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Scoreboard: 3-14

03/14/2014, 2:11am EDT
By THE BLADE

Men

No. 24 OHIO ST. 63, PURDUE 61

PURDUE (15-17) T. Johnson 4-12 1-3 10, R. Johnson 5-10 2-5 12, Hammons 7-12 1-1 15, Stephens 2-7 5-5 10, Davis 1-5 2-2 4, Smotherman 1-2 0-0 2, Scott 1-3 0-0 2, Peck 3-6 0-0 6, Carroll 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-58 11-16 61.

OHIO ST. (24-8) Craft 6-16 4-6 16, Ross 8-21 3-3 19, Thompson 3-9 1-2 7, A. Williams 2-5 2-4 6, Smith Jr. 2-7 4-6 9, Loving 0-0 0-0 0, Scott 1-3 0-0 2, Della Valle 0-0 0-0 0, McDonald 1-3 2-4 4. Totals 23-64 16-25 63.

Halftime–Ohio St. 30-27. 3-Point Goals–Purdue 2-10 (Stephens 1-3, T. Johnson 1-4, R. Johnson 0-1, Peck 0-1, Davis 0-1), Ohio St. 1-14 (Smith Jr. 1-4, Ross 0-1, Scott 0-1, Thompson 0-4, Craft 0-4). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Purdue 39 (Hammons 9), Ohio St. 43 (Ross 15). Assists–Purdue 13 (T. Johnson 4), Ohio St. 9 (Craft 5). Total Fouls–Purdue 21, Ohio St. 16. A–18,596.

 

Mid-American Conference

TOURNAMENT

CLEVELAND

Third Round

THURSDAY

Akron 83, Ohio 77

Buffalo vs. Eastern Michigan, 9

WEDNESDAY

Ohio 63, Miami 55

Eastern Michigan 53, Northern Illinois 48

Semifinals

TODAY

Western Michigan vs. Akron, 6:30

Toledo vs. Buffalo–Eastern Michigan-Northern Illinois winner, 9

Championship

Saturday

Semifinal winners, 6:30

Big Ten Conference

Indianapolis

First Round

THURSDAY

Illinois 64, Indiana 54

Ohio State 63, Purdue 61

Minnesota 63, Penn State 56

Iowa vs. Northwestern, 8:55 p.m.

Quarterfinals

TODAY

Michigan vs. Illinois, noon

Nebraska vs. Ohio State, 2:25 p.m.

Wisconsin vs. Minnesota, 6:30 p.m.

Michigan State vs. Iowa-Northwestern winner, 8:55 p.m.

Semifinals

Saturday

Michigan_Indiana-Illinois winner vs. Nebraska_Ohio State-Purdue winner, 1:40 p.m.

Wisconsin_Minnesota-Penn State winner vs. Michigan State_Iowa-Northwestern winner, 4:05 p.m.

Championship

Sunday

Semifinal winners, 3:30 p.m.

National

TOURNAMENT

American Athletic Conference

Quarterfinals

Cincinnati 61, UCF 58

Houston 68, SMU 64

Louisville 92, Rutgers 31

Atlantic 10 Conference

Second Round

Dayton 87, Fordham 74

Richmond 76, Duquesne 64

St. Bonaventure 82, La Salle 72

Atlantic Coast Conference

Second Round

Florida St. 67, Maryland 65

NC State 67, Miami 58

Pittsburgh 84, Wake Forest 55

Big 12 Conference

Quarterfinals

Baylor 78, Oklahoma 73

Iowa St. 91, Kansas St. 85

Kansas 77, Oklahoma St. 70, OT

Big East Conference

Quarterfinals

Creighton 84, DePaul 62

Providence 79, St. John's 74

Seton Hall 64, Villanova 63

Big Sky Conference

First Round

N. Colorado 62, N. Arizona 60

North Dakota 79, Sacramento St. 76

Big West Conference

First Round

Cal Poly 69, UC Santa Barbara 38

Long Beach St. 66, Cal St.-Fullerton 56

Conference USA

Quarterfinals

Middle Tennessee 62, Old Dominion 48

Southern Miss. 64, UTEP 56

Tulsa 70, Tulane 49

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Quarterfinals

Morgan St. 81, Florida A&M 68

Mountain West Conference

Quarterfinals

San Diego St. 73, Utah St. 39

UNLV 71, Wyoming 67

Pacific-12 Conference

Quarterfinals

Arizona 71, Utah 39

Colorado 59, California 56

Southeastern Conference

Quarterfinals

LSU 68, Alabama 56

Missouri 91, Texas A&M 83, 2OT

South Carolina 71, Arkansas 69

Western Athletic Conference

First Round

Idaho 73, UMKC 70

Utah Valley 83, Texas-Pan American 63

 

