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Published: Friday, 3/24/2006

College basketball, ECHL, prep basketball, golf

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men s NCAA

WASHINGTON REGIONAL

SEMIFINALS

Tonight

At The Verizon Center

Washington

Wichita State (26-8) vs. George Mason (25-7), 7:27 p.m.

Connecticut (29-3) vs. Washington (26-6), 9:57 p.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday

At The Verizon Center

Washington

Semifinal winners

ATLANTA REGIONAL

SEMIFINALS

Last night

At The Georgia Dome

Atlanta

LSU 62, Duke 54

Texas 74, West Virginia 71

CHAMPIONSHIP

Tomorrow

At The Georgia Dome

Atlanta

LSU (26-8) vs. Texas (30-6), 4:40

MINNEAPOLIS REGIONAL

SEMIFINALS

Tonight

At The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

Minneapolis

Villanova (27-4) vs. Boston College (28-7), 7:10 p.m.

Georgetown (23-9) vs. Florida (29-6), 9:40 p.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday

At The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

Minneapolis

Semifinal winners

OAKLAND REGIONAL

SEMIFNALS

Last night

At Oakland Arena

Oakland

Memphis 80, Bradley 64

UCLA 73, Gonzaga 71

CHAMPIONSHIP

Tomorrow

At Oakland Arena

Oakland

Memphis (33-3) vs. UCLA (30-6), 7:05 p.m.

FINAL FOUR

At The RCA Dome

Indianapolis

National Semifinals

Saturday, April 1

Atlanta champion vs. Oakland champion

Washington champion vs. Minneapolis champion

CHAMPIONSHIP

Monday, April 3

Semifinal winners

LSU 62, DUKE 54

LSU (26-8): Davis 3-12 8-13 14, T.Mitchell 5-10 0-0 10, Thomas 3-5 3-6 9, Temple 1-6 0-0 3, D.Mitchell 6-16 1-2 14, Voogd 0-0 0-0 0, Rolle 1-4 0-2 2, Lazare 5-8 0-0 10. Totals 24-61 12-23 62.

DUKE (32-4): McRoberts 4-10 1-2 9, Williams 8-18 7-8 23, Paulus 2-8 2-2 7, Redick 3-18 2-2 11, Dockery 0-4 0-0 0, Pocius 0-0 0-0 0, Melchionni 0-2 0-0 0, Nelson 1-5 1-2 4, Boykin 0-0 0-0 0, Boateng 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-65 13-16 54.

Halftime LSU 31-27.

MEMPHIS 80, BRADLEY 64

BRADLEY (22-11): Sommerville 4-13 9-10 18, O Bryant 3-7 2-5 8, Bennett 4-13 0-0 9, Tauai 0-0 2-4 2, Ruffin 2-5 2-4 7, Brown 0-1 0-0 0, Franklin 2-6 0-0 6, Crouch 0-1 0-0 0, Andrews 0-1 0-0 0, Wright 5-13 4-4 14, Adams 0-0 0-0 0, Heemskerk 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-60 19-27 64.

MEMPHIS (33-3): S.Williams 4-8 3-4 12, Dorsey 3-9 0-2 6, Anderson 3-6 0-0 8, Washington Jr. 8-14 1-2 18, Carney 7-12 7-8 23, Wade 1-1 0-0 2, W.Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Dozier 1-2 0-0 2, Douglas-Roberts 2-3 0-0 4, McGrady 0-0 0-0 0, Allen 1-2 1-2 3, Long 0-0 0-0 0, Sandridge 0-1 0-0 0, Cooper 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 31-60 12-18 80.

Halftime Memphis 35-30.

TEXAS 74, WEST VIRGINIA 71

WEST VIRGINIA (22-11): Gansey 6-12 3-3 18, Young 1-4 0-1 3, Pittsnogle 7-15 0-0 19, Collins 2-5 0-0 4, Herber 4-12 3-4 13, Beilein 5-7 0-0 14, Nichols 0-0 0-0 0, Ruoff 0-0 0-0 0, Summers 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-55 6-8 71.

