Leading Off

March 25, 2007

Blow by Blow
North Carolina center Tyler Hansbrough took a painful shot from Michigan State's Marquise Gray (below) during the Tar Heels' 81--67 second-round win, and Niagara's Charron Fisher was plowed over by Kansas guard Sherron Collins in a 107--67 first-round victory for the Jayhawks (page 38).

Block and Tackle
UCLA center Lorenzo Mata denied the baseline to Roderick Wilmont (left photo) in the Bruins' 54--49 second-round defeat of Indiana, and Florida forward Al Horford denied possession to Purdue's Chris Kramer (3) and Carl Landry in the Gators' 74--67 second-round triumph.

Air Traffic
Tennessee guard Dane Bradshaw left his feet to dish in the 77--74 second-round victory over Virginia (left photo), and Texas A&M center Antanas Kavaliauskas took flight to help block the path of Louisville's Edgar Sosa in the Aggies' 72--69 second-round win.

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PHOTOPhotograph by Bob Rosato PHOTOPhotograph by John Biever PHOTOPhotograph by John W. McDonough PHOTOPhotograph by Al Tielemans PHOTOPhotograph by David E. Klutho PHOTOPhotograph by Bill Frakes

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)