Women

AKRON 83, TOLEDO 69

TOLEDO (16-16): Reed-Lewis 3-11 2-2 8, Capotosto 2-3 4-4 10, Jones 5-13 0-0 10, Dortch 2-9 6-8 10, Zanoguera 4-8 3-4 12, Monakana 0-8 4-4 4, Recker 0-2 0-0 0, De Alfredo 4-8 0-0 11, Braun 0-0 0-0 0, Reecher 2-3 0-0 4, Totals 22-65 19-22 69.

AKRON (21-9): Gibson 1-1 0-0 3, Tecca 5-10 1-2 11, Cassell 0-4 6-6 6, Luburgh 12-22 3-5 31, Plybon 0-4 0-0 0, Barilla 0-1 0-0 0, Guyton 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 6-15 1-1 14, Nunan 4-5 0-0 8, Young 3-4 2-2 10, Totals 31-66 13-16 83.

Halftime: Akron 57-37. 3-pointers: Toledo 6-23 (Reed-Lewis 0-3, Capotosto 2-3, Dortch 0-2, Zanoguera 1-3, Monakana 0-3, Recker 0-2, De Alfredo 3-7) Akron 8-17 (Gibson 1-1, Tecca 0-1, Cassell 0-3, Luburgh 4-5, Plybon 0-2, Barilla 0-1, Brown 1-1, Young 2-3), Rebounds: Toledo 38 (Reed-Lewis 7) Akron 45 (Young 10), Assists: Toledo 12 (Dortch 7) Akron 21 (Cassell 8). Total Fouls: Toledo 17, Akron 16. Attendance: 2,039.

Mid-American Conference

TOURNAMENT

Cleveland

Third Round

THURSDAY

Ball State 74, Buffalo 60

Akron 83, Toledo 69

Second Round

Wednesday

Ball State 61, Northern Illinois 47

Toledo 72, Western Michigan 61

Semifinals

TODAY

Bowling Green vs. Ball St., noon

Central Michigan vs. Akron, 2:30 p.m.

Championship

Saturday

Semifinal winners, 1 p.m.

National

TOURNAMENT

Big Sky Conference

First Round

Montana 75, Montana St. 66

S. Utah 86, Sacramento St. 78

Colonial Athletic Association

First Round

UNC Wilmington 67, William & Mary 65

Conference USA

Quarterfinals

FIU 69, Tulane 55

Middle Tennessee 69, UAB 59

UTEP 81, Louisiana Tech 72

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Quarterfinals

Coppin St. 82, Md.-Eastern Shore 60

Savannah St. 84, Florida A&M 75

Missouri Valley Conference

First Round

Loyola of Chicago 75, Bradley 69

Missouri St. 61, S. Illinois 39

Southland Conference

First Round

McNeese St. 78, Texas A&M-CC 73

Nicholls St. 77, Oral Roberts 66

 

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 36 27 .571 –

Brooklyn 33 30 .524 3

New York 26 40 .394 11½

Boston 22 43 .338 15

Philadelphia 15 49 .234 21½

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

x-Miami 44 18 .710 –

Washington 33 31 .516 12

Charlotte 31 34 .477 14½

Atlanta 28 35 .444 16½

Orlando 19 47 .288 27

Central Division

W L Pct GB

x-Indiana 47 17 .734 –

Chicago 36 29 .554 11½

Detroit 25 40 .385 22½

Cleveland 25 40 .385 22½

Milwaukee 13 52 .200 34½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 48 16 .750 –

