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BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX —Claimed RHP Casey Fien off waivers from Detroit. Designated RHP Gaby Hernandez for assignment.

CLEVELAND INDIANS —Agreed to terms with RHP Tom Mastny on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

INDIANA PACERS —Suspended F-C Solomon Jones one game for conduct detrimental to the team. Waived G Travis Diener.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS —Waived F Michael Finley.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS —Bought out the contract of G Mike James and waived him.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS —Acquired G Hannu Toivonen and D Danny Richmond from St. Louis for G Joe Fallon and assigned both players to Rockford (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS —Acquired C Greg Moore from the New York Islanders for D Dylan Reese and assigned Moore to Syracuse (AHL). Recalled D Grant Clitsome.

DALLAS STARS —Signed F Steve Ott to a four-year contract extension through the 2013-14 season.

FLORIDA PANTHERS —Traded D Jordan Leopold to Pittsburgh for a 2010 second-round draft pick.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS —Announced chairman of the board and owner David Freeman stepped down as chairman. Recalled F Colin Wilson and D Alexander Sulzer from Milwaukee (AHL). Acquired D Denis Grebeshkov from Edmonton for a 2010 second-round draft pick.

MOTORSPORTS

NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCKS SERIES —Suspended Ray Hackett Racing crewman William Hileman indefinitely for violating the substance abuse policy.

COLLEGE

BIG EAST CONFERENCE—Named Louisville RP Thomas Joyse baseball pitcher of the week.

GREAT LAKES VALLEY CONFERENCE—Named Northern Kentucky senior Jeff Bohlen baseball player of the week.

MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE—Named Georgetown sophomore F Vic Moses of Lexington men's basketball player of the week. Named Campbellsville junior C Whitney Ballinger of Carrollton women's basketball player of the week.

OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE—Named Eastern Kentucky senior 1B Anthony Ottrando baseball player of the week. Named Eastern Kentucky women's basketball player Alex Jones of Elizabethtown the freshman of the week.

SUN BELT CONFERENCE—Named Western Kentucky junior F Sergio Kerusch men's basketball player of the week.

ALABAMA —Named Kevin Sherrer director of football player development.

KENTUCKY WESLEYAN—Announced resignation of women's basketball coach Ron Williams, effective March 31.

Baseball

college

monday's scores

Indiana Tech 6-4 Campbellsville 4-5

baseball america poll

The top 25 teams in the Baseball America poll with records through Feb. 28 and previous ranking (voting by the staff of Baseball America):

W-L Pvs

1. Virginia 6-1 1

2. Louisiana St. 7-0 2

3. Texas 5-2 3

4. Georgia Tech 7-1 4

5. Florida 5-0 5

6. Florida St. 6-0 7

7. Texas Christian 5-1 11

8. Coastal Carolina 7-1 12

9. Rice 3-4 9

10. Louisville 7 - 0 13

11. U.C. Irvine 4-3 6

12. Arizona St. 7-0 14

13. Clemson 6-0 15

14. East Carolina 4-3 22

15. South Carolina 4-2 10

16. Miami 5-1 16

17. Arkansas 5-1 17

18. Cal St. Fullerton 2-4 8

19. UCLA 6-0 23

20. North Carolina 6-1 20

21. Mississippi 6-1 24

22. Oregon St. 5-2 25

23. Kentucky 6 - 0 —

24. Stanford 4-3 18

25. Georgia 6-2 —

Collegiate Baseball Poll

The Collegiate Baseball poll with records through Feb. 28, points and previous rank. Voting by coaches, sports writers and sports information directors:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Louisiana St. 7-0 492 1

