BASKETBALL William Jones Cup -- Rutgers F Keith Hughes scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the Atlantic 10 Conference All-Stars captured third place in the international tournament with a 95-87 victory over the National Team of Korea in Taipei, Taiwan. Mexico won the championship with a 53-51 victory over Poland. The Atlantic 10, which held a 47-44 advantage at halftime, took the lead for good when Penn State G Freddie Barnes connected on a three-pointer to break a 59-59 tie with 15:15 remaining. Following a basket by Korea's Lee Choeng Hee that made the score 62-61, the All-Stars went on a 16-4 run, including six by forward Jim McCoy of the University of Massachusetts, who finished with 15 points. Choeng Hee led all scorers with 33. The All-Stars finished the tournament with a 5-2 record.
OBITUARY Walter "Buck" Van Huss, who was five victories away from becoming the winningest high school basketball coach in the nation, died Saturday during open-heart surgery at Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport, Tenn. Van Huss, 71, suffered a heart attack Thursday. He was a member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame and was 1,021-313 in his career. The record of 1,026 was held by Leslie Gaudet of Pine Prairie, La. Van Huss was to be inducted into the National High School Sports Hall of Fame Friday in Minneapolis.
RUNNING San Francisco Marathon -- Antoni Niemczak of Alamosa, Colo., took the lead with less than two miles to go and won in course-record time. Niemczak overtook Andres Espinoza of Mexico at the 25-mile mark and outran him to the wire, finishing in a time of 2 hours 13 minutes 48 seconds. The previous men's course record was 2:15:01. Western States -- Thomas Johnson, 31, of Sacramento, Calif., a former NCAA national polo champion, ran consistently and withstood extreme temperatures to win the 14th annual 100-mile Endurance Run in 16 hours 38 minutes 52 seconds in Auburn, Calif.