Houston 44 21 .677 4½

Memphis 38 26 .594 10

Dallas 39 27 .591 10

New Orleans 26 38 .406 22

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 47 17 .734 –

Portland 42 23 .646 5½

Minnesota 32 31 .508 14½

Denver 28 36 .438 19

Utah 22 43 .338 25½

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 46 20 .697 –

Golden State 41 25 .621 5

Phoenix 36 28 .563 9

Sacramento 23 42 .354 22½

L.A. Lakers 22 42 .344 23

x-clinched playoff spot

THURSDAY

Chicago 111, Houston 87

Atlanta 102, Milwaukee 97

L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Denver 120, Orlando 112

Sacramento 115, Philadelphia 98

Charlotte 98, Washington 85

Brooklyn 96, Miami 95

Toronto 101, Detroit 87

New York 116, Boston 92

Memphis 90, New Orleans 88

Dallas 108, Utah 101

San Antonio 103, Portland 90

Cleveland 110, Phoenix 101

L.A. Clippers 111, Golden State 98

TODAY

Washington at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Memphis at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Denver at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Portland at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Utah, 9 p.m.

Cleveland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Leaders

THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Scoring

G FG FT PTS AVG

Durant, OKC 63 659 545 2007 31.9

Anthony, NYK 63 630 365 1770 28.1

James, MIA 60 597 329 1611 26.9

Love, MIN 60 513 417 1590 26.5

Harden, HOU 56 427 415 1396 24.9

Griffin, LAC 66 605 392 1613 24.4

Aldridge, POR 60 572 258 1405 23.4

Curry, GOL 63 509 240 1459 23.2

DeRozan, TOR 61 477 376 1383 22.7

Cousins, SAC 56 441 360 1242 22.2

George, IND 64 478 310 1414 22.1

Irving, CLE 62 481 260 1336 21.5

Nowitzki, DAL 64 500 275 1375 21.5

Jefferson, CHA 56 526 142 1197 21.4

Lillard, POR 65 450 289 1367 21.0

Davis, NOR 56 438 285 1163 20.8

Dragic, PHX 60 434 271 1234 20.6

Gay, SAC 59 443 255 1200 20.3

Thomas, SAC 65 448 311 1322 20.3

Wall, WAS 64 455 263 1254 19.6

Rebounds

G OFF DEF TOT AVG

Jordan, LAC 66 269 649 918 13.9

Love, MIN 60 189 595 784 13.1

Drummond, DET 65 352 488 840 12.9

Howard, HOU 64 213 580 793 12.4

Cousins, SAC 56 177 477 654 11.7

Noah, CHI 62 224 476 700 11.3

Vucevic, ORL 48 156 376 532 11.1

Aldridge, POR 60 144 520 664 11.1

Jefferson, CHA 56 109 470 579 10.3

Randolph, MEM 61 204 424 628 10.3

BASEBALL

Exhibition

THURSDAY

Houston 7, Toronto 5

N.Y. Mets 7, Washington 5

Philadelphia 6, N.Y. Yankees (ss) 2

N.Y. Yankees (ss) 6, Baltimore 0

Tampa Bay 4, Pittsburgh 1

Miami 4, Detroit 2

Boston 4, Minnesota 3

St. Louis 11, Atlanta 0

Cincinnati 8, L.A. Dodgers 2

L.A. Angels 8, Chicago White Sox 6

Milwaukee 8, San Diego 0

Cleveland 12, Kansas City 6

Seattle 6, Arizona 3

TODAY

Minnesota (ss) vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Washington vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore vs. Minnesota (ss) at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

St. Louis vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Boston vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Cleveland vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Arizona vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m.

L.A. Angels vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Colorado (ss) vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Oakland vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Seattle vs. Colorado (ss) at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:40 p.m.

Texas vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.

At Goodyear, Ariz.

Kansas City 011?021?010– 6 10 3

Cleveland 201?000?45x – 12 14 0

Guthrie, J.Marks (4), P.Walters (6), S.Alexander (7), Teaford (8) and S.Perez, Hayes. McAllister, B.Price (4), K.Crockett (5), Pestano (6), B.Wood (7), Atchison (8), Guilmet (9) and Treanor, Carlin. W–B.Wood. L–P.Walters. HRs–Kansas City, Hosmer (2). Cleveland, El.Johnson (2), M.Carson (1).

At Lakeland, Fla.

Miami 001?300?000– 4 10 2

Detroit 010?100?000– 2 7 0

Ja.Turner, Heaney (5), A.Conley (8), S.Dyson (9) and Saltalamacchia, Skipworth. Smyly, J.Alvarez (4), Nathan (6), Chamberlain (7), Ju.Miller (8), B.Hardy (9) and Holaday, Exposito. W–Ja.Turner. L–Smyly. Sv–S.Dyson.

