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Published: 3/25/2006

College, prep basketball, ECHL, bowling

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men s NCAA

WASHINGTON REGIONAL

SEMIFINALS

Last night

At The Verizon Center

Washington

George Mason 63, Wichita State 55

Connecticut 98, Washington 92, OT

CHAMPIONSHIP

Tomorrow

At The Verizon Center

Washington

George Mason vs Connecticut, TBA

ATLANTA REGIONAL

SEMIFINALS

Thursday

At The Georgia Dome

Atlanta

LSU 62, Duke 54

Texas 74, West Virginia 71

CHAMPIONSHIP

Today

At The Georgia Dome

Atlanta

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

MINNEAPOLIS REGIONAL

SEMIFINALS

Last night

At The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

Minneapolis

Villanova 60, Boston College 59, OT

Florida 57, Georgetown 53

CHAMPIONSHIP

Tomorrow

At The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

Minneapolis

Villanova vs. Florida, TBA

OAKLAND REGIONAL

SEMIFNALS

Thursday

At Oakland Arena

Oakland

Memphis 80, Bradley 64

UCLA 73, Gonzaga 71

CHAMPIONSHIP

Tonight

At Oakland Arena

Oakland

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

FINAL FOUR

At The RCA Dome

Indianapolis

Saturday, April 1

Atlanta champion vs. Oakland champion

Washington champion vs. Minneapolis champion

CHAMPIONSHIP

Monday, April 3

Semifinal winners

VILLANOVA 60, BOSTON COLLEGE 59, OT

BOSTON COLLEGE (28-8): Smith 6-11 2-6 14, Dudley 6-11 0-1 14, Oates 1-2 0-0 2, Hinnant 2-9 0-0 5, Marshall 5-10 0-0 12, McLain 1-1 0-0 2, Rice 0-3 3-4 3, Williams 2-2 3-6 7, Haynes 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-49 8-17 59.

VILLANOVA (28-4): Foye 10-25 7-8 29, Sheridan 2-5 2-2 6, Lowry 3-8 1-3 7, Nardi 0-3 0-0 0, Ray 3-15 1-2 9, Cunningham 1-1 2-3 4, Fraser 1-1 0-0 2, Clark 1-2 1-2 3, Charles 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-60 14-20 60.

Halftime Boston College 28-24. End Of Regulation Tied 51. 3-Point Goals Boston College 5-19 (Dudley 2-3, Marshall 2-6, Hinnant 1-6, Oates 0-1, Rice 0-3), Villanova 4-19 (Foye 2-8, Ray 2-9, Lowry 0-2). Fouled Out None. Rebounds Boston College 39 (Smith 14), Villanova 36 (Cunningham 8). Assists Boston College 18 (Smith 7), Villanova 9 (Cunningham, Foye, Lowry 3). Total Fouls Boston College 21, Villanova 21. A 22,293.

GEORGE MASON 63,WICHITA ST. 55

GEORGE MASON (26-7): Thomas 4-12 2-4 10, Campbell 5-9 3-4 16, Lewis 2-6 0-2 4, Skinn 4-9 4-5 14, Butler 4-6 4-6 14, Carter 1-1 0-0 3, Norwood 0-0 2-2 2, Fleming 0-1 0-0 0, Hernandez 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-44 15-23 63.

WICHITA ST. (26-9): Couisnard 2-13 0-0 4, Wilson 5-11 0-0 12, Miller 7-12 2-3 16, Braeuer 0-4 1-2 1, Ogirri 1-8 2-2 4, Rogers 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 0-2 5-8 5, Preadom 0-0 0-0 0, K.Bradley 5-14 2-2 13. Totals 20-64 12-17 55.

Halftime George Mason 35-19. 3-Point Goals George Mason 8-16 (Campbell 3-6, Butler 2-4, Skinn 2-4, Carter 1-1, Lewis 0-1), Wichita St. 3-24 (Wilson 2-6, K.Bradley 1-6, Braeuer 0-3, Couisnard 0-4, Ogirri 0-5). Fouled Out Braeuer, Lewis. Rebounds George Mason 32 (Thomas 10), Wichita St. 43 (Miller 9). Assists George Mason 12 (Skinn 4), Wichita St. 8 (Ogirri 3). Total Fouls George Mason 16, Wichita St. 21. A NA.

FLORIDA 57, GEORGETOWN 53

GEORGETOWN (23-10): Bowman 5-15 0-1 10, Green 5-10 4-5 15, Hibbert 5-9 0-0 10, Cook 4-8 2-2 12, Wallace 1-5 0-0 3, Owens 1-6 0-0 3, Sapp 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-54 6-8 53.

