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D2C Asbury Park PressThursday, March 8, 1990 Sports Wire N.C. State seeks state assistance COLLEGE BASKETBALL North Carolina State I brought in the state Attorney General's ! office and a private attorney to negotiate J the termination of basketball coach Jim j Valvano's contract. The executive committee of the N.C. State board of J , trustees, in a conference call, gave a vote of t support to the university administrators handling the talks with Valvano and his r lawyer. The committee also voted to seek J private counsel to represent the university. J-, "We would expect to have a resolution of -, the problem, as far as the university is concerned, shortly," said NCSU trustee Troy Doby of Raleigh, one of the executive i. committee members Princeton center i Kit Mueller, described by coach Pete Carril as the best low post man in his 23 years at the school, was named the Ivy j . League basketball player of the year yesterday Mike Deane says he expects to return this fall to coach Siena College's basketball team, despite published reports linking him to the vacant head coaching job at the University of Miami Murray Arnold resigned as Western Kentucky's basketball coach, and the school president bid him farewell by saying Arnold ran a clean program but it was time for a new coach. PRO FOOTBALL A new snag has arisen in the effort to lure the'Los Angeles Raiders back to their original home, leaving the mayor worried and another leading public official behind the bid "real disappointed." The main problem, according to Alameda County supervisors chairman Don Perata, is a faulty estimate by architects of the cost of renovating the Oakland Coliseum Wayne Huizenga, chairman of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp., has agreed to buy 1 5 percent of the Miami Dolphins and a 50-percent share of Robbie Stadium Corp. The purchase will boost efforts to bring a major league baseball franchise to south Florida and give the Dolphins' organization the equity it needs to expand, Huizenga and Dolphins' president Tim Robbie said Chicago Bears' quarterback Mike Tomczak has launched an endowment to fund a grant- in-aid for Ohio State quarterbacks, university officials said. Tomczak will give a total of $ 1 00,000 over the next five years. TENNIS: Jennifer Capriati upset 1 Sth-seeded Claudia Porwik of West Germany for her second straight professional victory at the Virginia Slims of Florida in Boca Raton. Capriati, 1 3. followed her successful pro debut one day earlier by beating Porwik, ranked 34th in the world, 7-5, 0-6, 6-2. Seven seeded players advanced, but No. 1 6 Sylvia Hanika also lost. She was beaten 6-1 , 2-6, 6-2 by South African Amanda Coetzer. . . . Andre Agassi has decided not to play in the Davis Cup matches against Czechoslovakia later this month, saying that he doesn't feel he would be well prepared. He will be replaced by Aaron Krickstein, ranked No. 6 in the world while Agassi is No. 8. BOXING: Pernell Whitaker, the I BF and WBC lightweight champion, is the winner of the Edward J. Neil Award as fighter of the year for 1 990. In voting by the Boxing Writers Association of America The WBO heavyweight title fight between Italy's Francesco Damiani and South African Pierre Coetzer, scheduled for March 24, was postponed for a third time. Promoters said Damiani, the WBO champion, had a fever. No