Scoreboard: Feb. 21

February 21, 2013 

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BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed OF Ryan Kalish on the 60-day DL.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Agreed to terms with LHP Tim Collins, LHP Danny Duffy, LHP John Lamb, LHP Will Smith, RHP Kelvin Herrera, RHP Greg Holland, INF Johnny Giavotella, INF Eric Hosmer, INF Elliot Johnson, INF Mike Moustakas, OF Lorenzo Cain and OF David Lough on one-year contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Traded 1B/OF Mike Carp to Boston for a player to be named or cash considerations.

TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Josh Lindblom, OF Engel Beltre, OF Julio Borbon and OF Craig Gentry on one-year contracts.

National League

MIAMI MARLINS—Agreed to terms with RHP Arquimedes Caminero, RHP Jose Ceda, RHP Sam Dyson, RHP Nathan Eovaldi, LHP Brad Hand, RHP Chris Hatcher, LHP Braulio Lara, RHP A.J. Ramos and OF Marcell Ozuna on one-year contracts.

BASKETBALL

Women's National Basketball Association

SEATTLE STORM—Signed F/C Nakia Sanford.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL—Named John Brody senior vice president of sponsorship and media sales.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Named Jeff Zgonina assistant defensive line coach and Russell Joyner director of football information systems.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS—Agreed to terms with G Viktor Fasth on a two-year contract extension.

BUFFALO SABRES—Fired coach Lindy Ruff. Waived F Cody McCormick.

COLLEGE

ILLINOIS—Promoted assistant director of player personnel and relations Mike Bellamy to wide receivers coach.

KANSAS STATE—Named Andre Coleman wide receivers coach.

Auto racing

this week's events

NASCAR

SPRINT CUP

Daytona 500

Site: Daytona Beach. Fla.

Schedule: Wednesday, practice (Speed, noon-4 p.m.); Thursday, Budweiser Duel (Speed, 1-6 p.m.); Friday, practice (Speed, 1:30-10:30 a.m., 6-7 p.m.); Saturday, practice (10 a.m.-noon); Sunday, race, 1 p.m. (FOX, noon-5:30 p.m.).

Track: Daytona International Speedway (tri-oval, 2.5 miles).

Race distance: 500 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: Matt Kenseth raced to his second Daytona 500 victory, holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle over a two-lap overtime finish in the rain-delayed race that ended early Tuesday. The race was delayed for two hours with 40 laps to go after Juan Pablo Montoya's car spun into a jet dryer, igniting a massive fuel fire.

Last week: Kevin Harvick won the Sprint Unlimited exhibition race, his third victory in five years in Speedweeks' kickoff event. Biffle was second.

Fast facts: Danica Patrick won the pole Sunday with a lap at 196.434 mph, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any race in NASCAR's top series. Jeff Gordon was second to lock up the other guaranteed spot. ... The season-opening race is the first points event for the Gen-6 car. ... Kenseth is in his first season with Joe Gibbs Racing. ... In 2011, Trevor Bayne became the youngest winner at 20. ... Tony Stewart won in July at the track. Kenseth and Brad Keselowski won restrictor-plate races last year at Talladega.

Next race: Subway Fresh Fit 500, March 3, Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, Ariz.

NATIONWIDE

Drive4COPD 300

Site: Daytona Beach. Fla.

Schedule: Thursday, practice (ESPN2, 10 a.m.-noon); Friday, qualifying (ESPN2, 3:30-5:30 p.m.); Saturday, race, 1:15 p.m. (ESPN, noon-4 p.m.).

Track: Daytona International Speedway (tri-oval, 2.5 miles).

Race distance: 300 miles, 120 laps.

Last year: James Buescher won the season-opening race, weaving his way through an 11-car accident on the last lap.

Fast facts: Six-time race winner Tony Stewart is entered along with fellow Sprint Cup drivers Brad Keselowski, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Danica Patrick, Kyle Busch, Kurt Bush and Matt Kenseth. ... Kurt Busch won the July race at the track.

Next race: Dollar General 200, March 2, Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, Ariz.

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK

Nextera Energy Resources 250

Site: Daytona Beach. Fla.