2. Arizona St. 7-0 490 2

3. Virginia 6-1 489 5

4. Texas 5-2 488 4

5. Georgia Tech 7-1 486 3

6. Florida St. 6-0 485 7

7. Florida 5-0 482 9

8. Coastal Carolina 7-1 479 21

9. Texas Christian 5-1 476 14

10. Oregon St. 5-2 473 10

11. Miami 5-1 471 11

12. Clemson 6-0 468 15

13. Louisville 7 - 0 466 16

14. UCLA 6-0 465 17

15. North Carolina 6-1 464 12

16. Ohio St. 5-1 462 13

17. Oklahoma 6-1 459 20

18. Mississippi 6-1 457 28

19. Arkansas 5-1 453 30

20. New Mexico 5-2 451 19

21. East Carolina 4-3 449 22

22. South Carolina 4-2 447 23

23. Western Ky. 5 - 1 442 —

24. Wichita St. 3-0 439 27

25. Kentucky 6 - 0 437 —

26. U.C. Irvine 4-3 434 8

27. Stanford 4-3 430 18

28. Washington St. 6-0 428 —

29. SE Louisiana 7-0 425 —

30. Vanderbilt 6-1 422 —

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 36 21 .632 —

Toronto 31 27 .534 5½

Philadelphia 22 37 .373 15

New York 20 39 .339 17

New Jersey 6 53 .102 31

Southeast Division

Orlando 41 20 .672 —

Atlanta 38 21 .644 2

Miami 29 31 .483 11½

Charlotte 28 30 .483 11½

Washington 21 36 .368 18

Central Division

Cleveland 47 14 .771 —

Chicago 31 29 .517 15½

Milwaukee 30 29 .508 16

Detroit 21 38 .356 25

Indiana 20 39 .339 26

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 40 21 .656 —

San Antonio 34 24 .579 4½

New Orleans 31 30 .508 9

Memphis 30 30 .500 9½

Houston 29 29 .500 9½

Northwest Division

Denver 39 20 .661 —

Utah 38 21 .644 1

Oklahoma City 35 23 .603 3½

Portland 36 27 .571 5

Minnesota 14 47 .230 26Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 45 15 .750 —

Phoenix 37 24 .607 8½

L.A. Clippers 24 35 .407 20½

Sacramento 20 39 .339 24½

Golden State 17 41 .293 27

Monday's games

Cavaliers 124, Knicks 93

Mavericks 89, Bobcats 84

Orlando 126, Philadelphia 105

Atlanta 116, Chicago 92

Spurs 106, Hornets 92

Portland 103, Memphis 93

Toronto at Houston (n)

Denver at Phoenix (n)

Utah at L.A. Clippers (n)

Tuesday's games

Boston at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Golden State at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Sacramento at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Indiana at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Cavaliers 124, Knicks 93

NEW YORK (93) — Gallinari 5-13 5-5 17, Harrington 7-15 1-2 18, Lee 4-12 2-3 10, Rodriguez 3-9 2-3 9, McGrady 3-7 0-0 6, Walker 9-14 1-2 21, House 1-8 0-0 2, Bender 2-4 0-0 4, Douglas 2-6 1-2 6. Totals 36-88 12-17 93.

CLEVELAND (124) — James 9-17 3-5 22, Jamison 8-14 0-1 17, Hickson 6-7 5-7 17, M.Williams 2-8 2-3 7, Parker 3-4 0-0 8, West 6-10 3-5 15, Moon 2-4 0-0 4, Varejao 7-9 0-0 14, Powe 3-6 2-4 8, J.Williams 3-6 0-0 7, Green 2-4 0-0 4, Jackson 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 51-90 16-27 124.

New York 26 22 1134— 93

Cleveland 38 36 27 23—124

Three-point goals—New York 9-30 (Harrington 3-8, Gallinari 2-5, Walker 2-5, Rodriguez 1-2, Douglas 1-3, Bender 0-1, McGrady 0-2, House 0-4), Cleveland 6-19 (Parker 2-3, J.Williams 1-2, James 1-4, Jamison 1-5, M.Williams 1-5). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—New York 38 (Lee 10), Cleveland 69 (Jamison 12). Assists—New York 26 (Douglas 6), Cleveland 31 (M.Williams 10). Total fouls—New York 17, Cleveland 21. Technicals—New York defensive three-second 2. A—20,562 (20,562).

Mavericks 89, Bobcats 84

DALLAS (89) — Marion 3-6 0-0 6, Nowitzki 12-23 3-3 27, Haywood 2-5 3-4 7, Kidd 1-9 2-4 5, Butler 10-16 2-2 22, Terry 8-17 2-2 20, Najera 0-1 0-0 0, Barea 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 37-80 12-15 89.

