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02 amNewYork Thursday, March 18, 2010
City’s patchy park patrol
BY JAsON FINK A handful of parks — all BY the BOrOugh
email@example.com of which are in Manhattan
except for Brooklyn Bridge Number of full-time dedicated
BY JulIA BOrOvsKAYA When the first section of — have dedicated, full-time Parks Enforcement Police:
special to amNewyork Brooklyn Bridge Park opens patrol officers, paid for by
next month, it will have nine donors or property owners. • Bronx 10
Two weeks after its launch, full-time Parks Enforcement Other parks share roaming • Brooklyn 15
the cab share program Police patrol officers for 13 patrols, paid for by the city. • Manhattan 206*
doesn’t seem to be catching acres, about as many as in Geoffrey Croft, head of • Queens 12
on with New Yorkers. all of the Bronx. New York City Park Advo- • Staten Island 13
Despite a cheap fare of $3 Advocates say that’s a cates, said there is an “enor- • Citywide 22
to $4, riders yesterday still glaring example of a two- mous disparity between (availaBle to
respond in any
weren’t lining up to share a tiered system in which the publicly funded parks Borough)
ride downtown with a group wealthier areas get more and the ones which receive
of strangers. protection. private funding.” The 35- * includes privately funded parks
As of 9:30 a.m., not a The officers — city work- acre Battery Park City, for source: new york city park advocates,
except for Brooklyn, which is from the
single person showed up for ers paid with funds raised example, has 36 full-time Prospect Park in Brooklyn doesn’t have nearly as many city department of parks and recreation
a group ride at 57th Street from nearby property own- dedicated patrol officers, officers patrolling it as does Central Park. (GeTTy)
and Eighth Avenue, one of ers — will work in three three times as many as
the program’s three pickup shifts to provide 24-hour cover the 7,400 acres of son said focusing only on has some 700 people doing Empire State Development
locations, according to a coverage, a level of security parks in Staten Island, the full-time patrol officers “security-related tasks.” Corp., which until recently
Taxi and Limousine Commis- other parks don’t get. group said. misses the point. He said Samantha Bux, 27, of Har- shared responsibility for
sion staffer. “I would like to see the “This is a civil rights issue,” that including Urban Park lem, who was in Prospect building Brooklyn Bridge
New Yorkers said they same coverage in the rest Croft said. “All communities Rangers — who like patrol Park on a recent afternoon, Park with the city, said the se-
were confused about the of the borough because deserve safe, well-main- officers can write sum- called the number of patrol curity arrangement reflects
details of the program. Brooklyn is severely un- tained parks, not just those monses and make arrests officers there “ridiculous.” the park’s “special need
“I would love to use it, dermanned,” said Joe Puleo, in wealthy neighborhoods.” — and seasonal aides, who “I think they should up with respect to its isolated
but I have no idea where it vice president of DC 37 Local Pa r k s department do not have police powers that number,” she said. location on the waterfront.”
is,” said Gary Branigan, 48, 983, the officers union. spokesman Philip Abram- but wear uniforms, the city A spokeswoman for the Taneish Hamilton contributed to this story.
while waiting for a bus at
57th street and Eighth Av-
enue yesterday morning.
The TLC has worked to
get the word it out about the
group rides and even offered
Commish Kelly helps
free doughnuts and muffins
at the 72nd Street stop on
woman hit by bicycle
The agency didn’t return The city’s top cop was a first responder
calls for comment. before he was a grand marshal at the St.
Despite New Yorkers’ Patrick’s Day Parade yesterday morning.
lackluster embrace of the For the second time in two weeks, Police
program, there are plans to Commissioner Ray Kelly turned into an emer-
begin offering shared rides gency worker, helping a woman hit by a bicy-
at the Port Authority bus clist on the Upper East Side.
terminal soon. Kelly was on his way to Mass
Heather Haddon contributed to this story. at St. Patrick’s Cathedral at
about 8:30 a.m. when he saw
rIp-OFF wArNINg a woman lying unconscious
and bleeding from the head
More than 5,100 taxis are in a crosswalk at 84th Street
now equipped with a warning
Kelly and Fifth Avenue, said NYPD
system that lets passengers
know if the driver has activated spokesman Paul Browne. “The
a higher meter rate, city police commissioner used her scarf as a
officials announced yesterday. compress to stop the bleeding,” Browne said.
