Compiled from Times wires
© St. Petersburg Times, published March 29, 2001
Record falls in 100M breaststroke
Ed Moses clipped .07 seconds off the world record in the 100-meter breaststroke Wednesday at the U.S. swimming championships in Austin, Texas.
Moses' time of 1 minute, 0.29 seconds erased Roman Sloudnov's mark, set in June at the Russian Olympic trials.
Moses, the 2000 Olympic silver medalist in the event, qualified for the world championships in Fukuoka, Japan, on July 22-29, and gets $12,500 from USA Swimming for breaking the record.
Robert Margalis of St. Petersburg won the 400 freestyle in 3:48.72.
BASKETBALL: Three-time NBA MVP Moses Malone and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski head the list of seven players and seven coaches named as finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame. The North American Screening Committee also nominated players Adrian Dantley, Bobby Jones and James Worthy, and coaches Larry Brown of the 76ers, John Chaney of Temple, Arizona's Lute Olson and Fresno State's Jerry Tarkanian. The women's committee nominated Cathy Rush, acknowledged for bringing scholarship money to women's sports, and Kay Yow, who won more than 600 games at Elon and N.C. State. Also nominated were Lakers assistant Tex Winter, the innovator of the triangle offense, and wheelchair basketball pioneer Junius Kellogg. International finalists are the late Drazen Petrovic, who played for the Blazers and Nets, and Italian star Dino Meneghin. The veteran finalists are Early Lloyd, the first black player in the NBA, and Grady Lewis, who helped design the canvas basketball shoe. ... Eddy Curry had 28 points and Florida signee David Lee had 21 as the West rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat the East 131-125 in the McDonald's All-America high school game in Durham, N.C. Future Florida teammates Lee, James White and Kwame Brown combined for 57 points. White had 19 and Brown 17 for the East. Lee was 9-for-13 and had 13 rebounds. FSU signee Anthony Richardson scored 10 points for the East.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Wide receiver Taylor Jacobs was the highlight of Florida's third scrimmage in Gainesville, catching two passes for 128 yards. Sophomore quarterback Rex Grossman went 2-for-5 for 29 yards. Sophomore Brock Berlin went 4-for-8 for 86 yards. And sophomore Chris Stephens went 3-for-6 for 79 yards. The Gators conclude spring drills with the Orange and Blue game April 7. ... Tailback Davy Ford rushed 10 times for 44 yards and Nick Maddox carried the ball eight times for 22 yards as Florida State worked on its running game in a scrimmage in Tallahassee.
COLLEGE BASEBALL: The Citadel rallied for five runs in the ninth inning to beat FSU 5-2 in Tallahassee, the 'Noles second loss at home this season. ... Aaron Davidson, Matt Goss, Pat Osborn and Peter Nystrom hit home runs as Florida defeated Florida Atlantic 10-0 in Gainesville. ... Mike Sullivan pitched 61/3 innings and allowed two hits as Tampa defeated Felician College 4-0.
COLLEGES: The Duke women's tennis team beat Florida 4-1, snapping the Gators' 64-match regular-season home winning streak that dated to 1994.
HORSE RACING: Chilukki, 1999's champion 2-year-old filly, is finished racing because of an ankle strain, trainer Bob Baffert said.
SKIING: Former Olympic downhill champion Bill Johnson is progressing from a nearly fatal crash last week but remained comatose and in critical condition. at Kalispell (Mont.) Regional Medical Center. ... Jonna Mendes was taken off the course in a toboggan after breaking her right ankle during a second-run slalom crash at the U.S. Alpine nationals in Whitefish, Mont. Mendes won the women's giant slalom title Tuesday. ... Erik Schlopy won the men's slalom at the Alpine nationals.