new date was announced, but promoters said the fight would still be in Milan, Italy's indoor arena Former welterweight contender Gypsy Joe Harris, whose promising boxing career ended with the discovery that he had concealed blindness in one eye, died at age 44. SOCCER: Saskia Webber, the freshman goalie on the Rutgers University women's soccer team, has been selected as a member of the U.S. Junior National team. Webber, a first team All-State selection from Princeton High School, posted four shutouts and had an 85 percent save percentage. FIGURE SKATING: A sensational performance by Kurt Browning inspired an even more spectacular routine by Viktor Petrenko at the World Figure Skating Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After Browning, the defending champion from Canada, received a perfect 6.0 and six 5.9s for his original program, Petrenko went him one better. The Soviet, who won a bronze medal in the 1 988 Olympics but has struggled since, earned two 6.0s, one 5.8 and four 5.9s in a program similar to Browning's, spiced with modern music Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov won their fourth title pairs title in five years at the World Figure Skating Championships. SKIING: Einar Bonnier of Vermont won the giant slalom in the NCAA ski championships with a spectacular finish that included a broken ski, broken pole and a bruised left leg. Bohmcr fell as he crossed the finish line on his second run and did all the damage, including a tear on the left leg of his ski suit, but he still edged Chris Pedersen of Colorado. Anke Friedrich and Katja Lesjak gave Utah a one-two finish in the women's giant slalom. TRACK AND FIELD: Andrew Valmon, the ex-Manchester High and Seton Hall star, is still unbeaten in Greece. For the second straight year, Valmon has won the 400-meter dash in the Athina indoor meet in Athens. He did it yesterday in 46. 1 8 seconds, beating American teammates Danny Harris (46.44), Ray Pierre (47.54) and Marlin Cannon (47.60.) Valmon had won the '89 Athina 400 title in 46.01. . . . Another New Jersey winner was 60-meter high hurdler Jack Pierce of Woodbury in 7.60. Top mark in the meet was Soviet star Rodion Gataulin's pole vault of 19 feet, 4 'A inches, equaling his own meet record. Press Wire Services Scoreboard College basketball YESTERDAY'S MEN'S RESULTS MIDWEST Chicago St 88 Mo Kansas City 84 DePam9 N. Illinois 51 Olivet Nazarene 69 Rosary 57 Trinity Christian 80 Greenville 67 Wis -Eau Claire 64 Wis -PiattewUe 61 , SE Oklahoma 77 SOUTHWEST Oral Roberts 91 TOURNAMENTS Auocbtfton of t Id-Continent Universities Crtamesonship N Iowa 53 Wis -Green Bay 45 Big West Conference First Bound FuHerteoSt 82 UC Irvine 63 FresrwSiate 71 San Jose State 56 ECAC Metre N Y.-U Semifinals Kings Rmh 79 Glassboro St. 76 Stony flMok 85 NJ Tech 72 ECAC Upstate New Vort Semifinals Hamilton 81 Ithaca 73 Hartvir82 RPI 66 NAIA Diet 19 Championship Briar CM 89 St. Ambrose 87 NAIA Burnet 5 SemhlnaM MHligao 101 Lee 97 NAIA District 7 Championship Grand Canyon 99 Colorado Mines 76 NAIA District 12 Championship Northern St S D 77 National 67 NAIA District 16 Playoffs Chempwnship Columbia. Mo 83 Drury 80 NAIA District 17 Championship Cent Aoransas 66 Harding 49 Men Tort College Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Mercy. N Y. 70 N Y. Tech 61 Southampton 78 Queens Coll. 76. OT North Atlantic Conference Semifinals Bostont) 85 Colgate 63 Vermont" 76 Northeastern 62 Ohio VaHey Conference Semifinals E Kentucky 52 Morehead St 50 MurraySt. 