Arizona Extends Lead as Play is Called


The University of Arizona extended their lead in the NCAA Division I Mens Championship before third-round play was suspended in Durham, N.C., due to heavy rains.
NCAA Mens Finals logoArizona was led by freshman Chris Nallen, who shot 7-under-par 29 on the front nine. The Wildcats are 7-under as a team for the day and 14-under for the tournament. They lead the University of Florida by six shots.
The Gators are 6-under on the day; and like Arizona, Florida is through eight holes.
The third round is scheduled to be completed at 7:30 a.m. ET, and the fourth-and-final round should start at 9 a.m.
Because of NCAA rules, there can be no competition on Sunday.
Clemson is in third place at 1-under-par through 14 holes. Top-ranked Georgia is in fourth place at 1-over through 10 holes.
Arizonas Ricky Barnes leads the individual race. He is 11-under for the tournament through eight holes in the third round.
Nallen is tied for second place at 8-under. He shares that spot with Floridas Nick Gilliam. Gilliam is through eight holes, while Nallen has completed the front nine.