Schedule: Thursday, practice (Speed, noon-1 p.m., 6-7:30 p.m.); Friday, qualifying (Speed, 1:30-3:30 p.m.), race, 7:30 p.m. (Speed, 7-10 p.m.).

Track: Daytona International Speedway (tri-oval, 2.5 miles).

Race distance: 250 miles, 100 laps.

Last year: Rookie John King won the season-opening race, holding on after turning around leader Johnny Sauter on the second of three attempts at a green-white-checkered finish.

Fast facts: Darrell Wallace Jr., is the fourth black driver with a full-time NASCAR. He has a deal with Joe Gibbs Racing and is driving the No. 54 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports. ... Defending series champion James Buescher won the Nationwide race at the track last February. ... Todd Bodine won at the track in 2008 and 2009.

Next race: Kroger 250, April 6, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va.

NHRA MELLOW YELLO DRAG RACING

NHRA ARIZONA NATIONALS

Site: Chandler, Ariz.

Schedule: Friday-Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, Sunday, 1-2:30 a.m.); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 8-11 p.m.).

Track: Firebird International Raceway.

Last year: Antron Brown won the Top Fuel division, holding off Don Schumacher Racing teammate Tony Schumacher. Robert Hight won in Funny Car, and Jason Line in Pro Stock.

Last week: Courtney Force won the Funny Car event in the season-opening Winternationals. Shawn Langdon won in Top Fuel, and Vincent Nobile topped the Pro Stock field.

Fast facts: Brown won the Top Fuel season title last year to become the first black champion in any NHRA professional series. ... The 2010 event was marred by the death of a fan struck by a tire that flew off a crashing car.

Next event: NHRA Gatornationals, March 14-17, Auto Plus Raceway, Gainesville, Fla.

OTHER RACES

WORLD OF OUTLAWS: Late Model and Super DirtCar: UNOH DIRTcar Nationals, Thursday-Saturday, Volusia Speedway Park, Barberville, Fla. Online: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com

U.S. AUTO RACING CLUB: Sprint Car: Thursday-Saturday, Bubba Raceway Park, Ocala, Fla. Online: http://www.usacracing.com

Baseball

college

Eastern Ky. 000 103 011— 6 11 5

Louisville 052 021 16x—17 20 3

Cervantes, Hall (2), Lynch (3), Salisbury (4), Nerl (5), Bozman (6), Scott (7), Creamer (8), Rexroad (9) and Hagen; Kime, Simons (5), McGrath (6), Sturgeon (9) and Gibson, Crain. W—Kime (1-0). L—Cervantes (0-1). 2B—Hagen (E), Engel (L), Ratajczak (L), Whiting 2 (L). 3B—Engel (L), Helms 9).

Records—Louisville 3-1, Eastern Ky. 1-3.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 32 19 .627 —

Brooklyn 33 22 .600 1

Boston 28 25 .528 5

Philadelphia 22 30 .423 10½

Toronto 22 33 .400 12

Southeast Division

Miami 37 14 .725 —

Atlanta 29 23 .558 7½

Washington 15 37 .288 22½

Orlando 15 39 .278 23½

Charlotte 13 41 .241 25½

Central Division

Indiana 33 21 .611 —

Chicago 31 22 .585 1½

Milwaukee 26 27 .491 6½

Detroit 22 34 .393 12

Cleveland 17 37 .315 16

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 43 12 .782 —

Memphis 35 18 .660 7

Houston 30 26 .536 13½

Dallas 24 29 .453 18

New Orleans 19 36 .345 24

Northwest Division

Oklahoma City 39 15 .722 —

Denver 34 21 .618 5½

Utah 31 24 .564 8½

Portland 25 29 .463 14

Minnesota 20 31 .392 17½

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 39 17 .696 —

Golden State 30 23 .566 7½

L.A. Lakers 25 29 .463 13

Sacramento 19 36 .345 19½

Phoenix 18 36 .333 20

Wednesday's games

Detroit 105, Charlotte 99

Memphis 88, Toronto 82

Indiana 125, New York 91

Miami 103, Atlanta 90

Cleveland 105, New Orleans 100

Minnesota 94, Philadelphia 87

Houston 122, Oklahoma City 119

Brooklyn 97, Milwaukee 94

Dallas 111, Orlando 96

Phoenix at Golden State (n)

