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Scoreboard: March 13

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BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES —Agreed to terms with RHP Alfredo Aceves, RHP Jonathan Albaladejo, C Francisco Cervelli, RHP Joba Chamberlain, 2B Reegie Corono, LHP Wilkin De La Rossa, RHP Christian Garcia, OF Brett Gardner, OF Greg Golson, OF Jamie Hoffman, RHP Phil Hughes, RHp Mark Melancon, RHP Hector Noesi, RHP Ivan Nova, 2B Ramiro Pena, RHP David Robertson, 2B Kevin Russo and RHP Romulo Sanchez on one-year contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS —Optioned RHP Casey Fien and LHP Brad Mills to Las Vegas (PCL). Assigned RHP Kyle Drabek and 1B-DH David Cooper to their minor-league camp. National League

CINCINNATI REDS —Reassigned RHP Jose Arredondo, C Chris Denove, IF/OF Danny Dorn, LHP Alexander Smit and C Brandon Yarbrough to their minor-league camp.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS —Re-assigned C Devin Ivany and INF Josh Whitesell to their minor-league camp.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS —Signed F Reggie Williams to a second 10-day contract.

MIAMI HEAT —Suspended F Dorell Wright for two games after being charged with DUI and driving with a suspended license.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER —Recalled G Kyle Weaver from the Tulsa (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS —Agreed to erms with OL Rex Hadnot on a three-year contract. Re-signed C Ben Claxton to a one-year contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS —Signed WR Antonio Bryant to a four-year contract.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS —Re-signed CB Leigh Bodden. Signed LB Marques Murrell.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES —Signed WR Hank Baskett to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS —Signed LB Jon Alston.

TENNESSEE TITANS —Agreed to terms with CB Rod Hood.

COLLEGE

AUBURN —Fired men's basketball coach Jeff Lebo.

BOISE STATE —Fired men's basketball coach Greg Graham.

IOWA STATE —Announced junior F Craig Brackins will enter the NBA draft and C Justin Hamilton and G Dominique Buckley will transfer.

Baseball

major league

pre-season scores, schedule

Friday's games

N.Y. Mets vs Minnesota, ccd. (rain)

Boston vs St. Louis, ppd. (rain)

Houston vs Toronto, ccd. (rain)

Florida vs Baltimore, ccd. (rain)

N.Y. Yankees vs Washington, ccd. (rain)

Philadelphia (ss) vs Detroit, ccd. (rain)

Pittsburgh vs Atlanta, ccd. (rain)

Philadelphia (ss) vs Tampa Bay, ccd. (rain)

Chicago White Sox (ss) 10, L.A. Angels (ss) 7

Texas 6, San Diego 2

Milwaukee 12, Chicago Cubs (ss) 3

Cincinnati 3, L.A. Dodgers 2

Cleveland 7, L.A. Angels (ss) 7 (tie)

Seattle 6, Kansas City 6 (tie)

Arizona 10, Oakland 1

San Francisco 9, Colorado 2

Chicago White Sox (ss) vs Chicago Cubs (ss) (n)

Saturday's games

Cincinnati vs Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.

At Glendale, Ariz.

Cincinnati 000 201 000—3 7 1

Los Angeles 000 000 002—2 8 1

Arroyo, Cordero (4), Chapman (5), P.Valiquette (7), Fisher (8), J.Smith (9) and Hernandez, D.Mesoraco; Kershaw, Ayala (4), Broxton (5), Sherrill (6), C.Monasterios (7) and Ausmus, Knoedler. W—Arroyo. L—Ayala. Sv—J.Smith. HRs—Cincinnati, Gomes (2), Heisey (1).

college

friday's scores

Asbury 3 Lambuth 2

High Point 25 Eastern Ky. 16

Kentucky 10 IPFW 1

Eastern Ky. 200 001 715—16 18 4

High Point 804 340 06x—25 31 1

Harris, Alvey (3), Barte (5), Rexroat (8), Terry (8) and Stevens, Jamison, Shrimpton; Serber, Pratson (7), Schumacher (7), Torrez (9), Schultz (9) and Mahoney, Tessier. W—Serber (2-0). L—Harris (0-2). 2B—Langfels (E), Daniel 2 (E), Jamison (E), Roberts (H), Geissinger (H), Gantner (H), Fulginiti 2 (H), Mercurio (H), 3B—Daniel (E), White (H), Rosario (H). HR—Ottrando (E).

Records—High Point 9-3, Eastern Ky. 6-4.

IPFW 000 000 100— 1 5 2

Kentucky 001 113 31x—10 7 1

Walker, Antos (4), Micinski (7), Ransbottom (8) and Landwehr; Darnell, Wijas (9) and Nidiffer. W—Darnell (3-0). L—Walker (0-3). 2B—Kapteyn (K). HR—Boss (I), Glad (K), Wiley (K), Nidiffer (K).