TEXAS (30-6): Tucker 5-9 5-6 15, Buckman 1-3 2-2 4, Aldridge 11-15 4-8 26, Gibson 1-8 0-0 3, Paulino 3-9 0-0 8, Lewis 0-0 0-0 0, Abrams 3-10 2-2 9, Williams 4-4 1-2 9. Totals 28-58 14-20 74.

UCLA 73, GONZAGA 71

GONZAGA (29-4): Morrison 10-17 3-4 24, Mallon 0-2 0-0 0, Batista 6-13 6-7 18, Altidor-Cespedes 0-0 0-0 0, Raivio 4-8 2-2 12, Pargo 1-3 1-2 3, Knight 1-5 5-6 7, Pendergraft 2-3 3-5 7, Heytvelt 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-51 20-26 71.

UCLA (30-6): Bozeman 1-5 2-2 4, Mbah a Moute 5-10 4-7 14, Hollins 3-5 6-6 12, Farmar 5-13 2-2 15, Afflalo 5-13 3-6 15, Collison 2-6 1-3 5, Aboya 1-1 0-0 2, Mata 0-0 3-4 3, Roll 1-4 0-0 3. Totals 23-57 21-30 73.

NIT

Second Round

Last night

South Carolina 65, Cincinnati 62

Wednesday

Michigan 71, Miami 65

Old Dominion 61, Hofstra 51

Louisville 74, Missouri State 56

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Tuesday, March 28

At Madison Square Garden

New York

Old Dominion (24-9) vs. Michigan (21-10), 7 p.m.

Louisville (21-12) vs. South Carolina (21-15), 9 p.m.

Championship

Thursday, March 30

Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

Women s NCAA

CLEVELAND REGIONAL

Semifinals

Sunday

Cleveland

North Carolina (31-1) vs. Purdue (26-6), Noon or 2:30 p.m.

Rutgers (27-4) vs. Tennessee (30-4), Noon or 2:30 p.m.

Championship

Tuesday, March 28

Cleveland

Semifinal winners, TBA

ALBUQUERQUE REGIONAL

Semifinals

Tomorrow

Utah (26-6) vs. Boston College (21-11) 9 or 11:30 p.m.

Baylor (26-6) ;vs. Maryland (30-4), 9 or 11:30 p.m.

Championship

Monday, March 27

Albuquerque, N.M.

Semifinal winners, TBA

BRIDGEPORT REGIONAL

Semifinals

Sunday

Michigan State (24-9) vs. Duke (28-3), 7:30 or 10 p.m.

Georgia (23-8) vs. Connecticut (31-4), 7:30 or 10 p.m.

Championship

Tuesday, March 28

Bridgeport, Conn.

Semifinal winners, TBA

SAN ANTONIO REGIONAL

Semifinals

Tomorrow

San Antonio

LSU (29-3) vs. DePaul (27-6), Noon

Oklahoma (31-4) vs. Stanford (25-7), 2:30

Championship

Monday, March 27

San Antonio

Semifinal winners, TBA

THE FINAL FOUR

At TD Banknorth Garden

Boston

Semifinals

Sunday, April 2

Cleveland champion vs. Albuquerque champion, 7 or 9:30 p.m.

Bridgeport champion vs. San Antonio champion, 7 or 9:30 p.m.

At TD Banknorth Garden

Boston

Championship

Tuesday, April 4

Semifinal winners, 8:30 p.m.

WNIT

Second Round

Last night

Western Kentucky 94, Villanova 81

ECHL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

North Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Reading 38 19 7 83 223 183

x-Wheeling 38 19 5 81 206 161

x-Toledo 38 20 5 81 214 169

x-Johnstown 29 22 13 71 201 212

Trenton 27 33 3 57 148 189

Dayton 18 40 6 42 169 241

South Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Gwinnett 44 12 7 95 273 183

x-Florida 41 19 3 85 238 190

x-Greenville 40 22 3 83 224 179

x-S. Carolina 29 21 12 70 198 198

Charlotte 29 31 5 63 210 235

Augusta 27 31 6 60 192 234

Columbia 22 35 8 52 188 261

Pensacola 20 38 7 47 175 266

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

West Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Alaska 49 10 6 104 263 145