SPORTLIGHT

March 14

1960–Rookie Wilt Chamberlain scores a playoff record 53 points in the Philadelphia's 132-112 triumph over the Syracuse Nationals to send the Warriors to the Eastern Division finals against the Boston Celtics.

1962–Detroit's Gordie Howe becomes the second player in NHL history to score 500 goals in the Red Wings' 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers.

1963–Guy Rodgers of the San Francisco Warriors hands out 28 assists in a 114-109 loss to the St. Louis Hawks, tying an NBA record set by Bob Cousy of Boston in 1959.

1965–Bill Russell of Boston scores 20 points and grabs 41 rebounds, and the Celtics set an NBA record with their 61st victory of the season, a 106-98 triumph over San Francisco.

1976–Bill Shoemaker posts his 7,000th career victory, aboard Royal Derby II, in the fifth race at Santa Anita Park.

1986–Edmonton's Paul Coffey has two goals and six assists to tie an NHL record for most points by a defenseman in a 12-3 rout of Detroit.

1987–Katarina Witt of East Germany wins her third world figure skating championship.

1987–Jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. becomes the first rider in the history of Santa Anita Park to win seven races in a single afternoon. In his only loss of the day, Pincay finishes third aboard Bob Back in the eighth race.

1997–Pittsburgh Penguins forward Joey Mullen becomes the first American-born player to score 500 career goals, with a goal in the second period against the Colorado Avalanche. The New York native is the 25th player in NHL history to reach the milestone.

1998–Harvard's women become the first 16th-seeded team, men or women, to win an NCAA tournament game by defeating top-seeded Stanford 71-67.

2008–Lindsey Vonn wins the overall World Cup skiing to complete the first American sweep of the men's (Bode Miller) and women's titles in 25 years. Vonn secures the title finishing tied for 11th in the giant slalom, the penultimate race of the season. It's the first time Americans took both titles since Phil Mahre and Tamara McKinney accomplished the feat in 1983.

SPORTS NOTES

St. Francis de Sales High School has an opening for Head Varsity Wrestling Coach. If interested send your resume to Carl Janke, Athletic Director, St. Francis de Sales High School, 2323 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, Ohio 43607 or email cjanke@sfstoledo.org.

Toledo Metro Little League Youth Baseball Team Registration: The City of Toledo, Division of Parks, Recreation and Forestry Athletic Office will begin registering Little League Baseball teams on Mon., March 17. Cost is $130 per team for Minor Division (ages 7-9 and 9-11) and $150 per team for the Major Division (ages 9-10 and 11-12). Teams can register at the Division of Parks, Recreation and Forestry office at 2201 Ottawa Parkway in Ottawa Park from 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. For additional information, please call 419-936-2877.

PREP BASKETBALL

Girls state tournament

At Value City Arena, Columbus

Division I

Cin. Princeton (26-2) vs. Notre Dame (24-3), today, 6 p.m.

North Canton Hoover (25-2) vs. Dublin Coffman (22-6), today, 8 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 8:30 pm

Division II

Kettering Alter 50, Rogers 47

Millersburg W. Holmes 49, Akr. SVSM 45

Championship: Saturday, 10:45 a.m.

Division III

Smithville (26-2) vs. Cols. Africentric (24-3), today, 1 p.m.

Proctorville Fairland (22-3) vs. Versailles (23-3), today, 3 p.m.

Championship: Saturday, 5:15 p.m.

Division IV

Reedsville Eastern 68, Ft. Loramie 59

Zanesville Rosecrans 55, Holgate 40

Championship: Saturday, 2 p.m.

Kettering Alter 9 13 14 14 – 50

Rogers 15 15 6 11 – 47

KETTERING ALTER: E. Bockrath 5-4-14, L. Bazelak 2-2-6, Miller 0-1-5-8, Combs 2-2-6, K. Bockrath 2-0-4, Patton 0-1-0-3, M. Bazelak 4-0-8. Totals: 15-2-14-50.

ROGERS: Dailey 5-0-10, Austin 0-1-0-3, Smith 3-1-7, Johnson 4-0-8, Peace 1-0-2, Reynolds 0-2-0-6, Easley 3-1-7, Hampton-Bey 1-0-2, Williams 0-2-2. Totals: 17-3-4-47.