The change comes after it was “While they assisted her, another detective
discovered that thousands of called an ambulance.”
drivers illegally overcharged The woman was taken to the hospital and
1.8 million riders during the was in stable condition yesterday.
past two years. Other cabs will green with pride Karim Simmons, right, from the Bronx, watches the 249th St. Patrick’s Day Kelly was late to Mass but made it to the
get the system soon. (AP)
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Thursday, March 18, 2010 amNewYork 03
Don’t know much about ...
Kids show what they don’t know
indicted in Madoff case
Two former employees accused
of helping Ponzi schemer Bernie
History and literature are other Madoff program an old com-
severe lack of topics that students are shaky
on. Here are the results of a
puter to generate false records
were indicted yesterday. Jerome
science smarts 2008 survey of 17-year-olds in
O’Hara and George Perez were
accused of conspiracy, falsifying
By emily Ngo records of a broker dealer and
aNd RoBeRt leviN
firstname.lastname@example.org 33% falsifying records of an invest-
ment adviser. They are free on
Didn’t know the Bill of Rights $1 million bail.
It’s one giant leap back- guarantees freedom of speech
ward for education. State delays tax refunds
When asked to name the
so it can pay the bills
first man on the moon, mis-
informed students answered 62% Just when tax season seemed
Buzz Lightyear, Luke Sky- Couldn’t name the author of like it couldn’t get any more
walker or Lance Armstrong “The Canterbury Tales.” painful, officials said yesterday
more often than astronaut that tax rebates to hundreds of
Neil Armstrong, according agreed that it’s OK for chil- thousands of New Yorkers will
to a recent survey of British dren to get the wrong an- need to be delayed until April
children ages 4 to 16. swers. 1 to ensure that the state has
Quizzed on what Sir Isaac “Science should be hands- enough cash to pay its bills.
Newton discovered, 60 on and inquiry-based. It’s
percent of 9- and 10-year- about letting kids have New state sen. sworn in;
olds said fire while others Children find learning that natural curiosity, that
power restored to Dems
said the Internet, the Bir- opportunities at science spark,” Lyalikov said.
mingham Science City poll hubs such as the American That approach could have The newest state senator yes-
found. (Newton developed Museum of Natural History, helped some city teens who terday took office, a day after
the theory of gravity.) above, and the Kennedy stumbled over questions Queens voters propelled him
“While some of these Space Center, right. when amNewYork con- into office to replace disgraced
findings will raise a smile, (Above, Rj Mickelson/AMny; Right, getty) ducted its own small survey pol Hiram Monserrate. With
it suggests that schoolchil- yesterday in Washington Sen. Jose Peralta’s swearing
dren aren’t tuned in to our 2008 Common Core survey. Square Park. in, Democrats got back the
scientific heroes in the same But unlike history, sci- l There was some debate majority needed to pass legisla-
way that they might be to ence for children is more about which astronaut, Neil tion without the help of Senate
sporting or music legends,” about experimentation than Armstrong or Buzz Aldrin, Republicans.
said the center’s director, Dr. memorization, education was the first man on the
Pam Waddell. experts said. of newyorkscienceteacher. experts said. moon. One man joked that Judge: Columbia right
American students don’t “I would rather have a com. Sportacular, an event it was Louis Armstrong.
l One person thought Isaac
to fire plagiarizing prof
fare much better. student who can search for Cartoon characters such last year at the Brooklyn
Less than half of 17-year- solutions to a question and as Buzz Lightyear of “Toy Children’s Museum, used Newton was responsible for An ex-Columbia University
olds know when the Civil formulate an explanation Story,” sports stars and superheroes to illustrate the theory of relativity. professor who reported finding
War was fought and about based on the evidence [than] other media figures actu- physics. l Some were unsure if a noose on her office door has
25 percent misidentified one who can just recall ally can help the learning Allison Lyalikov, science Alexander Graham Bell in- lost one of her three lawsuits
Adolf Hilter, according to a facts,” said Chris Sheehan, process, other education manager at the museum, vented the telephone. surrounding plagiarism accusa-
tions that got her fired. A Man-
hattan judge said the college
acted within its authority in dis-
Guv denies meddling in abuse case
missing Madonna Constantine
for copying others’ work. (AP)
Speaking for the first time in take the natural course of the urging to ask that the woman say claRificatioN
detail about the scandal that has law,” Paterson told Don Imus on her relationship with Paterson
rocked his administration, Gov. his 770-WABC show. aide David Johnson wasn’t violent. An information graphic on
yesterday’s Money page should
David Paterson yesterday said he Also yesterday, Paterson spokes- Paterson also told Imus that have said that 16,740 bags
didn’t try to persuade a woman woman Marissa Shorenstein U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, whom of litter have been removed
to drop a domestic violence com- resigned, the latest in a string of he appointed, threw him “under from Bedford-Stuyvesant
plaint against a top aide. officials to quit. She reportedly the bus” when she said he should streets since the business
Paterson spokeswoman Marissa Shorenstein, “I would never, nor did I ever, had called Sherr-una Booker, an resign if allegations he interfered improvement district launched
shown here in 2009, resigned yesterday. (AP) try to persuade anyone not to alleged abuse victim, at Paterson’s in the abuse case are proved. (AP) in the fall.