x-Las Vegas 48 11 6 102 242 162

x-Idaho 38 20 7 83 240 202

x-Utah 33 24 6 72 213 208

Victoria 23 34 8 54 185 238

Phoenix 19 43 3 41 141 237

Pacific Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Fresno 37 12 13 87 201 176

x-Long Beach 33 22 9 75 184 183

x-Bakersfield 34 23 5 73 187 193

x-San Diego 29 27 6 64 183 185

Stockton 13 37 12 38 158 226

x-clinched playoff spot

LAST NIGHT

No games scheduled

TONIGHT

Dayton at Toledo

Greenville at Charlotte

Augusta at Columbia

Pensacola at Gwinnett

Johnstown at Reading

Florida at South Carolina

Wheeling at Trenton

Alaska at Utah

Fresno at Idaho

Bakersfield at Las Vegas

Victoria at Stockton

Long Beach at San Diego

BASEBALL

Exhibition

American League

W L Pct

Cleveland 15 8 .652

Kansas City 13 7 .650

Los Angeles 13 7 .650

Detroit 15 9 .625

Minnesota 12 11 .522

Tampa Bay 10 10 .500

New York 11 12 .478

Oakland 10 12 .454

Texas 8 11 .421

Baltimore 8 13 .381

Toronto 8 15 .348

Seattle 7 14 .333

Boston 6 14 .300

Chicago 6 16 .273

National League

W L Pct

Florida 13 6 .684

Philadelphia 14 7 .667

Arizona 14 8 .636

St. Louis 12 8 .600

Cincinnati 14 10 .583

Los Angeles 11 8 .579

Milwaukee 12 9 .571

New York 12 9 .571

Pittsburgh 13 10 .565

Chicago 11 9 .550

Colorado 12 10 .545

San Diego 9 9 .500

San Francisco 9 12 .429

Atlanta 7 13 .350

Houston 7 14 .333

Washington 6 17 .261

YESTERDAY

Cleveland 1, Atlanta 1, tie, 10 innings

Detroit 8, Philadelphia 7, 10 innings

Minnesota 4, Boston 3

Washington 1, Baltimore 0

St. Louis 4, L.A. Dodgers 2

Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 2

Oakland 6, L.A. Angels 5, 10 innings

Milwaukee 7, San Francisco 3

Kansas City 7, San Diego 0

Chicago White Sox 5, Texas 4

Chicago Cubs 6, Seattle (ss) 1

Colorado 8, Arizona (ss) 4

Toronto 8, Tampa Bay 3

N.Y. Yankees 8, Houston 1

N.Y. Mets vs. Florida, ccd., rain

Arizona (ss) vs. Seattle (ss), late

Cleveland 0000010000 1 7 0

Atlanta 0000010000 1 9 1

Sabathia, Mota (7), Miller (9), Howard (10) and Shoppach, Diaz (7); Thomson, Obermueller (7), Devine (8), Villarreal (9), Basner (10) and Pratt, Saltalamacchia (8).

Phila. 0002001400 7 14 0

Detroit 0040000301 8 9 0

Tejeda, Fultz (2), Booker (3), Cormier (4), Santana (6), Lopez (9) and Lieberthal, Wathan; Verlander, Walker (3), Zumaya (5), Woodyard (7), Rodney (9), Seay (10) and Wilson, Roa. W Seay. L Cameron. HRs Philadelphia, Victorino, Utley, Howard.

Curtis Granderson and Chris Shelton each had a double and two RBIs for the Tigers.

TODAY

Detroit vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Toronto vs. Cleveland at Winter Haven, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Boston vs. Baltimore at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Milwaukee vs. Arizona at Tucson, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.

Kansas City vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.

Colorado vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.

Washington vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Florida vs. L.A. Dodgers at Vero Beach, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Cincinnati vs. Tampa Bay at St. Petersburg, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

San Diego vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 9:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Boys State Tournament

at Value City Arena, Columbus

DIVISION I

Semifinals

Can. McKinley (23-2) vs. St. John s Jesuit (21-5), tonight, 5:15 p.m.; Trotwood-Madison (20-5) vs. Lancaster (24-1), tonight, 8:30 p.m.

