March 15, 1992
Schools that have received automatic bids to the NCAA basketball tournament. All bids are by virtue of conference tournament championships with the exception of Ivy League, Big Ten and Pacific 10 conferences, which do not conduct tournaments. The East Coast, Great Midwest and Metro do not receive automatic bids.
April 4, 1991 |
Cal State Fullerton has reached an oral agreement with the University of Houston to play the Cougars in basketball in each of the next two seasons, Titan Coach John Sneed said Wednesday. Fullerton will travel to Houston next season, and the Cougars will play in Fullerton during the 1992-93 season. Houston, a national power in the early 1980s, played in the National Invitation Tournament this season.
March 19, 1988 |
Cal State Long Beach, ranked seventh in the country and the West's second-seeded team in the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. women's basketball tournament, will play Colorado in a second-round game tonight at 7:30 in the 49er gym. The 49ers (25-5), who received a first-round bye, are led by guard Penny Toler, who is averaging 22.2 points a game and has scored in double figures in 53 straight games. Colorado (21-10) defeated Eastern Illinois in a first-round game Wednesday night, 78-72.
September 7, 1989
The Cal State Fullerton women's volleyball team will play host to the Collegiate Premiere tournament starting today at 1 p.m. and continuing through Saturday. The 16-team tournament will be played in four pools today, with the teams advancing to single elimination playoffs tomorrow afternoon. Brigham Young, ranked No.10 by the American Volleyball Coaches Assn., is one of four ranked teams in the tournament: San Diego State is ranked No. 14, USC No. 16 and Arizona State No. 18.
April 30, 1990 |
Eastern Illinois University is honoring one of its dropouts, folk singer Burl Ives. The university named an art studio after the 81-year-old folk singer and actor, who enrolled at the college in 1929 but dropped out in his third year as his grades slipped. Ives said it felt good to be back at Eastern, despite not having a degree. He said he hoped that people who use the building will follow his example and go where their creativity takes them.
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June 19, 1997 |
Judith A. Anderson, Cal State Fullerton's executive assistant to the president, has been promoted to executive vice president. She began her new job June 1. In her post, the Placentia resident is charged with expanding outreach activities on campus, leading university planning efforts that she initiated and overseeing intercollegiate athletics and governmental relations programs.
March 3, 2001 |
Regular-season conference champion Georgia State blew a 12-point with 13 minutes remaining, but came back for a 66-56 victory over Samford in the Trans America Athletic Conference tournament at Atlanta. The victory was the 760th for Georgia State Coach Lefty Driesell, who moved past former Western Kentucky coach Ed Diddle into sixth place on the NCAA Division I all-time victory list. In today's final, Georgia State (27-4) plays Troy State (19-11)--a 78-69 winner over Stetson.
March 11, 1992 |
Fordham earned its first trip to the NCAA tournament in 21 years on Tuesday night with a 70-65 victory over Bucknell at Bethlehem, Pa. for the Patriot League championship. The Rams (18-12) advanced to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1971, when they went 26-3 under Digger Phelps, and for only the fourth time in the school's history. The other years were 1953 and 1954.
July 8, 1993
Page Bartelt of Mission Viejo defeated San Diego's Susan Hawke, 6-3, 6-1, in the first round of the Mazda Tennis Classic Opportunity Tournament at Beverly Hills Tennis Club. Laguna Niguel's Erin Bornstedt lost to Claremont's Laxmi Pouri, 6-4, 6-2. The winner of the event earns a wild-card entry into the classic's qualifying tournament at La Costa, July 31 and Aug. 1. * Brad Fichtel, the Rams' seventh-round draft choice from Eastern Illinois, has signed.
October 13, 2013 |
The gig: Najeeb Ghauri is the founder and chief executive of NetSol Technologies Inc., a Calabasas software company that makes a lot of its money from a program widely used in automobile leasing. Its customers include automakers Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, BMW, Nissan and Hyundai. The company also provides consulting and design services to companies worldwide. With more than 1,100 employees, NetSol reported a record $51 million in revenue for its recently completed fiscal year. An American dream: Born and reared in Pakistan, Ghauri longed to move to the United States to pursue an education and a better life.