FLORIDA (30-6): Noah 6-13 3-4 15, Brewer 3-6 3-3 9, Horford 4-8 4-6 12, Humphrey 2-7 0-0 6, Green 3-9 4-4 13, Richard 1-1 0-0 2, Moss 0-0 0-0 0, Hodge 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-45 14-17 57.

Halftime Georgetown 30-28. 3-Point Goals Georgetown 5-21 (Cook 2-5, Green 1-1, Wallace 1-4, Owens 1-6, Sapp 0-1, Bowman 0-4), Florida 5-13 (Green 3-7, Humphrey 2-5, Brewer 0-1). Fouled Out None. Rebounds Georgetown 32 (Bowman, Hibbert 7), Florida 31 (Noah 10). Assists Georgetown 15 (Green, Owens 4), Florida 7 (Brewer 4). Total Fouls Georgetown 16, Florida 14. A 22,293.

CONNECTICUT 98, WASHINGTON 92, OT

WASHINGTON (26-7): Jones 4-8 0-0 9, Brockman 4-6 3-4 11, Jensen 1-6 0-0 3, Roy 7-18 5-7 20, Dentmon 2-9 4-5 8, Smith 1-4 2-3 4, Burmeister 0-1 0-0 0, Appleby 3-6 2-2 10, Wallace 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 12-22 2-2 27. Totals 34-80 18-23 92.

CONNECTICUT (30-3): Boone 3-4 7-13 13, Gay 4-10 4-5 12, Armstrong 4-4 5-9 13, Williams 6-13 11-11 26, Brown 4-6 2-2 12, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Adrien 0-0 0-0 0, Austrie 0-2 2-3 2, Garrison 0-0 0-0 0, Anderson 6-12 2-2 19, Nelson 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 27-51 34-47 98.

Halftime Washington 45-40. End Of Regulation Tied 82. 3-Point Goals Washington 6-20 (Appleby 2-4, Williams 1-1, Roy 1-2, Jones 1-3, Jensen 1-5, Burmeister 0-1, Smith 0-1, Dentmon 0-3), Connecticut 10-19 (Anderson 5-10, Williams 3-5, Brown 2-3, Gay 0-1). Fouled Out Dentmon, Jensen, Jones, Roy, Smith. Rebounds Washington 38 (Williams 7), Connecticut 42 (Boone 11). Assists Washington 9 (Dentmon, Roy 3), Connecticut 15 (Williams 8). Total Fouls Washington 33, Connecticut 20. A 19,638.

NIT

Quarterfinals

Thursday

South Carolina 65, Cincinnati 62

Wednesday

Michigan 71, Miami 65

Old Dominion 61, Hofstra 51

Louisville 74, Missouri State 56

Semifinals

At Madison Square Garden

Tuesday, March 28

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

Tomorrow

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

Tonight

Baylor (26-6) vs. Maryland (30-4), 9 p.m.

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

Championship

Monday, March 27

Albuquerque, N.M.

Semifinal winners, TBA

BRIDGEPORT REGIONAL

Semifinals

Tomorrow

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

Georgia (23-8) vs. Connecticut (31-4), 9:30 p.m.

Championship

Tuesday, March 28

Bridgeport, Conn.

Semifinal winners, TBA

SAN ANTONIO REGIONAL

Semifinals

Today

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

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.

Championship

Tuesday, April 4

Semifinal winners, 8:30 p.m.

WNIT

Quarterfinals

Last night

Pittsburgh 68, Virginia 58

Kansas State 77, Nebraska 63

Marquette 57, Indiana 54

Thursday

Western Kentucky 94, Villanova 81

Semifinals

Marquette vs. Pittsburgh, Monday, 8 p.m.

Western Kentucky vs. Kansas State, Tuesday, 8 p.m.

Championship

March 30-31

Semifinal winners

BASEBALL

MLB Exhibition

YESTERDAY

Houston 13, Detroit 3

N.Y. Mets 12, St. Louis 2

Baltimore 2, Boston 0

Cleveland 16, Toronto 3

Minnesota 3, N.Y. Yankees 1

Milwaukee 16, Arizona 5

Kansas City 5, L.A. Angels 1

Seattle 4, Chicago White Sox 3

San Francisco 6, Colorado 4

Washington 4, Atlanta 2

Florida 9, L.A. Dodgers 2

Cincinnati 6, Tampa Bay 2

Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 4

San Diego 8, Oakland 5

Texas 5, Chicago Cubs 1

PREP LACROSSE

ST. FRANCIS 7, CLARKSTON, MICH. 6, OT: SF Berlacher 2, Evans 2, Kissoff 2, Torti. Saves Murtagh (SF) 12.

high school basketball

Boys State Tournament

at Value City Arena, Columbus

DIVISION I

Semifinals

Last night

Can. McKinley 69, St. John s Jesuit 51

Trotwood-Madison 54, Lancaster 50

Championship

Today

Can. McKinley (24-2) vs. Trotwood-Madison (21-5), 8:30 p.m.