04 amNewYork Thursday, March 18, 2010
Obama: Tiger Woods
is still a ‘terrific’ golfer
Wal-Mart sorry for racist rant
WASHINGTON President Barack Attention, African-Amer- male voice said in the boycott the retailer. an inappropriate manner.
Obama told Fox ican shoppers, Wal-Mart is Washington Township store Wal-Mart officials said Clearly, this is completely
News that Tiger sorry. Sunday. they’re trying to determine unacceptable to us and to
Woods will still Officials with the mega- A manager quickly got on how it happened and our customers.”
be a “terrific” store apologized yesterday the PA and apologized, but whether it was a rogue em- There have been several
golfer despite after an unidentified person many customers were livid. ployee or patron who made past instances of black cus-
betraying his got onto the PA system of “I want to know why such the racist comment. tomers claiming they were
family with a New Jersey store and statements are being made, “We are just as appalled treated unfairly at Wal-Mart
Woods multiple infideli- tried to kick out all black because it flies in the face of by this incident as our stores, and the company
ties. Woods said shoppers. what we teach our children customers,” the company faced lawsuits alleging that
he will compete in the Masters “Attention, Wal-Mart about tolerance for all,” said said in a statement yes- women were passed over in
tournament in three weeks. customers: All black people Sheila Ellington, of Mon- terday. “Whoever did this favor of men for pay raises The store where an unknown
leave the store now,” the roe, who said she plans to is just wrong and acted in and promotions. (AP/AMNY) man told blacks to leave. (AP)
Nigeria’s acting prez
ABUJA, NIGerIA Nigeria’s Good-
luck Jonathan, the nation’s
acting president, purged top
Top German pol: We must
officials loyal to the nation’s ill
president yesterday in his first
major act since taking over the
uncover church abuse cases
young democracy’s highest Chancellor Angela ward with claims of physi-
office more than a month ago. Merkel yesterday called cal or sexual abuse.
the sex abuse scandal Benedict said he hopes
Sheriff: Man sold wife rocking the homeland of his forthcoming letter to
Pope Benedict XVI a major the Irish faithful concern-
for sex on Craigslist
challenge to Ger- ing the sex scandal in
CHICAGO A woman called a man society and the Irish church would
national anti-sex trafficking hot warned that the help with “repentance,
line on her 32-year-old husband only way to come healing and renewal”
who allegedly sold her sexual to terms with it there, but failed to
services in eight states on was to “find out make any mention of
Craigslist, authorities said everything that the issue in Germany.
yesterday. The husband was has happened.” Merkel In scope and num-
arrested in Chicago yesterday. The nation’s Ro- bers, though, the Irish
man Catholics have been crisis is much greater.
U.K. irked about U.S. growing impatient for There, government-
the pontiff to address the ordered investigations
human egg raffle
scandal in Germany, where have found 60 years of
LONDON An American infertility Cleansing trip A man in India rows his boat on the river Ganges at Sangam, India, some 300 former Catholic child abuse and church
clinic seeking business in Britain yesterday in Allahabad. Hindus believe that the Ganges washes away sin. (gettY) students have come for- cover-ups. (AP)
has prompted criticism by offer-
ing free eggs from a U.S. woman
Liberal critic supports health care bill Bipartisan approval
to one participant in a seminar
yesterday. The event sparked a
debate about what many said
violated the spirit of an Euro-
for bill to spur jobs
pean Union law banning women Companies that hire
from being paid for their eggs. President Barack taking personal command and he stressed he was it now count for passage unemployed workers will
Obama’s sweeping health of a campaign to enact still dissatisfied with key of the bill, hopefully in the get a temporary payroll tax
Judge rejects request to care legislation won pre- legislation in what has parts. direction of compre- holiday under a bill that won
cious support from a long- become a virtual vote of “I know I have to hensive health care bipartisan approval yes-
delay Blagojevich trial
time liberal holdout in the confidence in his still- make a decision, reform.” terday in what Democrats
CHICAGO A federal judge refused House yesterday and from young presidency. not on the bill as House Speaker hope is just the first of sev-
yesterday to postpone the Catholic nuns representing Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s I would like to see Nancy Pelosi (D- eral election-year measures
June start of ousted Gov. Rod dozens of religious orders, announcement in the it but as it is,” said Calif.) said Kucinich’s aimed at boosting hiring.
