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Scoreboard: March 17

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BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES —Announced RHP Steve Johnson, a Rule 5 draft pick, has been returned to San Francisco, who assigned him to Bowie (EL).

BOSTON RED SOX —Sent LHP Armando Zerpa outright to Pawtucket (IL).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX —Optioned RHP Freddy Dolsi, RHP Lucas Harrell, RHP Jhonny Nunez, RHP Brian Omogrosso and RHP Clevelan Santeliz to Charlotte (IL). Sent RHP Brandon Hynick outright to Charlotte. Optioned RHP Santo Luis to Birmingham (SL). Reassigned C Cole Armstrong to their minor league camp.

CLEVELAND INDIANS —Acquired RHP Omar Aguilar from Milwaukee for LHP Chuck Lofgren.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS —Optioned RHP Carlos Rosa, RHP Victor Marte and OF Jordan Parraz to Omaha (PCL). Optioned C Manny Pina to Northwest Arkansas (Texas). Reassigned LHP Nelson Payano, LHP Adam Bostick and OF Buck Coats to their minor league camp.

NEW YORK YANKEES —Named Kevin Towers special assignment scout.

SEATTLE MARINERS —Optioned OF Ezequiel Carrera to Tacoma (PCL) and 1B Dustin Ackley to West Tennessee (SL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS —Optioned RHP Rafael Dolis to Tennessee (SL).

COLORADO ROCKIES —Optioned RHP Alberto Alburquerque, RHP Juan Nicasio, RHP Edgmer Escalona, RHP Chaz Roe, RHP Shane Lindsay, C Michael McKenry and INF Hector Gomez to their minor league camp. Reassigned RHP Craig Baker, RHP Andrew Johnston, RHP Andrew Graham, LHP Christian Friedrich, C Jordan Pacheco, C Wilin Rosario, OF Chris Frey, INF Darin Holcomb and INF Jeff Kindel to their minor league camp.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS —Sent LHP Chuck Lofgren outright to Nashville (PCL). Released LHP John Halama.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

MIAMI HEAT —Signed G Kenny Hasbrouck to a 10-day contract.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER —Signed G Mustafa Shakur to a 10-day contract.

Women's National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON MYSTICS —Signed G Katie Smith.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS —Signed LB Andra Davis.

CHICAGO BEARS —Signed CB Tim Jennings to a two-year contract. Released FB Jason McKie.

CLEVELAND BROWNS —Re-signed TE Greg Estandia and DB Ray Ventrone.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS —Signed G Ryan Lilja.

NEW YORK JETS —Signed DE Rodrique Wright. Agreed to terms with FB Tony Richardson on a one-year contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS —Traded DE Darryl Tapp to Philadelphia for DE Chris Clemons and a 2010 fourth-round draft pick.

COLLEGE

GREAT LAKES VALLEY CONFERENCE—Named Kentucky Wesleyan sophomore 2B Luke Garmon of Bowling Green (Warren Central) baseball Player of the Week.

KENTUCKY WESLEYAN—Announced women's basketball coach Stephanie Evans will not return for the 2010-11 season.

GEORGE MASON —Announced freshman basketball F Kevin Foster will transfer.

OHIO STATE —Signed football coach Jim Tressel to a two-year contract extension through the 2014 season. Fired men's hockey coach John Markell.

OREGON —Fired men's basketball coach Ernie Kent.

Baseball

major league

Tuesday's games

Baltimore 3, Minnesota 1

Washington (ss) 4, St. Louis 2

Philadelphia 6, Detroit 1

Houston (ss) 3, Boston (ss) 0

Atlanta 6, Florida (ss) 3

Washington (ss) 12, Florida (ss) 3

Chicago Cubs 4, Texas 1

Chicago White Sox 6, Colorado 1

Cleveland 7, San Francisco 1

Cincinnati 13, Arizona 7

Milwaukee 2, Kansas City 0

L.A. Angels 4, San Diego 3

Houston (ss) vs N.Y. Yankees (n)

Boston (ss) vs Tampa Bay (n)

Wednesday's games

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

At Tucson, Ariz.