DIVISION II

Semifinals

Yesterday

Wooster Triway 58, Cols. DeSales 56

Dayton Dunbar 74, Akr. SVSM 48

Championship

Today

Wooster Triway (25-0) vs. Day. Dunbar (25-2), 5:15 p.m.

DIVISION III

Semifinals

Thursday

Cin. N. College Hills 49, Archbold 34

Cle. VASJ 71, Wheelersburg 62

Championship

Today

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

DIVISION IV

Semifinals

Thursday

S. Webster 61, Lockland 58

Columbus Grove 75, Windham 62

Championship

Tomorrow

S. Webster (25-2) vs. Columbus Grove (21-5), 10:45 a.m.

YESTERDAY

Cols. DeSales 14 13 16 13 56

Wooster Triway 10 19 14 15 58

COLS. DeSALES (19-7): Kellogg 6-12 5-12 17, Allen 3-11, 8-10 14, Taylor 3-6 3-3 9, Johnson 2-3 0-2 5, Knapke 1-3 2-2 5, Thomas 1-1 1-2 3, Garrick 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 17-39 19-31 56.

WOOSTER TRIWAY (26-0): Breneman 1-11 7-8 9, McCartney 6-13 0-1 14, J.Rottman 0-1 3-4 3, L.Rottman 8-20 6-7 22, Weber 1-1 0-0 2, Fought 2-4 1-4 6, Scogin 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 19-51 17-24 58.

3-point goals Cols. DeSales 3-9 (Johnson 1-2, Knapke 1-3, Garrick 1-3, Taylor 0-1), Wooster Triway 3-13 (McCartney 2-7, Fought 1-2, Breneman 0-4). Fouled out Weber. Rebounds Cols. DeSales 37 (Taylor 11), Wooster Triway 28 (L.Rottman 7). Assists Cols. DeSales 11 (Johnson 7), Wooster Triway 12 (L.Rottman 4). Total fouls Cols. DeSales 18, Wooster Triway 19. A 14,507.

Dayton Dunbar 12 11 22 29 74

Akron SVSM 10 7 11 20 48

DAYTON DUNBAR (25-2): Powell 2-4 0-0 4, Cook 12-22 2-2 26, Johnson 3-7 0-0 6, Cole II 4-6 0-0 8, Pogue 8-8 2-2 18, Stewart 1-1 0-0 2, Cochran 1-2 0-0 3, Anderson 3-6 1-2 7. Totals 34-57 5-6 74.

AKRON SVSM (21-4): Joyce 2-8 0-0 6, Nygaard 1-7 0-0 2, Preer 5-9 0-0 11, Johnson 6-13 2-4 14, Anderson 2-5 0-1 4, Vinson 1-2 0-0 3, Glasper 4-10 0-0 8. Totals 21-58 2-5 48.

3-point goals Dayton Dunbar 1-5 (Cochran 1-1, Rakestraw 0-1, Cook 0-3), Akron SVSM 4-19 (Joyce 2-8, Vinson 1-2, Preer 1-3, Glasper 0-2, Hildebrandt 0-2, Nygaard 0-3). Fouled out None. Rebounds Dayton Dunbar 42 (Pogue 10), Akron SVSM 22 (Johnson 5). Assists Dayton Dunbar 22 (Cook 9), Akron SVSM 5 (Johnson 4). Total fouls Dayton Dunbar 9, Akron SVSM 9. A 15,602.

Lancaster 14 2 12 22 50

Trotwood-Madison 12 12 16 14 54

LANCASTER (25-2): C.McKnight 7-9 4-5 18, Carr 4-17 0-0 9, Leitnaker 5-7 0-0 10, B.McKnight 5-14 3-3 13. Totals 21-47 7-9 50.

TROTWOOD-MADISON (22-5): Darby 1-4 3-4 5, Marone 8-12 2-3 18, Wright 3-6 0-0 6, Hill 1-3 5-6 7, Alexander 3-7 0-2 6, Morgan 2-8 0-0 4, Jones 2-2 0-0 4, Britt 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 22-45 10-15 54.

3-point goals Lancaster 1-7 (Carr 1-6, B.McKnight 0-1), Trotwood-Madison 0-9 (Leak 0-1, Alexander 0-1, Darby 0-2, Morgan 0-5). Fouled out Lucus. Rebounds Lancaster 21 (C.McKnight 7), Trotwood-Madison 31 (Marone 10). Assists Lancaster 14 (Lucus 6), Trotwood-Madison 8 (Leak 3). Total fouls Lancaster 14, Trotwood-Madison 12. A 15,626.