Records—Kentucky 11-2, IPFW 1-10.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 41 23 .641 —

Toronto 32 31 .508 8½

Philadelphia 23 42 .354 18½

New York 22 42 .344 19

New Jersey 7 57 .109 34

Southeast Division

Orlando 46 20 .697 —

Atlanta 41 23 .641 4

Charlotte 33 31 .516 12

Miami 34 32 .515 12

Washington 21 41 .339 23

Central Division

x-Cleveland 51 15 .773 —

Milwaukee 34 29 .540 15½

Chicago 31 34 .477 19½

Detroit 22 42 .344 28

Indiana 21 44 .323 29½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 45 21 .682 —

San Antonio 37 25 .597 6

Memphis 34 31 .523 10½

Houston 32 31 .508 11½

New Orleans 32 33 .492 12½

Northwest Division

Denver 43 21 .672 —

Utah 42 22 .656 1

Oklahoma City 39 24 .619 3½

Portland 39 28 .582 5½

Minnesota 14 51 .215 29½

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 47 18 .723 —

Phoenix 40 25 .615 7

L.A. Clippers 25 41 .379 22½

Sacramento 22 43 .338 25

Golden State 17 47 .266 29½

x-clinched playoff spot

Friday's games

Charlotte 106, L.A. Clippers 98

Cleveland 100, Philadelphia 95

Boston 122, Indiana 103

Miami 108, Chicago 95

New York at Memphis (n)

San Antonio at Minnesota (n)

Denver at New Orleans (n)

New Jersey at Oklahoma City (n)

Washington at Detroit (n)

Utah at Milwaukee (n)

L.A. Lakers at Phoenix (n)

Portland at Sacramento (n)

Saturday's games

Detroit at Atlanta, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Washington, 7 p.m.

Denver at Memphis, 8 p.m.

New York at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

New Jersey at Houston, 8:30 p.m.

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

Toronto at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.college men

National Tournaments

NAIA

First round — Wednesday, March 17

Azusa Pacific vs. Cumberlands, 12:30 p.m.

Georgetown vs. Park, 6:15 p.m.

NCAA DIVISION II

Midwest Regional at Owensboro

(In bracket order)

Saturday's first round

Quincy (21-8) vs. Drury (23-6), noon

Central St. (22-5) vs. Bellarmine (22-8), 2:30 p.m.

St. Joseph's (17-11) vs. Ky. Wesleyan (29-4), 6 p.m.

Grand Valley St. (21-8) vs. Findlay (24-6), 8:30 p.m.

Sunday's semifinals

First round winners, 5 and 7:30 p.m.

Finals — Tuesday, March 16

Semifinals winners, 7

conference tournaments

(All times p.m.)

Atlantic Coast

At Greensboro, N.C.

Friday's quarterfinals

No. 4 Duke 57 Virginia 46

Miami 70 Virginia Tech 65

Georgia Tech 69No. 19 Maryland 64

Florida St. N.C. State (n)

Saturday's semifinals

Duke vs. Miami, 1:30

Georgia Tech vs. Florida St.-N.C. State winner, 4

Sunday's finals

Semifinals winners, 1

Big East

At Madison Square Garden, New York

Friday's semifinals

No. 22 Georgetown 80 Marquette 57

Notre DameNo. 7 West Virginia (n)

Saturday's finals

Semifinals winners, 9

Big Ten

At Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis

Friday's quarterfinals

No. 5 Ohio St. 69 Michigan 68

Illinois 58No. 13 Wisconsin 54

No. 6 Purdue 69 Northwestern 61

No. 11 Michigan St. Minnesota (n)

Saturday's semifinals

No. 5 Ohio St. vs. Illinois, 1:40

Purdue vs. No. 11 Michigan St.-Minnesota winner, 4

Sunday's finals

Semifinals winners, 3:30

Big 12

At Kansas City, Mo.

Friday's semifinals

No. 1 Kansas 79No. 23 Texas A&M 66

No. 9 Kansas St. Baylor (n)

Saturday's finals

Semifinals winners, 6

Mountain West

At Las Vegas

Friday's semifinals

San Diego St. 70No. 8 New Mexico 69

No. 14BYU UNLV (n)

Saturday's finals

Semifinal winners, 7

Southeastern

At The Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

Friday's quarterfinals

No. 2 Kentucky 73 Alabama 67

No. 15 Tennessee 76 Mississippi 65

Mississippi St. 75 Florida 69

No. 20 Vanderbilt Georgia (n)

Saturday's semifinals

No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 15 Tennessee, 1

Mississippi St. vs. No. 20 Vanderbilt-Georgia winner, 3:15

Sunday's finals

Semifinals winners, 1

college women

national tournaments

NAIA

At Jackson, Tenn.

