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SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 1999 -- HEY, BABY: LET'S DANCE
  • Duke (36-1) vs. Mich. St. (33-4), 5:42 p.m.
  • Ohio St.(27-8) vs. UConn (32-2), 30 minutes later
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  MEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT
OSU
PIVOT IN THE PIVOT
As UConn coach Jim Calhoun said, “The (guards) might equalize each other. It might come down to whose frontcourt is the best. The Voskuhl-Johnson matchup may be the single most important matchup of the game.”
Point guards rule Final Four
Elated UConn must refocus

Final Four
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MICH. ST. NEEDS 'A' GAME
America is asking Michigan State the obvious question: Do you guys have a chance? “You know,” said Spartans coach Tom Izzo, “there have been bigger upsets than Michigan State over Duke.”
Duke a royal team and school Paul Daughery column
Carrawell defies Duke stereotypes
Point guards rule Final Four
Cleaves, El-Amin considered UC
  WOMEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT
women's final four
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FAMILIAR FOES MAKE FINAL
The women's national championship game Sunday night will look an awful lot like a Purdue intrasquad scrimmage from three years ago.
DUKE 81, GEORGIA 69
PURDUE 77, LOUISIANA TECH 63
 NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT
XU
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XU FACES BIG LOSSES
Xavier loses 60 percent of its points and its top three scorers from this season, its best rebounder the past three years and its top assist guy the past four years. Coach Skip Prosser's goal for next season: getting back to the NCAA Tournament.
  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
Click through 25 photos of Miami-Kentucky game

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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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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