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Scoreboard: April 4

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BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Claimed RHP Robert Whitenack off waivers from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to Akron (EL). Selected the contract of LHP Scott Kazmir from Columbus (IL). Optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Columbus.

DETROIT TIGERS — Claimed RHP Evan Reed off waivers from Miami. Optioned RHP Evan Reed to Toledo (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Released LHP Clay Rapada.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Claimed RHP Will Harris off waivers from Colorado and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL). Designated RHP Josh Stinson for assignment.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with C Humberto Cota on a minor league contract. Assigned OF Cody Ross to Visalia (Cal).

CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with OF Ryan Sweeney on a minor league contract.

CINCINNATI REDS — Placed OF Ryan Ludwick on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 2. Selected the contract of OF Derrick Robinson from Louisville (IL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with OF Jonathan Roof and SS Jose Mojica on minor league contracts.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Sent 3B David Freese to Memphis (PCL) on a rehab assignment.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Claimed RHP Hunter Strickland off waivers from Pittsburgh and optioned him to San Jose (Cal).

Basketball

National Basketball Association

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed G Keyon Dooling.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL — Suspended Arizona LB Daryl Washington four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed LB Brian Banks.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Re-signed DT Clinton McDonald to a one-year contract. Signed DT Tony McDaniel.

COLLEGE

BOISE STATE — Agreed to terms with men's basketball coach Leon Rice on a two-year contract extension.

BUCKNELL — Named John Bowes linebackers and special teams coach, Eric Wicks defensive backs coach and Matt Applebaum offensive line coach.

CLEMSON — Named Graham Neff associate athletic director for business operations and chief financial officer and Steve Duzan associate athletic director for athletic academic services.

KANSAS — Announced men's basketball G Anrio Adams will transfer.

RUTGERS — Fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS — Named Cindy Stein women's basketball coach.

TEXAS A&M — Announced C Kelly Bone will enter the WNBA draft.

Baseball

College

Thomas More 11 Centre 1

Northern Kentucky 10 Ball St. 9

Austin Peay 000 000 012—3 7 0

W. Kentucky 010 000 000—1 4 0

Carkuff, Quick (6), Lindley (7), Whitson (8), Rogers (9) and Torres; Thompson, Sowell (6), Marcer (7), Bartley (7), Haydel (9), Tompkins (9) and Messex. W—Whitson (1-0). L—Haydel (0-1). 2B—A: Gautier, Hankins, Massoni W: Wilcox.

Records — Austin Peay 24-5, Western Kentucky 16-13

Tenn. Wesleyan020 200 0—4 4 0

Georgetown 001 310 X—5 7 1

Adheen, Frey (5), Sprenger (6) and Smith; Nekola, Villalobos (6), Richie (7) and Floes. W—Nekola. L—Adheen. S—Richie. 2B—G: Baldwin, Serrato, Murray.

Records — Tennessee Wesleyan 27-12, Georgetown 22-12.

Tenn. Wesleyan000 000 3—3 8 2

Georgetown 020 000 0—2 8 1

Fleshman, Wilson (4), Piard (6) and Smith; Saenz, Villalobos (5), Richie (7) and Kociolek. W—Piard. L—Richie. 2B—G: Serrato, Murray, Bays. T: Walker, Donald.

Records — Tennessee Wesleyan 28-12, Georgetown 22-13.

Campbellsville 010 000 102—4 9 4

Morehead St. 000 000 010—1 7 1

Schmunk, Hewey (8) and Neeb; Keele, Anderson (6), Smallwood (8), Haney (8). W—Schmunk (3-2). L—Keele (2-3). 2B—C: Schwoebel 2. HR—C: Johnson.

Records — Morehead State 9-19, Campbellsville 23-8

High school

At Vero Beach, Fla.