Holgate 4 10 6 20 – 40

Rosecrans 16 11 14 14 – 55

HOLGATE: Myles 7-5-19, Grim 2-1-5, Niese 3-0-6, Willet 1-0-2, Kelly 0-1-0-3, Desgranges 2-1-5. Totals: 15-1-7-40.

ZANESVILLE ROSECRANS: Johnson 2-4-3-19, Kirkbride 3-1-2-11, Nash 5-1-11, Chandler 2-0-4, Smith 1-0-2, Swackhammer 2-0-4, McGloughlin 0-2-2, Hutchinson 1-0-2. Totals: 16-5-8-55.

Boys regionals

Division I

Mansfield Senior 66, Bowsher 50

Lakewood St. Edward 70, St. Ignatius 59

Championship: Saturday, 7 at U. of Akron

Division II

Norwalk 87, Vermilion 81, OT

Lima Bath 50, Defiance 49

Championship: Saturday, 3 at BGSU

Division III

Lima Cent. Cath. 64, Worthington Christian 37

Ottawa-Glandorf 63, Huron 45

Championship: Saturday, 7 at BGSU

Division IV

Championship: Wayne Trace vs. Crestview, 7 at BGSU

Bowsher 5 10 20 15 – 50

Mansfield Senior 14 22 13 17 – 66

BOWSHER: White 1-0-2, Kizer 3-2-8, Sandridge 1-1-3, King 2-4-8, Allen 5-3-3-22, Washington 3-1-7, Totals 15-3-11-50

MANSFIELD SENIOR: Samuel 1-0-2, Gibson 0-4-4, Davison 4-1-5-16, Wilder 2-1-0-7, Cobb 0-1-2-5, James 9-1-19, Reese 4-0-8, Washtington 2-1-5, Totals 22-3-13-66

State scores

Division I

Cle. E. Tech 70, Shaker Hts. 54

Upper Arlington 63, Pickerington Cent. 53

Uniontown Lake 67, Massillon Jackson 59

Division II

Akr. SVSM 68, Mentor Lake Cath. 52

Cin. Taft 47, Cols. Eastmoor 44

Cols. Watterson 62, Logan Elm 45

Day. Thurgood Marshall 62, Day. Dunbar 55

New Concord John Glenn 53, Dover 45

Poland Seminary 60, Cle. Cent. Cath. 52

Division III

Cle. VASJ 72, Can. Cent. Cath. 64

Youngs. Ursuline 74, Creston Norwayne 56

NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 44 17 5 93 210 145

Toronto 35 24 8 78 198 205

Tampa Bay 35 24 7 77 191 175

Montreal 35 25 7 77 167 170

Detroit 29 23 13 71 172 183

Ottawa 28 25 12 68 185 213

Florida 24 35 7 55 161 214

Buffalo 19 39 8 46 131 196

Metropolitan Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 44 17 4 92 206 159

N.Y. Rangers 35 27 4 74 172 165

Columbus 34 26 6 74 193 183

Philadelphia 33 25 7 73 184 190

New Jersey 29 24 13 71 163 168

Washington 30 27 10 70 193 202

Carolina 29 28 9 67 167 187

N.Y. Islanders 25 33 9 59 188 228

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

St. Louis 44 14 7 95 213 148

Colorado 43 18 5 91 202 174

Chicago 38 14 14 90 225 175

Minnesota 34 22 9 77 161 161

Dallas 32 23 10 74 188 181

Winnipeg 30 28 9 69 184 195

Nashville 28 28 10 66 160 195

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 43 16 7 93 210 167

San Jose 43 17 7 93 209 162

Los Angeles 38 22 6 82 162 139

Phoenix 31 25 11 73 185 191

Vancouver 30 28 10 70 160 183

Calgary 26 33 7 59 159 196

Edmonton 23 35 8 54 166 215

THURSDAY

San Jose 4, Columbus 3, SO

Boston 2, Phoenix 1

Carolina 4, Buffalo 2

Tampa Bay 5, Florida 4

Edmonton at St. Louis, 8

N.Y. Rangers at Minnesota, 8

Toronto at Los Angeles, 10:30

ECHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Reading 37 19 1 1 76 183 148

Wheeling 29 24 1 5 64 167 173

Elmira 22 28 3 5 52 146 185

North Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Kalamazoo 35 18 2 3 75 180 155