CHARLOTTE (84) — Wallace 3-8 4-6 11, Diaw 6-10 2-3 15, Ratliff 1-4 2-2 4, Felton 4-14 2-2 10, Jackson 6-14 6-6 20, Ty.Thomas 7-16 2-2 16, Graham 2-4 0-1 5, Brown 0-0 1-4 1, Augustin 0-3 2-2 2. Totals 29-73 21-28 84.

Dallas 24 19 23 23—89

Charlotte 28 25 15 16—84

Three-point goals—Dallas 3-16 (Terry 2-6, Kidd 1-7, Butler 0-3), Charlotte 5-18 (Jackson 2-7, Wallace 1-1, Graham 1-1, Diaw 1-3, Augustin 0-1, Ty.Thomas 0-1, Felton 0-4). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Dallas 44 (Nowitzki 13), Charlotte 53 (Ty.Thomas 12). Assists—Dallas 19 (Kidd 7), Charlotte 17 (Felton 5). Total fouls—Dallas 20, Charlotte 13. Technicals—Dallas defensive three-second 4. A—15,691 (19,077).

Magic 126, 76ers 105

ORLANDO (126) — Barnes 6-7 1-2 16, Lewis 8-12 0-0 19, Howard 4-7 6-7 14, Nelson 8-11 4-6 22, Carter 7-13 2-2 19, Bass 2-5 0-0 4, J.Williams 2-5 1-1 5, Redick 2-4 5-5 11, Pietrus 3-9 2-2 10, Gortat 3-4 0-0 6. Totals 45-77 21-25 126.

PHILADELPHIA (105) — Iguodala 6-11 6-6 19, Young 8-15 0-0 17, Dalembert 5-10 2-2 12, Holiday 9-13 0-0 23, L.Williams 5-11 2-2 13, Green 2-6 1-2 5, Speights 4-10 0-0 8, Kapono 0-3 0-0 0, Carney 3-4 2-2 8, Smith 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 42-86 13-14 105.

Orlando 35 33 34 24—126

Philadelphia 36 25 20 24—105

Three-point goals—Orlando 15-23 (Barnes 3-3, Carter 3-4, Lewis 3-4, Pietrus 2-3, Nelson 2-4, Redick 2-4, J.Williams 0-1), Philadelphia 8-17 (Holiday 5-6, Young 1-2, Iguodala 1-3, L.Williams 1-3, Kapono 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Orlando 42 (Carter 7), Philadelphia 39 (Dalembert 11). Assists—Orlando 22 (Nelson 10), Philadelphia 20 (L.Williams 7). Total fouls—Orlando 14, Philadelphia 19. Technicals—Orlando defensive three-second. A—15,817 (20,318).

Hawks 116, Bulls 92

ATLANTA (116) — Williams 7-14 4-4 18, Jos.Smith 7-14 3-4 17, Horford 6-14 3-4 15, Bibby 2-7 0-0 5, Jo.Johnson 5-15 4-4 14, Crawford 6-13 6-6 21, J. Smith 2-4 0-0 4, Evans 3-5 0-2 7, Pachulia 2-5 4-6 8, Teague 2-4 0-0 5, West 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 43-96 24-30 116.

CHICAGO (92) — Ja.Johnson 3-5 2-2 9, Gibson 5-9 1-2 11, Miller 6-12 2-2 15, Rose 11-24 2-2 24, Hinrich 1-9 0-0 2, Murray 6-13 0-1 12, Warrick 3-10 4-4 10, Pargo 3-6 0-0 6, Law 1-1 1-2 3, Alexander 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-89 12-15 92.

Atlanta 34 25 16 41—116

Chicago 23 20 2524— 92

Three-point goals—Atlanta 6-18 (Crawford 3-7, Teague 1-1, Evans 1-1, Bibby 1-4, Williams 0-2, Jo.Johnson 0-3), Chicago 2-17 (Ja.Johnson 1-1, Miller 1-4, Pargo 0-3, Murray 0-4, Hinrich 0-5). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Atlanta 68 (Jos.Smith 18), Chicago 44 (Gibson 13). Assists—Atlanta 23 (Horford, Williams, Jos.Smith 4), Chicago 20 (Hinrich 6). Total fouls—Atlanta 15, Chicago 19. Technicals—Williams, Hinrich. A—19,011 (20,917).