Michigan state finals

Championships

Today

Michigan State University, Breslin Center, East Lansing

Class A, Okemos (25-1) vs. Saginaw Arthur Hill (20-6), 4 p.m.

Class B, East Grand Rapids (21-5) vs. Detroit Renaissance (21-4), 8 p.m.

Class C, Saginaw Buena Vista (19-7) vs. Berrien Springs (23-3), noon

Class D, Wyoming Tri-unity Christian (19-8) vs. Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart (25-1), 10 a.m.

college baseball

Miami 003 000 000 3 7 2

Toledo 300 011 10x 6 10 2

WP Welsh (3-1). LP Weiser (2-2). SV Roberts (6). UT leaders Laude 2-4, 2 RBI; Oester 2-3, RBI.

Ferris 000 10 1 2 4

Owens 151 32 12 7 2

WP Ramlow. LP Miller. Bean (O) 1-2, HR, 3 RBI.

Ferris 011 000 2 5 7

Owens 412 12x 10 9 1

WP Tscherne. LP Lewis. Graham (O) 2-4, 2B.

golf

Players Championship

PGA

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; par 72

Jim Furyk 65-71 136

Stephen Ames 71-66 137

Adam Scott 70-67 137

K.J. Choi 69-69 138

Vijay Singh 68-70 138

Sergio Garcia 70-68 138

Greg Owen 71-68 139

John Rollins 68-71 139

Bo Van Pelt 68-71 139

Brad Faxon 70-69 139

Steve Flesch 69-70 139

Arron Oberholser 68-71 139

Fred Funk 70-69 139

Jose Maria Olazabal 68-71 139

Henrik Stenson 69-71 140

Tom Pernice Jr. 70-70 140

Robert Allenby 67-73 140

Ian Poulter 72-68 140

Retief Goosen 69-71 140

Fredrik Jacobson 69-72 141

Kirk Triplett 70-71 141

Tiger Woods 72-69 141

Carl Pettersson 71-70 141

Todd Fischer 73-68 141

Miguel A. Jimenez 67-74 141

Joe Durant 69-72 141

Bernhard Langer 67-75 142

Tim Petrovic 73-69 142

Chad Campbell 70-72 142

Mike Weir 71-71 142

Ernie Els 72-70 142

Carlos Franco 71-71 142

Tom Lehman 71-71 142

Fred Couples 69-73 142

Richard S. Johnson 72-70 142

Jeff Maggert 73-69 142

Ben Crane 68-74 142

Woody Austin 73-69 142

Mark Calcavecchia 69-73 142

Thomas Bjorn 69-73 142

David Howell 71-71 142

Steve Lowery 73-70 143

Pat Perez 71-72 143

Jeff Sluman 70-73 143

Darren Clarke 73-70 143

Craig Parry 70-73 143

Lee Westwood 70-73 143

Shingo Katayama 70-73 143

Dudley Hart 73-70 143

Rocco Mediate 69-74 143

Brian Davis 70-73 143

Phil Mickelson 70-73 143

Rich Beem 71-72 143

Jason Bohn 71-72 143

Robert Gamez 71-72 143

Nick Price 72-71 143

James Driscoll 71-72 143

John Daly 70-73 143

Peter Lonard 71-73 144

Joey Sindelar 71-73 144

Sean O Hair 73-71 144

Zach Johnson 71-73 144

Nathan Green 72-72 144

Jesper Parnevik 72-72 144

Mark Hensby 71-73 144

Bart Bryant 73-71 144

Olin Browne 69-75 144

Vaughn Taylor 73-71 144

J.B. Holmes 71-73 144

Camilo Villegas 74-70 144

Charles Warren 73-71 144

Charles Howell III 71-73 144

Harrison Frazar 70-74 144

J.J. Henry 71-73 144

auto racing

Bristol Food City 500

NASCAR-Nextel

After Friday qualifying; race Today

At Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway

Lap length: .533 miles

(Car number in parentheses)

*Qualifying cancelled due to inclement weather. Lineup based on last year s points

1. (20) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, owner points. 2. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, owner points. 3. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, owner points. 4. (6) Mark Martin, Ford, owner points. 5. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, owner points.

6. (12) Ryan Newman, Dodge, owner points. 7. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, owner points. 8. (26) Jamie McMurray, Ford, owner points. 9. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, owner points. 10. (19) Jeremy Mayfield, Dodge, owner points.

11. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, owner points. 12. (42) Casey Mears, Dodge, owner points. 13. (38) Elliott Sadler, Ford, owner points. 14. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, owner points. 15. (88) Dale Jarrett, Ford, owner points.