W. Jessamine011 430 0—9 10 3

Henry Clay 002 030 2—7 8 3

Jones, Peters (6) and Beckley, Minor (7); Norman, DeJesus (3), Hrisenak (5), Lord (7) and Womack. W—Jones. L—DeJesus. 2B—HC: Terrell, Salyers. 3B—WJ: Adams

Records — West Jessamine 5-2, Henry Clay 1-5

Russell500 000 0—5 7 2

Danville 900 003 X—12 7 1

McKee, Hensley (6) and Brinkman; Mahan, J. Graham (1) and W. Graham. W—J. Graham. L—McKee. 2B—D: Williams, Whitehouse.

Records — Danville 9-5, Russell 5-6

Basketball

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

z-Miami 58 16 .784 —

x-New York 48 26 .649 10

x-Indiana 48 27 .640 10½

x-Brooklyn 43 31 .581 15

x-Atlanta 42 34 .553 17

x-Chicago 40 33 .548 17½

x-Boston 39 36 .520 19½

Milwaukee 36 38 .486 22

Philadelphia 30 44 .405 28

Toronto 28 47 .373 30½

Washington 28 47 .373 30½

Detroit 25 51 .329 34

Cleveland 22 52 .297 36

Orlando 19 57 .250 40

Charlotte 18 57 .240 40½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

x-San Antonio 56 19 .747 —

x-Oklahoma City 54 20 .730 1½

x-Denver 50 24 .676 5½

x-L.A. Clippers 49 26 .653 7

x-Memphis 50 24 .676 5½

Golden State 42 32 .568 13½

Houston 41 33 .554 14½

Utah 39 36 .520 17

L.A. Lakers 39 36 .520 17

Dallas 36 38 .486 19½

Portland 33 41 .446 22½

Minnesota 28 46 .378 27½

Sacramento 27 47 .365 28½

New Orleans 26 48 .351 29½

Phoenix 23 51 .311 32½

x-clinched playoff spot; z-clinched conference

Wednesday's games

Brooklyn 113, Cleveland 95

New York 95, Atlanta 82

Charlotte 88, Philadelphia 83

Toronto 88, Washington 78

Boston 98, Detroit 93

Minnesota 107, Milwaukee 98

San Antonio 98, Orlando 84

Denver at Utah (n)

Memphis at Portland (n)

Houston at Sacramento (n)

New Orleans at Golden State (n)

Phoenix at L.A. Clippers (n)

Thursday's games

Chicago at Brooklyn, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Denver, 9 p.m.

San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m.

Friday's games

Cleveland at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

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

Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Orlando at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Toronto at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Miami at Charlotte, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Indiana, 8 p.m.

New Orleans at Utah, 9 p.m.

Golden State at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

Dallas at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

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

Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m.

Celtics 98, Pistons 93

DETROIT (93) — Singler 3-7 1-2 7, Monroe 11-22 2-3 24, Drummond 4-6 0-3 8, Knight 2-10 2-2 7, Stuckey 5-16 11-15 22, Jerebko 6-10 5-5 19, Middleton 1-2 0-0 2, Villanueva 2-17 0-0 4, English 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 34-93 21-30 93.

BOSTON (98) — Pierce 5-14 6-6 17, Bass 6-8 5-6 17, Wilcox 1-2 0-0 2, Bradley 5-8 0-0 11, Green 13-19 5-7 34, Randolph 1-1 0-0 2, Lee 0-4 0-0 0, Terry 3-8 2-2 10, Williams 1-2 0-0 2, Crawford 1-5 1-1 3. Totals 36-71 19-22 98.

Detroit 30 14 23 26—93

Boston 25 29 20 24—98

Three-point goals—Detroit 4-24 (Jerebko 2-3, Knight 1-3, Stuckey 1-6, Monroe 0-1, Singler 0-1, English 0-1, Middleton 0-1, Villanueva 0-8), Boston 7-20 (Green 3-4, Terry 2-6, Bradley 1-1, Pierce 1-6, Crawford 0-1, Lee 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Detroit 64 (Monroe 17), Boston 42 (Bass 7). Assists—Detroit 20 (Villanueva 5), Boston 20 (Pierce 5). Total fouls—Detroit 20, Boston 26. Technicals—Boston Bench. A—18,624 (18,624).