Blagojevich’s corruption trial, gaining fresh traction in Capitol made him the first the Ohio lawmaker, switch was important The 68-29 Senate vote sent
brushing aside defense attor- the run-up to a climactic Democrat to declare he who twice ran for Kucinich not only for itself, “but the legislation to the White
neys’ claims that they won’t weekend vote. would vote in favor of the president advocat- also on the outside,” House, where President Ba-
have enough time to prepare. “It’s a good sign,” said legislation after voting ing national health care. “If with liberal groups who rack Obama was expected to
The trial starts on June 3. (AP) Obama, two weeks after against an earlier version, my vote is to be counted, let want a public option. (AP) sign it into law today. (AP)
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Let the real-time bidding begin
Online advertising of all the stock Boom times director of Google’s
exchanges in the Most online display ads are still ad exchange sales.
makes leaps with world on a given
sold the old-fashioned way, “It’s our next
but some see real-time bidding
trading platforms “You need to have taking over. Here’s a look: ness. … Real-time
systems capable ad exc h a n g e s
By Garett Sloane of responding in are where these
email@example.com sub-milliseconds 13 [display ads] are
billion times a day,” Projected spending on display
bought and sold.”
The Web is a complex place for said Joe Zawadzki, ads in 2014, compared with A number of
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Math thinks it’s got it figured out. Google and Yahoo poised to grow with
The company invested a pretty have launched real- the proliferation
“seven-figure” sum to build the ca-
pacity to handle what’s predicted
time ad exchanges.
Microsoft is said to
75% of real-time bid-
ding, among them
to be the Internet’s next big adver- be joining the party. Portion of display ads that will AppNexus and
eventually be sold through real-
tising shift: real-time bidding. Springing up around time bidding. AdMeld. Google’s
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developed to trade ads like stocks companies such as and sales teams
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Web surfers. The automated trades Proponents of real-time bidding It is no easy feat to build enough navigate this complex method of this combination of tech chops:
take nanoseconds to execute, and said it would cut down on waste by computer power to handle the buying ads. Exchanges and platforms are here,
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julie [“Puma”] has a sweeter quality.’
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“Real Housewife of New York
First came the good news for Sandra Bullock City” Bethenny Frankel
— an Oscar win — and then came the bad — a plans to wed the father of her
Hollywood-sized scandal. child, Jason Hoppy, in “days,
According to In Touch Weekly, the Oscar win- The children of Hollywood roy- has a standing not weeks” in “a classic New
ner’s husband of four years, Jesse James, had alty live the good life. Us Weekly reservation at York wedding,” she told Holly-
an 11-month affair with tattoo model Michelle dug into their privileged habits: NYC’s Tao to wood Life on Tuesday night.
“Bombshell” McGee while Bullock was in feed the fish.
Atlanta shooting “The Blind l Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise’s l Madge’s Rihanna to plan Katy’s
Side.” James and McGee irly-girl, Suri Cruise, 3, reportedly son, Rocco, celebrated
‘wild’ marriage sendoff
reportedly had sex at least carries around an $850 Ferragamo his ninth birthday at a
once a week. purse and $27 Chanel lip gloss. Prague castle-turned- Rihanna is planning a bach-
Bullock and James Rumor also has it that Suri has a kids disco. elorette party for pal Katy
haven’t made a state- private playground. l In 2008, Britney Perry that will be “every bit as
ment, but yesterday l Not to be outdone by Suri, Ma- Spears spent $25,000 on wild” as Perry’s fiance Russell
Bullock backed donna’s adopted tot, Mercy James, candy jewelry and Ed Hardy Brand’s plans with his boys, a
out next week’s owns a $235 D&G handbag. gift bags for a joint birthday source told PerezHilton.com.
U.K. premiere of l Hugh Jackman’s son Oscar, 9, party for her two sons.