Spurs 106, Hornets 92

SAN ANTONIO (106) — Bogans 1-4 0-0 2, Duncan 9-16 4-6 22, Blair 3-6 2-3 8, Parker 9-15 0-0 18, Hill 9-13 2-2 23, Ginobili 4-9 2-2 13, Jefferson 3-7 4-4 10, Bonner 4-11 0-0 10, Mason 0-1 0-0 0, Hairston 0-0 0-0 0, Mahinmi 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 42-83 14-17 106.

NEW ORLEANS (92) — Stojakovic 4-12 2-2 11, West 6-17 1-1 13, Okafor 8-13 2-3 18, Collison 5-12 0-0 10, Peterson 1-3 5-6 7, Wright 0-1 0-0 0, Posey 1-5 0-0 3, Thornton 12-19 0-1 30, Marks 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-82 10-13 92.

San Antonio 31 27 22 26—106

New Orleans 24 23 26 19— 92

Three-point goals—San Antonio 8-23 (Hill 3-4, Ginobili 3-6, Bonner 2-7, Mason 0-1, Parker 0-1, Jefferson 0-2, Bogans 0-2), New Orleans 8-18 (Thornton 6-7, Posey 1-3, Stojakovic 1-5, Collison 0-1, Peterson 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—San Antonio 45 (Duncan 9), New Orleans 47 (West 9). Assists—San Antonio 23 (Ginobili 8), New Orleans 22 (Collison 15). Total fouls—San Antonio 19, New Orleans 14. A—13,655 (17,188).

Trail Blazers 103, Grizzlies 93

PORTLAND (103) — Batum 7-11 3-3 21, Aldridge 6-11 1-1 13, Camby 2-6 0-0 4, Miller 5-11 2-2 12, Roy 7-18 9-9 25, Howard 2-7 2-2 6, Bayless 4-8 1-1 9, Fernandez 2-7 0-0 5, Webster 1-4 0-0 3, Cunningham 2-2 1-1 5. Totals 38-85 19-19 103.

MEMPHIS (93) — Gay 8-16 2-2 19, Randolph 7-13 8-8 22, Gasol 6-10 3-5 15, Conley 5-8 1-2 13, Mayo 3-11 3-6 9, Williams 2-6 0-0 5, Haddadi 1-5 0-0 2, Young 2-5 2-2 6, Arthur 1-2 0-0 2, Carroll 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 35-77 19-25 93.

Portland 21 20 41 21—103

Memphis 27 26 21 19— 93

Three-point goals—Portland 8-21 (Batum 4-7, Roy 2-6, Webster 1-2, Fernandez 1-6), Memphis 4-16 (Conley 2-4, Williams 1-2, Gay 1-5, Haddadi 0-1, Young 0-1, Mayo 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Portland 42 (Camby, Roy 7), Memphis 53 (Gasol 11). Assists—Portland 22 (Miller 11), Memphis 16 (Conley 5). Total fouls—Portland 21, Memphis 19. Flagrant Fouls—Howard. A—11,123 (18,119).

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bluegrass stallions 123louisville hoops stars 98

Louisville — Smith 7-16 2-6 18, Bratcher 2-6 0-0 4, Ferguson 8-16 3-4 21, Nash 0-2 0-0 0, Jointer 1-6 0-0 3, Allen 2-5 4-6 8, Johnson 7-22 0-2 14, Grimes 3-9 1-4 8, Tilford 8-20 0-0 22. Totals 38-102 10-22 98.

BLUEGRASS — Moss 5-11 1-1 11, Brown 5-9 1-2 11, Perry 7-16 1-2 16, Murrell 2-7 0-0 4, McLeish 4-7 2-3 10, Dialls 4-9 0-0 8, Taylor 3-8 0-0 6, Harris 11-15 0-2 24, Thompson 1-5 1-1 3, Camara 5-8 0-0 10, Obrzut 8-15 4-4 20, Tressler 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 55-113 10-15 123.

