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KU bowlers finish fifth

February 25, 2002

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— Kansas University's men's bowling club placed fifth in the 44-team Hoosier Classic on Sunday.

The Jayhawks were paced by Marc D'Errico, who placed ninth overall with a 208 average. KU's Jesse James was 12th with a 203. Other KU averages: Mike Keeler, 189; Alan Emmons, 189; Jason Elliott, 175; and Ryan Ludwig, 170.

Wichita State won the men's title.

"We finished ahead of top-ranked Western Illinois," KU coach Mike Fine said. "That's the second consecutive tournament we've finished ahead of the No. 1 team in the country, so we're happy about that."

KU's women placed 17th in a 21-team field.

The Jayhawks will learn their sectional assignments on Wednesday.

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