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Talk about being ahead of
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special to amNewyork 1984 2010
condo in a newly erected This week in City Living, amNewYork is
condominium with full-service 60 cents
Cost of a
calling on the Ghostbusters. pizza slice close
building staff, doorman, In the first of an occasional series, Reel
fitness center and children’s
Estate, we look at classic movies set in New
playroom, 2,542 square feet.
(7 Hubert St.) York City. “Ghostbusters,” released in 1984, Ed Koch Mayor Michael “Ghostbusters”
was set in Reagan-era New York and reflects Bloomberg The 1984
To rent the sense of renewal of its time. Worn down science-fiction
by crime and blight in the 1970s and early Bernhard Tiger Woods comedy was
’80s, the city was at a turning point. Wall
Goetz, aka sends an immediate
Street was rebuilding, populating the city the “Subway the press hit, with a star-
with a new caste of young professionals. Vigilante,” atwitter studded cast that
One-bedroom in a doorman shoots four after
“Older districts were starting to be sud- paired “Saturday
building with two rooftop men on the crashing
decks, basketball court, denly kind of fashionable,” architect and Night Live” giants
subway, his SUV.
laundry, media room and gym. NYC movie expert James Sanders said. “That Dan Aykroyd and
claiming Headliners The
(53 Park Pl.) comes in where the Ghostbusters start up in parade of
Bill Murray with
an old firehouse in TriBeCa. They’re a high- muggers. jokes that Harold Ramis
tech startup with a radical new idea of how
$4,395 The incident follows and Sigourney
to solve an old problem.” sparks a ends the Weaver. Stoking
Many of the film’s landmarks — the 42nd nationwide decade the flames was
Two-bedroom, two-bath in a
doorman building with rooftop Street library and the TriBeCa firehouse — debate on with a $30 million worth
are still around and little changed. Others crime. bang. of special effects,
terrace, pool, fitness center
and on-site dry cleaning, 1,300 have gone, moved or changed. Two Colum- set into motion
square feet, utilities included. bus Circle — seen as the Stay Puft Marshmal- Nightlife by an army of
(Broadway at Chambers low Man marches up the street — has been Danceteria Marquee studio artists who
Street) reclad and turned into a museum. could list “Star
Wars” and “E.T.”
why ThiS Movie MaTTerS: ask aN experT among their
Two-bedroom with a garage, “People had dismissed New enjoyed that old architecture that In fact, the movie
York in so many different ways previously people had dismissed. —James Sanders, still ranks among
doorman, sundeck, sauna
and valet services. in the 1960s and 1970s, but a It sort of was a love letter to that architect and author of the top-grossing
(Near Chambers St.) new generation was coming to architecture and a lovely way of “Celluloid Skyline: New York domestic films
New York in the ‘80s who really looking twice.” and the Movies” of all time.
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How to l Scoured the top two seeds for weaknesses their potential foes might exploit.
use this l Identified one team that seems ready to overachieve relative to its seeding.
guide l Highlighted two players to keep an eye on during March Madness.
No. 1 kANSAS (32-2, 15-1) No. 2 oHIo STATE (27-7, 14-4) No. 1 kENTuCky (32-2, 14-2) No. 2 WEST vIrgINIA (27-6, 13-5)
The Jayhawks have the second-best field Ohio State has the sixth-best field goal The Wildcats’ power defense ranks The Mountaineers are the second-best
goal percentage defense in the nation, are percentage in the country, with superstar eighth in the nation in opposing field goal team in the country in offensive rebounding
10th in opposing field goal percentage and wing Evan Turner and backcourt mate percentage (38.3), and are fourth in blocked margin, a trend that turns a good offense
romped through a strong Big 12. Some- William Buford, above, its top scorers. shots per game (7.4). With DeMarcus Cous- into an efficient one. Star forward Da’Sean
times Cole Aldrich (11.2 ppg, 9.9 rpg) doesn’t However, coach Thad Matta’s ins, Patrick Patterson and Daniel Orton Butler, above, can create his own offense,
assert himself in games, but Kansas, led by Buckeyes allow 34 percent of coming off the bench, coach John Calipari, rebound and perform with the game on
coach Bill Self, above, have enough talent opposing 3s to drop. above, has an elite rebounding team with the line. If West Virginia is vulnerable, it is
across their roster to compensate. Tennessee is always a a ferocious interior defense. against the 3-pointer, which they are only
If any team can beat Kansas, it will be a candidate to knock off The teams that troubled Kentucky this middle-of-the-pack in defending.