Championship: tomorrow, 8:30 p.m.

DIVISION II

Semifinals

Wooster Triway (25-0) vs. Cols. DeSales (19-6), today, 10:45 a.m.; Akr. SVSM (21-3) vs. Day. Dunbar (24-2), today, 2 p.m.

Championship: tomorrow, 5:15 p.m.

DIVISION III

Semifinals

Last night

Cin. N. College Hills 49, Archbold 34

Cle. VASJ 71, Wheelersburg 62

Championship: Cin. N. College Hill (25-1) vs. Cle. VASJ (21-6), tomorrow, 2 p.m.

DIVISION IV

Semifinals

Yesterday

S. Webster 61, Lockland 58

Columbus Grove 75, Windham 62

Championship: tomorrow, 10:45 a.m.

S. Webster (25-2) vs. Columbus Grove (21-5)

YESTERDAY

N. College Hill 8 15 14 12 49

Archbold 7 7 6 14 34

NORTH COLLEGE HILL (25-1): Glover 1-5 2-3 4, Walker 9-15 4-5 23, Butler 3-11 1-2 7, Leary 3-6 1-1 8, Evans 2-6 1-2 5, Horne 0-0 0-0 0, Parks 1-4 0-0 2, Ward 0-0 0-0 0, Green 0-0 0-0 0, McPherson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-47 9-13 49.

ARCHBOLD (21-5): D.Borcherdt 1-8 1-5 3, Wyse 2-10 6-7 12, Fruth 1-4 0-0 2, Johnson 1-7 2-2 4, Goering 5-14 0-0 12, Martinez 0-0 0-0 0, J.Borcherdt 0-0 0-0 0, Rupp 0-0 1-4 1, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, King 0-0 0-0 0, Brink 0-0 0-0 0, Knox 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 10-43 10-18 34.

3-point goals North College Hill 2-9 (Leary 1-2, Walker 1-3, Glover 0-1, Parks 0-1, Butler 0-2), Archbold 4-22 (Goering 2-4, Wyse 2-9, Johnson 0-3, D.Borcherdt 0-6). Fouled out Evans. Rebounds North College Hill 40 (Walker 13), Archbold 25 (Goering 8). Assists North College Hill 9 (Walker, Butler, Evans 3), Archbold 6 (Johnson 4). Total fouls North College Hill 17, Archbold 10. A 14,119.

S. Webster 15 9 18 19 61

Lockland 11 17 14 16 58

S. WEBSTER (25-2): Lower 5-8 6-6 18, Waginger 3-14 0-0 7, McClintic 2-2 0-0 5, Aldridge 7-17 7-9 21, DeCamp 2-5 2-4 6, Bowman 0-0 0-0 0, Campbell 1-3 0-0 2, Fenton 0-2 2-3 2. Totals 20-51 17-22 61.

LOCKLAND (23-4): Smith 1-10 3-4 5, Ogletree 7-13 2-4 16, Johnson 1-3 0-0 3, Harris 7-13 6-7 22, Wilhite 6-10 0-1 12, Finley 0-0 0-0 0, Dawkins 0-0 0-0 0, Wilkins 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-49 11-16 58.

3-point goals S. Webster 4-15 (Lower 2-4, McClintic 1-1, Waginger 1-5, Fenton 0-1, Aldridge 0-2, Campbell 0-2), Lockland 3-14 (Harris 2-4, Johnson 1-2, Wilhite 0-1, Ogletree 0-3, Smith 0-4).

Columbus Grove 26 12 18 19 75

Windham 13 19 21 9 62

COLUMBUS GROVE (21-5): T.Kohls 3-4 0-3 7, Darbyshire 0-4 3-5 3, Maag 8-16 10-12 31, Meyer 10-14 6-6 26, Meuleman 2-5 0-0 4, Schroeder 0-0 0-0 0, Osterhage 0-0 0-0 0, Rieman 1-2 2-2 4, L.Kohls 0-0 0-0 0, Wyant 0-0 0-0 0, A.Kohls 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-45 21-28 75.