Cincinnati 232 012 003—13 14 0

Arizona 002 030 002— 7 14 2

Cueto, P.Valiquette (4), L.Ondrusek (5), J.Smith (7), Adkins (8) and Miller, Hanigan; E.Jackson, Boyer (3), Qualls (5), Howry (6), Augenstein (7), B.Spottiswood (9) and Montero, Corporan. W—Cueto. L—E.Jackson. HRs—Cincinnati, Janish (2), Bruce (2).

college

tuesday's scores

Eastern Ky. 5 Purdue 2

Louisville 7 Xavier 4

Thomas More 11 Hanover 7

Transylvania 10-8 Clarkson 6-3

Union 12 Campbellsville 6

At Winter Haven, Fla.

Transylvania 221 131 0—10 8 3

Clarkson 000 041 1— 6 10 5

Besecker, Hatfield (5), Emery (5), Bugh (7) and Derringer; Coleman, Giovannone (5) and Grainger, Ostroff. W—Besecker (1-0). L—Coleman (0-1). 2B—Kuebbing (T), Curry (C), Peplowski (C). 3B—Peplowski (C).

Clarkson 010 000 2—3 8 1

Transylvania 150 002 x—8 10 0

Pesarchick, Goerold (3), Lajeunesse (4), Moldoff (5), Baldwin (6), Zona (6) and Coleman; Hammons, Herbstreit (6), Cripe (7), Snyder (7) and Zuckerman. W—Pesarchick (1-0). L—Hammons (1-0). 2B—Coleman (C), Torbitt (C), Kuebbing (T), Riley (T). 3B—Desilets (T).

Records—Transylvania 8-3, Clarckson 1-6.

Purdue 010 100 000—2 5 0

Eastern Ky. 203 000 00x—5 9 0

Schreiber, Mascarello (3) and Plawecki; Rexroat, Harris (5), Purcell (9) and Shrimpton. W—Rexroat (1-0). L—Schreiber (0-1). 2B—Arthur (P). HR—Langfels (E), Faidley (E).

Records—Eastern Ky. 7-6, Purdue 3-8.

Xavier 020 010 100—4 8 0

Louisville 004 021 00x—7 14 2

Kuykendoll, Deeg (6), Murphy (8) and Bellamy; Self, Lea (6), Flett (7), Revesz (8), Shaw (9) and Ethel. W—Self (3-0). L—Kuykendoll (0-2). 2B—Freking (X), Bellamy (X), Duvall (L), Arnold (L), Stallings (L). HR—Duvall 2 (L).

Records—Louisville 15-1, Xavier 2-13.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 42 24 .636 —

Toronto 32 33 .492 9½

New York 24 43 .358 18½

Philadelphia 23 44 .343 19½

New Jersey 7 60 .104 35½

Southeast Division

Orlando 47 21 .691 —

Atlanta 43 23 .652 3

Charlotte 34 32 .515 12

Miami 35 33 .515 12

Washington 21 44 .323 24½

Central Division

x-Cleveland 53 15 .779 —

Milwaukee 36 29 .554 15½

Chicago 31 35 .470 21

Detroit 23 45 .338 30

Indiana 22 45 .328 30½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 45 22 .672 —

San Antonio 40 25 .615 4

Memphis 36 32 .529 9½

Houston 34 31 .523 10

New Orleans 33 35 .485 12½

Northwest Division

Denver 45 22 .672 —

Utah 43 24 .642 2

Oklahoma City 41 24 .631 3

Portland 41 28 .594 5

Minnesota 14 53 .209 31

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 49 18 .731 —

Phoenix 41 26 .612 8

L.A. Clippers 25 43 .368 24½

Sacramento 23 44 .343 26

Golden State 18 48 .273 30½

x-clinched playoff spot

Tuesday's games

Indiana 99, Charlotte 94

Cleveland 113, Detroit 101

Atlanta 108, New Jersey 84

San Antonio 88, Miami 76

Memphis 104, Chicago 97

Washington at Denver (n)

L.A. Lakers at Sacramento (n)

Minnesota at Phoenix (n)

Wednesday's games

Oklahoma City at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Toronto, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

New York at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Orlando, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Memphis at Houston, 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Utah, 9 p.m.

