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2B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - March 8, 1999

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Major conference finals
YESTERDlAY
Atlantic Coast
Duke 96, North Carolina 73
, Ten
lichigan State 67, Illinois 50
Southeastern
Kentuckey 76, Arkansas 63
SAIRDAY
Ariedca East
DeJaware 86, Drexl 67
Atlantic 10
Rhode Island 62, Temple 59
Big East
Connecticut 82, St. John's 63
Big Sky
Weber State 82, Northern Arizona 75
Big West
New Mexico State 79, Boise State 69
Mid-Eastern Athletic
Florida A&M 64, South Carolina State 61
Southland
Texas-San Antonio 71, Southwest Texas 63
Southwestern Athletic
Alcorn State 89, Southern University 83
USA
N.C. Charlotte 68, Louisville 59

Western Athletic
Utah 60, New Mexico 45
Other major weekend results
FAR WEST
Arizona 87, UCLA 70
Oregon 93, California 82
Oregon State 59, Stanford 45
Southern Cal 84, Arizona State 73
Washington 76, Washington State 59
COLLEGE HOCKEY
Saturday's major results
WCHA
Wisconsin 2, Minnesota 2
Denver 3, Michigan Tech 1
North Dakota 5, St. Cloud 2
Colorado College 3, Minnesota-Duluth 2
Clarkson 4, Cornell 1
Harvard 4, Dartmouth 2
Rensselaer 1, Yale 1
Colgate 2, St. Lawrence 1
Princenton 5, Union 0
Brown 5, Vermont 0
HOCKEY EASI
Boston College 7, Merrimack 2
New Hampshire 4, Maine 1

'M' CLUB SPORTS
(Call 647-3336 with club sports results.)
'M' SCHEDULE
Thursday. Mar. 11
Men's Golf at Miami Ohio Invitational, All
Day
Men's Diving at NCAA Zone Meet
(Bloomington), TBA
Women's Diving at NCAA Zone Meet
(Bloomington), TBA
Friday, Mar. 12
Baseball vs. C.W. Post (Homestead, Fla.),
7 p.m.
Hockey vs. Bowling Green in CCHA First
Round, 7 p.m.
Men's Golf at Miami, Ohio Invitational
(Orlando, Fla.), All Day
Men's Diving at NCAA Zone Meet
(Bloomington), TBA
Women's Diving at NCAA Zone Meet
(Bloomington), TBA
Saturday. Mar. 13
Baseball vs. Connecticut (Homestead,
Fla.), 7 p.m.
Men's Diving at NCAA Zone Meet
(Bloomington), TBA
Women's Diving at NCAA Zone Meet
(Bloomington), TBA
Hockey vs. Bowling Green in CCHA First
Round, TBA
Men's Tennis vs. Louisville, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Mar. 14
Hockey vs. Bowling Green in CCHA First
Round (if necessary), TBA
Baseball vs. Southern Illinois
(Homestead, Fla.), 2 p.m.
Men's Gymnastics vs. Michigan State, 1
p.m.
NBA STANDINGS
Records as of March 6
EASTERNCONFERENCE

Pacific Division
Portland
LA Lakers
Seattle
Phoenix
Sacramento
Golden State
LA Clippers

-1

w
12
12
9
9
8
7
0

L
3
6
6,
8
9
10
15

Pct
.800
.667
.600
.529
.471
.415
.000

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Who: Bill Trainor
Hometown: Canton
High School: Divine Child, Dearborn

Sport: Hockey
Position: Forward
Year: Sophomore

Yesterday's results
Indiana 85, Miami 72
New York 97, New Jersey 86
Toronto 105, Boston 92
Washington at Philadelphia, Inc.
L.A. Lakers at Utah, inc.
Dallas at Sacramento, Inc.
Houston at Portland, inc.
Minnesota at Seattle, inc.
San Antonio at Denver, Inc.
NHL STANDINGS
Records as of March 6
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division

Why: Trainor scored his first career goal Saturday against Northern
Michigan. He also had an assist and was named the game's first star
by press box officials after helping the Wolverines defeat the
Wildcats, 5-2, and put an end to their road winless streak.
Background: Played for Des Moines Buccaneers junior hockey pro-
gram before coming to Michigan ... graduated with honors form
Divine Child High School in Dearborn ... birthday April 23, 1976.

