Georgetown forward Alonzo Mourning likely will not play in the Hoyas' game Wednesday against St. Leo, a team spokesman said yesterday. Mourning, who suffered a strained arch in his left foot making a victory-preserving block against Duke last week, is listed as "doubtful."
Mourning, who has not practiced since the injury, said: "It hurts. We're just trying to heal it up, and I'll get back in there as soon as I can." . . .
Unable to sell its full allotment of 12,500 Sugar Bowl tickets to its fans, Virginia has turned over 2,500 to Tennessee, its New Year's Day opponent.
Through Monday, Virginia had sold 9,500 of its 12,500 tickets to the Jan. 1 game in New Orleans. Virginia ticket manager Richard L. Mathias said the school hopes to sell 500 more tickets.
"I think having 10,000 fans there will be pretty good, considering the economy and the distance people will have to travel over the holidays," he said. . . .
Bob Sutton, Army's defensive coordinator for the past eight years, signed a multiyear contract as head football coach. He succeeds Jim Young, who announced in August that he was retiring after this season. . . .