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Kansas State forward Wally Judge came down hard on Xavier forward Andrew Taylor during their Sweet 16 matchup last Thursday in Salt Lake City. Judge's physical play (and four points) helped the Wildcats prevail in double overtime, 101--96. Two days later K-State lost to Butler, which advanced to its first Final Four (page 34).

Spin Cycle

Shelley Evans (in starred jersey), a 29-year-old from Scotts Valley, Calif., fell face-first during the women's scratch final of the track cycling world championships last Friday in Copenhagen, wiping out with several other riders. Evans did not finish and suffered a minor jaw injury, but she raced two days later. Led by Taylor Phinney and Sarah Hammer, who won golds in individual pursuit, the U.S. finished sixth in the five-day event.

Down and Dirty

Johns Hopkins midfielder Matt Dolente (in blue) and Virginia midfielder-attackman Garett Ince waged their own ground war during a face-off as the teams battled for the Doyle Smith Cup last Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. The top-ranked Cavaliers beat the No. 12 Blue Jays 15--6 and improved their record to 9--0.


Photograph by John W. McDonough


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