Boston at L.A. Lakers (n)

Thursday's games

Miami at Chicago, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

pistons 105, bobcats 99

DETROIT (105) — Singler 4-6 0-0 8, Maxiell 2-6 1-2 5, Monroe 7-13 5-5 19, Calderon 4-8 5-6 17, Knight 7-11 4-4 21, Stuckey 5-11 2-4 12, Villanueva 3-8 0-0 7, Bynum 4-9 0-0 8, Kravtsov 3-4 0-2 6, Jerebko 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 40-81 17-23 105.

CHARLOTTE (99) — Kidd-Gilchrist 5-10 1-2 11, Mullens 6-12 0-0 15, Biyombo 0-4 0-0 0, Walker 8-19 4-4 24, Henderson 4-14 4-4 13, Sessions 6-11 4-6 18, Adrien 3-5 2-2 8, Haywood 1-4 0-1 2, Gordon 2-7 0-0 5, Taylor 1-3 1-2 3. Totals 36-89 16-21 99.

Detroit 28 27 22 28—105

Charlotte 25 31 20 23— 99

Three-point goals—Detroit 8-17 (Calderon 4-4, Knight 3-4, Villanueva 1-3, Jerebko 0-1, Bynum 0-1, Stuckey 0-2, Singler 0-2), Charlotte 11-25 (Walker 4-9, Mullens 3-5, Sessions 2-3, Gordon 1-3, Henderson 1-3, Taylor 0-2). Fouled out—Singler. Rebounds—Detroit 51 (Villanueva 9), Charlotte 54 (Biyombo 8). Assists—Detroit 26 (Bynum, Monroe 7), Charlotte 25 (Sessions 8). Total fouls—Detroit 23, Charlotte 18. A—13,112 (19,077).

grizzlies 88, raptors 82

MEMPHIS (88) — Prince 5-10 0-0 11, Randolph 4-17 9-14 17, Gasol 2-12 1-2 5, Conley 4-10 6-9 17, Allen 3-8 6-7 12, Pondexter 2-3 0-0 4, Arthur 4-7 0-0 8, Bayless 3-9 0-0 7, Davis 1-3 2-2 4, Wroten 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 29-80 24-34 88.

TORONTO (82) — Gay 5-15 1-2 13, Johnson 6-10 4-4 16, Valanciunas 1-3 4-4 6, Lowry 3-10 4-5 12, DeRozan 1-9 5-6 7, Bargnani 0-4 0-0 0, Anderson 6-7 3-3 19, Fields 1-3 1-2 3, Lucas 1-3 0-0 2, Gray 1-2 0-0 2, Ross 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 26-71 22-26 82.

Memphis 19 24 23 22—88

Toronto 14 18 25 25—82

Three-point goals—Memphis 6-13 (Conley 3-6, Wroten 1-1, Prince 1-2, Bayless 1-3, Pondexter 0-1), Toronto 8-18 (Anderson 4-5, Gay 2-3, Lowry 2-4, Bargnani 0-1, DeRozan 0-1, Lucas 0-1, Ross 0-3). Rebounds—Memphis 60 (Randolph 18), Toronto 50 (Gay 9). Assists—Memphis 20 (Conley 6), Toronto 14 (DeRozan 5). Total fouls—Memphis 23, Toronto 28. A—19,800 (19,800).

pacers 125, knicks 91

NEW YORK (91) — Shumpert 1-7 2-2 4, Anthony 7-21 0-2 15, Chandler 4-9 11-11 19, Felton 5-13 2-2 12, Kidd 0-3 0-0 0, Smith 1-7 3-6 5, Stoudemire 1-5 5-6 7, Prigioni 1-2 2-2 5, Novak 3-7 2-2 11, Thomas 0-1 0-0 0, Copeland 6-9 1-3 13, Brewer 0-1 0-0 0, White 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 29-86 28-36 91.