16. (01) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, owner points. 17. (25) Brian Vickers, Chevrolet, owner points. 18. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, owner points. 19. (8) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, owner points. 20. (5) Kyle Busch, Chevrolet, owner points.

21. (21) Ken Schrader, Ford, owner points. 22. (41) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, owner points. 23. (9) Kasey Kahne, Dodge, owner points. 24. (18) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, owner points. 25. (1) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, owner points.

26. (40) David Stremme, Dodge, owner points. 27. (07) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, owner points. 28. (45) Kyle Petty, Dodge, owner points. 29. (66) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, owner points. 30. (43) Bobby Labonte, Dodge, owner points.

31. (49) Brent Sherman, Dodge, owner points. 32. (22) Dave Blaney, Dodge, owner points. 33. (11) Denny Hamlin, Chevrolet, owner points. 34. (55) Michael Waltrip, Dodge, owner points. 35. (14) Sterling Marlin, Chevrolet, owner points.

36. (96) Terry Labonte, Chevrolet, Past Champion. 37. (7) Robby Gordon, Chevrolet, owner points. 38. (10) Scott Riggs, Dodge, owner points. 39. (61) Kevin Lepage, Ford, Owned points. 40. (4) Scott Wimmer, Chevrolet, owner points.

41. (32) Travis Kvapil, Chevrolet, owner points. 42. (00) Hermie Sadler, Chevrolet, owner points. 43. (95) Stanton Barrett, Chevrolet, owner points.

Failed to qualify

44. (34) Chad Chaffin, Chevrolet. 45. (78) Kenny Wallace, Chevrolet.

46. (51) Mike Garvey, Chevrolet. 47. (37) Mike Skinner, Dodge. 48. (89) Morgan Shepherd, Dodge. 49. (92) Chad Blount, Dodge. 50. (74) Derrike Cope, Dodge.

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX Claimed 1B Hee-Seop Choi off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

CLEVELAND INDIANS Optioned C-1B Ryan Garko, OF Franklin Gutierrez and 3B Andy Marte to Buffalo of the IL. Assigned INF Lou Merloni, INF Jose Flores and RHP Ben Howard to their minor league camp.

SEATTLE MARINERS Released RHP Dave Burba and INF Fernando Vina.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Released LHP Felix Heredia.

CINCINNATI REDS Optioned LHP Mike Gosling, RHP Justin Germano, OF Chris Denorfia to Louisville of the IL. Assigned LHP Jung Keun Bong to their minor league camp.

SAN DIEGO PADRES Named Alex Montoya director of Latino affairs.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Named Mark Tilson vice president of marketing and ticket sales and Steve Ethier director of ballpark operations.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NEW ORLEANS HORNETS Assigned F Brandon Bass to Tulsa of the NBADL.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS Announced the retirement of F Jamal Mashburn after he was waived.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS Signed Jim Mora, coach, to a three-year contract extension through the 2009 season.

CAROLINA PANTHERS Agreed to terms with WR Keyshawn Johnson on a four-year contract.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Agreed to terms with DT Lional Dalton on a four-year contract.

NEW YORK JETS Signed FB Micheal Warren. Re-signed TE Chris Baker.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Agreed to terms with OT Jon Runyan on a three-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Agreed to terms with G Larry Allen on a two-year contract.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS Signed OL Mike Pucillo and OL Tyson Walter. Released DB James Bethea.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS Agreed to terms with D Matt Lashoff on a three-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Assigned F Dan Fritsche to Syracuse of the AHL.

LOS ANGELES KINGS Activated LW Alexander Frolov from the injured reserve list.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Recalled D Noah Welch from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

ST. LOUIS BLUES Announced the sale of the team to Dave Checketts and Sports Capital Partners.

ECHL

ECHL Suspended Phoenix coach Ron Filion for seven games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions after a game on March 22.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS Signed F Chase Trull.

TOLEDO STORM Announced F Scooter Smith has been returned to the team by Lowell of the AHL. Signed F Randy Harris. Released F Matt Puntureri.

COLLEGE

JOHN JAY Named Stavros Zomopoulus men s soccer coach.

LIBERTY Announced the resignation Chuck Martin, men s associate head basketball coach, to become men s basketball coach at Master s.

PORTLAND Announced the departure of Michael Holton, men s basketball coach.

RUTGERS Named Fred Hill men s basketball coach.

SETON HALL Fired Louis Orr, men s basketball coach.

VALDOSTA STATE Announced the retirement of Steve Roberts, sports information director.

YALE Named Jason DesJarlais special teams coordinator and defensive assistant.

YOUNGSTOWN STATE Signed Jon Heacock, football coach, to a four-year contract extension.