WINDHAM (22-4): Workman 2-11 0-0 4, Heller 3-11 1-1 7, B.Apthorpe 8-17 0-0 20, McGuire 9-19 3-4 22, Jacobson 4-7 1-2 9, Cooper 0-0 0-0 0, McKinney 0-1 0-0 0, Morris 0-0 0-0 0, C.Apthorpe 0-0 0-0 0, Everhart 0-0 0-0 0, VanSteenburg 0-0 0-0 0, Riggs 0-1 0-0 0, Ridenbaugh 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-68 5-7 62.

3-point goals Columbus Grove 6-16 (Maag 5-10, T.Kohls 1-2, Darbyshire 0-4), Windham 5-28 (B.Apthorpe 4-11, McGuire 1-5, McKinney 0-1, Jacobson 0-1, Heller 0-4, Workman 0-6).

Wheelersburg 15 16 16 15 62

Cleve. VASJ 15 16 19 21 71

WHEELERSBURG (23-3): Carrington 6-10 2-3 15, Cowgill 3-7 0-0 6, Spradlin 5-10 2-2 14, Salyers 1-5 2-2 4, Miller 7-14 5-7 19, Jenkins 1-1 0-0 2, Cook 1-1 0-0 2, Prater 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-48 11-14 62.

CLEVE. VASJ (21-5): Leden 3-7 0-0 9, Ward 1-4 0-0 2, Rushton 7-11 3-4 17, Lighty 10-19 10-11 32, Haynes 0-3 0-1 0, Barnes 1-1 0-0 3, Walker 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 0-1 0-0 0, Shoaff 0-0 0-0 0, McLeod 4-5 0-1 8. Totals 26-51 13-17 71.

3-point goals Wheelersburg 3-14 (Spradlin 2-6, Carrington 1-1, Cowgill 0-3, Miller 0-4), Cleve. VASJ 6-13 (Leden 3-6, Lighty 2-4, Barnes 1-1, Ward 0-1, McLeod 0-1).

LATEST LINE

NBA

TORONTO 5 (199) Minnesota

Detroit 31/2 (180) INDIANA

PHILADELPHIA 6 (199) Orlando

CLEVELAND 6 (193) Boston

Memphis 51/2 (195) NEW YORK

MIAMI 13 (197) Charlotte

CHICAGO 6 (189) New Orleans

DENVER 9 (218) Seattle

San Antonio 11 (179) PORTLAND

LA LAKERS 51/2 (200) Milwaukee

College Basketball

N.C.A.A. Washington Regional

MCI Center-Washington, D.C.

Semifinals

George Mason 2 (124) Wichita St

Connecticut 6 (156) Washington

N.C.A.A. Minneapolis Regional

Metrodome-Minneapolis, MN.

Semifinals

Florida 3 (129) Georgetown

Villanova 21/2 (141)Boston College

Home Team in CAPS

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

TONIGHT

Kansas City at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Las Vegas at Utah, 9 p.m.

Los Angeles at Arizona, 9 p.m.

TOMORROW

San Jose at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Orlando at Austin, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Columbus at Colorado, 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

Tampa Bay at Georgia, 3 p.m.

Grand Rapids at Chicago, 3 p.m.

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

Austin at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX Optioned INF Alejandro Machado to Pawtucket of the IL. Assigned OF Ron Calloway and RHP Jimmy Serrano to their minor league camp.

DETROIT TIGERS Optioned LHP Wilfredo Ledezma to Toledo of the IL. Assigned RHP Chad Durbin, RHP Lee Gardner, RHP Kevin Hodge, C Brian Peterson, C Max St. Pierre, INF Josh Phelps, OF Ryan Ludwick and OF Reggie Taylor to their minor league camp.

SEATTLE MARINERS Optioned OF Shin-Soo Choo to Tacoma of the PCL.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES Optioned RHP Anthony Lerew to Richmond of the IL. Assigned RHP Chad Paronto, RHP Wes Obermueller, RHP Travis Smith, RHP Sean White, C Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C Steve Pyzik, INF Cesar Crespo, OF David Kelton and OF Michael Ryan to their minor league camp.

