Wednesday, March 10, 2004

Tournament scores & schedules



Men's scores

EAST

Princeton 76, Penn 70

TOURNAMENT

Big Sky Conference

Semifinals

N. Arizona 91, Idaho St. 72

Mid-Continent Conference

Championship

Valparaiso 75, Ind.-Pur.-Indpls. 70

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

First Round

Md.-Eastern Shore 51, Bethune-Cookman 50

Western Athletic Conference

First Round

SMU 79, Tulsa 60

Men's schedule

TODAY

TOURNAMENTS

Atlantic 10 Conference

At Dayton, Ohio

First Round

Xavier vs. St. Bonaventure, Noon

Rhode Island vs. La Salle, 2:30 p.m.

Massachusetts vs. Duquesne, 7 p.m.

Richmond vs. Fordham, 9:30 p.m.

Big East Conference

At New York

First Round

Virginia Tech vs. Rutgers, Noon

Boston College vs. Georgetown, 2:30 p.m.

Notre Dame vs. West Virginia, 7 p.m.

Seton Hall vs. Villanova, 9:30 p.m.

Big Sky Conference

At Cheney, Wash. Championship

Semifinal winners, 9 p.m.

Big West Conference

At Anaheim, Calif.

First Round

UC Riverside vs. Cal Poly-SLO, 9 p.m.

CS Northridge vs. Cal St. Fullerton, 11:30 p.m.

Conference USA

At Cincinnati

First Round

Charlotte vs. Tulane, 1 p.m.

Marquette vs. TCU, 3:30 p.m.

Louisville vs. East Carolina, 7 p.m.

Saint Louis vs. Southern Miss., 9:30 p.m.

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

At Richmond, Va.

Quarterfinals

South Carolina State vs. Bethune-Cookman-Maryland-Eastern Shore winner, 6 p.m.

Coppin State vs. Morgan State, 8:30 p.m.

Northeast Conference

At West Long Branch, N.J.

Championship

Central Conn. St. at Monmouth, N.J., 7 p.m.

Southland Conference

Semifinals

Stephen F. Austin at Texas-Arlington 8 p.m.

Texas-San Antonio at Sthestrn Louisiana, 8 p.m.

Women's scores

EAST

Harvard 82, Dartmouth 59

TOURNAMENT

Big 12 Conference

First Round

Baylor 86, Kansas 71

Iowa St. 63, Nebraska 52

Missouri 75, Oklahoma St. 52

Big East Conference

Championship

Boston College 75, Rutgers 57

Big South Conference

First Round

Birmingham-Southern 56, N.C.-Asheville 49

Coastal Carolina 68, High Point 62

Liberty 81, Winthrop 47

Radford 58, Charleston Southern 57

Mid-Continent Conference

Championship

Valparaiso 64, Oral Roberts 63

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

First Round

Norfolk St. 60, S. Carolina St. 56

Southland Conference

First Round

Louisiana-Monroe 72, Texas St. 59

Northwestern St. 69, Sam Houston St. 61

Texas-Arlington 69, Stephen F.Austin 61

Texas-San Antonio 61, McNeese St. 42

Sun Belt Conference

Championship

Middle Tennessee 79, W. Kentucky 57

Western Athletic Conference

First Round

Boise St. 59, Hawaii 56

San Jose St. 68, Nevada 60

Women's schedule

TOURNAMENTS

First rounds of: America East at Hartford, Conn.; Big West at Anaheim, Calif.; Colonial Athletic Association at Norfolk, Va.;

Quarterfinals of: Big 12 at Dallas Texas; Mid-American at Cleveland, Ohio; MEAC at Richmond Va. (two games); Mountain West at Denver, Colo.; Southwestern Athletic at Birmingham, Ala.; Western Athletic at Fresno, Calif.

Championship of: Patriot League at highest remaining seed.

NCAA Automatic Bids

MEN

Central Florida, Atlantic Sun Conference

East Tennessee State, Southern Conference

Gonzaga, West Coast Conference

Illinois-Chicago, Horizon League

Liberty, Big South Conference

Louisiana-Lafayette, Sun Belt Conference

Manhattan, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Murray State, Ohio Valley Conference

Northern Iowa, Missouri Valley Conference

Princeton, Ivy League

Valparaiso, Mid-Continent Conference

Virginia Commonwealth, Colonial Athletic Association

WOMEN

Austin Peay, Ohio Valley Conference

Boston College, Big East Conference

Chattanooga, Southern Conference

Duke, Atlantic Coast Conference

Houston, Conference USA

Loyola Marymount, West Coast Conference

Marist, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Middle Tennessee, Sun Belt Conference

Pennsylvania, Ivy League

Purdue, Big Ten Conference

Stanford, Pacific 10 Conference

Temple, Atlantic 10 Conference

Valparaiso, Mid-Continent Conference

Vanderbilt, Southeastern Conference

Wisconsin-Green Bay, Horizon League




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