Louisville 28 23 23 24—98

Bluegrass 35 25 36 27—123

Three-point goals—Louisville 12-41 (Tilford 6-10, Ferguson 2-5, Smith 2-8, Grimes 1-4, Jointer 1-5, Bratcher 0-1, Allen 0-2, Johnson 0-6), Bluegrass 3-20 (Harris 2-4, Perry 1-4, Taylor 0-1, Thompson 0-1, Moss 0-2, Brown 0-2, Murrell 0-2, McLeish 0-2, Tressler 0-2). Rebounds—Louisville 54 (Johnson 11), Bluegrass 77 (Perry 16). Assists—Louisville 11 (Nash 3), Bluegrass 26 (Brown 6). Total fouls—Louisville 14, Bluegrass 12. Turnovers—Lousiville 16, Bluegrass 19. A—n/a.

college men

monday's scores

TOP 25

No. 10 West Virginia 81

No. 19 Georgetown 68

AAC Tournament

Monday's finals

Va.-Wise 86 Union 85

No. 10 WEST VIRGINIA 81No. 19 GEORGETOWN 68

GEORGETOWN (19-9) — Thompson 1-2 0-0 3, Vaughn 2-3 1-2 5, Monroe 8-15 6-9 22, Wright 7-18 5-6 21, Clark 2-6 0-0 5, Sanford 3-4 1-2 9, Benimon 1-1 1-2 3, Sims 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-49 14-21 68.

WEST VIRGINIA (23-6) — Ebanks 3-9 9-12 15, Jones 5-9 3-4 14, Smith 1-6 2-2 5, Butler 7-16 6-7 22, Bryant 2-6 7-8 11, Thoroughman 0-0 0-0 0, West 0-0 0-0 0, Payne 0-0 0-0 0, Mazzulla 1-2 0-1 2, Jennings 0-1 0-0 0, Mitchell 3-5 0-0 8, Flowers 2-2 0-0 4, Kilicli 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-56 27-34 81.

Halftime—West Virginia 43-26. Three-point goals—Georgetown 6-16 (Sanford 2-3, Wright 2-5, Thompson 1-2, Clark 1-5, Monroe 0-1), West Virginia 6-21 (Mitchell 2-4, Butler 2-7, Jones 1-3, Smith 1-5, Bryant 0-2). Fouled out—Smith, Thompson. Rebounds—Georgetown 33 (Monroe 9), West Virginia 31 (Butler, Jones 6). Assists—Georgetown 17 (Wright 7), West Virginia 17 (Butler 6). Total fouls—Georgetown 25, West Virginia 17. A—13,211.

va.-wise 86, union 85

AAC Finals

VA.-Wise — Berry 19, Gaskins 10, Hood 8, Eligwe 12, Phillips 2, Perry 8, JOrdan 6, Kecev 21.

UNION — Stephens 19, Hadley 1, Demus 22, Jackson 14, Johnson 1, Brown 12, Hurd 8, Phillips 8.

Halftime—Va.-Wise 46-38.

tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SECNo. 13 Vanderbilt at Florida, 7

STATE—Louisville at Marquette, 9:30

TOP 25—St. John's at No. 1 Syracuse, 7; Illinois at No. 6 Ohio St., 9; No. 18 Gonzaga vs. Cal St. Bakersfield, 9; No. 21 Baylor at Texas Tech, 8; No. 24 UTEP at Marshall, 7

conference tournaments

(All times p.m., unless noted; all games in bracket order)

Mid-south

At Frankfort Convention Center

First round — Friday

Campbellsville vs. Rio Grande, 10 a.m.

St. Catharine vs. Pikeville, noon

Cumberlands vs. Lindsey Wilson, 6

Georgetown vs. W.Va. Tech, 8

Semifinals — Saturday

Quarterfinals winners, 2 and 4

Finals — Sunday

Semifinals winners, 2 (WZLEX-18.2)Ohio Valley

Tuesday's first round

Jacksonville St. at Morehead St., 7:30

Tennessee St. at Murray St., 8

Tennessee Tech at Austin Peay, 8:30

Eastern Ky. at E. Illinois, 8:30

At Nashville

Semifinals — Friday

First round winners, 7 and 9 (ESPNU)

Championship — Saturday

Semifinal winners, 8 (ESPN2

Sun Belt

At Hot Springs, Ark.