New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

Pacers 99, Bobcats 94

CHARLOTTE (94) — Jackson 8-22 3-4 20, Diaw 7-10 5-6 20, Ratliff 1-5 4-4 6, Felton 3-9 1-3 7, Graham 8-10 2-4 19, Chandler 1-4 0-0 2, Thomas 5-9 4-7 14, Henderson 0-1 3-4 3, Augustin 0-1 3-4 3. Totals 33-71 25-36 94.

INDIANA (99) — Granger 9-25 5-6 26, Murphy 6-10 3-4 16, Hibbert 4-9 1-1 9, Watson 1-4 4-4 6, Rush 2-7 0-0 4, S.Jones 1-7 1-2 3, Dunleavy 4-10 4-4 15, D.Jones 3-4 3-5 9, Price 4-7 2-2 11. Totals 34-83 23-28 99.

Charlotte 24 19 24 27—94

Indiana 20 32 26 21—99

Three-point goals—Charlotte 3-13 (Graham 1-2, Diaw 1-3, Jackson 1-6, Felton 0-2), Indiana 8-23 (Dunleavy 3-6, Granger 3-9, Price 1-2, Murphy 1-2, Watson 0-1, S.Jones 0-1, Rush 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Charlotte 53 (Jackson 9), Indiana 50 (Murphy 13). Assists—Charlotte 19 (Felton, Jackson 6), Indiana 17 (Murphy 5). Total fouls—Charlotte 24, Indiana 26. Technicals—Jackson, Charlotte defensive three-second, Indiana defensive three-second. A—10,850 (18,165).

Hawks 108, Nets 84

ATLANTA (108) — M.Williams 6-10 1-2 15, Jos.Smith 4-11 1-2 9, Horford 6-9 3-4 15, Bibby 3-7 2-2 10, Teague 2-7 1-2 5, Crawford 11-18 1-2 25, Pachulia 2-3 0-0 4, Evans 3-10 4-6 12, J. Smith 3-6 2-2 8, West 1-2 0-0 2, Morris 1-2 1-2 3, Collins 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 42-85 16-24 108.

NEW JERSEY (84) — Hassell 0-3 0-0 0, Boone 5-7 3-5 13, Lopez 8-15 5-8 21, Dooling 3-7 0-0 8, Lee 2-6 0-0 5, T.Williams 5-16 5-6 15, Humphries 1-7 3-4 5, Hayes 2-8 1-2 6, Douglas-Roberts 2-4 2-2 6, Quinn 2-5 1-1 5. Totals 30-78 20-28 84.

Atlanta 22 33 23 30—108

New Jersey 22 17 19 26— 84

Three-point goals—Atlanta 8-15 (Evans 2-2, Crawford 2-3, M.Williams 2-4, Bibby 2-4, Teague 0-2), New Jersey 4-14 (Dooling 2-2, Lee 1-2, Hayes 1-6, Hassell 0-1, Quinn 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Atlanta 56 (Horford 11), New Jersey 51 (Boone 20). Assists—Atlanta 24 (Horford 7), New Jersey 19 (Dooling 6). Total fouls—Atlanta 21, New Jersey 18. Flagrant fouls—T.Williams. A—11,128 (18,974).

Spurs 88, Heat 76

SAN ANTONIO (88) — Jefferson 5-8 4-4 15, Duncan 5-15 2-2 12, McDyess 4-9 0-0 8, Hill 7-12 0-1 16, Ginobili 7-14 6-6 22, Bogans 3-7 0-0 8, Bonner 1-4 0-0 2, Blair 1-3 0-0 2, Hairston 0-0 0-0 0, Mason 1-3 0-0 3, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0, Mahinmi 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-76 12-13 88.

