Monday, March 15, 2004

Tournament Top 5's

Names to know

The Cincinnati Enquirer

The Dance (Index)
Seeds: UK 1, UC 4, XU 7
Daugherty: Bandwagon jumpers look silly now
Seeds are planted, now for the games
Bracket breakdown
Women: UConn passed over for a top spot
Printable bracket (PDF):
Men | Women

Local teams:
Cincinnati | Opp.

Xavier | Opp.
Kentucky | Opp.
Women's NIT: Miami, Xavier and UC in

Top 5 players, pound for pound

Jameer Nelson, Sr. G, St. Joe's

Emeka Okafor, Jr. C, UConn

Rashad McCants, So. G, UNC

Hakim Warrick, Jr. F, Syracuse

Andre Emmett, Sr. F, Texas Tech

Top 5 players you've never heard of

Darren Brooks, Jr. G, S. Illinois

Mike Williams, Sr. F, W. Mich.

Taylor Coppenrath, Jr. F, Verm.

Cedrick Banks, Sr. G, UIC

Ben Jacobson, So. G, N. Iowa

Top 5 buzzer-beaters

Gerry McNamara, So. G, Syra.

Nick Jacobson, Sr. G, Utah

Mustafa Shakur, Fr. G, Arizona

Devin Harris, Jr. G, Wisconsin

Erik Daniels, Sr. F, Kentucky

Top 5 spark plugs

Chris Duhon, Sr. G, Duke

Tony Bobbitt, Sr. G, Cincinnati

Andre Barrett, Sr. G, Seton Hall

Chris Paul, Fr. G, Wake Forest

Lionel Chalmers, Sr. G, Xavier

Top 5 tournament coaches

Mike Krzyzewski, Duke

Tom Izzo, Michigan State

Gary Williams, Maryland

Tubby Smith, Kentucky

Jim Boeheim, Syracuse

So far, so good for Reds
Inside Reds camp
Vander Wal to rehab with club
Royals getting adjusted to new role as favorite
Dodgers suffer a loss

Defense remains work in progress
Owens decision expected by Tuesday

MND faces Final 4 for the ages
Prep sports schedules

Golf: Hamilton puts dramatic touch on unlikely win
Earnhardt leaves troubles, field behind
James, Cavaliers continue playoff push
Minus injured Duncan, Spurs stall against Kings
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Which Xavier win was bigger: UC when the Bearcats were ranked No. 1 or No. 1 St. Joseph's?