68 Austin Peay 67 Southland Conference Championship NE Louisiana 84 North Texas 68 Trans America Athletk Conference Semifinals An Little Rock 99 Texas-San Antonio 83 Western Athletic First Round Air Force 70 San Diego St. 64. OT NCAA AUTOMATIC BIDS Schools that have received automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament The Big Ten and Ivy League bids are by regular-season title: all others arey conference tournament championship (The American South Conference tournament champion. New Orleans, and Big south Confer-ence tournament champion. Coastal Carolina, do not receive automatic bids): Coppm State. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference; East Tennessee State, Southern Conference: Illinois State. Missouri Valley Conference: La Salle. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Loyola Marymount. West Coast Conference: Northeast Louisiana. Southland Conference: Northeaalowa. Association of Mid-Continent Universities? Princeton. Ivy League: Richmond. Colonial Athletic Association: Robert Morris. Northeast Conference; South Florida. Sun Belt Conference: Towson State. East Coast Conference cr YESTERDAY'S WOMEN'S RESULTS TOURNAMENTS Atlantic 10 Conference Quarterfinals Penn S 77 George Washington 63 Rulgersi86 Massachusetts 55 St. Joseph's 84 Duquesne53 West Virginia 85 Temple 76 Big West Tournament First Round Pacific 71 UC Irvine 51 San Jost St. 81 San Diego St. 59 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference First Round Fordhar 57 lona 53 La Salle 85 Niagara 80 Siena 84 Loyola. Md. 50 Southwest Conference First Round Houstort 77 Texas A4M 69 Texas Tch 76 Texas Christian 68 Southweatem Athletic Conference First Round Alcorn St. 79 Prairie View MM 51 Texas Southern 68 Alabama St. 65 RUTGERS 86. UMASS 55 MASSACHUSETTS (55): Gloria Nevarez 1 00 2. Patty Robak 0 0-1 0. Keybum McCusker 6 2-3 14. Kim Kristohk 3 1-2 7. Lisa Ireland 1 00 2. Susan Serahni 3 2-2 II. Helen Freeman 7 5-10 19 Totals: 21 10-18 55. RUTGERS (86): Gkxrsa Catala 2 00 6. Alicia Rodgers 2 0-0 4. Brenda Steward 0 00 0. Lynn Ust 5 4-6 17. Suzanne Cooper 6 0-1 13. Vicky Green 1 1-2 3. C ta Mitchelson 1 1-2 3. Vicky Picott 8 3-4 19. Tanya Hansen 4 2-3 10. Mandy Valentine 1 1-2 3. La Tonya Johnson 4 00 8 Totals: 34 12-20 86 Halttime: Rutgers. 50-25 Three-point goals: (M) Serafini 3; (R) Catala 2. Ust 3. Cooper Records: Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament quarterfinal at Rutgers (20-8). Massachusetts (5-24). CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE At Charlotte Coliseum. Charlotte, N.C. First Round, Tomorrow Clemson vs. Wake Forest noon North Carolina vs Virginia 2 p itl. Duke vs. Maryland 7 p.m. Georgia Tech vs. N.C. State 9 p.m. Semifinals, Saturday Clemson-Wake Forest winner vs. UNC-Virgin-a winner. 1 p.m. Ouke-Maryland winner vs. Ga. Tech-N.C. State winner. 3 pm. Championship, Sunday Semifinal winners 1 p.m. ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE At Tfw Palestra, Philadelphia First Round. March 3 G Washington 85 St Bonaventure 77 Duquesne 96 St. Joseph's 70 Quarterfinal, March 4 Massachusetts 78 West Virginia 55 Rutgers 80 Rhode Island 79 Penn State 83 George Washington 72 Temple 61 Duquesne 50 Semrflnalt, March 5 Massachusetts 64 Penn State 59 Temple 65 Rutgers 57 Championship, Tonight Massachusetts at Tempte 9:30 p.m. BIG EAST CONFERENCE At Madison Square Garden, New York Opening Round, Tonight Pittsburgh vs. Boston College 7 p.m. Quarterfinals, Tomorrow Connecticut vs. Seton Hart 12 noon Georgetown vs. Providence 2 30 p.m. Syracuse vs. Pttt-BC winner 7 p.m. St John's vs. Villanova 9:30 p.m. Semifinals, Saturday UConn-Seton HaH winner vs. Georgetown-Providence winner. 130 p.m. Syracuse Pitt-BC winner vs. St. John s-Vil-lanova winner, 4 p.m. Championship, Sunday Semifinal winners 2:30 p.m. BIG EIGHT CONFERENCE At Kemper Arena, Kansas City First Round, Tomorrow Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State 1:10 p m. Missouri vs. Colorado 3:20 p.m. Oklahoma vs. Nebraska 7:10 p.m. Kansas vs. Iowa State 9 30 p.m. Semifinals, Saturday Missouri-Colorado winner vs. Kansas St.-Oklahoma St. winner, 2:10 p.m. Oklahoma-Nebraska winner vs. Kansas-Iowa St. winner, 4:20 p.m. Championship, Sunday Semifinal winners 4:10 p.m. PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE At Tha University Activity Center, Tempe, Ariz. First Round, Tonight Arizona State vs. Washington 9 p.m. USC vs. Wash. State 11:30 p.m. Quarterfinals, Tomorrow UCLA vs. Oregon 4 p.m. Oregon State vs. ASU-Wash. W 6 30 p.m. Arizona vs USC-Wash. State W 10 p.m. California vs. Stanford 12:30 a.m. SCHOLASTIC SCHEDULE TODAY GIRLS BASKETBALL NJSIAA TOURNAMENT Group IV Semifinal At Hamilton East Neptune vs. Toms River East... ..8 p.m. SCHOLASTIC DIVING NJSIAA CHAMPIONSHIPS At Hlghtitown High School 1. Stefan Nadelman, East Brunswick 476.00, 2. Kevin Shima. Tenafiy 405.40. 3. John Arcaroii. Cherry Hill East 398 00. 4. Billy Peranteall. Gloucester Catholic 354 80. 5. Steven Santoni-cola. Northern Valley 346 00, 6 Elliott Harris. St. Joseph. Metuchen 340 35. Short Stops Good choice Scouting director Tony Razzano of the San Francisco 49ers told the Sporting News that he and John Ralston, then the team's vice president of administration, both wanted to draft Joe Montana in the third round in 1979, but Bill Walsh wanted Steve Dils, who had played for him at Stanford. Said Ralston: "We kept going back and forth, and Tony kept insisting on Montana. "Bill yelled at me and said, 'Get me one more recommendation on Joe Montana.' "I called Dan Devine, the coach at Notre Dame, and he said, 'John, if I had Joe Montana, I'd still be head coach in Green Bay.' That was enough for Bill. He took Montana. "But when the Vikings drafted Dils a few picks later, bang! Bill slammed his fist down on the table and said, 'Dammit, I knew we should have taken Steve.'" Trivia time What do Ted Hendricks, Pancho Segura and Rick Barry have in common? Pot-shotting Here are a couple of Jim Brown opinions as excerpted from his book, "Out of Bounds," by Kevin E. Boone of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: On Mike Ditka: "He reminds me of many of the coaches back in the NFL of the 1 950s: fascist, loud ... but not exactly Phi Beta Kappa." On O.J. Simpson: "The Juice likes to pretend he's modest, but that's just the Juice, being the Juice. However phony the guy, O.J. the runner was the genuine item." Out of tune Former NHL coach Harry Neale, now a TV analyst, on his problems in Detroit: "I heard my best center say to my best defenseman during the national anthem, 'Every time I hear this song, I have a terrible game.' " Photo finish President Jerry Colangelo of