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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN BIEVER Flat-out Hustle Oklahoma center Jabahri Brown is about to find out how hard thehardwood is at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Texas guard T.J.Ford, who led his team from a 15-point second-half deficit to a76--71 win last Saturday, showed why he's SI's Player of the Year(page 32).

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB DONNAN Late, Great Shot Duke swingman Dahntay Jones's release wasn't quite quick enoughas time ran out with the Blue Devils trailing 82--79 in ChapelHill. After reviewing TV replays, referees ruled that thethree-pointer, which went in, was launched after the buzzer.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY DARREN HAUCK/AP Heaven Cent Wisconsin guard Kirk Penney gets flipped in the air by fans andteammates after the Badgers beat Illinois on March 5 in Madisonto win the Big Ten title.