giant slayer such as potential Elite Eight upper-echelon teams, but year had guard-oriented offenses and held Marquette, which could see West Virginia
opponent Tennessee. The Volunteers held Georgetown shoots 3s at 39 their own on the glass. Potential Sweet 16 in the Elite Eight, ranked No. 5 in the nation
Aldrich to five points in their regular- percent and has a star of its Matta foe Wisconsin fits the profile. The Badgers in 3-point shooting and took West Virginia
season meeting, a 76-68 victory, and also own in hyper-athletic center play at a molasses pace, are a defensive to the buzzer early in the season, losing on
beat another No. 1 seed, Kentucky. If the Greg Monroe (16.1 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 3.7 apg, 52.1 power and rely on three guards (Trevon a Butler jumper with seconds remaining.
Tennessee defense disrupts Aldrich again, FG%), who draws double teams and opens Hughes, Jason Bohannon and Jordan Taylor) The Golden Eagles have the firepower to
an upset could be afoot. (erick blasco) up perimeter shooters. (erick blasco) for more than half of their points. (erick blasco) avenge their earlier loss. (erick blasco)
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San Diego State (25-8, 11-5) Marquette (22-11, 11-7)
Every NCAA season, one mid-major confer- championship) and nine of its last 10. If the Big East tournament proved one thing, likely second-round opponents are similar in
ence tends to emerge as a formidable competi- The Aztecs boast three wins against top it’s that not much separates the conference’s stature and style.
tor to the “Power Six” conferences. In 2006, it 25 teams — New Mexico (twice) and UNLV. top eight teams. First-round draw Washington sports a
was the Missouri Valley; in 2007, the Horizon; They outrebound opponents by 6.4 a game After disposing of St. John’s, Marquette small lineup that wins by forcing turnovers,
and in 2008 and 2009, the Atlantic 10. and shoot a solid 47.6 percent. This bodes outlasted Villanova (an NCAA No. 2 seed) while potential second-round opponent New
These conferences typically post .500 well against first-round opponent Tennessee, before getting stomped by Georgetown (an Mexico also lacks size but thrives on shooting
records in the NCAA tournament, and usually which lacks the size to win the battle of the NCAA No. 3 seed). The small and scrappy 3s. Winning these two games could potentially
send a team to the Sweet 16. This season, the boards. If San Diego State can protect the ball Golden Eagles thrive on forcing turnovers (+4.1 force a Big East rematch with West Virginia,
Mountain West placed four teams in tourney. (forcing turnovers is Tennessee’s strength), it per game) and shooting the 3 (40.6 percent), except rather than Morgantown, W.Va., the
Its hottest team is San Diego State, the win- has a good chance of representing the Moun- but tend to struggle against bigger, stronger venue would be the Mountaineer-unfriendly
ner of five in a row (en route to the conference tain West in the second round. (ravi shankar) teams. Fortunately for Marquette, its first- and Carrier Dome in Syracuse. (ravi shankar)
The first PlAyErS To WATCH
MIDWEST MIDWEST EAST
tournament (PhoTos: GeTTy)
Evan Turner, 6-foot-7 guard/ Sherron Collins, 5-foot-11 John Wall, 6-foot-4 point guard,
tips off today forward, junior, Ohio State point guard, senior, Kansas freshman, Kentucky
See TV Michigan watched in disbelief as You won’t always see Collins fill up The country’s most exciting rookie,
schedule, Turner sank a 37-foot shot at the the box score because he only cares Wall led the Wildcats to their first
page 23, and buzzer to bounce the Wolverines about one stat: wins. The senior 30-win season in seven years while
complete from the Big Ten tournament. set a Jayhawks record for victories averaging 16.9 points and 6.4 assists.
bracket, Turner’s wide wingspan, (129 and counting, plus a national Defenders who don’t watch
page 26. combined with his ball- championship two years ago), aided Wall’s every move often
handling ability, enables by his penchant for hitting see his back as he speeds
him to abuse defenses to clutch shots; Cornell, past them to the basket.
the tune of 20.3 ppg, 9.2 Baylor and Kansas His knack for
rpg and 5.9 apg — State all regret finding teammate
numbers that not watching DeMarcus
have put the Collins more Cousins has
Naismith closely late in made them
Award panel games this season. the highest-
on notice. scoring
tandem in UK history.