the Phoenix Suns, asked by the Oakland Tribune if the vote was unanimous to give Commissioner David Stern a $27.5-million contract over five years, said: "Let's put it this way. After looking at the package, one owner choked, two guys were flabbergasted and another guy just fainted. Otherwise, we were totally unified." Associated Press INDOOR STORM Tyrone Bogues of the Charlotte Hornets looks up at the source of a leak in the roof of Denver's McNichols Sports Arena as NBA referee Mike Mathis watches a ballboy mop up melted snow that dripped onto the floor and delayed Tuesday night's Nuggets-Hornets game for 40 minutes. Trivia answer All three went to the University of Miami. Quotebook Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics on coaches: "Every coach wears thin. Sooner or later, every coach is going to get to you. And I'm sure the players get to them, too." TRANSACTIONS j u The Los Angeles Times SPORTS ON TV THIS AFTERNOON 5 p.m. ESPN College Basketball. Trans America Athletic Conference Tournament. Championship Game. Arkansas littte-Rock vs. Centenary. THIS EVENING .7 p.m. SCA College Basketball. Midwestern Collegiate Conference quarterfinal. 7:30 p.m. ESPN College Basketball. Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, Championship Game. Eastern Kenucky vs. Murray State. MSG NHL Hockey. Rangers at Flyers. 7:45 p.m. SCH NHL Hockey. Islanders at Devils. SCA College Basketball. Midwestern Collegiate Conference quarterfinal. 9:30 p.m. , ESPN College Basketball. Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. Championship Game. Massachusetts at Temple. TOMORROW AFTERNOON .noon. 57, MSG College Basketball. Big East Tournament, First Quarterfinal. Connecticut vs. Seton Hall. ESPN College Basketball. ACC Tournament, First Quarterfinal. Clemson vs. Wake Forrest. 2 p.m. 57, MSG College Basketball. Big East Tournament, Second Quarterfinal. Georgetown vs. Providence. Tennis VIRGINIA SLIMS OF FLORIDA BOCA RATON, Fla. Results yesterday from the $350,000 Virgin Shms ol Florida tennis tournament at Polo Club Boca Raton (seedmgs m parentheses): Singles Second Round Mary Joe Fernandez (3). Miami, def. Nicole Prows. Australia. 2-6. 6-4, 7-6 (9-7). Helena Sukova (4), Czechoslovakia, def. Rene Simpson. Canada. 6-1. 6-3. Jennifer Capriati, Saddlebrook. Fla., def. Claudia Porwik (15), West Germany, 7-5. 0-6, 6-2. Laura Gildemeister (10), Peru. def. Ann Grossman, Grove City. Ohio, 6-2, 3-6. 6-2. Nathalie Tauziat (8). France, def. Stacey Mar-tin. Largo. Md.. 6-2. 6-1. Judith Wiesner (12), Austria, def. Bettina Fuko. Argentina. 7-5, 6-2. Jana Novotna (5). Czechoslovakia, def. Tami Whitlinger, Neenah. Wise.. 6-0, 6-3. Halle Cioffi. Knoxville. Tenn., def. Anne Smith. Pallas. 2-6. 6-3. 7-6 (8-6). Hana Mandlikova (6). Australia, def. Nathalie Herreman. France. 6-3. 6-0. Raffaella Reggi (9), Italy, def. Julie Halard. France. 6-2, 5-7. 6-2. Amanda Coetzer, South Africa, def. Sylvia Hanika (16). West Germany. 6-1, 2-6, 6-2. Angelica Gavaldon, Coronado. Calif., def. Peanut Louie-Harper, San Francisco, 7-6 (7-1), 4-6. 6-2. Doubles Second Round Jennifer Capriati, Saddlebrook, Fla., and Billie Jean King, New York, def. Laura Golarsa, Italy, and Claudia Porwik. West Germany, 6-2, 6-3. Brenda Shultz, Netherlands, and Andrea Te-mesvan, Hungary (6). def. Jennifer Fuchs, Tucson. Ariz., and Maria Strandkjnd. Sweden, 6-3, 6-1. Isabeile Demongeot. France, and Eva Pfaff, West Germany, def. Mary Lou Daniels, Chicago, and Ann Smth. Dallas. 