COLLEGES: The Florida men's golf team tied for eighth at 16-over-par 592 after two rounds of the Country Club of Louisiana Intercollegiate. Josh McCumber tied for 14th at 2-over 146. Georgia led at 571. Joey Kopacz and Jon Akin scored as host Saint Leo defeated Gardner-Webb (N.C.) University 2-0 in men's soccer. Bob Weltlich, who coached at Mississippi, Texas and Florida International, was hired as South Alabama's men's basketball coach, ending the school's three-week search. North Carolina F Antawn Jamison heads the 1997-98 All-ACC preseason squad. He joins teammate Vince Carter, Duke's Trajan Langdon, Georgia Tech's Matt Harpring and Clemson's Greg Buckner.
BOWLING: Walter Ray Williams Jr. had the third-round lead going into match-play competition at the PBA Ebonite Challenge in Indianapolis.
_ Staff writer Bruce Lowitt, Times wires