SPORTS NEWS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2004
Bearcats adapted to pressing problem
Bob Huggins walked into the Fifth Third Arena media room shortly after the University of Cincinnati Bearcats allowed South Florida to score 46 second-half points on Feb. 11 and made a declaration.
When XU fell down, Chalmers spoke up
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Vincent spurns Bengals
The Bengals swung and missed on one big-play free agent cornerback Monday, and might be down to their last strike with another.
Bengals fail to slow lawsuit

Riedling back at home among Reds relievers
SARASOTA, Fla. - Here's a Scoreboard Stumper: After Barry Larkin, who is the drafted-and-developed Red with the most tenure with the organization?
Inside Reds camp

Aviators' run has Sycamore buzzing
Sycamore is going gaga over its surprising boys' basketball team, and Aviators athletic director Jim Stoll can relate.
Boone needs 2 OTs to win
Newport Central Catholic 53, Simon Kenton 42

MND's Mel Thomas co-player of year in Ohio
Mount Notre Dame's Mel Thomas has been named to the Associated Press Division I girls All-Ohio high school basketball team.
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COLLEGE BASKETBALL
UK's playing style served up in a dish
Basketball cognoscenti have gushed lately about Kentucky's unselfishness. What they may not know is that this fancy passing isn't a passing fancy - or even optional.


Rattlers say losing record not an indication of their talent
DAYTON, Ohio - A 1-10 start is a bad sign for teams hoping to play in the NCAA Tournament. But even a losing record wasn't enough to keep Florida A&M out of this postseason. The Rattlers overcame early season struggles and are a win away from the main bracket.
Men's NCAA Tournament schedule

Stanford back on top for final poll
Stanford returned to No. 1 Monday for the final AP men's college basketball poll of the season.

Miami: No postseason, but a solid base
The Miami RedHawks beat the Toledo Rockets in the teams' only head-to-head matchup of the season. The RedHawks finished ahead of the Rockets in the overall Mid-American Conference standings. Both teams reached the semifinals of the MAC Tournament, and Toledo finished just two spots ahead of Miami in the all-important Ratings Percentage Index by collegerpi.com.

BASEBALL
Nevin itching to get on field
PEORIA, Ariz. - San Diego Padres slugger Phil Nevin walked onto a practice field in shorts and a T-shirt, and right into some ribbing from David Wells.


Marlins again fail to land stadium deal
MIAMI - The Florida Marlins' self-imposed deadline for an agreement on a new ballpark passed Monday with the site and financing still undetermined, so team president David Samson set a new deadline.


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