6-0. 7-6 (7-0). Manon Bollegraf. Netherlands, and Mercedes Paz. Argentina (7). def. Linda Barnard. South Africa, and Ronni Reis. Miami. 6-3, 6-3. CHAMPIONS CUP INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Results yesterday in the SI million Champions Cup tennis tournament at Hyatt Grand Champions Resort (seed-ings m parentheses): Second Round Boris Becker (1), West Germany, def. Javier Sanchez, Spain, 7-6 (7-4). 6-3. Brad Gilbert (3), Oakland, Calif., def. Niclas Kroon. Sweden. 6-4. 6-2. Aaron Krickstein (4), Grosse Pointe. Mich., def. Brod Dyke. Australia. 4-6. 6-3, 6-2. Andre Agassi (6). Las Vegas, def. Jimmy Arias. Buffalo. N.Y., 6-1, 7-6 (7-5). Jim Pugh. Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., def. Tim Mayotte (7), Bradenton, Fla., 6-2. 4-6. 6-4. Jay Berger (8). Weston, Fla.. def. Guy Forget, France. 6-2, 7-5. Emilio Sanchez (14). Spain, def. Chuzo Ma-tsuoka, Japan. 6-0, 6-3. Horst Skoff (16). Austria, def. Jean Fleurian. France, 6-3, 6-3. Richey Reneberg, Houston, def. Pete Sampras (13), Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. Goran Ivanisevic. Yugoslovia. def. Francisco Clavet, Spain. 6-2, 6-4. Sergi Brugera. Spain, def. Brad Pearce, Prove Utah, 7-6 (7-3). 7-5. Jan Gunnarsson, Sweden, def. Ken Flach, St. Louis, 4-6, 6-3. 6-2. Darren Cahill, Australia, def. Chnsto Van Rensberg. South Africa. 6-1. 6-3. Jim Courier. Dade City. Fla.. def Kelly Jones, San Diego. 6-2. 6-3. Michiel Schapers. Netherlands, def. Kevin Curren. Austin, Texas, 7-6 (7-2), 6-4. BOWLING PBA COLUMBUS CLASSIC COLUMBUS, Ohio Standings yesterday after the second round of the $125,000 PBA Columbus Professional Bowling Classic, with names, hometowns and 12-game pintail totals: 1, Amleto Monacelli, Venezuela, 2,716. 2. Ted Hannahs. Zanesville, Ohio, 2,704. 3, Todd Thompson, Reno, Nev.. 2.678. 4, Tony Marrese, Hilton Head Island, S C., 2.677. 5, Mark Williams. Beaumont, Texas, 2.667. 6, Jim Pencak, May-field Heights. Ohio. 2.635. 7, Marc McDowell. Madison, Wis., 2.567. 8. Mike Edwards, Tulsa. Okla., 2.565. 9, David Whitehead. Las Vegas, 2.561. 10. Gary Dickinson, Edmond, Okla., 2.555. 11, Dave Arnold, Mesa, Ariz.. 2.550. 12 (tie), Jeff Dreyfus, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Ron Palombi Jr.. Erie, Pa., 2,549. 14, Gary Schluchter, Fremont, Ohio, 2.543. 15. Leroy Bornhop. St. Charles. Mo., 2,541. 16, Brad Kiszewski, Buffalo, N Y , 2,525. 17, Tony Westlake. Edmond. Okla.. 2.524. 18 (tie). Randy Pedersen, Santa Maria. Calif., and Philip Ringe-ner, Big Spring. Texas, 2,519. 20, Charlie Tapp, Kalamazoo. Mich., 2.508 21. Bob Benoit, Topeka. Kan., 2.507. 22, Bill Oakes. Irving. Texas. 2.500. 23, Brad Snell, Elk Grove. III., 2.499. 24. Tim Weisbrod. Cincinnati, 2.498. LOCAL TRYOUTS THE JERSEY Short A.A.U. Basketball Program will hold tryouts on Saturday at Middle-town South High School. Tryouts for the 14-and-under and trie 15-and-under teams will be from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tryouts for the 16-and-under. 