MIAMI (76) — Richardson 0-3 0-0 0, Beasley 3-10 0-0 6, O'Neal 6-11 1-2 13, Arroyo 3-5 2-2 8, Wade 11-26 5-8 28, Magloire 0-1 0-0 0, Haslem 4-9 2-3 10, Chalmers 0-4 0-0 0, Jones 2-5 0-0 6, Anthony 0-0 1-2 1, Wright 1-4 2-2 4. Totals 30-78 13-19 76.

San Antonio 29 26 16 17—88

Miami 14 23 17 22—76

Three-point goals—San Antonio 8-17 (Hill 2-3, Bogans 2-4, Ginobili 2-5, Jefferson 1-1, Mason 1-2, Duncan 0-1, Bonner 0-1), Miami 3-16 (Jones 2-5, Wade 1-4, Beasley 0-1, Wright 0-2, Chalmers 0-2, Richardson 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—San Antonio 52 (Duncan 11), Miami 45 (Haslem 12). Assists—San Antonio 19 (McDyess, Hill 4), Miami 11 (Wade 5). Total fouls—San Antonio 19, Miami 20. Technicals—San Antonio defensive three-second. A—18,925 (19,600).Cavaliers 113, Pistons 101

CLEVELAND (113) — James 10-22 8-11 29, Jamison 7-14 1-2 15, Hickson 4-10 0-0 8, M.Williams 6-11 3-4 20, Parker 3-7 0-0 7, Varejao 4-5 1-2 9, Gibson 2-3 0-0 5, Moon 1-2 1-2 3, Powe 1-3 5-8 7, J.Williams 3-6 3-4 10. Totals 41-83 22-33 113.

DETROIT (101) — Prince 5-12 5-5 15, Jerebko 4-6 2-2 10, Maxiell 5-11 0-4 10, Bynum 6-17 0-0 12, Hamilton 7-15 6-7 24, Villanueva 5-8 3-3 16, Gordon 1-6 2-2 4, Brown 1-1 2-2 4, Daye 2-2 0-0 6. Totals 36-78 20-25 101.

Cleveland 28 26 21 38—113

Detroit 28 28 20 25—101

Three-point goals—Cleveland 9-22 (M.Williams 5-9, Gibson 1-1, J.Williams 1-3, James 1-3, Parker 1-4, Moon 0-1, Jamison 0-1), Detroit 9-14 (Hamilton 4-5, Villanueva 3-3, Daye 2-2, Bynum 0-1, Prince 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 56 (James 12), Detroit 44 (Maxiell 15). Assists—Cleveland 26 (James 12), Detroit 24 (Prince 8). Total fouls—Cleveland 17, Detroit 24. Technicals—Parker, Cleveland defensive three-second. A—22,076 (22,076).

Grizzlies 104, Bulls 97

CHICAGO (97) — Murray 9-19 3-4 25, Gibson 1-2 0-0 2, Miller 4-10 0-0 10, Pargo 4-15 4-5 12, Law 6-11 5-6 18, Richard 2-3 0-0 4, Johnson 1-4 2-4 4, Warrick 7-12 8-8 22, Brown 0-2 0-0 0, Alexander 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-78 22-27 97.

MEMPHIS (104) — Gay 5-13 1-2 12, Randolph 7-15 4-6 18, Thabeet 4-6 2-5 10, Conley 6-9 5-7 19, Mayo 8-12 4-4 24, Young 1-4 2-2 4, Haddadi 1-3 0-0 2, Arthur 0-1 0-0 0, Williams 3-7 3-4 10, Brewer 1-3 3-4 5, Carroll 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 36-76 24-34 104.

