In the two-day Big East Conference indoor track championships in Syracuse, N.Y., Georgetown took the team lead in the men's division with 40 points, followed by Syracuse with 37 points and Pittsburgh with 33.

The Hoyas' winners were Raymond Humphrey, who set a meet record in the long jump at 25-10, John Trautmann in the 5,000 meters (14:38.63) and the 4x800 relay team made up of John Parisi, Mike Jasper, Darron Outler and Mike Stahr (7:28.80).

In the women's division, Syracuse was the leader with 28 points, followed by St. John's, 27. Georgetown was last with four points . . .

A Memphis businessman says he'll pay for Memphis State athletes who have completed their athletic eligibility to finish their schooling.

"No longer can a former {MSU} athlete give the excuse of, 'I can't afford it,' " Avron Fogelman, co-owner of the Kansas City Royals, said . . .

A preliminary autopsy indicated an Indiana State basketball player died of cardiac disease, school officials said.

Rotimi Alakija, a 6-foot-8, 225-pound sophomore forward from Nigeria, collapsed Friday during practice and died about an hour later. The body was taken to Indianapolis, where tests were conducted at the Indiana University Medical Center.

Indiana State vice president Orin Dahl said preliminary tests indicated a "substantially enlarged heart."