Leading Off

March 27, 2006
March 27, 2006

Table of Contents
March 27, 2006

SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
From the Editor
SI Players: Life On And Off The Field
College Basketball
Writing Up A Storm

Leading Off

Super Nova
Balletic Villanova playmaker Kyle Lowry went to great heights to block a passby Arizona counterpart Marcus Williams during second-round NCAA tournament playin Philadelphia on Sunday. The top seed in the Minneapolis Regional, Villanovaadvanced to the Sweet 16 with wins over Monmouth and Arizona (page 38).

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At times Christopher Fleeger of Purdue held the upper hand (and lower body) inthe 133-pound final of the NCAA wrestling championships, but Penn's MatthewValenti ultimately won the title by a 3-2 decision last Saturday in OklahomaCity. For the 34th time in 78 years, Oklahoma State earned the teamchampionship (page 22).

A camera captured the underwater start-- as well as the swimmers' reflectionson the water's surface--in a 100-meter breaststroke semifinal at theCommonwealth Games in Melbourne last Friday. Christopher Cook of England wonthe final.

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