BASKETBALL San Antonio Spurs -- Negotiations between team and first-round draft pick Dwayne Schintzius reportedly are at standstill, with Schintzius's agent, Bob Woolf, suggesting Spurs either trade him or expect lengthy holdout. Houston Rockets -- Renounced rights to F-G Lewis Lloyd, a seven-year NBA veteran.

COLLEGES Virginia Tech -- C Jimmy Carruth, a 6-10 redshirt freshman, has stress fracture of his left leg and will be lost to Hokies basketball team until January. Virginia -- Top-ranked women's soccer team defeated Duke, 2-0, in Charlottesville. Scoring for Cavaliers (14-0, 3-0) were Andrea Rubio and Dariene Del Carmen, while ACC player of week Amanda Cromwell (Annandale) had an assist. Duke fell to 10-3, 1-3.

SOCCER WAGS Tournament -- Bethesda Peppers lost championship game of under-19 "A" Flight to Margate Fusion of Florida, 1-0, in shootout. Point Pleasant (N.J.) won under-19 "B" Flight over Greensboro (N.C.) United, 5-0.

TENNIS Surgery -- Jimmy Connors, sidelined most of this year, underwent 1-hour 45-minute operation in Santa Barbara, Calif., that reconstructed the extensor tendon in his left wrist. Seiko Super Tournament -- Fourth-seeded Andres Gomez, fifth-seeded Aaron Krickstein and seventh-seeded Michael Chang were eliminated in second round in Tokyo. Qualifier Thomas Hogsted ousted Gomez, 6-4, 6-4; Scott Davis routed Krickstein, 6-3, 6-1; and Pat Cash, trying to rebound from an injury-filled 1989 season, beat Chang, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4.

LOCALLY City of Gaithersburg -- Is sponsoring trip to Notre Dame-Navy football game Nov. 3 in East Rutherford, N.J. For information, call 301-258-6361. Tennis -- A "Say Yes to Tennis, No to Drugs" youth clinic is scheduled for 7 p.m., Saturday, at Fairland Athletic Complex in Laurel. Top area pros will conduct clinic, which is free, but tickets are required for admission. Call 301-774-3890.