Monday, March 18, 2002
Sato makes big impression
By Neil Schmidt email@example.com
The Cincinnati Enquirer
DALLAS Romain Sato's 28 points were the third-most ever by a Musketeer in NCAA Tournament history.
Tyrone Hill scored 29 against Kansas State in 1990 and Byron Larkin scored 29 against Missouri in 1987.
Romain Sato was on target.
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Sato hit some hellacious 3-(pointers), Oklahoma coach kelvin Sampson said. That kid can really shoot.
Sato made five 3s and drew defenders away from David West, resulting in a strong second half for West.
Romain did a very good job of playing off of (West) and having a tremendous night; he put on a clinic out there, Xavier coach Thad Matta said.
FREY RECORD: Kevin Frey finished his XU career Sunday with 130 games played, a school record. The previous mark of 126 was shared by Tyrone Hill (1986-90) and Maurice McAfee (1997-2001).
Frey made his only shot Sunday to finish with 1,102 points. That ranks 28th on the school's scoring list.
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