Chicago 26 18 23 30— 97

Memphis 25 30 30 19—104

Three-point goals—Chicago 7-27 (Murray 4-11, Miller 2-6, Law 1-3, Brown 0-1, Johnson 0-2, Pargo 0-4), Memphis 8-15 (Mayo 4-5, Conley 2-3, Williams 1-3, Gay 1-3, Randolph 0-1). Fouled out—Johnson, Gibson. Rebounds—Chicago 43 (Miller 11), Memphis 56 (Randolph 12). Assists—Chicago 18 (Pargo 8), Memphis 22 (Conley 10). Total fouls—Chicago 28, Memphis 23. Technicals—Memphis Bench. A—15,413 (18,119).

college men

ncaa tournament

Tuesday's play-in game

Ark.-Pine Bluff 61 Winthrop 44

nIT

(All times p.m.)

first round

Tuesday's games

Connecticut 59 Northeastern 57

N.C. State 58 South Florida 57

UAB 65 Coastal Carolina 49

Texas Tech 87 Seton Hall 69

North Carolina 80William & Mary 72

Jackson St. Mississippi St. (n)

Jacksonville Arizona St. (n)

Wednesday's games

Tulsa (23-11) at Kent St. (23-9), 7; Illinois St. (22-10) at Dayton (20-12), 7; Weber St. (20-10) at Cincinnati (18-15), 7; Quinnipiac (23-9) at Virginia Tech (23-8), 7

Northwestern (20-13) at Rhode Island (23-9), 7; Troy (20-12) at Mississippi (21-10), 8; Nevada (20-12) at Wichita St. (25-9), 8:05; Illinois (19-14) at Stony Brook (22-9), 9; St. John's (17-15) at Memphis (23-9), 9

Second round

March 18-22

Quarterfinals

March 23-24

At New York

Semifinals

Quarterfinals winners, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 30

Championship

Thursday, April 1

Semifinals winners, 7 p.m.

CBI

(All times p.m.)

First Round

Tuesday's games

Va. Commonwealth 79 Geo. Washington 73

Saint Louis 63 Indiana St. 54

Wednesday's games

Duquesne (16-15) at Princeton (20-8), 7; IUPUI (24-10) at Hofstra (19-14), 7; Wisconsin-Green Bay (21-12) at Akron (24-10), 7; College of Charleston (21-11) at Eastern Ky. (20-12), 7; Colorado St. (16-15) at Morehead St. (23-10), 9; Boston U. (19-13) at Oregon St. (14-17), 10

Quarterfinals

Monday, March 22

Semifinals

Wednesday, March 24

Finals

(Best-of-3)

March 29, March 31, April 2

college insider.com tournament

(All times p.m.)

FIRST ROUND

Tuesday's games

Fairfield 101 George Mason 96 (OT)

Marshall 90 Western Carolina 88

Creighton 89 South Dakota 78

Wednesday's games

Harvard (21-7) at Appalachian St. (22-10) 7; Middle Tennessee St. (19-13) at Missouri St. (20-12), 8:05; Portland (21-10) at Northern Colorado (24-7) 9:05; Pacific (20-11) at Loyola Marymount (18-14) 10:35

Thursday's game

Southern Mississippi (20-13) at Louisiana Tech (23-10) 8

QUARTERFINALS

(Pairings TBD)

MARSHALL 90, W. CAROLINA 88

CIT first round

W. CAROLINA (22-12) — Giles 5-14 2-2 13, Robinson 6-11 3-3 21, Mutombo 5-13 0-0 10, Waginger 1-4 2-2 5, Gordon 6-14 1-3 13, Phillip 3-4 1-2 9, Gailliard 2-4 0-0 4, Cole 1-4 0-0 3, Williams 5-9 0-0 10. Totals 34-77 9-12 88.

MARSHALL (24-9) — Baines 4-6 3-5 11, Johnson 1-2 6-7 8, Pena 6-7 1-3 18, Pitts 4-8 15-16 24, Wilkerson 3-6 2-5 8, Lutz 1-5 0-0 2, Whiteside 1-1 1-4 3, Haymon 1-1 0-0 2, Merthie 4-7 6-8 14, Miller 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-44 34-48 90.

