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Looking at the Numbers pt.25
NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)-1. The Shaw University Lady Bears became the first CIAA program to win three straight titles twice with their 72-53 victory over Fayetteville State Saturday at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC during the CIAA Tournament.
2. San Antonio Spurs’ PG Tony Parker was averaging 26.1 points and 8.3 assists while shooting 54 percent from the field before spraining his left ankle.
3. The Miami Heat signed Juan Howard for a 10-day contract. Howard, who is in his 19th NBA season, has played in 1,201 career games, including 85 over the past two seasons with Miami.
4. The Denver Nuggets are 25-3 at home at the Pepsi Center.
5. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Dean Smith is 82 years old.
6. It is reported that almost 32,000 high school seniors applied to Duke University last fall.
7. After Lovie Smith, Romeo Crennel and six others were fired, there eight head coach jobs were filled. But, not one hire, was Black or a person of “color.”
8. New England Patriots WR Deion Branch has the most receiving yards (836) in franchise history in the playoff.
9. 49ers Colin Kaepernick 181 rushing yards in the playoff division-win against the Green Bay Packers was a NFL record for a quarterback.
10. Danica Patrick became the one of 13 drivers ever to lead a lap in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500.