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Eastern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Dallas 7 1 0 .875 480 378

New York 5 4 0 .556 488 524

Columbus 4 4 0 .500 352 348

Philadelphia 4 4 0 .500 368 365

Southern Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Austin 6 2 0 .750 431 368

Tampa Bay 5 3 0 .625 430 434

Georgia 4 4 0 .500 447 365

Orlando 4 4 0 .500 403 420

Kansas City 1 8 0 .111 350 459

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Colorado 6 2 0 .750 447 422

Nashville 5 3 0 .625 401 339

Chicago 3 5 0 .375 409 421

Grand Rapids 3 5 0 .375 390 425

Western Division

W L T Pct PF PA

Arizona 5 4 0 .556 402 415

Las Vegas 4 5 0 .444 449 470

San Jose 3 5 0 .375 423 448

Los Angeles 3 6 0 .333 439 512

Utah 3 6 0 .333 497 493

LAST NIGHT

New York 54, Kansas City 48

Las Vegas 49, Utah 47

Arizona 58, Los Angeles 45

TONIGHT

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.

TOMORROW

Tampa Bay at Georgia, 3 p.m.

Grand Rapids at Chicago, 3 p.m.

tennis

Nasdaq-100 Open

ATP, WTA tours

Key Biscayne, Fla.

Men s singles, first round

Feliciano Lopez d. Alex Kuznetsov 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, Dmitry Tursunov d. Paul Capdeville 6-2, 6-1, George Bastl d. Daniele Bracciali 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4, Albert Montanes d. Igor Kunitsyn 6-4, 6-2.

Men s singles, second round

Robby Ginepri (20) d. Kenneth Carlsen 6-2, 7-5, Agustin Calleri d. Gael Monfils (28) 7-5, 6-4; Ivan Ljubicic (6) d. Robin Vik 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-3; Marcos Baghdatis (25), Cyprus, d. Alex Bogomolov Jr. 6-2, 6-4; Nikolay Davydenko (5) d. Mardy Fish 6-4, 7-5; Filippo Volandri (30) d. Michael Llodra 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2; Carlos Moya d. Rafael Nadal (2) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1; Fernando Gonzalez (18) d. Stanislas Wawrinka 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (1); Radek Stepanek (15) d. Xavier Malisse 6-1, 6-4; Nicolas Kiefer (16) d. Fabrice Santoro 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-4; Christophe Rochus d. Bjorn Phau 5-7, 6-4, 6-2; Mario Ancic (22) d. Kevin Kim 6-3, 2-6, 6-4; Tomas Berdych (26) d. Jose Acasuso 6-1, 6-2; Florent Serra d. Richard Gasquet (12) 7-6 (7), 6-3; Nicolas Massu d. Tommy Robredo (21) 6-4, 6-4; David Nalbandian (3) d. Paul Goldsetin, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (2).

Women s singles, first round

Li Na d. Akiko Morigami 6-1, 6-2; Zheng Jie d. Varvara Lepchenko 7-5, 6-3; Marta Domachowska d. Yuan Meng 6-4, 6-4.

Women s singles, second round

Amelie Mauresmo (1) d. Samantha Stosur 6-0, 6-0; Meghann Shaughnessy d. Justine Henin-Hardenne (3) 7-5, 6-4; Nadia Petrova (5) d. Maria Sanchez Larenzo 6-2, 6-1; Svetlana Kuznetsova (12) d. Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-2; Ai Sugiyama (21) d. Julia Schruff 6-1, 6-1; Sofia Arvidsson (32) d. Stephanie Foretz 6-4, 7-5; Marion Bartoli (30) d. Anastasiya Yakimova 6-1, 6-2; Katarina Srebotnik (28) d. Mashona Washington 6-3, 6-0; Alona Bondarenko d. Anabel Medina Garrigues (23) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3; Daniela Hantuchova (13) d. Zuzana Ondraskova 6-3, 5-7, 6-3; Eleni Daniilidou d. Dinara Safina (18) 6-4, 6-4; Patty Schnyder (7) d. Mariana Diaz-Oliva 6-3, 6-2; Elena Likhovtseva (15) d. Peng Shuai 6-3, 4-6, 6-2; Ana Ivanovic, Serbia and Montenegro (14), d. Iveta Benesova 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-2; Martina Hingis (24) d. Sun Tiantian 6-3, 6-2; Jamea Jackson d. Gisela Dulko (26) 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.

