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THE SI 200
October 07, 2002
The best of the rest, plus the skinny on all 124 also-rans
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October 07, 2002

The Si 200

The best of the rest, plus the skinny on all 124 also-rans

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161. UTAH STATE
Aggies finished No. 17 in women's volleyball; wideout Kevin Curtis led nation in passes caught; outdoorsy school has rodeo club

162. ILLINOIS- CHICAGO
Hoops made NCAAs; baseball went 39-16; teams are called the Flames for the city's famous fire; a torch is lit before home games

163. LOYOLA MARYMOUNT
Finished No. 3 in men's and women's water polo; good rugby club; ghost of Hank Gathers said to haunt Gersten Pavilion

164. [Square Hat]BUTLER
Best sports school in Horizon; No. 23 in X-C, top 40 in tennis, soccer; Hinkle arena site of high school upset portrayed in Hoosiers

165. [Square Hat]LOYOLA COLLEGE (MD.)
Jim McKay's alma mater was 10th in soccer; dog-pound hoops fans; oldest of the four schools that are named Loyola; no football

166. [Square Hat]COLUMBIA
Lions No. 5 in fencing, No. 22 in women's X-C; students ride subway to rec, FB fields 100 blocks away; Lou Gehrig an alum

167. SAM HOUSTON STATE
Dan Rather's alma mater made I-AA FB quarterfinals; ROTC relay-runs game ball to Stephen F. Austin for rivalry matchup

168. STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
Great bass fishing club; Lumberjacks (cheer: "Ax 'em, Jacks!") made women's hoops NCAAs for 14th consecutive year

169. WISCONSIN- MILWAUKEE
Top 40 in soccer, women's v-ball, baseball; best overall in Horizon two years ago; no FB; alum: U.S. World Cupper Tony Sanneh

170. NEW MEXICO STATE
Rich Beem's alma mater; made NCAA baseball regionals; has intramural X Games; rings large bell when FB team scores

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