CHICAGO CUBS Optioned C Geovany Soto to Iowa of the PCL and C Jose Reyes and INF Brian Dopirak to West Tenn of the Southern League. Assigned INF Casey McGehee and INF Augie Ojeda to their minor league camp.

CINCINNATI REDS Assigned RHP Jason Standridge outright to Louisville of the IL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS Optioned OF Andre Ethier to Las Vegas of the PCL. Reassigned RHP Takashi Saito to their minor league camp.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Returned Rule 5 draftee RHP Juan Mateo to the Chicago Cubs.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Optioned LHP Billy Traber to New Orleans of the PCL. Assigned RHP Kyle Denney, C Mike DiFelice, OF Kenny Kelly, OF George Lombard, RHP Saul Rivera and RHP Steve Watkins to their minor league camp. Released LHP Valerio de los Santos.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS Named Ed Tapscott CEO and Peter Smul COO of the team and the WNBA s Charlotte Sting.

DENVER NUGGETS Signed G Howard Eisley for the remainder of the season.

MIAMI DOLPHINS Re-signed C Seth McKinney to a two-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS Re-signed G Willie Green.

TORONTO RAPTORS Waived C Antonio Davis.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS Announced the retirement of CB Jerry Azumah.

DALLAS COWBOYS Signed PK Mike Vanderjagt to a three-year contract.

DETROIT LIONS Signed OT Barry Stokes to a three-year contract and OT Courtney VanBuren to a one-year contract.

MIAMI DOLPHINS Re-signed C Seth McKinney to a two-year contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS Signed QB Mike McMahon and to a two-year contract and S Tank Williams to a one-year contract.

OAKLAND RAIDERS Signed CB Duane Starks.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL Suspended Pittsburgh D Eric Cairns and N.Y. Rangers F Ryan Hollweg three games for being assessed game misconducts on March 21 and March 22 respectively.

BOSTON BRUINS Signed F P.J. Axelsson to a three-year contract extension.

OTTAWA SENATORS Recalled D Filip Novak from Binghamton of the AHL.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Assigned D Randy Jones to the Philadelphia of the AHL.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Assigned D Alain Nasreddine to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL. Recalled C Shane Endicott from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Placed G Ed Belfour on injured reserve.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS Signed G Darren Machesney to a three-year contract.

MOTORSPORTS

NASCAR Fined Rodney Childers, crew chief for Scott Riggs, $10,000 and David Hyder, crew chief for Ken Schrader, $1,000 for technical violations found last weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Suspended Thomas Harris, a member of the Haas/CNC race team, indefinitely for duplicating a NASCAR annual credential.

COLLEGE

NCAA Declared Cincinnati F James White and G Jihad Muhammad ineligible for failure to meet the standards set forth by the NCAA and the men s basketball program.

EASTERN MICHIGAN Named Derek DelPorto wrestling coach.

KANSAS STATE Named Bob Huggins men s basketball coach.

WEBER STATE Named Randy Rahe men s basketball coach.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