ECHL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

North Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Reading 39 19 7 85 228 187

x-Toledo 39 20 5 83 218 171

x-Wheeling 38 20 5 81 208 164

x-Johnstown 29 23 13 71 205 217

Trenton 28 33 3 59 151 191

Dayton 18 41 6 42 171 245

South Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Gwinnett 45 12 7 97 279 186

x-Florida 42 19 3 87 242 193

x-Greenville 40 23 3 83 226 185

x-S. Carolina 29 22 12 70 201 202

Charlotte 30 31 5 65 216 237

Augusta 27 32 6 60 195 238

Columbia 23 35 8 54 192 264

Pensacola 20 39 7 47 178 272

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

West Division

W L T Pts GF GA

x-Alaska 49 11 6 104 264 149

x-Las Vegas 49 11 6 104 247 164

x-Idaho 39 20 7 85 246 204

x-Utah 34 24 6 74 217 209

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 13 13 87 203 182

x-Long Beach 33 22 9 75 184 183

x-Bakersfield 34 24 5 73 189 198

x-San Diego 29 27 6 64 183 185

Stockton 13 37 12 38 158 226

x-clinched playoff spot

LAST NIGHT

Toledo 4, Dayton 2

Charlotte 6, Greenville 2

Columbia 4, Augusta 3

Gwinnett 6, Pensacola 3

Reading 5, Johnstown 4

Florida 4, South Carolina 3

Trenton 3, Wheeling 2

Idaho 6, Fresno 2

Utah 4, Alaska 1

Las Vegas 5, Bakersfield 2

Victoria at Stockton, late

Long Beach at San Diego, late

TONIGHT

Johnstown at Toledo

Columbia at Augusta

Florida at Charlotte

South Carolina at Greenville

Fresno at Idaho

Utah at Las Vegas

Bakersfield at Long Beach

Gwinnett at Pensacola

Trenton at Reading

Phoenix at San Diego

Victoria at Stockton

Dayton at Wheeling

SPORTS NOTES

Bedford men s softball NEEDS TEAMS for Monday and Wednesday open league, also need teams for Thursday 30-and over league. Call Bud at 734-847-6269.

The TOLEDO AMATEUR BASEBALL LEAGUE is looking for players 18-and older to play in its league this summer. Contact Chris Laffartha at 419-389-0907 or 419-381-9983.

Sylvania Tam O Shanter is hosting a 17-and-under girl LEARN TO SKATE & PLAY HOCKEY PROGRAM this spring. Lessons begin April 3rd. Contact Harold St. John at 419-885-1167 ext. 302.

The MEDINA BASEBALL ACADEMY is looking for U13 players. Contact Gabriel Medina at 419-861-3884.

The Woodmore Pony League is SEEKING TEAMS for a 14U and 12U baseball tournament May 24-29 and 10U teams for a tournament July 1-4. Contact Mike Sorg at 419-836-9826.

LOCAL BOWLING

Honor Roll

High Series

Men (750 or better)

Mike Doriot, Bowlero 794

Marty Bates, Southwyck 781

Ernie Hensley, Timbers 776

Lee Pappocchia, Imperial 769

Todd Eggert, Imperial 769

Tim Tayloer, Southwyck 758

Bob Pongtana, Bowlero 755

Steve Sodowski, Interstate 755

Dave Ulrich, Timbers 754

Brent Turvey, Bowlero 753

Galen Schwartz, Bowlero 750

Gary Howe, Rossford 750

Women (650 or better)

Jadine Losek, Bowlero 750

Stephanie Plocek, Southwyck 685

300 Game

Stephanie Plocek, S thwyck 158-300-227-685

Men s Traveling Classic

At Interstate Freeway

STANDINGS: KJ Excavating 103-47; Loma Linda 86-64; Bay Center Recreation 85-65; Dunn Chevy Buick 70.5-79.5; New Glass Bowl 69.5-80.5; Swanton Sports Center 60.5-89.5; John Deere Landscapes 60-90; Twin Oaks 55.5-94.5

KJ Excavating 1147-1171-1143-3461

Loma-Linda 1075-1100-1047-3222

KJ EXCAVATING: J.J. Westhoven 246-247-236-729; Steve Brown 205-187-245-637; Brian Dick 220-268-207-695; Keith Nusbaum 239-221-259-719; Chris Hayward 237-248-196-681

LOMA-LINDA: Brady Woessner 248-193-209-646; Dave Dobrzykowski 216-223-243-682; Jeff Kruzel 211-212-161-584; Jeff Kwiatkowski 226-224-189-639; Emilio Mora 178-248-245-671

Dunn Chevy Buick 1083-1137-1130-3346

New Glass Bowl 1196-1121-1059-3376

DUNN CHEVY BUICK: Ernie Molnar 184-223-187-594; Doug Brown 224-266-177-667; Jack Smith 233-191-220-649; Ed Pawlowski 229-235-268-732; Keith King 208-222-278-708