Raptors 88, Wizards 78

WASHINGTON (78) — Webster 1-8 2-4 4, Nene 5-12 2-2 12, Okafor 8-16 1-2 17, Wall 5-17 10-10 20, Temple 0-2 0-0 0, Seraphin 1-3 2-2 4, Ariza 3-9 0-0 8, Price 1-6 2-5 5, Booker 0-1 2-4 2, Martin 2-6 0-0 6, Vesely 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-80 21-29 78.

TORONTO (88) — Gay 2-8 2-4 6, Johnson 4-8 1-1 9, Valanciunas 4-7 16-18 24, Lowry 2-8 4-6 9, DeRozan 11-21 3-5 25, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0, Acy 4-5 0-0 8, Ross 1-2 0-0 2, Telfair 1-5 0-0 2, Fields 1-1 1-2 3. Totals 30-66 27-36 88.

Washington 24 26 12 16—78

Toronto 23 16 29 20—88

Three-point goals—Washington 5-19 (Ariza 2-5, Martin 2-5, Price 1-4, Wall 0-1, Webster 0-4), Toronto 1-8 (Lowry 1-3, Anderson 0-1, Telfair 0-1, Gay 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Washington 50 (Okafor 8), Toronto 57 (Valanciunas 10). Assists—Washington 14 (Wall 5), Toronto 21 (Lowry 13). Total fouls—Washington 27, Toronto 24. Technicals—Vesely, Washington defensive three-second, Acy. A—15,783 (19,800).

College Men

NCAA Tournament

FINAL FOUR

Saturday, April 6 at Atlanta

Wichita St. (30-8) vs. Louisville (33-5), 6:09

Syracuse (30-9) vs. Michigan (30-7), 8:49

CHAMPIONSHIP

Monday, April 8 at Atlanta

Semifinals winners, TBA

NIT

CHAMPIONSHIP

Thursday, April 4 at New York

Baylor vs. Iowa, 9 p.m.

college basketball invitational

CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

(Best of three)

Monday

Santa Clara 81 George Mason 73

Wednesday

George Mason 73 Santa Clara 66

Friday, April 5

Santa Clara at George Mason, 7p.m.

College Women

NCAA Tournament

(All times p.m. and Eastern)

FINAL FOUR

Sunday, April 7 at New Orleans

Louisville (28-8) vs. California (32-3), 6:30

Notre Dame (35-1) vs. Connecticut (33-4), 8 p.m.

National Championship

Tuesday, April 9

Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m.

high school girls

West All-Americans 92 East All-Americans 64

East — Reimer 1-7 0-4 2, DeShields 7-20 0-0 15, James 0-5 1-2 1, Allen 2-5 0-0 4, Davis 5-10 0-0 10, Williams 0-8 1-2 1, Mavunga 3-15 0-0 7, Epps 5-8 2-2 13, Coffey 1-4 0-0 2, Brown 1-6 0-0 2, Coates 3-4 1-1 7. Totals 28-92 5-11 64.

WEST — Chidom 1-5 0-0 2, Russell 7-10 2-3 16, Harper 4-14 0-0 8, Greenwell 3-5 0-0 8, Washington 3-8 0-0 6, Reynolds 4-12 0-0 10, Plum 2-5 2-2 7, McCall 3-11 1-4 7, Cooper 2-6 0-0 4, Dahlman 2-10 0-0 5, Scaife 5-13 5-7 15, Johnson 2-6 0-0 4. Totals 38-105 10-16 92.

Halftime—West 45-35. 3-Point Goals—East 3-16 (Mavunga 1-1, Epps 1-1, DeShields 1-7, Davis 0-2, Williams 0-2, Brown 0-3), West 6-18 (Greenwell 2-3, Reynolds 2-3, Plum 1-2, Dahlman 1-3, Cooper 0-1, Washington 0-3, Harper 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—East 65 (Mavunga 13), West 72 (Russell 12). Assists—East 11 (Brown 3), West 20 (Harper, Washington, Scaife 4). Total Fouls—East 10, West 7. A—NA.

WNIT

SEMIFINALS

Wednesday

Drexel 67 Florida 57

Utah 54 Kansas State 46 (OT)

CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday, April 6

Drexel (27-10) vs. Utah (23-13), 3 p.m.

