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A leather basketball sits on the court during a timeout as the Minnesota Timberwolves play the Charlotte Bobcats in the first half of an NBA basketball game at the Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, N.C. on Monday, Jan. 1, 2007 . After complaints from NBA players and coaches, the league returned to the traditional leather ball today. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Hockey

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Junior

Standings/schedule/results

United States Hockey League

Western Conference

Record Pts.

x-Sioux City 38-10 83

x-Waterloo 37-15 78

Fargo 32-18 69

Des Moines 32-20 68

Lincoln 30-20 65

Omaha 21-28 49

Sioux Falls 19-28 47

Tri-City 19-28 46

Eastern Conference

Record Pts.

x-Chicago 36-14 77

Muskegon 34-18 72

Dubuque 32-17 71

Green Bay 32-21 68

Youngstown 31-19 68

Bloomington 23-25 53

Madison 22-29 48

Team USA 22-30 47

Cedar Rapids 12-39 28

x-clinched playoff spot

Games Friday, March 31

Lincoln at Youngstown, 6:05 p.m.

Bloomington at Muskegon, 6:15 p.m.

Sioux Falls at Sioux City, 7:05 p.m.

Dubuque at Cedar Rapids, 7:05 p.m.

Omaha at Des Moines, 7:05 p.m.

Team USA at Fargo, 7:05 p.m.

Green Bay at Madison, 7:05 p.m.

Chicago at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

Games Saturday, April 1

Lincoln at Youngstown, 6:05 p.m.

Team USA at Muskegon, 6:15 p.m.

Madison at Bloomington, 7:05 p.m.

Waterloo at Cedar Rapids, 7:05 p.m.

Sioux Falls at Des Moines, 7:05 p.m.

Team USA at Fargo, 7:05 p.m.

Dubuque at Omaha, 7:05 p.m.

Chicago at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

Games Sunday, April 2

Tri-City at Sioux City, 3:05 p.m.

Madison at Green Bay, 3:05 p.m.

Cedar Rapids at Bloomington, 4 p.m.

College men

Tournament pairings

NCAA Division I Tournament

FROZEN FOUR

At United Center, Chicago

Thursday, April 6

Harvard (28-5-2) vs. Minnesota-Duluth (27-6-7), 5 p.m.

Denver (31-7-4) vs. Notre Dame (23-11-5), 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 8

Championship: Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

Basketball

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College men

NCAA Division I national tournament

FINAL FOUR

Saturday, April 1

At Phoenix

Semifinals

No. 1 Gonzaga (36-1) vs. No. 7 South Carolina (26-10), 5:09 p.m.

No. 3 Oregon (33-5) vs. No. 1 North Carolina (31-7), 7:49 p.m.

Monday, April 3

At Phoenix

Championship game

National Invitational Tournament results

Tuesday, March 28 semifinals

At New York City

Georgia Tech (20-15) vs. CSU-Bakersfield- (25-9), 6 p.m.

TCU (22-15) vs. Central Florida (24-11), 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 30

At New York City

Championship game, TBD

College women

NCAA Division I national tournament pairings

FIRST ROUND

BRIDGEPORT REGIONAL

Saturday, March 25

Oregon 77, Maryland 63

Connecticut 86, UCLA 71

Monday, March 27

Connecticut 90, Oregon 52

OKLAHOMA CITY REGIONAL

Friday, March 24

Mississippi State 75, Washington 64

Baylor 97, Louisville 63

Sunday, March 26

Mississippi State 94, Baylor 85 (ot)

LEXINGTON REGIONAL

Friday, March 24

Notre Dame 99, Ohio State 76

Stanford 77, Texas 66

Sunday, March 26

Stanford 76, Notre Dame 75

STOCKTON REGIONAL

Saturday, March 25

South Carolina 100, Quinnipiac 58

Florida State 66, Oregon State 53

Monday, March 27

South Carolina 71, Florida State 64

FINAL FOUR

At Dallas, Texas

Friday, March 31

No. 2 Stanford (32-5) vs. No. 1 South Carolina (31-4), 6 p.m.

No. 2 Mississippi State (33-4) vs. No. 1 Connecticut (36-0), 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 2

Championship game, 5 p.m.

WNIT Division I tournament pairings

Saturday, March 25 quarterfinal

Michigan 80, Virginia Tech 62

Sunday, March 26 quarterfinals

Villanova 69, Indiana 57

Georgia Tech 76, Alabama 66

Washington State 74, Iowa 66

Wednesday, March 29 semifinals

Villanova at Michigan, 6 p.m.

Washington State at Georgia Tech, 6 p.m.

High school boys

Minnesota awards

Pine to Prairie All-Conference

First team: Jesse Bergh, Sr., Lake Park-Audubon; Brett Braseth, Sr., Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal; Mitch Hall, Sr., Lake Park-Audubon; Alex Kiecker, Sr., Win-E-Mac; Peyton Syverson, Sr., Waubun.

Second team: Hunter Chaput, Sr., Win-E-Mac; Paul Gapp, Sr., Climax-Fisher; Dayton Mackey, Sr., Waubun; Mason Miller, Fr., Ada-Borup; Steele Senske, Jr., Moorhead Park Christian.

Third team: Ryan Kerr, So. Moorhead Park Christian; Isaac Habedank, Jr., Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal; Griffin Maesse, Sr., Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal; Jesse Sather, Sr., Fosston; Tanner Somers, Sr., Ada-Borup.

Honorable mention: Jared Brainard, So., Ada-Borup; Scott Lundsten, Jr., Bagley; Grant Pederson, Jr., Lake Park-Audubon; Buster Walker, Jr., Mahnomen; Dawson Fox-Murray, Jr., Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal; Miguel Garcia III, Jr., Norman County West; Treston Spalla, So., Waubun.

Most valuable players: Jesse Bergh, Lake Park-Audubon; Peyton Syverson, Waubun.

Coach of the year: Trevor Stewart, Ada-Borup.

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