SOUTH

Anderson, S.C. 9, Augusta St. 8

Coker 9, Benedict 5

Flagler 10, Grand View 9

Miles 6-15, Concordia-Selma) 1-0

S.C.-Aiken 11, Limestone 1

Valdosta St. 5, Albany, Ga. 4

GOLF

Players Championship

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., par 72

Jim Furyk 34-31 65

Davis Love III 32-33 65

Robert Allenby 34-33 67

Bernhard Langer 35-32 67

Miguel A. Jimenez 36-31 67

Arron Oberholser 35-33 68

Ben Crane 32-36 68

Jose Maria Olazabal 33-35 68

John Rollins 35-33 68

Vijay Singh 35-33 68

Bo Van Pelt 34-34 68

Joe Durant 37-32 69

Rocco Mediate 36-33 69

Steve Flesch 37-32 69

Olin Browne 33-36 69

Retief Goosen 32-37 69

Mark Calcavecchia 33-36 69

Thomas Bjorn 37-32 69

Billy Andrade 38-31 69

Fredrik Jacobson 37-32 69

K.J. Choi 35-34 69

Fred Couples 37-32 69

Henrik Stenson 36-33 69

Brian Davis 35-35 70

Brad Faxon 34-36 70

Phil Mickelson 33-37 70

Sergio Garcia 36-34 70

Fred Funk 35-35 70

John Daly 39-31 70

Tag Ridings 36-34 70

Harrison Frazar 34-36 70

Daniel Chopra 36-34 70

Kirk Triplett 36-34 70

Jeff Sluman 35-35 70

Chad Campbell 35-35 70

Craig Parry 36-34 70

Adam Scott 37-33 70

Shingo Katayama 37-33 70

Lee Westwood 34-36 70

Tom Pernice, Jr. 35-35 70

Jeff Brehaut 34-37 71

Dean Wilson 37-34 71

Mark Hensby 37-34 71

David Duval 37-34 71

Rich Beem 34-37 71

Robert Gamez 36-35 71

J.B. Holmes 34-37 71

Jason Bohn 36-35 71

Mark Brooks 38-33 71

James Driscoll 34-37 71

Charles Howell III 35-36 71

David Howell 34-37 71

J.J. Henry 37-34 71

Pat Perez 35-36 71

Robert Damron 36-35 71

Greg Owen 37-34 71

Patrick Sheehan 37-34 71

Joey Sindelar 34-37 71

Peter Lonard 35-36 71

Stephen Ames 35-36 71

Mike Weir 37-34 71

Carlos Franco 36-35 71

Zach Johnson 33-38 71

Carl Pettersson 34-37 71

Tom Lehman 36-35 71

Nick O Hern 35-36 71

Stephen Leaney 36-36 72

Ian Poulter 37-35 72

Doug Barron 37-35 72

Jesper Parnevik 37-35 72

Michael Campbell 37-35 72

Heath Slocum 38-34 72

Nick Price 37-35 72

Rory Sabbatini 38-34 72

Colin Montgomerie 36-36 72

Ernie Els 34-38 72

Tiger Woods 37-35 72

Tim Herron 39-33 72

Nathan Green 40-32 72

Jonathan Byrd 35-37 72

Angel Cabrera 36-36 72

Jerry Kelly 34-38 72

Richard S. Johnson 35-37 72

Dudley Hart 38-35 73

Jeff Maggert 38-35 73

Ryuji Imada 36-37 73

Bart Bryant 36-37 73

Stuart Appleby 37-36 73

Vaughn Taylor 34-39 73

Woody Austin 37-36 73

Steve Jones 35-38 73

Charles Warren 36-37 73

John Huston 36-37 73

Tommy Armour III 36-37 73

Steve Lowery 38-35 73

Brett Quigley 36-37 73

John Senden 36-37 73

Tim Petrovic 37-36 73

David Toms 38-35 73

Darren Clarke 39-34 73

Padraig Harrington 37-36 73

Ben Curtis 37-36 73

Sean O Hair 37-36 73

Stewart Cink 35-38 73

Luke Donald 38-35 73

Todd Fischer 34-39 73

Bob Tway 35-39 74

Bob Estes 34-40 74

Corey Pavin 40-34 74

Rod Pampling 39-35 74

Camilo Villegas 35-39 74

Kevin Sutherland 36-38 74

Kevin Na 40-34 74

Hidemichi Tanaka 37-38 75

Todd Hamilton 38-37 75

Shaun Micheel 35-40 75

Brian Gay 37-38 75

Brandt Jobe 36-39 75

Justin Leonard 39-36 75

Loren Roberts 39-36 75

Ryan Palmer 36-39 75

Scott Verplank 39-36 75

D.J. Trahan 39-37 76

Lucas Glover 36-40 76

Nick Faldo 38-38 76

Wes Short, Jr. 41-35 76

Kent Jones 38-38 76

Arjun Atwal 38-38 76

Billy Mayfair 36-40 76

J.L. Lewis 38-38 76

Jason Gore 38-39 77

Jonathan Kaye 40-37 77

Tim Clark 39-38 77

Ted Purdy 37-40 77

Aaron Baddeley 36-41 77

Paul McGinley 37-40 77

Geoff Ogilvy 41-37 78