Trainer

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APARTMENT OR HOUSE?
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SADVERTISE IN THE MARCH
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SSUMME R SUBLET SE CTION "
Deadline is Wednesday,
March I at04:OOPM J

New Jersey
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
NY Rangers
NY Islanders
Northeast Division
Ottawa
Toronto
Buffalo
Boston
Montreal
Southeast Division
Carolina
Florida
Washington
Tampa Bay

W
35
30
32
27
19
36
35
29
27
25
28
22
27
15

L
21
19
21
28
38
18
23
21
26
30
23
23
31
42

Pts
78
74
73
62
46
80
75
70
64
59
69
61
59
35
Pts
70
62
50
44
72
60
56
47
90
70
67
58
51

WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division'

Atlantic Division
Orlando
Miami
Philadelphia
New York
Boston
Washington
New Jersey
Central Division
Indiana
Milwaukee
Detroit
Atlanta
Cleveland
Toronto
Charlotte
Chicago

w
14
12
10
7
7
3
12
9
10
8
7
6
4
4

L
4
5
7
7
8
9
13
5
5
7
8
8
10
11
12
L
3
6
7
8
12
12
13

Pct
.778
.706
.588
.588
.467
.438
.188
.706
.643
.588
.500
.467
.375
.267
.250
Pct
.813
.625
.588
.529
.333
.294
.235

Detroit
St. Louis
Nashville
Chicago
Northwest
Colorado
Edmonton
Calgary
Vancouver

W
32
26
22
18
32
25
23
19
40
30
29
22
23

L
25
26
35
37
24
29
30
35
12
22
25
28
36

Pacific Division
Dallas
Phoenix
Anaheim
San Jose
Los Angeles

Brandi Bentley was 17th for the
Wolverines in the long jump with a dis-
tance of 18 feet, 9 inches.
The distance medley relay team of
Lisa Ouellet, Hunter, Sarah Hamilton
and McGregor placed seventh at the
competition.
The outdoor track season will kickoff
March 19 for the women, and March 26
for the men.
Men's gymnastics
wins invitational
The No. 2 Michigan men's gymnas-
tics team travelled to California over
spring break to compete in the Santa
Barbara Invitational.
The Wolverines placed first out of six
teams with a score of 226.400.
The victory comes after Michigan
fell to No. 4 Iowa on Feb. 27. The
Wolverines actually had a higher team
score of 228.45 against the Hawkeyes,
but were toppled by Iowa's score of
229.95.
Sophomore Justin Toman won both
the floor and high bar in Iowa City,
while Kenny Keener won the rings and
freshman Brad Kenna was victorious on
the vault.
Women notch high
score in victory
The No. 6 Michigan women's gym-
nastics team recorded its highest score
of the season Saturday en route to
defeating Arizona, 197.025-193.750.
Michigan's Sarah Cain won the all-
around with a season-high score of her
own at 39.625.
Senior Lisa Simes won the vault with
a score of 9.950.
Softball wins
Speedline Invite
The No. 14 Michigan softball team
beat No. 13 South Carolina yesterday,
8-0, to capture the South Florida
Speedline Invitational championship.
Michigan catcher Karmen Lappo
drilled the Gamecocks for a two-out
grand slam, while Marie Bards held
South Carolina to two hits in her fifth
win of the year.
Michigan defeated Mississippi State,
4-3, in the semifinal round yesterday
and Saturday downed No. 17 Illinois-
Chicago in quarterfinal action by a
score of 2-1.
The Wolverines move to 15-5 on the
season, and have yet to lose in the
month of March.
Duke back-hands
women's tennis, 9.0
The Michigan women's tennis team
fell to Duke on Saturday, 9-0.
Brooke Hart lost the No. 1 singles
slot to Vanessa Webb, 6-0, 6-2.
The closest match came at No. 2 sin-
gles, where Michigan's Danielle Lund
was defeated by Kristin Sanderson, 7-6,
6-4.