Halftime—Tied 37-37. Three-point goals—W. Carolina 11-28 (Robinson 6-11, Phillip 2-2, Waginger 1-3, Cole 1-3, Giles 1-6, Mutombo 0-3), Marshall 6-13 (Pena 5-6, Pitts 1-3, Merthie 0-1, Miller 0-1, Lutz 0-2). Fouled out—Gailliard, Gordon. Rebounds—W. Carolina 34 (Giles 8), Marshall 39 (Wilkerson 10). Assists—W. Carolina 15 (Waginger 6), Marshall 15 (Pitts 4). Total fouls—W. Carolina 29, Marshall 12. A—5,003.

Hockey

nhl

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 41 23 5 87 217 197

New Jersey 41 24 3 85 183 164

Philadelphia 36 28 4 76 203 185

N.Y. Rangers 31 30 9 71 182 191

N.Y. Islanders 28 32 9 65 180 214

Northeast Division

Buffalo 36 22 10 82 186 174

Ottawa 37 28 5 79 187 201

Montreal 36 29 6 78 194 195

Boston 31 26 12 74 174 177

Toronto 24 34 12 60 187 235

Southeast Division

y-Washington 47 14 9 103 277 198

Atlanta 29 29 11 69 204 224

Tampa Bay 28 29 12 68 183 211

Florida 28 30 10 66 177 200

Carolina 28 33 8 64 191 216

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 44 18 6 94 225 170

Nashville 38 26 5 81 193 198

Detroit 34 23 12 80 187 186

St. Louis 32 28 9 73 189 193

Columbus 28 31 11 67 183 226

Northwest Division

Vancouver 43 23 3 89 228 176

Colorado 40 23 6 86 209 182

Calgary 34 26 9 77 174 172

Minnesota 34 29 6 74 192 199

Edmonton 21 42 7 49 176 245

Pacific Division

San Jose 43 15 10 96 224 172

Phoenix 43 22 5 91 189 170

Los Angeles 40 23 5 85 206 182

Dallas 29 26 13 71 191 218

Anaheim 31 29 8 70 189 209

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

y-clinched division

Monday's games

New Jersey 3, Boston 2

Columbus 5, Edmonton 3

Detroit 2, Calgary 1

Tuesday's games

Boston 5, Carolina 2

Atlanta 4, Buffalo 3

Montreal 3, N.Y. Rangers 1

Toronto 4, Ottawa 1

Phoenix 2, Tampa Bay 1

Washington 7, Florida 3

Colorado 5, St. Louis 3

Minnesota 4, Edmonton 2

Philadelphia at Nashville (n)

San Jose at Dallas (n)

N.Y. Islanders at Vancouver (n)

Wednesday's games

Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Calgary at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Chicago at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Softball

college

tuesday's scores

Alabama 7-4 Kentucky 2-5

Western Ky. 6-7 E. Illinois 4-1

Alabama 004 003 0—7 8 1

Kentucky 200 000 0—2 5 0

Dunne and Dawson; Bell and Yocke. W—Dunne (8-4). L—Bell (9-5). 2B—Morgan (A), Aull (K). 3B—Larsen (A). HR—Reilly-Boccia (A), Morgan (A).

Alabama 001 100 2—4 5 2

Kentucky 000 005 x—5 7 1

Morgan, Sewell (6) and Gibson; Riley and Yocke. W—Riley (5-2). L—Morgan (2-2). HR—Morgan (A), Yocke (A), Cervantes (K).

Records—Alabama 18-7 (3-2 SEC), Kentucky 16-9 (2-3).

E. Illinois 000 022 0—4 5 1

Western Ky. 110 014 x—7 8 1

May and Wood; Nathanson, Sulaski (3) and Dew. W—Nathanson (3-3). L—May (3-6). 2B—Menzione (E), Garcia 2 (W), Reed (W). 3B—Contreras (W), Sulaski (W). HR—Hanna (E).E. Illinois 000 010 0—1 3 2

Western Ky. 110 301 x—6 12 0

Wunderlich, Ray (4) and Wood; Wagner and Williams. W—Wagner (7-3). L—Wunderlich (2-2). 2B—Hennis 2 (W), Reed (W). 3B—Antone (W). HR—Menzione (W).

Records—Western Ky. 13-9, E. Illinois 6-9.