First round — Wednesday, March 17

Campbellsville vs. LSU-Shreveport, 10:15 a.m.

Vanguard vs. Lindsey Wilson, 2:15 p.m.

Cumberlands vs. Xavier, 4:30 p.m.

NCAA DIVISION II

Friday's first round

Michigan Tech 69 Northern Ky. 49

Golf

professional

pga: puerto rico open

At Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

7,569-yd., par-72 Trump International G.C.

Partial first round

Leaderboard at time of suspended play

Score Through

1. Skip Kendall-5 9

2. Richard S. Johnson-4 8

2. Kevin Streelman-4 7

4. Omar Uresti-3 9

5. Kevin Johnson-2 5

5. Robert Garrigus-2 6

5. Dean Wilson-2 9

5. Bill Lunde-2 6

5. Marco Dawson-2 8

5. Alex Cejka-2 11

5. Mathias Gronberg-2 7

5. Steve Lowery-2 8

5. Craig Barlow-2 9

5. Billy Mayfair-2 7

Others

15. John Daly-1 8

t30. Steve Flesch E 8

Did not start

Robert Damron

World Golf CA-Championships

At Doral, Fla.

7,334-yd., par-72 TPC Blue Monster

Ernie Els 68-66—134-10

Robert Allenby 68-67—135-9

Bill Haas 71-66—137-7

Charl Schwartzel 67-70—137-7

Soren Hansen 69-69—138-6

Padraig Harrington 70-68—138-6

Yuta Ikeda 71-68—139-5

J.B. Holmes 69 - 70—139 - 5

Vijay Singh 68-71—139-5

Mike Weir 73-66—139-5

Tim Clark 70-69—139-5

John Senden 69-70—139-5

Gonzalo Fdez-Castano72-68—140-4

Peter Hanson 74-66—140-4

Phil Mickelson 71-69—140-4

Camilo Villegas 72-68—140-4

Francesco Molinari 69-71—140-4

Alvaro Quiros 72-69—141-3

Paul Casey 69-72—141-3

Dustin Johnson 69-72—141-3

Wen-Chong Liang 72-69—141-3

Others

Hunter Mahan 72-70—142-2

Steve Stricker 73-69—142-2

Anthony Kim 71-73—144 E

Heath Slocum 74-71—145 +1

Angel Cabrera 74-71—145 +1

Steve Marino 75-71—146 +2

Zach Johnson 76-70—146 +2

Sergio Garcia 74-72—146 +2

Jim Furyk 70-76—146 +2

Ben Crane 74-73—147 +3

Kenny Perry 73 - 74—147 +3

Stewart Cink 75-74—149 +5

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 40 23 5 85 215 196

New Jersey 40 23 3 83 178 158

Philadelphia 35 27 4 74 199 180

N.Y. Rangers 30 29 9 69 178 187

N.Y. Islanders 26 32 9 61 172 211

Northeast Division

Buffalo 36 21 9 81 181 167

Ottawa 37 26 5 79 185 192

Montreal 34 29 6 74 188 192

Boston 30 24 12 72 165 169

Toronto 22 33 12 56 176 226

Southeast Division

y-Washington 45 14 9 99 266 192

Tampa Bay 28 27 12 68 181 207

Atlanta 28 29 10 66 198 218

Florida 27 29 10 64 171 191

Carolina 28 31 8 64 189 207

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 44 17 5 93 220 163

Nashville 36 26 5 77 189 196

Detroit 32 23 12 76 182 183

St. Louis 31 26 9 71 179 183

Columbus 27 30 11 65 177 218Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Vancouver 41 23 3 85 220 174

Colorado 38 23 6 82 199 176

Calgary 34 24 9 77 172 167

Minnesota 32 29 6 70 184 195

Edmonton 21 39 7 49 167 230

Pacific Division

San Jose 43 14 9 95 220 165

Phoenix 40 22 5 85 180 167

Los Angeles 39 22 5 83 202 178

Dallas 29 25 12 70 187 211

Anaheim 30 28 8 68 185 206

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

y-clinched division

Friday's games

New Jersey 3, Pittsburgh 1

Tampa Bay 3, Washington 2

Minnesota 3, Buffalo 2

N.Y. Rangers 5, Atlanta 2

Los Angeles at Dallas (n)

Nashville at Anaheim (n)

Saturday's games

Chicago at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Florida at San Jose, 4 p.m.

Edmonton at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Boston at Montreal, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Buffalo at Detroit, 7 p.m.

