Tamika Clark made a layup with 20 seconds remaining to give Oxon Hill a 53-51 victory over Eleanor Roosevelt in a girls basketball game last week; a story in yesterday's Sports section incorrectly credited the basket to Nicole Hinton.

IRS Form 1099s sent to taxpayers who converted traditional individual retirement accounts to Roth IRAs last year should show all of the taxable gain, not a quarter of it, as reported in Sunday's Business section. Taxpayers who converted during 1998 are allowed to spread the income over four years for tax purposes, but that calculation is done by the taxpayer on Form 8606 and included when the return is filed.

A Jan. 13 article incorrectly reported that Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) had spoken to a meeting of the Council of Conservative Citizens.

Bob Levey's Jan. 12 column misstated the prevalence of cysticercosis in South America, Central America and Mexico. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 75 to 85 percent of the population in those areas is at some risk for getting the disease. CLARIFICATION A chart offering advice on coping with cold weather and the loss of power, published both Saturday and Sunday, included misleading information on preventing pipes from freezing. Experts say that to prevent this problem, thermostats should be set no lower than 55 degrees.