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|Local Sports Round Up 3/15/11
Orion at Galesburg 4:30pm
Monmouth Roseville hosts Titan Indoor Meet
Abingdon at Galesburg 4:30
The Knox Baseball and Softball teams begin a week's competition in Florida
Rock Island vs Aurora Central Catholic at DeKalb Supersectional (6pm)
(All the 3A and 4A boys supers will be played tonight)
The 68-team NCAA men's basketball tournament gets under way tonight in Dayton with the so-called ``first four'' tipping it off. UNC-Asheville takes on Arkansas Little Rock followed by Alabama-Birmingham playing Clemson in another first-round game.
The 64-team NCAA women's field is out with defending national champion Connecticut, Tennessee, Baylor and Stanford the No. 1 seeds in the tournament that begins Saturday. The Huskies will be trying for their third consecutive title when the women's tourney concludes April 5 in Indianapolis.
Jeff Capel is out as Oklahoma men's basketball coach. He was fired after a second straight losing season, the first time that's happened to the Sooners since 1967.