Shigeki Maruyama 40-38 78

Justin Rose 38-40 78

Craig Perks 39-40 79

Joe Ogilvie 41-39 80

Craig Barlow 37-43 80

Hank Kuehne 40-40 80

Scott McCarron 40-42 82

TENNIS

Nasdaq-100 Open

Key Biscayne, Fla.

Singles, men, first round

Greg Rusedski d. Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-1; Luis Horna, Peru, d. Florian Mayer 6-4, 7-6 (5); Arnaud Clement d. Peter Luczak 6-1, 6-2; Carlos Berlocq d. Donald Young 6-0, 6-0.

Singles, women, first round

Shinobu Asagoe d. Nuria Llagostera Vives 7-6 (2), 2-3, retired; Virginie Razzano d. Alisa Kleybanova 7-5, 6-2; Maria Elena Camerin d. Emma Laine 4-6, 6-2, 6-3; Victoria Azarenka d. Laura Pous Tio 7-6 (6), 6-3.

Ekaterina Bychkova d. Catalina Castano 6-4, 6-1; Anna Chakvetadze d. Karolina Sprem 1-6, 6-3, 6-3; Jill Craybas d. Jelena Kostanic 6-3, 4-6, 6-1; Lourdes Dominguez Lino d. Anna Smashnova 5-3, retired; Elena Vesnina d. Emilie Loit 6-3, 7-6 (4).

SPORTLIGHT

March 24

1936 Detroit s Mud Bruneteau ends the longest game in NHL history with a goal after 116 minutes, 30 seconds (six overtimes) to edge the Montreal Maroons 1-0 in the semifinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

SPORTLIGHT

March 24

1936 Detroit s Mud Bruneteau ends the longest game in NHL history with a goal after 116 minutes, 30 seconds (six overtimes) to edge the Montreal Maroons 1-0 in the semifinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

1941 Long Island University wins the NIT championship with a 56-42 victory over Ohio.

1962 Paul Hogue scores 22 points and Tom Thacker adds 21 to lead Cincinnati to a 71-59 victory over Ohio State for its second NCAA basketball championship.

1975 Muhammad Ali knocks out Chuck Wepner in the 15th round to retain the world heavyweight title in Cleveland.

1980 Louisville beats UCLA 59-54 to win the NCAA basketball title.

1991 Dean Smith becomes the first coach to win regional titles in four different decades when North Carolina beats Temple 75-72 in the East Regional of the NCAA tournament.

1992 Pittsburgh s Mario Lemieux becomes the 36th player in NHL history with 1,000 points, getting an assist in the second period of the Penguins 4-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

1994 Kansas State s Askia Jones scores 62 points in 28 minutes in a 115-77 victory over Fresno State in the NIT quarterfinals. Kansas State ties an NCAA record for 3-pointers in a game, making 23 of 36. Jones shoots 18-for-25 from the floor, including 14-of-18 on 3-pointers.

1996 Vancouver loses its 18th consecutive game, 90-85 to Cleveland. The Grizzlies, with losing streaks of 18 and 19 games in 1995-96, are the first team in NBA history to have two losing streaks of 18 or more games in the same season.

2000 Michael Johnson takes more than a half-second off the world record in the rarely run 300 meters at the Engen Grand Prix in Pretoria, South Africa. Johnson is timed in 30.85 seconds, breaking the mark of 31.48 set in 1990.

2005 Auburn s Fred Bousquet swims the two fastest 50-yard freestyles in history, breaking a record in the preliminaries and winning the final at the NCAA men s swimming and diving championship at Minneapolis. Bousquet swims the preliminary in 18.74 seconds, breaking the old NCAA mark of 19.05 set by Anthony Ervin in 2002. Hours later, he returns to win the final in 18.90 seconds the second time anyone swam the event in under 19 seconds.



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