INDIANA (125) — George 11-19 1-1 27, West 6-11 6-8 18, Hibbert 4-5 0-0 8, Hill 3-5 3-4 10, Stephenson 5-8 3-4 14, T.Hansbrough 2-3 6-10 10, Mahinmi 1-3 0-0 2, Johnson 2-7 2-2 8, Augustin 2-3 3-3 9, Young 2-3 3-4 7, Pendergraph 3-5 3-3 9, Green 1-5 0-0 3, B.Hansbrough 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 42-79 30-39 125.

New York 18 26 22 25— 91

Indiana 30 44 28 23—125

Three-point goals—New York 5-28 (Novak 3-7, Prigioni 1-2, Anthony 1-6, Smith 0-1, White 0-1, Copeland 0-2, Felton 0-2, Kidd 0-3, Shumpert 0-4), Indiana 11-24 (George 4-9, Johnson 2-2, Augustin 2-3, Green 1-2, Hill 1-3, Stephenson 1-3, B.Hansbrough 0-2). Fouled out—Thomas, Hibbert. Rebounds—New York 48 (Chandler 11), Indiana 63 (West 9). Assists—New York 17 (Prigioni 8), Indiana 28 (Hill 5). Total fouls—New York 29, Indiana 25. Technicals—Smith 2, Stoudemire, New York defensive three-second, Stephenson. Flagrant fouls—Felton. Ejected—Smith. A—16,123 (18,165).

heat 103, hawks 90

MIAMI (103) — James 8-15 7-8 24, Haslem 1-2 1-1 3, Bosh 2-10 2-2 6, Chalmers 6-9 0-0 14, Wade 8-18 4-8 20, Allen 6-12 1-2 15, Battier 5-8 2-2 17, Andersen 0-1 0-0 0, Cole 1-3 2-2 4, Anthony 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-78 19-25 103.

ATLANTA (90) — Smith 5-13 0-0 10, Horford 12-15 3-4 27, Pachulia 1-3 2-2 4, Teague 4-12 1-1 9, Stevenson 3-5 0-0 9, Korver 4-6 0-0 12, Tolliver 0-2 0-0 0, Harris 2-5 2-3 6, Johnson 4-7 2-4 10, Jenkins 1-4 1-2 3. Totals 36-72 11-16 90.

Miami 24 21 18 40—103

Atlanta 17 32 24 17— 90

Three-point goals—Miami 10-23 (Battier 5-8, Chalmers 2-4, Allen 2-6, James 1-4, Bosh 0-1), Atlanta 7-26 (Korver 4-5, Stevenson 3-5, Tolliver 0-2, Jenkins 0-2, Harris 0-3, Smith 0-4, Teague 0-5). Rebounds—Miami 39 (Bosh, James 6), Atlanta 49 (Smith, Horford 9). Assists—Miami 23 (James 11), Atlanta 28 (Smith 9). Total fouls—Miami 15, Atlanta 20. Flagrant fouls—Pachulia. A—18,238 (18,729).

cavaliers 105, hornets 100

NEW ORLEANS (100) — Aminu 1-2 2-2 4, Davis 2-7 8-8 12, Lopez 5-9 5-6 15, Vasquez 5-13 2-2 13, Rivers 5-11 0-0 11, Anderson 3-11 0-0 7, Smith 5-9 2-4 12, Henry 0-1 0-0 0, Roberts 7-8 0-0 17, Mason 4-5 0-0 9. Totals 37-76 19-22 100.

CLEVELAND (105) — Gee 3-7 1-2 10, Thompson 2-8 5-12 9, Zeller 5-7 0-0 10, Irving 13-22 7-7 35, Waiters 6-10 4-4 16, Speights 2-7 0-2 4, Livingston 1-4 0-0 2, Walton 0-2 0-0 0, Miles 5-7 1-1 11, Ellington 1-3 6-6 8. Totals 38-77 24-34 105.