First round — Saturday

Fla. Atlantic vs. South Alabama, 3:15

Western Ky. vs. New Orleans, 7:30

Arkansas St. vs. Ark.-Little Rock, 7:45

Denver vs. Fla. International, 9:45

La.-Lafayette vs. La.-Monroe, 10

Quarterfinals — Sunday

Troy vs. first round winner, 7:45

First round winners, 7:30

Middle Tenn. vs. first round winner, 10

North Texas vs. first round winner, 9:45

Semifinals — Monday

Summit Arena

Quarterfinals winners, 7 and 9:30

Tuesday, March 9 — Championship

Semifinals winners, 7 (ESPN2)

college women

monday's scores

TOP 25

No. 1 Connecticut 76No. 6 Notre Dame 51

Syracuse 67No. 7 West Virginia 48

No. 12 Georgetown 71 Seton Hall 49

No. 16 St. John's 77 Pittsburgh 65

tuesday's games

TOP 25No. 11 Oklahoma at No. 15 Texas A&M, 8 p.m.

conference TOURNAMENTS

(All times p.m., unless noted; all games in bracket order)

appalachian athletic

Tuesday's championship

Tennessee-Wesleyan at Union, 7:30

MID-SOUTH

At Frankfort Convention Center

First round — Thursday

Campbellsville vs. W.Va. Tech, 10 a.m.

Lindsey Wilson vs. Rio Grande, noon

Georgetown vs. Pikeville, 4

Cumberlands vs. St. Catharine, 2

Semifinals — Friday, March 5

First round winners, 2 and 4

Finals — Saturday, March 6

Semifinals winners, 6

NCAA DIVISION II

At Crestview Hills

First round — Friday

Maryville vs. Wash.-St. Louis, 5

Fontbonne at Thomas More, 7

Second round — Saturday, March 6

First round winners, 7

OHIO VALLEY

Tuesday's first round

Murray St. at Morehead St., 5:30

Tennessee Tech at Austin Peay, 6:30

Tennessee St. at E. Illinois, 6:30

Eastern Ky. at UT Martin, 8

At Nashville

Semifinals — Friday

First round winners, 1 and 3 [WZLEX-18.2]

Finals — Saturday

Semifinals winners, 4 (WZLEX-18.2)

SUN BELT

At Hot Springs, Ark.

First round — Saturday

Arkansas St. vs. Troy, 1:15

Denver vs. La.-Monroe, 10:45 a.m.

Fla. Atlantic vs. New Orleans, 11 a.m.

South Alabama vs. La.-Lafayette, noon

Fla. International vs. North Texas, 3:30

Quarterfinals — Sunday

Ark.-Little Rock vs. first-round winner, noon

First round winners, 1:15

Western Ky. vs. first round winner, 3:30

Middle Tenn. vs. first round winner, 3:15

Semifinals — Monday

Quarterfinals winners, 1 and 3:30

Finals — Tuesday, March 9

Semifinals winners, 2 (ESPNU)

SOUTHEASTERN

At Duluth, Ga.

First round — Thursday

(All games on FS South)

Mississippi vs. South Carolina, noon

Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt, 6:30

Alabama vs. No. 22 Georgia, 9

Auburn vs. Florida, 2:30

Quarterfinals — Friday

(All games on FS South)

No. 4 Tennessee vs. first round winner, noon

No. 21 LSU vs. first round winner, 6:30

Mississippi St. vs. first round winner, 9

No. 19 Kentucky vs. first round winner, 2:30

Semifinals — Saturday

Quarterfinals winners, 3:30 and 6 (ESPNU)

Finals — Sunday

Semifinals winners, 6:30 (ESPN2)

ap poll

The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 28, total points (based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote), and previous ranking:

