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Inside: The Week In Sports

College Basketball
After getting his academic act together, little-known Lester Hudson is putting up big numbers for Tennessee-Martin • A rash of players are doing triple double duty this season

Faced with slumping attendance and low TV ratings, U.S. skating hopes its young stars will inject new life into the sport • Wrestler Marcie Van Dusen snaps a foe's 119-match winning streak

New G.M. Cliff Fletcher should accelerate the Maple Leafs' rebuilding efforts by trading team captain Mats Sundin • Why the Capitals are surging • The NHL's most-improved player

Xavier's Josh Duncan (in white, reeling) drew a charging foul on the driving London Warren of Dayton during the Musketeers' 69--43 Atlantic 10 victory last Thursday in Cincinnati. It was the 145th meeting of the in-state rivals but only the second game in which both teams were ranked. With the win, No. 23 Xavier improved to 16--4, while No. 16 Dayton dropped to 14--3 and out of the new AP poll announced on Monday.


Photograph by Al Tielemans