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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, March 17, 2007.
By United Press International

Match Play field finalized

TUCSON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The field was set Friday for next week's World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at Tucson.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2006 with 141 to follow.
By United Press International

COL BKB: Washington 67, Illinois 64

SAN DIEGO, March 18 (UPI) -- Two free throws by Bobby Jones with 58.6 seconds left Saturday helped Washington edge Illinois, 67-64, in the Washington Bracket of the NCAA Tournament.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, March 17, the 76th day of 2006 with 289 to follow.
By United Press International

COL BKB: Washington 75, Utah State 61

SAN DIEGO, March 17 (UPI) -- Brandon Roy had 28 points and five assists Thursday night as Washington beat Utah State, 75-61, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at San Diego.

Tiger Woods loses in Match Play

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, the top seed in the Bobby Jones bracket, was beaten by No. 5 Chad Campbell Friday in the third round of the Accenture Match Play Championships.

Woods gets by at Match Play

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods needed a birdie at 18 Thursday to advance to the third round of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at Carlsbad, Calif.

Tiger Woods an easy winner in Match Play

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods Wednesday destroyed Stephen Ames in the first round of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at Carlsbad, Calif.

COL BKB: Washington 96, Oregon State 63

CORVALLIS, Wash., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Brandon Roy scored 25 points Saturday night to lead the Washington State Huskies a 96-63 win over rival Oregon State for their fourth straight win.

COL BKB: Washington 70, UCLA 67

SEATTLE, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Brandon Roy had 20 points and seven assists Saturday as No. 23 Washington upended 12th-ranked UCLA, 70-67.

COL BKB: Wash. State 77, Washington 64

PULLMAN, Wash., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Josh Akognon had 14 points and three assists Saturday as Washington State upset 15th-ranked Washington, 77-64.

COL BKB: Washington 78, Oregon 59

SEATTLE, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Jamaal Williams had 20 points and six rebounds Saturday as 10th-ranked Washington blasted Oregon, 78-59.

COL BKB: Washington 69, UCLA 65

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Jamaal Williams led a balanced scoring attack with 14 points Saturday as No. 13 Washington beat 12th-ranked UCLA, 69-65.

COL BKB: Washington 86, Southern Cal 77

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Brandon Roy collected 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead 13th-ranked Washington to an 86-77 win over Southern California Thursday night.
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Bobby Jones
NYP2000090834-8 September 2000- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Japan's prime minister Yoshiro Mori, right, visits the Mets' dugout where he meets ( from left to right) pitcher Rick White, reliff pitcher Turk Wendall, Joe McEwing, infielder, pitcher Bobby Jones and manager Bobby Valentine prior to coming out to throw the first pitch of the game against at Shea Stadium on September 8, 2000 in the borough of Queens in New York City. Mori was in New York for the UN Millennium Summit. mg/Monika Graff UPI
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Bobby Jones, PhD (13 January 1942 - 18 April 2001) was a noted American educator who distinguished himself by becoming the first African American to earn tenure at Mercer University, a highly selective private university. Jones later became chair of the Education Department at Mercer University. Dr. Jones was instrumental in the development of innovative teaching techniques that are used as standards throughout the education industry to this date. Dr. Jones inspired literally hundreds of students to go on to become educators as highlighted in the best selling literary work, A Joyful Passion for Teaching. Dr. Jones is also credited for assisting in destroying the racial divide that existed throughout middle Georgia in the novel Macon Black and White. Dr. Jones devoted his life to helping others realize their goals. He was instrumental in the establishment of Mercer University's first Upward Bound Program where he mentored aspiring, educationally talented, under-privileged youth. Dr. Jones assisted them in the pursuit and achievement of their collegiate aspirations.

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