St. Louis at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Lacrosse

high school boys

At Shillito Park

Paul Dunbar 13, Henry Clay 3

GoalsPD: Kelly 4, Orr 2, Goldey, Hendren 3, Burgess 2, Gilbert; HC: Madsen 2, Bryant.

Records—Paul Dunbar 4-0, Henry Clay 1-2.

Softball

college

Eastern Ky. 020 000 0—2 7 1

Hartford 002 120 x—5 6 3

Perry, Toups (5) and Handley; Stratton and Wacyk. W—Stratton (1-0). L—Perry (3-4). 2B—Horswill (E), Clonick (H). HR—Springer (H), Wacyk (H).

Records—Hartford 1-0, Eastern Ky. 4-14.

At Panama City, Fla.

Muskingum 014 003 0— 8 12 0

Transylvania 022 134 x—12 16 3

Conn, Kowalczyk (3), Larkin (5), Price (6) and Mazzei; DeArk, Foree (7) and Kallenborn. W—DeArk. L—Price. 2B—Kaunert (M), Moloney (M), Snow (M), Broadhead (T), McCarty (T), Ladanyi 2 (T), Winans (T), Pierce (T). HR—Boda (M), Ladanyi (T), Mitchell (T), Pierce (T).

Transylvania 000 003 0—3 6 3

Lake Forest 005 202 x—9 8 5

Records—Lake Forest 3-3, Transylvania 3-3.

Tennis

college men

At Athens, Ga.

Georgia 4, Kentucky 3

Singles

Eric Quigley (K) def. #29 Javier Garrapiz 6-3, 6-2; Alex Musialek (K) def. Nate Schnugg 7-6 (7-4), 6-1; Jamie Hunt (G) def. Brad Cox 3-6, 6-2, 6-4; Bo Seal (G) def. Anthony Rossi 6-2, 5-7, 7-5.

Drake Bernstein (G) def. Alberto Gonzalez 7-5, 0-6, 7-5; Christian Vitulli (G) def. Graeme Dyce 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles

Quigley-Cox (K) def. Schnugg-Hunt 8-3; Gonzalez-Lambropoulos (K) def. Bernstein-Garrapiz (G) 8-4; Seal-Vitulli (G) def. Rossi-Musialek 8-6.

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA basketball

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

Conference USA at Tulsa, Okla.

Finals

Favorite Line Underdog

UTEP 5 Houston

Southeastern at Nashville, Tenn.

Semifinals

Kentucky 5½ Tennessee

Mississippi St. 6½ Georgia

or

Vanderbilt 1 Mississippi St.

Atlantic 10 at Atlantic City

Semifinals

Temple 3 Rhode Island

Xavier 13½ Massachusetts

or

Xavier 3 Richmond

Atlantic Coast at Greensboro, N.C.

Semifinals

Duke 11½ Miami

Georgia Tech 5 N.C. State

or

Florida St. 1 Georgia Tech

Big Ten at Indianapolis

Semifinals

Ohio St. 7½ Illinois

Purdue 4½ Minnesota

or

Purdue 1½ Michigan St.

Big 12 at Kansas City, Mo.

Finals

Kansas 8 Baylor

or

Kansas 5½ Kansas St.

Pacific-10 at Los Angeles

Finals

UCLA 2 Stanford

or

Washington 6½ UCLA

or

California 10½ Stanford

or

California 2 Washington

Mid - American at Cleveland

Finals

Akron 2½ Ohio

or

Akron 3 Miami (Ohio)

Mountain West at Las Vegas

Finals

at UNLV 5 San Diego St.

or

BYU 5 San Diego St.

Big West at Anaheim, Calif.

Finals

Long Beach St. 5 UC Davis

or

Pacific 8 UC Davis

or

Long Beach St. 1 UC Santa Barbara

or

Pacific 4 UC Santa Barbara

Big East at New York

Finals

Georgetown 1 Notre Dame

or

West Virginia 3½ Georgetown

Western Athletic at Reno, Nev.

Finals

Utah St. 9 New Mexico St.

or

Utah St. 2 at Nevada

America East

Finals

at Vermont 6½ Boston U.

Mid - Eastern Athletic at Winston - Salem, N.C.

Finals

Morgan St. 8½ S. Carolina St.

Southland at Katy, Texas

Finals

Sam Houston St. 1 Stephen F. Austin

Southwestern Athletic at Shreveport, La.

Finals

Ark. - Pine Bluff 13½ Grambling St.

or

Ark. - Pine Bluff 1 Texas Southern

NBA

Favorite Line Underdog

Orlando 10½ at Washington

at Atlanta 10½ Detroit

Denver 2 at Memphis

at San Antonio 13 L.A. Clippers

at Houston 10½ New Jersey

at Dallas 11 New York

Toronto 3 at Golden State

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