NEW GLASS BOWL: Tracy Damm 257-257-224-738; Jason Ostrosky 248-246-242-736; Gary Quaintance 279-235-219-733; Sean Severence 196-195-201-592; Aaron Hawkins 216-188-173-577

Twin Oaks 995-1004-991-2990

John Deere 1111-1155-1030-3296

TWIN OAKS: Nick Stone 175-220-194-589; Mike Aumiller 213-227-195-635; Joe Osinski 212-185-216-613; Kasey Blueitt 213-201-195-609; Jake Monto 182-171-191-544

JOHN DEERE: Jeff Piekarzewski 219-248-211-678; Steve Sparks 213-220-179-612; Mike Hussing 235-216-247-698; Ed Stange 258-257-157-672; Kid Caster 186-214-236-636

Swanton SC 1057-1040-1102-3199

Bay Center Rec 1024-1066-1175-3265

SWANTON SC: Joe Perry 225-175-224-624; Mike Frost 196-229-234-659; Scott McCahan 210-255-236-701; Kevin Hurley 214-173-387; Don Lewis 212-208-237-657; Jack Frost 171-171

BAY CENTER: Rob Huss Jr. 196-200-242-638; Dan Weiss 226-227-216-669; Rich Gargas 186-200-213-599; Jim Richardson 190-201-246-637; Dave Patchen 226-238-258-722

Next week: At Swanton Sports Center, 8 p.m.

latest line

NBA

LA CLIPPERS 41/2 (206) Washington

Dallas 71/2 (197) ATLANTA

Sacramento 2 (193) UTAH

PHOENIX 9 (227) Denver

College Basketball

Texas 3 (133) L.s.u.

Memphis 31/2 (135) U.c.l.a.

(Tuesday)

N.I.T.

Michigan 11/2 (136) Old Dominion

South Carolina 2 (127) Louisville

NHL

MONTREAL 1/2 -1 Toronto

Atlanta Even-1/2 NY ISLANDERS

CAROLINA 11/2 -2 Washington

Ottawa Even-1/2 PHILADELPHIA

Buffalo Even-1/2 BOSTON

TAMPA BAY Even-1/2 NY Rangers

DETROIT 2-21/2 Columbus

Colorado 1-11/2 ST. LOUIS

San Jose Even-1/2 MINNESOTA

Anaheim Even-1/2 PHOENIX

VANCOUVER Even-1/2 Edmonton

LOS ANGELES Even-1/2 Nashville

Exhibition Baseball

ST. LOUIS 51/2 -61/2 LA Dodgers

HOUSTON Even-6 NY Mets

PITTSBURGH Even-6 Philadelphia

BOSTON Even-6 Toronto

NY Yankees Even-6 TAMPA BAY

CINCINNATI Even-6 Minnesota

ATLANTA Even-6 Cleveland

DETROIT 6-7 Washington

BALTIMORE 51/2 -61/2 Florida

COLORADO Even-6 Texas

SAN FRANCISCO Even-6 Chi White Sox

Home team in CAPS

Sportlight

March 25

1934 Horton Smith wins the first Masters by one stroke over Craig Wood.

1947 Holy Cross, led by George Kaftan, beats Oklahoma 58-47 for the NCAA basketball championship.

1958 Sugar Ray Robinson regains the middleweight title for a record fifth time with a 15-round decision over Carmen Basilio.

1961 Cincinnati ends Ohio State s 32-game winning streak with a 70-65 win in the NCAA basketball championship.

1967 UCLA, led by sophomore Lew Alcindor s 20 points, beats Dayton 79-64 for the NCAA basketball championship.

1972 Bill Walton scores 24 points to lead UCLA to an 81-76 victory over Florida State and the NCAA basketball title. The Bruins finish with a 30-0 record and increase their winning streak to 45 straight games.

1972 Maryland beats Niagara 100-69 in the NIT championship, becoming the first team to score 100 points in the finals of the tournament.

1990 Pat Bradley becomes the first LPGA player to reach $3 million in career earnings with a one-stroke victory in the $500,000 Turquoise Classic.

1995 Mike Tyson is released from a Plainfield, Ind., prison after serving three years for rape.

1995 Scotty Bowman gets his 900th regular-season coaching victory as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Canucks 2-1 in Vancouver.

1999 Geno Carlisle, just 3-of-17 from the field, comes through with a three-point play with 4.7 seconds left, giving California a 61-60 win over Clemson and the NIT championship.

2004 Auburn s Fred Bousquet breaks the world record in the 50-meter freestyle at the NCAA men s swimming and diving championships. Teammate George Bovell of Trinidad & Tobago also sets the world record for the 200 individual medley in 1:53.93.



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