Cincinnati 32 20 2 4 70 198 169

Fort Wayne 26 20 6 5 63 164 172

Evansville 26 22 3 7 62 176 184

Toledo 18 34 3 1 40 158 213

South Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

S. Carolina 35 18 2 3 75 160 131

Orlando 35 18 2 2 74 183 165

Greenville 32 21 2 3 69 175 159

Florida 28 22 3 4 63 184 178

Gwinnett 23 31 2 2 50 152 183

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Mountain Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Alaska 37 16 2 3 79 194 132

Idaho 30 23 3 4 67 182 180

Colorado 28 18 6 4 66 176 167

Utah 29 20 3 5 66 147 144

Pacific Division

W L OL SL Pts GF GA

Ontario 37 17 2 3 79 179 161

Bakersfield 28 24 2 3 61 158 157

Stockton 27 22 0 6 60 178 180

Las Vegas 15 35 4 2 36 133 195

c-San Francisco 15 20 4 1 35 101 143

c-Ceased operations

THURSDAY

Gwinnett at Greenville, 7

Utah at San Francisco, Cancelled

Colorado at Alaska, 11:15

TODAY

Reading at Wheeling, 7

Cincinnati at Elmira, 7:05

South Carolina at Gwinnett, 7:05

Kalamazoo at Toledo, 7:15

Florida at Fort Wayne, 8:05

Orlando at Evansville, 8:15

Idaho at Bakersfield, 10

Las Vegas at Ontario, 10

GLANTZ-CULVER LINE

NCAA Basketball

Atlantic Coast Conference

Quarterfinals

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

Virginia 7 Florida St.

Pittsburgh 2 North Carolina

Syracuse 8 Miami

or Syracuse 9 NC State

Duke 13½ Georgia Tech

or Duke 10 Clemson

Big Ten Conference

Quarterfinals

Michigan 6½ Illinois

Ohio St. 6½ Nebraska

Wisconsin 8 Penn St.

or Wisconsin 5½ Minnesota

Michigan St. 13½ Northwestern

or Michigan St. 2 Iowa

Atlantic 10 Conference

Quarterfinals

Saint Louis 6 St. Bonaventure

Saint Joseph's Pk Dayton

VCU 10½ Duquesne

or VCU 9½ Richmond

George Washington 4 Rhode Island

or UMass 2 George Washington

Southeastern Conference

Quarterfinals

Florida 10 Missouri

Tennessee 11 South Carolina

or Tennessee 3½ Arkansas

Kentucky 8 Alabama

or Kentucky 3 LSU

Georgia 8 Mississippi St.

or Georgia 1 Mississippi

Mid-American Conference

Semifinals

Akron 1 W. Michigan

or Ohio 1½ W. Michigan

Toledo 2½ E. Michigan

or Toledo Pk Buffalo

Big East Conference

Semifinals

Providence 1 Seton Hall

Marquette 8 DePaul

or Creighton 7 Marquette

or Xavier 9½ DePaul

or Creighton 5½ Xavier

American Athletic Conference

Semifinals

Louisville 18 Houston

at Memphis 3½ Cincinnati

or at Memphis 14½ UCF

or UConn Pk Cincinnati

or UConn 11½ UCF

Big 12 Conference

Semifinals

Kansas 4 Iowa St.

Baylor 3 West Virginia

or Oklahoma 4 West Virginia

or Baylor 1 Texas

or Oklahoma 1½ Texas

Pacific-12 Conference

Semifinals

Arizona 9½ California

or Arizona 10½ Colorado

Oregon Pk Stanford

or UCLA 2½ Stanford

or Oregon 3 Arizona St.

or UCLA 5 Arizona St.

NBA

FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG

Washington 5 (204) at Orlando

Indiana 15 (205) at Philadelphia

Minnesota 1½ (208) at Charlotte

at Toronto Pk (188) Memphis

Phoenix 3½ (206½) at Boston

at Miami 11 (213) Denver

at New Orleans Pk (207) Portland

at San Antonio 18½ (229½) L.A. Lakers

L.A. Clippers 8½ (206½) at Utah

at Golden State 8½ (202) Cleveland

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Optioned RHPs Anthony Ranaudo and Alex Wilson, INF Garin Cecchini and OFs Bryce Brentz and Alex Hassan to Pawtucket (IL). Reassigned RHPs Matt Barnes, Miguel Celestino and Noe Ramirez, LHP Henry Owens, C Blake Swihart and INFs Heiker Meneses and Travis Shaw to minor league camp.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Optioned RHP Bryan Mitchell to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) and RHP Jose Campos to Tampa (FSL).

