NCAA — IOWA STATE VS. NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL IN SAN ANTONIO (8:50 PM)
(THE IOWA STATE WOMEN WILL PLAY FLORIDA STATE TOMORROW(SAT) AFTERNOON AT 2 O’CLOCK IN AMES.)
(THE IOWA WOMEN TAKE ON MARIST SUNDAY EVENING AT 6 IN IOWA CITY.)
(N-I-T – THE ILLINOIS MEN BATTLE CLEMSON SUNDAY MORNING AT 10.)
ON THE LOCAL SCHEDULE TODAY…..
IN COLLEGE WRESTLING – THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS CONTINUE AT OKLAHOMA CITY, WITH IOWA AND IOWA STATE EACH ADVANCING SIX INTO THE COMPETITION TODAY. NORTHERN IOWA STILL HAS THREE WRESTLERS IN CONTENTION FOR NATIONAL TITLES.
IN COLLEGE SOFTBALL – SCC AT IOWA WESTERN
IN HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL – WEST CENTRAL AT MACOMB AND WEST HANCOCK AT QUINCY
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) _ Tennessee and Cal Poly have played their way into the
second round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. James Stokes had 18 points and 13 rebounds in Tennessee’s 78-65 overtime win
over Iowa. That sends the Vols to play sixth-seeded Massachusetts in Friday’s
second round. The Vols outscored the Hawkeyes 14-1 in OT.
That ended a hectic and stressful day for Iowa coach Fran McCaffery. Continue Reading
AT THE DICKINSON RELAYS IN CEDAR FALLS, MT. PLEASANT’S SPENCER WHITE PLACED 10TH IN THE 60-METER HURDLES…FT. MADISON’S HUNTER POLLPETER CAME IN 14TH. FT. MADISON’S 4 BY 800 AND 4 BY 400 RELAY TEAMS FINISHED 12TH AND 13TH…FT. Continue Reading
The Southeastern Community College Mens Basketball Team will not participate in the NJCAA Division 1 National Tournament. The qualifiers, which this year include four at large schools, were named yesterday, and SCC is not one of them. The Blackhawks were ranked 17th nationwide in their division when the regular season ended. The teams that made the at-large list were #3 Columbia State, #4 Harcum, #5 South Plains, and #8 Trinity Valley. The Blackhawk’s arch-rival, Indian Hills of Ottumwa, will represent this area as the regional and district champion. Continue Reading
IT’S OFFICIAL – THE SCC MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON IS OVER. THE NJC-DOUBLE-A ANNOUNCED ITS LIST OF NATIONAL TOURNAMENT QUALIFIERS YESTERDAY(SUN)…WHICH THIS YEAR INCLUDES FOUR AT-LARGE TEAMS…AND THE BLACKHAWKS ARE NOT ON IT.
(FYI:) THE FOUR SCHOOLS THAT WERE CHOSEN ARE NUMBER-3 COLUMBIA STATE…NUMBER-4 HARCUM…NUMBER-5 SOUTH PLAINS…AND NUMBER-8 TRINITY VALLEY. WHEN THE REGULAR SEASON ENDED, SCC WAS RANKED NUMBER-17. THE BLACKHAWKS ARCH-RIVAL…INDIAN HILLS OF OTTUMWA…WILL REPRESENT THIS AREA, HAVING WON THE REGION AND DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS. THE NJCAA WILL ANNOUNCE THE PAIRINGS TODAY(MON).
IN WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL YESTERDAY….. NEBRASKA 72, IOWA 65 (BIG-10 TITLE GAME)
SOUTH DAKOTA 96, WESTERN ILLINOIS 94
IN MENS PLAY….. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 71, WIU 50
IOWA STATE’S MELVIN EJIM HAS BEEN NAMED THE BIG-12 MENS BASKETBALL PLAYER-OF-THE-YEAR. Continue Reading
AT THE IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS 1A BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY(THUR)…
NOTRE DAME CAME BACK TO BEAT JANESVILLE 65 TO 58…AND THE NIKES NOW ADVANCE TO THE TITLE GAME TONITE(FRI) AT 6 O’CLOCK AGAINST TOP-RATED NEWELL-FONDA, WHOSE GIRLS FINISHED SECOND IN THE STATE LAST YEAR. BY THE WAY, YOU CAN HEAR TONITE’S GAME ON KBUR.
IN CLASS 3A, THE MEDIAPOLIS BULLETTES SEASON ENDED YESTERDAY(THUR) AFTERNOON, WHEN THEY LOST TO MOC-FLOYD VALLEY 64 TO 51. THE WINNING “LADY DUTCH” GOT 46 POINTS FROM ALEXIS CONAWAY, WHILE DARBY MASSNER HAD 16 FOR MEPO.
IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL LAST NITE….. MICHIGAN STATE MEN 86, IOWA 76