W - L Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (40) 29-0 1,000 1

2. Stanford 27-1 959 2

3. Nebraska 27-0 920 3

4. Tennessee 27-2 880 4

5. Xavier 24-3 822 5

6. Notre Dame 25-3 764 7

7. West Virginia 26-3 726 8

8. Florida St. 25-4 708 9

9. Duke 24-5 692 6

10. Ohio St. 27-4 683 10

11. Oklahoma 20-8 582 11

12. Georgetown 24-5 533 13

13. Iowa St. 22-5 509 15

14. Baylor 21-7 494 17

15. Texas A&M 20-7 443 12

16. St. John's 23-5 385 18

17. Gonzaga 25-4 286 19

18. Texas 19-9 274 14

19. Kentucky 23-6 248 16

20. Oklahoma St. 19-8 214 23

21. LSU 20-8 189 20

22. Georgia 22-7 174 24

23. Hartford 25-3 135 24

24. Virginia 21-8 96 21

25. Michigan St. 21-8 77 —

Others receiving votes: Georgia Tech 44, TCU 34, UCLA 27, Fresno St. 22, Wis.-Green Bay 20, Middle Tennessee 15, Ark.-Little Rock 12, Vanderbilt 10, Princeton 6, Dayton 5, North Carolina 5, Bowling Green 3, DePaul 2, Illinois St. 1, Wisconsin 1.

middle school boys

At Beaumont

A: Bryan Station 42, Beaumont 41

B: Beaumont 51, Bryan Station 36

At Jessie Clark

A: Southern 44, Jessie Clark 34

B: Southern 37, Jessie Clark 27

At Leestown

A: Leestown 46, Morton 35

B: Morton 57, Leestown 36

At Winburn

A: Winburn 42, Crawford 41

B: Crawford 51, Winburn 46

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 37 21 3 77 162 144

Pittsburgh 36 22 4 76 195 179

Philadelphia 32 25 3 67 179 160

N.Y. Rangers 28 27 7 63 161 169

N.Y. Islanders 25 29 8 58 159 194

Northeast Division

Ottawa 36 23 4 76 178 179

Buffalo 33 18 9 75 166 152

Boston 27 22 11 65 149 154

Montreal 29 28 6 64 164 176

Toronto 19 31 11 49 162 208

Southeast Division

Washington 41 13 8 90 247 177

Tampa Bay 26 24 11 63 160 182

Atlanta 26 24 10 62 182 194

Florida 24 27 10 58 155 177

Carolina 24 30 7 55 168 194

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 41 15 5 87 199 146

Nashville 33 23 5 71 170 173

Detroit 28 21 12 68 159 164

St. Louis 28 25 9 65 163 172

Columbus 25 28 10 60 166 203

Northwest Division

Vancouver 37 22 2 76 194 152

Colorado 35 20 6 76 178 158

Calgary 30 23 9 69 156 156

Minnesota 30 27 4 64 171 178

Edmonton 19 36 6 44 153 211

Pacific Division

San Jose 40 13 9 89 204 153

Phoenix 37 21 5 79 167 158

Los Angeles 37 20 4 78 185 166

Dallas 28 21 12 68 175 186

Anaheim 30 25 7 67 177 189

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

Monday's game

Detroit at Colorado (n)

Tuesday's games

Montreal at Boston, 7 p.m.

Chicago at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Florida at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Vancouver at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Toronto, 7 p.m.

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

Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

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

Edmonton at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

St. Louis at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

New Jersey at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Softball

college

monday's scores

Cumberlands 5-3 IU-Southeast 1-2

Tennis

college men

Lincoln Memorial 9, Cumberlands 0

college women

Lincoln Memorial 8, Cumberlands 1

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at Syracuse 15 St. John's

Villanova 4 at Cincinnati

at Michigan 2 Minnesota

at UCF 12½ East Carolina

at Marshall 1½ UTEP

at Florida 2½ Vanderbilt

South Florida 3½ at DePaul

at Southern Miss. 11 Tulane

at North Carolina 4½ Miami

at Clemson 6½ Georgia Tech

Missouri 5 at Iowa St.

Baylor 4 at Texas Tech

at Nebraska 5½ Colorado

at Marquette 2 Louisville

at Wyoming 3½ Air Force

at Ohio St. 11 Illinois

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

Horizon League

First round

at Cleveland St. 8½ Loyola of Chicago

at Wis. - Green Bay 9½ Youngstown St.

at Valparaiso 2 Detroit

at Wis. - Milwaukee 11½ Ill. - Chicago

Ohio Valley

First round

at E. Illinois pk Eastern Ky.

at Morehead St. 16 Jacksonville St.

at Murray St. 21 Tennessee St.

at Austin Peay 9 Tennessee Tech

NBA

Favorite Line Underdog

Boston 3 at Detroit

at Miami 10 Golden State

at Oklahoma City 9 Sacramento

at L.A. Lakers 12½ Indiana

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