Thursday, March 18, 2010 amNewYork 25
The First Fan appears to be a big fan of basketball programs from Kansas. President Barack Obama’s ESPN bracket predicted Kansas and Kansas State to join Kentucky and
obama’s pick: Kansas Villanova in the men’s basketball Final Four this season, with the Jayhawks defeating Kentucky for the title. Last year, Obama correctly picked North Carolina to win it all. (aP)
No. 1 DuKe (29-5, 13-3) No. 2 viLLANovA (24-7, 13-5) No. 1 SYrACuSe (28-4, 15-3) No. 2 KANSAS StAte (26-7, 11-5)
Duke steamrolled the ACC in typical As usual, Villanova’s strength is its tre- Syracuse, an offensive powerhouse, Kansas State gets tremendous mileage
Blue Devil fashion. They execute their of- mendous guard play, highlighted by senior sports the best field goal percentage of out of two point guards, Jacob Pullen (18.9
fense diligently, with an affinity for off-ball star Scottie Reynolds (18.5 ppg). And Vil- any team in the nation (51.6). Florida State ppg) and Denis Clemente (16.2 ppg). The
curls leading to 3s, which they shoot at 38.3 lanova’s biggest weakness is typical: a lack owns the best defensive field goal percent- two-guard lineup leads to a fast, loose
percent (No. 23). They win the turnover of size that often forces coach age against in the nation. and tempo-pushing style
battle — No. 16 in turnover margin (+3.9). Jay Wright, above, to send out For those who believe that galvanized by the Wildcats’
Finally, they play terrific defense (No. 12 in four-guard lineups. a great defense always beats intense third-year coach,
effective field goal percentage against). Teams that can score in- a great offense, the Seminoles Frank Martin, above.
To beat Duke, a team needs to be a good side can have success against are an attractive pick for a But Kansas State’s style
passing team that doesn’t turn the ball ’Nova. Should St. Mary’s potential second-round upset could play to the benefit of
over and plays strong half-court defense. (California) face the Wildcats — especially with a strained Brigham Young in the second
Louisville and California are both excel- Reynolds in the second round, 6-foot-11 quad putting Syracuse center Onuaku round. The Cougars are also Pullen
lent in assist-turnover ratio (though Cal Gaels center Omar Samhan Arinze Onuaku’s health in a fast team, led by star point
struggled outside of the Pac-10), and even (with averages of 20.9 points and 11 re- question. The fifth-year senior is already guard Jimmer Fredette, a 21.7-point scorer
12th-seeded Utah State was No. 2 in the na- bounds) will tower over Villanova’s smaller expected to miss a first-round game against who put up 45 and 30 points in BYU’s past
tion in assist-turnover ratio. (erick blasco) defenders. (erick blasco) Vermont on Friday. (erick blasco) two games. (erick blasco)
poiSeD For A ruN SLeeper ALert
No. 3 Baylor (25-7, 11-5) No. 13 Murray State (30-4, 17-1)
The Big 12 was arguably the toughest con- anchored by 6-foot-10 Ekpe Udoh, whose 124 The Racers live up to their name. Murray coughing up the ball 13.7 times a game.
ference in the country, but the media attention blocked shots set a Big 12 record. He’s joined by State plays a fast-paced game (77.5 ppg, +17.0 Moreover, while Vandy is used to playing in a
went to Kansas, Texas and Kansas State. Lost 7-foot center Josh Lomers. Forward Quincy scoring margin), forces turnovers (10.0 spg), conference that calls for shutting down one or
amid the hype was Baylor, a freakishly athletic Acy provides energy off the bench, and is often moves the ball effectively (15.6 apg) and shoots two main scorers a night, Murray State has six
team that tied for No. 2 in the conference. the finisher of inbounds alley-oop pass plays well (50.3 percent). players averaging 9.5 ppg or more to contend
The Bears’ backcourt features the confer- drawn up by coach Scott Drew. All of these averages were tops in the Ohio with. Vanderbilt has the size advantage, but if
ence’s leading free throw maker (86 percent), If they can control their two main weak- Valley Conference, but therein lies the problem: Murray State’s pressure defense can prevent
