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Arizona names Stoops new head coach

| Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003

Mike Stoops, the younger brother of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops , was introduced yesterday as the new head coach at Arizona and promised a return to the glory days of bowl games and all-out defense. The younger Stoops, 41, the top-ranked Sooners' co-defensive coordinator, inherits a team that went 2-10 and finished last in the Pac-10 for the first time.

  • Kansas accepted a bid yesterday to the Tangerine Bowl, the Jayhawks' first postseason appearance in eight years. The Jayhawks finished the regular season 6-6 under second-year coach Mark Mangino after going 2-10 a year ago. They will play North Carolina State (7-5) on Dec. 22 at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla.

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    Scott Harrison (20-2-1) knocked Manuel Medina (62-14) down four times, stopping him in the 11th round to regain the WBO featherweight title last night.

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