17-and-under and 19-and under teams will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Please bring a copy of your birth certificate. BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES Agreed to terms, with Gregg Olson, pitcher, on a one-year con- tract NEW YORK YANKEES Renewed the con- , , tracts ol Chuck Gary, pitcher, and Luis PoJonia.,." , outfielder. TEXAS RANGERS Signed Kenny Rogers -, ' pitcher, and Scott Coolbaugh, mftelder, to one-year contracts. Agreed to terms with John Bar- c . field and Kevin Brown, pitchers, on one-year,' contracts. L National League ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Named Bruce - 1 Sutter minor-league pitching instructor. " " J SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Agreed to- ' terms with Matt Williams, third baseman; Kirl Manwanng. catcher: and Mike Benjamin, infield- w er, on one-year contracts. ,' Nk ATLANTA FALCONS Signed Troy Sadows-w , ki. tight end: Scott Adams, offensive tackle:. ,. Scott Barrows, guard-center: Roland Mitchell. cornerback: and Kevin Simien. wide receiver. CINCINNATI BENGALS Named Dana Bible : 1 quarterback coach. ,jr. GREEN BAY PACKERS Signed William i , Harris, tight end. PITTSBURGH STEELERS Named Dennis Creehan knebackers coach. WASHINGTON REDSKINS Signed James 0 Wilder, running back: Brad Edwards, safety, and rJ , Charles Lockett, wide receiver. NHL ST. LOUIS BLUES Sent Tom Tilley. de--V; fenseman. to Peoria of the International Hockey .. League. COLLEGE . BENTLEY Named Dick Ballou women's' Softball coach. N: BR0CKP0RT STATE Named Ed Matekov- Ic athletic director, effective May 16. GARDNER WEBB Announced the resigna-' tion of Jim Wiles, head basketball coach. GLENVILLE STATE Named Rich Rodriguez head football coach. i TULSA Announced the resignation of John. Benn. athletic directory. Named Rick Dickson," athletic director. NEW HAMPSHIRE Named Judith L. Ray director ol women's athletics. WESTERN KENTUCKY Announced the. resignation of Murray Arnold, men's head bas-1 ketball coach. 1. Odds NBA FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG' at Minnesota 5 L A. Clippers " at Houston 8 Seattle, ; at Chicago 6 Utah.. ,. at Sacramento 9 Charlotte at Golden State 4 Cleveland NCAA BASKETBALL "V '' FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG ' ' Michigan St. 10 at Northwestern' -.' at Indiana 6"i Ohio St. at Michigan 15 Wisconsin' Atlantic 10 Conference ' ' Championship at Philadelphia -'. at Temple 6W Massachusetts'-. Big East Conference First Round at New York Pittsburgh 10 Boston Coll." ', Metro Conference tv Quarterfinals at Blloxl, Miss. 'n, "' Louisville 18 Tulane'': Memphis St. 8 South Carolina Cincinnati 3 Florida St.. at S. Mississippi 7"i Virginia Tech"' Midwestern Collegiate Conference "-'i' Quarterfinals at Dayton, Ohio i'-' St Louis 8 Loyola. III. ' at Dayton 10 Detroit-;... Marquette 4", Evansville Xavier. Ohio 16 Butler ' ' Paclflc-lO Conference .. First Round at Tempe, Ariz. .r..'i at Arizona St. 2W Washington Southern Cal 7 Washington St. Southeastern Conference v First Round at Orlando, Fla. Vanderbilt 6 Florida. , Western Athletic Conference ' -" Quarterfinals at El Paw, Texas .''. ' Hawaii 3 Wyoming'.; Brigham Young 5 Utah u: at Texas-El Paso 2 New Mexico' Colorado St. 8 Air Force' Colorado St. 11 San Diego St.- .. ' NHL Tonight ,pt FAVORITE GOALS UNDERDOG sr, ' at Detroit -M, Even St Louis at Hartford -1, Wj Toronto-' v;'A' at Boston -1, -fit Buffalo , at Philadelphia -H, Even N Y Rangers , ( at New Jersey -1, H N.Y.Islanders. -, i Many people are finding that leasing is the sensible alternative. You may qualify for no money down, fast credit approval and low monthly payments. 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