New Orleans 20 21 28 31—100

Cleveland 20 23 25 37—105

Three-point goals—New Orleans 7-15 (Roberts 3-4, Mason 1-1, Rivers 1-1, Anderson 1-4, Vasquez 1-5), Cleveland 5-14 (Gee 3-4, Irving 2-5, Waiters 0-1, Miles 0-2, Ellington 0-2). Fouled out—Lopez. Rebounds—New Orleans 45 (Aminu 10), Cleveland 46 (Thompson 13). Assists—New Orleans 16 (Vasquez 8), Cleveland 20 (Irving 7). Total fouls—New Orleans 28, Cleveland 18. Technicals—New Orleans defensive three-second. A—16,103 (20,562).

college men

SEC

Alabama 64 Mississippi St. 56

Kentucky 74 Vanderbilt 70

South Carolina 63 Mississippi 62

Texas A&M 65 Auburn 56

OVC

Belmont 80 E. Illinois 49

Eastern Ky. 91 Austin Peay 53

Jacksonville St. 67 SE Missouri 65

Murray St. 106 Morehead St. 100 (2OT)

Tennessee St. 83 SIU-Edwardsville 73

TOP 25

No. 3 Gonzaga Santa Clara (n)

No. 8 Syracuse 84 Providence 59

No. 9 KansasNo. 14 Oklahoma St. (n)

No. 11 Georgetown 90 DePaul 66

No. 12 Arizona Washington (n)

No. 18 Ohio St. 71 Minnesota 45

No. 19 Wisconsin Northwestern (n)

No. 21 Memphis Houston (n)

No. 22 Colorado St. UNLV (n)

Eastern Ky. 91, AUSTIN PEAY 53

AUSTIN PEAY (7-21) — Triggs 4-8 1-2 9, Campbell 3-11 0-0 7, Horton 1-4 0-0 2, Clyburn 2-3 4-4 8, Betran 5-9 0-0 13, Greer 0-1 4-4 4, Purvis 0-2 1-2 1, Freeman 1-4 0-0 2, Arentsen 0-2 0-0 0, Herring 1-1 1-3 3, Lawrence 1-3 0-0 3, Lynch 0-1 1-2 1, Harms 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-49 12-17 53.

Eastern Ky. (22-6) — Stutz 3-6 1-2 7, Cosey 7-12 0-0 17, Walden 5-8 4-5 15, DiNunno 3-8 0-0 7, T. Johnson 4-5 3-3 12, Babb-Harrison 1-2 4-4 6, Lewis 4-6 1-1 9, Stenzel 0-0 0-0 0, Knipp 3-4 0-0 8, Parsons 1-3 0-0 3, J. Johnson 3-3 0-0 7, Muff 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-58 13-15 91.

Halftime—Eastern Ky. 47-28. Three-point goals—Austin Peay 5-21 (Betran 3-5, Lawrence 1-3, Campbell 1-8, Clyburn 0-1, Purvis 0-1, Lynch 0-1, Arentsen 0-2), Eastern Ky. 10-23 (Cosey 3-5, Knipp 2-3, J. Johnson 1-1, T. Johnson 1-2, Walden 1-3, Parsons 1-3, DiNunno 1-4, Babb-Harrison 0-1, Lewis 0-1). Rebounds—Austin Peay 31 (Triggs 6), Eastern Ky. 27 (DiNunno 7). Assists—Austin Peay 13 (Purvis, Triggs 3), Eastern Ky. 21 (DiNunno 9). Total fouls—Austin Peay 14, Eastern Ky. 18. A—3,400.

MURRAY ST. 106, MOREHEAD ST. 100 (2OT)

MURRAY ST. (19-7) — Wilson 4-9 1-2 10, Daniel 4-8 10-20 18, Garrett 5-6 6-6 16, Canaan 10-20 10-11 35, Fields 3-5 0-0 9, Mushatt 2-7 1-2 6, Ford 0-2 2-2 2, Rambo 0-0 0-0 0, McCree 0-0 0-0 0, Moss 1-4 2-2 4, Gilmore 0-0 0-0 0, Henderson 3-3 0-1 6. Totals 32-64 32-46 106.

MOREHEAD ST. (13-15) — Reed 0-2 0-0 0, Chavis 6-13 10-13 22, Posthumus 4-9 0-0 8, Atkinson 4-10 3-4 13, Warner 5-5 1-1 12, Kelly 2-13 4-6 9, Owens 6-7 1-2 13, Stokes 1-3 0-0 3, Muhammad 0-1 0-0 0, Turner 6-16 5-7 19, Holmes 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 34-79 25-35 100.

