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March 12, 1994 | MIKE REILLEY
Long Beach State's hopes of winning a second consecutive Big West Conference basketball tournament championship ended Friday as Pacific pulled away in the second half for an 87-74 quarterfinal upset at the Thomas & Mack Center. The loss dropped third-seeded Long Beach to 17-10, and convinced Coach Seth Greenberg that the 49ers won't be invited to the NCAA tournament on Sunday. "We have no chance of going," he said, "But we have a chance at the NIT.
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March 20, 1998 | From Associated Press
Georgia freshman Jumaine Jones scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help the Bulldogs in a 79-65 victory over Vanderbilt that earned Georgia a trip to New York for the National Invitation Tournament's semifinals. The Bulldogs (19-14) will play Penn State in the semis. "It's great to be going, but we're not satisfied with that," Jones said. "We can get 20 wins and get rings. That's what everybody is talking about."
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March 13, 1994 | LUCILLE RENWICK
The recent demise of the Common Ground Foundation's major sponsor has thrown the Watts-based dropout prevention program into a financial tailspin. Since 1991, Common Ground received about 85% of its funding from Cross Colours, the hip-hop denim clothing company. But the end of Threads 4 Life, the parent company of Cross Colours, has left Common Ground's founder searching for other funding.
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March 19, 1999 | From Associated Press
Golden State Athletic Conference men's teams are now 8-0 in the NAIA Division I men's basketball tournament at Tulsa, Okla., making the GSAC the first conference to send four teams to the quarterfinals. No GSAC teams play one another in today's round of eight, so an all-GSAC Final Four is a possibility. Jack Hartman's jumper with 33 seconds left in overtime gave No. 16-seeded Biola (29-7) a 57-55 victory over No. 1-seeded Incarnate Word of Texas (28-2) on Thursday.
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January 18, 1998
Concordia limited Azusa Pacific to 18 points in the second half and upset the Cougars, 66-53, in a Golden State Athletic Conference women's basketball game Saturday at Concordia. Jaime Gast scored 21 points and Heather Carll added 16 points and 19 rebounds for Concordia (14-4, 2-0). Azusa Pacific is 10-7, 0-2. Kelly Speas had 13 points for the Cougars, ranked 25th in NAIA.
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March 8, 1998 | MICHAEL ITAGAKI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Southern California College played very well, but the Vanguards needed to be perfect to upset Azusa Pacific, the third-ranked team in the NAIA, in the semifinals of the Golden State Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament Saturday at Whittier College. Azusa Pacific woke up from a sluggish first half and opened the second half with a barrage of three-pointers to help spark the Cougars to a 93-85 victory.
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March 20, 1999 | WAYNE BUNCH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Concordia's late-season run looked like it was going to continue for another game Friday until the Eagles collapsed in the second half and lost to Life College of Marietta, Ga., 83-67, in the quarterfinals of the NAIA men's basketball tournament. Concordia led by 16 at the half and was ahead, 63-53, with 12 minutes 24 seconds left, but the Eagles were outscored 30-4 the rest of the way. Concordia had reached the game by beating Columbia (Mo.
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February 24, 1999
Eric Albright had a two-run single and Scott Montgomery hit a two-run double as Chapman rallied with four runs in the eighth inning to beat Cal Lutheran, 5-4, in a nonconference baseball game Tuesday at Cal Lutheran. Cal Lutheran shortstop Andy Super made a two-out error that allowed Chapman (7-0) to score four unearned runs. Adam Olow hit a homer in the fourth for the Panthers to make the score 2-1. Cal Lutheran (6-2) scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth to extend its lead to 4-1.
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March 21, 1998 | Times Wire Services
Paul Cormier resigned as Fairfield's coach to accept the newly created position of associate athletic director. "After several discussions with administration, it was decided that a change was necessary," said Cormier, who posted an 86-111 record in seven years as coach of the Stags. His team was 12-15 this season. * Another Fresno State player was in trouble just days after the arrests of two Bulldogs accused of robbing and beating up an acquaintance.
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