For coming onto the court during a timeout wearing a striped shirt and a blindfold and carrying a cane, Wu-Shock, the Wichita State mascot, was ejected from the Shockers' 90-67 defeat of Southern Illinois-Carbon-dale by referee Ken Falkner.
Reggie Lewis of Northeastern, on burning his shooting hand while fixing french fries, a mishap that will sideline the Huskies' star for the rest of the regular season: "What's really embarrassing is that I'm a good cook."
With sportscaster and shoe company executive Joe (Striiiing Music) Dean selected to clean up LSU's athletic department, coach Dale Brown is one happy camper. "There's not a better man on any planet," says the well-traveled Brown.
Former Rutgers great Bob Lloyd had his jersey retired at halftime of the Knights' game with Penn State, then went down the street to see his nephew play for Rutgers Prep. In his absence, 6'8" senior Eric Riggins nearly retired Lloyd's single-game scoring record, matching it with 51 in a 100-99 double-OT loss.
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