Halftime—Murray St. 37-30. End of regulation—Tied 79. End of first overtime—Tied 87. Three-point goals—Murray St. 10-27 (Canaan 5-12, Fields 3-5, Mushatt 1-3, Wilson 1-4, Moss 0-3), Morehead St. 7-24 (Atkinson 2-4, Turner 2-8, Warner 1-1, Stokes 1-2, Kelly 1-5, Reed 0-1, Chavis 0-3). Fouled out—Chavis, Owens, Posthumus, Reed, Wilson. Rebounds—Murray St. 37 (Daniel 9), Morehead St. 48 (Posthumus 11). Assists—Murray St. 18 (Moss 6), Morehead St. 19 (Atkinson 10). Total fouls—Murray St. 24, Morehead St. 33. A—3,317.

thursday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Georgia at Arkansas, 7

OVC—Tenn.-Martin at Tennesse Tech, 8

STATE—Life at Mid-Continent, 7; Northern Ky. at Kennesaw St., 7; McKendree at Ky. Wesleyan, 7:30; Tuskegee at Kentucky St., 7:30; Cumberlands at Bluefield, 8; Georgetown at Campbellsville, 8; Louisiana-Monroe at Western Ky., 8; Pikeville at Rio Grande, 8; St. Catharine at Lindsey Wilson, 8; Southern Indiana at Bellarmine, 8

TOP 25No. 6 Duke at Virginia Tech, 9; California at No. 23 Oregon, 9

college women

STATE

South Florida 73No. 12 Louisville 62

Western Ky. 65 Louisiana-Monroe 63

TOP 25

No. 7 Penn St. 95 Illinois 62

Indiana 62No. 22 Purdue 61

TCU 64No. 23 Oklahoma St. 63

SOUTH FLORIDA 73, No. 12 LOUISVILLE 62

SOUTH FLORIDA (18-7) — Jenkins 4-6 0-0 8, McDonald 1-4 0-0 2, Andrel. Smith 1-7 0-1 3, Orekhova 5-10 2-3 13, A. Smith 11-16 8-8 35, Saunders 0-2 0-0 0, Conner 0-0 2-2 2, Williams 2-5 1-2 5, Rowe 1-3 2-2 5. Totals 25-53 15-18 73.

LOUISVILLE (21-6) — Hammond 2-14 6-7 10, Slaughter 4-8 1-1 10, Vails 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 4-9 4-4 12, S. Schimmel 6-20 2-3 16, Harper 0-0 0-0 0, Walton 0-1 0-0 0, Deines 0-1 0-0 0, J. Schimmel 2-4 3-4 9, Reid 1-4 3-4 5. Totals 19-62 19-23 62.

Halftime—South Florida 24-22. Three-point goals—South Florida 8-16 (A. Smith 5-6, Rowe 1-1, Andrel. Smith 1-4, Orekhova 1-5), Louisville 5-24 (J. Schimmel 2-4, S. Schimmel 2-12, Slaughter 1-4, Deines 0-1, Hammond 0-3). Fouled out—Smith. Rebounds—South Florida 43 (McDonald 10), Louisville 34 (Hammond 12). Assists—South Florida 14 (Orekhova, Andrel. Smith 4), Louisville 8 (S. Schimmel 4). Total fouls—South Florida 21, Louisville 18. A—8,201.

western ky. 65, la.-monroe 63

LA.-MONROE (7-19, 5-12 SBC) — Simmons 8-11 8-9 24, A.Tugler 5-16 5-8 15, E.Tugler 3-9 1-2 7, Shaw 6-15 1-1 13, Gray 0-6 0-0 0, Hunter 0-1 0-0 0, Shin 0-0 0-0 0, Taylor 0-3 0-0 0, Brooks 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 24-63 15-20 63.

WESTERN KY. (19-7, 12-5) — Gooch 4-13 5-6 14, Means 0-3 2-2 2, Jones 2-7 0-0 5, Govan 8-17 9-10 27, McGee 2-9 0-1 5, Wright 0-1 2-2 2, Johnson 0-2 0-0 0, Sunkett 1-2 0-0 2, McClain 3-5 0-1 6, Woods 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 21-60 18-22 65.