Culhane will coach
Western hockey 1
From Staff and Wire Reports
Western Michigan announced
before this past weekend's gatns
that Jim Culhane will be the new'
head coach of the hockey program.
Culhane was coaching the Broncos
on an interim basis since Fcbruaryj 3,
when 17-season coach Biell
Wilkinson was relieved of his p4
tion.
At 33, Culhane becomes the
youngest head coach in the CCH4A.
Before his appointment, he had spent
seven seasons as an assistant coach
at Western.
"This is a dream come true, I can, t
think of any other coaching job 'I
would rather have," said Culhane,
according to a statement released by
the Western athletic departmth.t
"This is a tremendous oppertun*
and I look forward to taking this pro-
gram to new heights."
Culhane is only the fourth coach In
the program's 26-year history. ,i1
He also played college hockey .at
Western, earning four varsity letters
and helping the 1985-86 Broncos-'to
a CCHA playoff title and an NCAA
bid.
Culhane went on to play with
Hartford Whalers in the 1989.
National Hockey League season
before joining the Western coaching
staff on a volunteer basis in 1992..-'
Men's NIT pairings
announced
The 1999iNational Invitati nal
Tournament first round pairings were.
announced yesterday after the NCAA
field of 64 had been selected. *
Michigan failed to qualify. for
either tournament. The first round
NIT matchupi are as follows:

COLLEGE

BRIEFS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
Midwest Division

Utah
Minnesota
Houston
San Antonio
Dallas
Denver
Vancouver

W
13
10
10
9
6
5
4

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Yesterday's results
New Jersey 4, N.Y. Islanders 2
Colorado 3, Pittsburgh 1
N.Y. Rangers 3, Boston 1
Dallas 4, St. Louis 3
Philadelphia at Buffalo, inc.
Detroit at Anaheim, inc.
Nashville at Phoenix, inc.
Chicago at Vancouver, inc.
M' BRIEFS
Track and field
concludes indoor
season at NCAAs
From Staff Reports
The Michigan men's and women's
track and field teams wrapped up the
indoor season this past weekend at the
NCAA Championships.
The only finisher for the men's team
in Indianapolis was Jay Cantin, who
placed seventh in the mile run with a
time of 4:00.45.
The top finisher for the women was
Nicole Forrester, who took the bronze
in the high jump with a height of 6 feet,
1 1/4 inches. Katie McGregor finished
10th in the 3,000-meter run with a time
of 9:30.50, while Adrienne Hunter fin-
ished sixth in the third heat of the 800-
meter run with a 2:12.39.

.

Hofstra (22-9) at
Rutgers (18.12)
Georgia ;15-14) at
Clemson (24-8)
Seton Hall (15-14) at
Old Dominion (24-8)
Butler (20-9) at
Bradley (17-11)
Xavier (21-10) at
Toledo (19-7)
Alabama (17-14) at
Wake Forest (16-3)
Providence (16-3)>at
North Carolina St. (18-3)
Georgetown (15-15) at
Princeton (20-7)
Fresno State (21-11) at
California (17-11)
Northwestern (15-13) at
DePau! (17.12)
Pepperdine (19-12) at
Colorado (17-14)
Mississippi St. (20-12) at
Colorado St. (17-10)
Southern Cal. (15-12) at
Wyoming (17-9)
Georgia Tech (15-5) at
Oregon (16-11)
UNLV (16-12) at
Nebraska (19-12)
Texas Christian (19-10) at
Kansas State (20-12)

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