fairy-tale season in the Mideast Regional final at Shoemaker Center.
Women's game passes the test Paul Daugherty column
Georgia coach hopes to take 5th
Duke 69, Tennessee 63
Louisiana Tech 88, UCLA 62
Purdue 75, Rutgers 62
  ON THE SIDELINES
UK
Mich. St. 73
Kentucky 66

DON'T FEAR FOR UK'S FUTURE
Kentucky's only returning starters next season will be Michael Bradley and Desmond Allison. It may not have a scholarship player in the senior class. If Jamaal Magloire leaves, it could lose 55.5 percent of its scoring. But hey, relax. It's Kentucky.
Next season's Kentucky lineup

UC
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NOT HUGGINS' FAULT
UC's recruiting appears to be moving more toward the sort of complete players who tend to survive in the tournament.

Miami
UK 58, Miami 53
MIAMI ENTERS NEW WORLD
What will basketball be like in Oxford like now that Wally Szczerbiak and Damon Frierson have ended their careers?
Szczerbiak may go 3rd in NBA draft
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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,

NKU
NKU LOSES IN FINAL FOUR
Arkansas Tech beat the Norse 62-57 Thursday night in the women's NCAA Division II semifinals.
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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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