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Jack Egbert is as even-tempered as they come. Unless you look at the scoreboard, it's hard to tell whether the sophomore right-hander is working on a shutout or trying to pitch himself out of a jam.
But there was a hint of excitement in the Rutgers ace's voice as he talked about this weekend's showdown with No. 20 Notre Dame, a three-game series that will likely determine the Big East Conference regular-season champion.
Young arms have Rutgers bidding for league title

As a freshman inside the Rutgers dugout, Mike Bionde knew the ribbing was going to come.
Aside from being a rookie, the former Pequannock High School standout has always been a locker room target because of his height, or lack thereof.
The 5-foot-8 shortstop has certainly earned the respect of Rutgers teammates by not only playing his way into the starting lineup this season but thriving once he got there.
Good at playing short

Separated by just ½-game in the conference standings, first place Rutgers (28-15, 15-4 BE) will host second-place Notre Dame (36-12, 14-4 BE) in a key, three-game series this weekend at the Class of ’53 Complex in Piscataway. The two-day series will begin with a doubleheader on Saturday (12 noon) and conclude with a single game on Sunday (12 noon).
BIG EAST Baseball Powers Ready for Action

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A month after beating Kansas for the national championship, the Syracuse Orangemen are suddenly back in the hunt to recruit a top high school player.
Darryl Watkins, one of the highest-rated centers in the class of 2003, has renewed his interest in Syracuse, and the feeling is apparently mutual.
Syracuse pursing Paterson’s Watkins

The question on the cover of the Daily News' basketball all-star section, "Who's No.1," was one that kept coming back to Lincoln coach Dwayne Morton and St.Raymond's coach Oliver Antigua.
Lincoln won the city's PSAL title and a state Federation title. St. Raymond's won the city's CHSAA title and handed Lincoln its only loss in the city.
AAU event features city's best

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After several weeks of probing, information gathering, and lobbying among its members, the Atlantic Coast Conference's plan for expansion is expected to evaporate in the next few weeks, which would keep the University of Miami in the Big East.
ACC rumblings may spur a Big East split

Syracuse had better get a good grip. If Miami leaves, the Orangemen will be clinging to the coattails of the Hurricanes for all their worth, all the way to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Lose Miami and Big East says bye-bye BCS

A compromise to limit ACC expansion to a single new member could surface soon if the league cannot agree on growing to 12 schools.
Duke and North Carolina, the strangest of bedfellows, would be the major proponents of the compromise. While the two archrivals oppose expanding from nine to 12 schools, neither would aggressively fight the addition of a 10th member, sources close to the process say.
ACC could add one school

No matter where Miami officials decide the Hurricanes' future conference fate should reside, the decision that's expected to be made in the coming weeks could trigger a domino effect that shakes up the landscape of college athletics as we know it.
Speculation is rampant about whether the Atlantic Coast Conference will be able to lure UM and others away from the Big East Conference, but very little is clear other than the fact athletic directors across the country are having fluid discussions with one another as they try to align themselves in preparation for a shakeup.
'Canes hold key to ACC puzzle

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Alabama hired Mike Shula as its football coach Thursday night, agreeing to terms on a six-year contract worth $900,000 a year.
It's official: Shula to roll with Tide

The NCAA delivered an ugly postscript to the once-glorious Fab Five era of Michigan basketball Thursday. The association's infractions committee banned the Wolverines from next year's postseason, cut into their scholarship allocation and ordered the disassociation of four former stars — including Fab Five centerpiece and current NBA playoff participant Chris Webber — because of rules violations in the 1990s revolving around a now-deceased former booster.
NCAA expands Michigan's penalties

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