Saturday, March 22, 2003
Southwest Missouri State approved a two-year contract extension for Bears basketball coach Barry Hinson.
The top three women golfers in the world found themselves just about where they expected to be -- on top the leaderboard of the Safeway Ping tournament. Sharing the top spot with Annika Sorenstam, Karrie Webb and Se Ri Pak was Patricia Meunier-Lebouc.
Jim Ahern shot a 7-under-par 64 for his lowest round of the year, giving him a one-shot lead at the Toshiba Senior Classic on the Champions Tour.
"I wasn't a hero. I was a survivor. The heroes didn't come back. The survivors returned." -- Hall of Famer Bob Feller, who enlisted in the Navy two days after Pearl Harbor and spent the next 45 months on the battleship Alabama. He was the first major league player to volunteer and won eight battle stars in five campaigns.
On the air
College men's basketballIllinois vs. Notre Dame, noon, KFVS
Missouri vs. Marquette, 2:40 p.m., KFVS, KGIR-1220
Oklahoma vs. California, 4:30 p.m., KFVS
Arizona State vs. Kansas, 7 p.m., KFVS
College women's basketballNCAA tournament games TBD, 10 a.m., ESPN
NCAA tournament games TBD, 10 a.m., noon, 8 p.m., 10 p.m., ESPN2
College wrestlingNCAA Division championships, 6 p.m., ESPN2
Bay Hill Invitational, 2 p.m., WPSD
Safeway Ping, 3 p.m., ESPN
Toshiba Senior Classic, 5 p.m., CNBC
High school girls' basketball
Delta vs. Worth County, 10:50 a.m., KBHI-107.1
Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco, 2 p.m., WGN
MotorsportsChannellock 250, noon, FX
Grand Prix of Monterrey qualifying, 1:30 p.m., SPEED
Food City 500 final practice, 2 p.m., FX
Florida 200, 8 p.m., SPEED
Malaysian Grand Prix, 12:30 a.m, SPEED
New York at Chicago, 7:30 p.m., WGN
Red Wings at Blues, 2 p.m., WSIL
High school girls' basketballDelta vs. Worth County at Columbia, 10:50 a.m.
High school girls' swimmingFort Zumwalt South at Central, noon
Fort Zumwalt West at Notre Dame, 3 p.m.