Tennis

professional

BNP Paribas Open

At Indian Wells, Calif.

Surface: hard-outdoor

Singles

Men

Third round

Andy Murray (4), Britain, def. Michael Russell, United States, 6-3, 7-5; Robin Soderling (6), Sweden, def. Feliciano Lopez (28), Spain, 7-6 (3), 6-4; Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (9), France, def. Albert Montanes (24), Spain, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Tommy Robredo (18), Spain, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-3, 6-0.

Women

Fourth round

Agnieszka Radwanska (5), Poland, def. Marion Bartoli (11), France, 6-3, 6-2; Elena Dementieva (4), Russia, def. Aravane Rezai (19), France, 6-3, 6-3; Zheng Jie (18), China, def. Alicia Molik, Australia, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (1); Sam Stosur (8), Australia, def. Vera Zvonareva (12), Russia, 6-2, 7-5.

Caroline Wozniacki (2), Denmark, def. Nadia Petrova (16), Russia, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0; Jelena Jankovic (6), Serbia, def. Shahar Peer (17), Israel, 6-2, 6-2; Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (28), Spain, def. Yanina Wickmayer (13), Belgium, 6-4, 6-4.

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA basketball

WEDNESDAY

NIT

First round

at Dayton 7½ Illinois St.

at Cincinnati 10 Weber St.

at Rhode Island 5 Northwestern

at Virginia Tech 14 Quinnipiac

at Kent St. 3½ Tulsa

at Wichita St. 7½ Nevada

at Mississippi 14 Troy

at Memphis 7 St. John's

Illinois 6½ at Stony Brook

CBI

First round

at Princeton 4½ Duquesne

at Akron 7 Wis.-Green Bay

at Hofstra 4 IUPUI

at Eastern Ky. 2½ Coll. of Charleston

at Morehead St. 8 Colorado St.

at Oregon St. 7½ Boston U.

College Insider Tournament

First round

at Appalachian St. 2½ Harvard

at Missouri St. 9 Middle Tenn.

Portland 1 at N. Colorado

at Loyola Marym'nt pk Pacific

Thursday

NCAA Tournament

First round

At Providence, R.I.

Favorite Line Underdog

Georgetown 13½ Ohio

Tennessee 3 San Diego St.

Villanova 18½ Robert Morris

Richmond 2 Saint Mary's

At New Orleans

Kentucky 20 ETSU

Texas 4½ Wake Forest

Baylor 11 Sam Houston St.

Notre Dame 2 Old Dominion

At Oklahoma City

Kansas 26 Lehigh

UNLV 1 N. Iowa

Kansas St. 16 North Texas

BYU 5 Florida

At San Jose, Calif.

Butler 2½ UTEP

Vanderbilt 3 Murray St.

New Mexico 9 Montana

Marquette 1½ Washington

Friday

At Buffalo, N.Y.

Syracuse 17½ Vermont

Florida St. 1½ Gonzaga

West Virginia 17½ Morgan St.

Clemson 1½ Missouri

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Temple 4 Cornell

Wisconsin 10 Wofford

Duke off Winthrop

or

Duke off Ark.-Pine Bluff

California pk Louisville

At Milwaukee

Ohio St. 17 UC Santa Barbara

Oklahoma St. 1½ Georgia Tech

Pittsburgh 10 Oakland

Minnesota 1 Xavier

At Spokane, Wash.

Michigan St. 13 New Mexico St.

Maryland 9 Houston

Texas A&M 3 Utah St.

Purdue 4 Siena

College Insider Tournament

First round

at Louisiana Tech 2 Southern Miss.

NBA

Favorite Line Underdog

at Philadelphia 8 New Jersey

at Toronto 2 Atlanta

at Cleveland 13½ Indiana

Oklahoma City 1 at Charlotte

at Boston 10½ New York

at Orlando 6½ San Antonio

at Houston 5½ Memphis

at Dallas 13 Chicago

at Utah 14 Minnesota

at Golden State 3 New Orleans

Milwaukee 4 at L.A. Clippers

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