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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 1999 -- HEY, BABY: LET'S DANCE
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 NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT
XU
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CLEMSON 79, XAVIER 76
Xavier wiped out a 24-point deficit and took a late lead but lost its NIT semifinal when it couldn't score in the last minute-plus.
Prosser may be Irish's No. 1 choice now
  MEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT
OSU
Ohio St. 77,
St. John's 74

TATE NOT BITTER AT BUCKS
Jermaine Tate thought he'd left a losing team for a Final Four contender when he was released from the Ohio State basketball team and transferred to UC.
Ex-Bucks find good homes
Ohio State's Final Four history
Penn: I'll return to OSU
UConn's Hamilton ready for NBA

Final Four
WHO'S WHO, WHAT'S WHAT
Facts, figures and feedback regarding the 1999 Final Four
Numbers don't tell Cleaves' story

  WOMEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT
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DUKE DOUBLES ITS PLEASURE
Most universities consider themselves lucky to make the NCAA Tournament at all. Now, Duke has two teams in the Final Four.
Women find harder road to Final Four
Losing hardly mars Vols
  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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