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Optioned LHPs Jeff Beliveau and C.J. Riefenhauser, RHPs Nathan Karns and Kirby Yates, INFs Vince Belnome and Hak-Ju Lee and OF Kevin Kiermaier to Durham (IL). Returned OF Mikie Mahtook to minor league camp.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES – Assigned RHP Raul Fernandez, INF Rosell Herrera and LHPs Jayson Aquino, Tyler Matzek and Kraig Sitton to minor league camp.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Optioned RHP Eric Fornataro, C Audry Perez and OF Oscar Taveras to Memphis (PCL).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Named Jeffrey Leonard community ambassador.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Optioned OF Michael Taylor and LHP Matt Purke to Harrisburg (EL). Reassigned RHPs Clay Hensley, Josh Roenicke and RHP Daniel Stange and LHP Danny Rosenbaum to minor league camp.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA – Fined Washington G John Wall $15,000 for directing inappropriate comments toward the officials after Wednesday's game.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed WR Ted Ginn, Jr. to a three-year contract. Agreed to terms with LB Matt Shaughnessy on a two-year contract. Released LB Dontay Moch.

BUFFALO BILLS – Agreed to terms with TE Scott Chandler.

CAROLINA PANTHERS – Released WR Steve Smith.

CHICAGO BEARS – Agreed to terms with DE Willie Young on a three-year contract and WR Domenik Hixon on a one-year contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS – Released LB James Harrison.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Signed TE Jim Dray.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Signed LB Will Herring.

DETROIT LIONS – Signed DE Darryl Tapp to a one-year contract.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Re-signed LB/DE Mike Neal and TE Andrew Quarless.

HOUSTON TEXANS – Re-signed TE Garrett Graham.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Agreed to terms with DEs Chris Clemons and Ziggy Hood.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Traded RB Darren Sproles to Philadelphia for a 2014 fifth-round draft pick.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed DE Justin Tuck to a two-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Agreed to terms with CB Nolan Carroll on a two-year contract.

ST. LOUIS RAMS – Re-signed OL Rodger Saffold.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS – Signed LB Kavell Conner.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Signed QB Josh McCown and OT Anthony Collins. Released OT Donald Penn.

COLLEGE

IOWA STATE – Dismissed DT Rodney Coe from the football team.

RICE – Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Ben Braun.

GOLF

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Pat Perez 34-34 – 68

Greg Chalmers 33-35 – 68

Danny Lee 36-32 – 68

Robert Garrigus 35-34 – 69

Michael Putnam 33-36 – 69

James Hahn 34-35 – 69

Nicolas Colsaerts 34-35 – 69

Bill Haas 36-33 – 69

Tommy Gainey 38-31 – 69

Matteo Manassero 34-35 – 69

Kevin Na 35-35 – 70

Rory Sabbatini 35-35 – 70

Ben Crane 36-34 – 70

Russell Knox 35-35 – 70

Ricky Barnes 34-36 – 70

Brendon Todd 36-34 – 70

Charley Hoffman 35-35 – 70

John Merrick 37-33 – 70

Ben Curtis 37-33 – 70

Jonathan Byrd 35-35 – 70

Freddie Jacobson 37-33 – 70

Luke Guthrie 36-34 – 70

Peter Uihlein 35-35 – 70

Kevin Kisner 37-33 – 70

David Hearn 35-36 – 71

J.B. Holmes 36-35 – 71

Charles Howell III 35-36 – 71

Luke Donald 38-33 – 71

Justin Leonard 37-34 – 71

Jordan Spieth 33-38 – 71

Woody Austin 37-34 – 71

Brian Harman 36-35 – 71

Brooks Koepka 38-33 – 71

Jason Bohn 36-35 – 71

Scott Langley 38-33 – 71

John Mallinger 36-35 – 71

Jim Furyk 36-35 – 71

Justin Rose 37-34 – 71

Carl Pettersson 35-36 – 71

Darren Clarke 34-37 – 71

Stuart Appleby 35-36 – 71

Ken Duke 36-35 – 71

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