Golf

Amateur

Golf Week Junior Tour

At Kearney Hills

Boys 12 and under

Ryan Clements, Union 164

Andy Michael, Huntington, W.Va. 171

Ethan Ray, Collierville, Tenn. 187

13-14

Allen Hamilton, Louisville 149

Chase Landrum, Glasgow 157

Tanner Owens, Old Hickory, Tenn 158

C.J. Jones, Bowling Green 162

Nabeel Khan, Westerville, Ohio 163

15-19

Jacob Cook, Frankfort 145

Tyler Gray, Huntingburg, Ind. 146

Brandon Bauman, Las Vegas 146

Graham Gosselin, Knoxville, Tenn. 148

David DeMarois, Brighton, Mich. 148

Girls 14 and under

Claire Cameron, Martinsville, Ind. 166

Veronica Haque, Rochester Hills, Mich. 168

Gypsie Hutchinson, Lexington 170

Erin Rowland, Louisville 171

Sammi Blackburn. Monroe, Ohio 174

15-19

Erin Harper, Dublin, Ohio 147

Jordan Webb, Frankfort 148

Sharmmy Zhang, Lake Mary, Fla. 150

Sara Garmezy, Franklin, Tenn. 151

Leighann Cabush, Waukesha, Wisc. 155

Hockey

NHL

Wednesday's games

N.Y. Rangers 6, Pittsburgh 1

Philadelphia 5, Montreal 3

Edmonton at Calgary (n)

Dallas at Anaheim (n)

Minnesota at San Jose (n)

Thursday's games

New Jersey at Boston, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m.

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

Tampa Bay at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Winnipeg at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Detroit at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

Edmonton at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Friday's games

Ottawa at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Columbus at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Calgary at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Lacrosse

College men

At Centre

Centre 19, Transylvania 8

Goals—C: Murphy 2, Connors 4, Stubbs 6, Rush 1, Hughes 1, Evans 1, Lencewicz 1, Hardman 1, Krill 1, Malloy 1. T: Douthat 4, Erwin 2, Ives 1, Maugghmer 1.

Goalkeepers—C: McCoy, Brown, Treis T: Slone

Softball

College

Western Kentucky 6 Middle Tenn. 1

Centre 5 Asbury 3

Centre 9 Asbury 6

Cumberlands 000 00—0 4 4

Georgetown 212 21—8 11 0

Hopf and Hogue. Williams and Plain. W—Williams. L—Hopf. 2B—Shaw (G), Akins (C). 3B—Johnson (G). HR—Plain (G).

Cumberlands 000 100 0—1 3 1

Georgetown 010 100 x—2 6 0

Speake and Lovelace. Mann and Plain. W—Mann. L—Speake. 2B—Mann (G), Engle (G), Benson (C).

Tennis

college men

At Hanover, Ind.

Transylvania def. Hanover 8-1

Singles

Robert Albrecht (T) def. Steven Gilliam (H) 6-7 (3-0), 6-1, 10-8

Dylan Connor (T) def. Brian Clark (H) 6-0, 6-2

Patrick Richardson (T) def. Reid Clark (H) 6-3, 0-6, 10-8

Tyler Pewitt (T) def. Jordan Myers (H) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Jett Glass (T) def. Devon Sharpe (H) 7-6 (1-0), 6-4

Evan Wagner (T) def. Andrew Nice (H) 7-5, 6-3

Doubles

Robert Albrecht/Dylan Connor (T) def. Brian Clark/Reid Clark (H) 8-1

Tyler Pewitt/Patrick Richardson (T) def. Steven Gilliam/Andrew Nice (H) 9-8 (9-7)

Jordan Myers/Devon Sharpe (H) def. Jordan Evans/Jett Glass (T) 8-6

Records—Transylvania 4-4, Hanover 2-10

Odds

Glantz-Culver line

NCAA basketball tournament

Saturday

Final Four at Atlanta

Favorite Today Underdog

Michigan 2 Syracuse

Louisville 10½ Wichita St.

NIT

Championship at New York

Baylor Pk Iowa

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