3-point shooter (3.3 made per game) and sec- nesses — turnovers and foul trouble — the The Racers have yet to be tested by a power Vandy from running its offensive sets effec-
ond leading scorer (19.4 ppg) in LaceDarius Bears could sneak up on potential opponents conference team. First-round opponent Van- tively, the Racers could cruise into Round 2,
Dunn, as well as the Big 12 leader in assists Villanova and Duke, whom Baylor would face derbilt may provide a favorable opportunity. For where they would likely present a challenge to
(6.1), Tweety Carter. Their frontcourt is not far from home in Houston. (ravi shankar) starters, the Commodores are turnover-prone, fifth-seeded Butler. (ravi shankar)
eASt South South WeSt WeSt
Anthony Johnson, 6-foot-3 Kyle Singler, 6-foot-8 LaceDarius Dunn, 6-foot-4 Jimmer Fredette, 6-foot-2 Wes Johnson, 6-foot-7 forward,
guard, senior, Montana forward, junior, Duke guard, junior, Baylor guard, junior, BYU junior, Syracuse
Fans watched in amazement as Though teammate Jon Scheyer Readers of amNewYork may not have Put Fredette on the free throw line, Johnson won Big East Player of the
Johnson scored 42 points — including garners more media had the chance yet to watch the Big and you’ll watch him put on a clinic. Year honors for his well-rounded
the Grizzlies’ final 21 — to attention, you’ll watch 12’s best shooter in action. The Cougar has converted game (16.0 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 1.7 spg,
overcome a 22-point deficit the taller and stronger Dunn led the conference 48 of his last 50 chances 1.9 bpg). An unselfish
versus Weber State in the Singler create matchup in free throw from the stripe, and he player (2.3 apg),
Big Sky championship. problems for opposing percentage (86) and shot 89.6 percent on the Johnson may have
Defending him will be defenses. Just when 3-pointers made season. Fredette has to take on an
a challenge for New teams figure out per game (3.38), also broken the even bigger
Mexico considering how to limit his and was second 30-point mark scoring and
Johnson’s inside game, in scoring (19.4 seven times defensive
percentages from Singler steps ppg). He teams in 2009- role
the field (50.6), from behind the up with point 10, includ- because
3-point range (46.4) arc and drain guard Tweety ing six of the
and from the free 3-pointers at Carter to form instances Orange’s
throw line (88). a 39.4- one of the away from ailing
percent clip. nation’s best home. front-
(PhoTos: GeTTY, backcourts. court.
excePT aT riGhT: aP)
26 amNewYork THURSDAY, MARcH 18, 2010
2010 NCAA DIVIsIoN 1 Men’s Bracket New orleans
16 Lehigh _________________ st. Louis syracuse _________________ 16 E. Tenn. St.
8 UNLV 8 Texas
9 Northern Iowa 9 Wake Forest
5 Michigan St. 5 Temple
12 New Mexico St. 12 Cornell
4 Maryland 4 Wisconsin
13 Houston 13 Wofford
spokane, Wash. Jacksonville, Fla.
Midwest _________________ _________________
providence, r.I. san Jose, Calif.
6 Tennessee April 3 6 Marquette
11 San Diego St. semifinal 11 Washington
3 Georgetown 3 New Mexico
14 Ohio 14 Montana
_________________ _________________ _________________
7 Oklahoma 7 Clemson
10 Georgia Tech 10 Missouri
2 Ohio St. 2 West Virginia
15 UC Santa Barbara 15 Morgan St.
Milwaukee CHAMpIoNsHIp Buffalo
1st roUND 2nd roUND sWEEt 16 ELItE EIGHt April 5 ELItE EIGHt sWEEt 16 2nd roUND 1st roUND
March 18 & 19 March 20 & 21 March 25 & 26 March 27 & 28 March 27 & 28 March 25 & 26 March 20 & 21 March 18 & 19
Buffalo _________________ Jacksonville, Fla.
1 Syracuse 1 Duke
16 Vermont _________________ salt Lake City Houston _________________ 16 Ark.-Pine Bluff
Lucas oil stadium
8 Gonzaga Indianapolis 8 California
9 Florida St. 9 Louisville
5 Butler 5 Texas A&M
12 UTEP FINAL FoUr 12 Utah St.
_________________ April 3 _________________
4 Vanderbilt semifinal 4 Purdue
13 Murray St. 13 Siena
san Jose, Calif. spokane, Wash.
West _________________ _________________ _________________
Milwaukee New orleans
6 Xavier 6 Notre Dame
11 Minnesota Old Dominion
_________________ _________________ 11
3 Pittsburgh 3 Baylor
14 Oakland 14 Sam Houston
7 BYU 7 Richmond
10 Florida 10 St. Mary’s (Calif.)
2 Kansas St. 2 Villanova
15 North Texas 15 Robert Morris
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