Halftime—Western Ky. 35-22. Three-point goals—La.-Monroe 0-11 (E.Tugler 0-1, A.Tugler 0-5, Shaw 0-5), Western Ky. 5-16 (Govan 2-3, Gooch 1-3, McGee 1-4, Jones 1-5, Means 0-1). Rebounds—La.-Monroe 43 (Simmons 17), Western Ky. 41 (Gooch 12). Assists—La.-Monroe 8 (A.Tugler 4), Western Ky. 10 (Means 3). Fouled out—Gooch. Total fouls—La.-Monroe 15, Western Ky. 17. A—923.

thursday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Arkansas at No. 13 Georgia, 7; Auburn at No. 11 Tennesse, 7; Vanderbilt at Florida, 7; Alabama at Mississippi St., 8; Mississippi at No. 10 Texas A&M, 8; Louisiana St. at Missouri, 9

STATE—McKendree at Ky. Wesleyan, 5:30; Tuskegee at Kentucky St., 5:30; Southern Indiana at Bellarmine, 5:45; Cumberlands at Bluefield, 6; Georgetown at Campbellsville, 6; Pikeville at Rio Grande, 6; St. Catharine at Lindsey Wilson, 6

TOP 25No. 8 Maryland at Boston College, 7; No. 14 Dayton at St. Bonaventure, 7; No. 24 Nebraska at Michigan, 7

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 9 3 4 22 42 38

Pittsburgh 11 6 0 22 57 44

N.Y. Rangers 8 6 1 17 39 38

Philadelphia 8 9 1 17 61 54

N.Y. Islanders 6 9 1 13 46 57Northeast Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 11 4 1 23 46 35

Boston 9 2 2 20 37 31

Ottawa 9 6 2 20 40 32

Toronto 10 7 0 20 48 40

Buffalo 6 10 1 13 47 56

Southeast Division

Carolina 8 5 1 17 41 40

Tampa Bay 8 6 1 17 59 47

Winnipeg 6 8 1 13 37 47

Florida 4 7 4 12 35 56

Washington 5 9 1 11 41 51

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 13 0 3 29 55 34

Nashville 8 4 5 21 39 38

St. Louis 9 6 1 19 53 50

Detroit 7 6 3 17 43 48

Columbus 4 10 2 10 36 51

Northwest Division

Vancouver 8 3 4 20 44 37

Minnesota 7 6 2 16 33 38

Edmonton 6 6 3 15 36 41

Calgary 5 6 3 13 39 51

Colorado 6 7 1 13 37 43

Pacific Division

Anaheim 12 2 1 25 53 39

San Jose 8 4 3 19 39 34

Phoenix 8 6 2 18 44 41

Dallas 8 7 1 17 41 43

Los Angeles 6 6 2 14 33 37

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Wednesday's games

Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 5

St. Louis at Colorado (n)

Los Angeles at Calgary (n)

Thursday's games

Buffalo at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Florida at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Washington, 7 p.m.

Winnipeg at Carolina, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Columbus at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Vancouver at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Friday's games

Florida at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Vancouver at Nashville, 8 p.m.

San Jose at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Tennis

college women

At Morehead

Morehead 4, West Virginia St. 3

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at Temple 1½ La Salle

at Connecticut 1½ Cincinnati

at Arkansas 9 Georgia

at Delaware 2½ Drexel

at FIU 4½ UALR

at North Texas 5 FAU

at La.-Lafayette 5 Troy

at Western Ky. 15 La.-Monroe

at Middle Tenn. 14 South Alabama

at Illinois 15½ Penn St.

Duke 13 at Virginia Tech

at Oregon 6 California

at Colorado 12½ Utah

San Francisco 2½ at Loyola Marymount

at Portland pk San Diego

Stanford 1 at Oregon St.

at Saint Mary's (Cal) 8 BYU

at Georgia Southern 1 Wofford

at Chattanooga 3½ UNC Greensboro

at Tennessee Tech 10½ Tenn.-Martin

Elon 2½ at Samford

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