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Scoreboard

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 38 26 .594 —

Boston 27 36 .429 10 1/2

Brooklyn 25 38 .397 12 1/2

Philadelphia 14 50 .219 24

New York 12 51 .190 25 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

x-Atlanta 50 14 .781 —

Washington 36 28 .563 14

Miami 29 35 .453 21

Charlotte 28 35 .444 21 1/2

Orlando 21 45 .318 30

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 41 25 .621 —

Chicago 40 26 .606 1

Milwaukee 34 30 .531 6

Indiana 29 34 .460 10 1/2

Detroit 23 41 .359 17

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Memphis 45 19 .703 —

Houston 43 21 .672 2

San Antonio 40 23 .635 4 1/2

Dallas 41 25 .621 5

New Orleans 36 29 .554 9 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 42 20 .677 —

Oklahoma City 35 29 .547 8

Utah 27 36 .429 15 1/2

Denver 24 41 .369 19 1/2

Minnesota 14 49 .222 28 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 51 12 .810 —

L.A. Clippers 42 23 .646 10

Phoenix 34 32 .515 18 1/2

Sacramento 22 41 .349 29

L.A. Lakers 17 46 .270 34

x-clinched playoff spot

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Wednesday’s Games

Chicago 104, Philadelphia 95, OT

Sacramento 113, Charlotte 106

Miami 104, Brooklyn 98

Boston 95, Memphis 92

L.A. Clippers 120, Oklahoma City 108

Milwaukee 97, Orlando 91

Denver 115, Atlanta 102

Phoenix 106, Minnesota 97

Golden State 105, Detroit 98

Portland 105, Houston 100

Thursday’s Games

Memphis at Washington, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Houston at Utah, 9 p.m.

Cleveland at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.

New York at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Sacramento at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Miami at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

Orlando at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Golden State at Denver, 9 p.m.

Atlanta at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

Detroit at Portland, 10 p.m.

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 67 42 18 7 91 177 147

Tampa Bay 68 42 20 6 90 223 177

Detroit 65 37 17 11 85 192 172

Boston 66 34 22 10 78 179 171

Florida 66 29 23 14 72 163 188

Ottawa 65 30 24 11 71 185 176

Toronto 68 27 35 6 60 183 212

Buffalo 67 19 42 6 44 129 228

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

N.Y. Rangers 66 42 17 7 91 203 157

N.Y. Islanders 69 43 22 4 90 219 194

Pittsburgh 66 38 18 10 86 189 162

Washington 68 36 22 10 82 201 168

Philadelphia 68 28 27 13 69 178 197

New Jersey 67 28 29 10 66 153 176

Columbus 66 28 34 4 60 170 210

Carolina 65 25 32 8 58 155 178

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Nashville 68 42 19 7 91 199 166

St. Louis 66 42 19 5 89 209 167

Chicago 66 39 21 6 84 190 154

Minnesota 67 37 23 7 81 192 170

Winnipeg 67 33 22 12 78 187 181

Colorado 67 30 26 11 71 179 190

Dallas 67 30 27 10 70 209 221

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 69 42 20 7 91 202 192

Vancouver 66 38 24 4 80 189 179

Calgary 67 37 25 5 79 197 175

Los Angeles 66 32 21 13 77 180 170

San Jose 67 33 26 8 74 189 187

Arizona 67 21 38 8 50 143 224

Edmonton 67 18 38 11 47 152 227

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

Wednesday’s Games

Toronto 4, Buffalo 3, SO

N.Y. Rangers 3, Washington 1

Calgary 6, Anaheim 3

Thursday’s Games

Tampa Bay at Boston, 7 p.m.

Edmonton at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Columbus at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

New Jersey at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Los Angeles at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Chicago at Arizona, 10 p.m.

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

Friday’s Games

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

Dallas at Washington, 7 p.m.

Edmonton at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Anaheim at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Toronto at Calgary, 8 p.m.

 

H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Wednesday’s Boys’ Basketball Scores

Division I

Gahanna Lincoln 57, Chillicothe 44

Garfield Hts. 60, Cle. Glenville 52

Green 60, Can. Glenoak 55

Grove City 42, Dublin Coffman 40

Lorain 59, Brunswick 56, 3OT

Massillon Jackson 70, Medina Highland 47

Newark 43, Zanesville 37

Westerville S. 79, Canal Winchester 51

Division II

Akr. SVSM 85, Alliance Marlington 46

Celina 53, Elida 45

Cle. Cent. Cath. 63, Akr. Hoban 46

Cols. Walnut Ridge 58, Cols. Centennial 47

Johnstown-Monroe 58, Cols. Beechcroft 47

Ontario 70, Shelby 55

Poland Seminary 61, Struthers 56

Tol. Scott 75, Millbury Lake 56

Division III

Cols. Hartley 62, Mt. Gilead 36

Day. Northridge 74, St. Bernard Roger Bacon 61

Division IV

Bainbridge Paint Valley 65, Racine Southern 49

Cols. Africentric 69, Cols. Wellington 42

Glouster Trimble 73, Portsmouth Sciotoville 35

Tuscarawas Cent. Cath. 44, Malvern 43

 

Tuesday’s Girls’ Basketball Scores

Division I

Mt. Notre Dame 65, Kettering Fairmont 42

W. Chester Lakota W. 68, Cin. McAuley 59

Division III

Beverly Ft. Frye 36, Ironton 26

Cin. Summit Country Day 41, Baltimore Liberty Union 38

Garrettsville Garfield 51, Richmond Hts. 46

Proctorville Fairland 46, Wheelersburg 41

Richwood N. Union 53, Oak Harbor 42

Division IV

Felicity-Franklin 65, Maria Stein Marion Local 62

 

Marshall box

W. KENTUCKY 59, MARSHALL 45

MARSHALL (11-21)

Taylor 4-20 0-1 8, Kambola 4-11 4-5 12, Nikolic 0-3 0-0 0, Manning 1-5 2-4 4, Loop 2-3 0-0 5, Johnson 0-3 0-0 0, Sane 2-4 0-1 4, Boykins 3-7 0-2 7, Bowling 2-3 0-0 5, Mijovic 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-59 6-13 45.

W. KENTUCKY (20-11)

Lawson 1-3 1-3 3, Fant 2-8 1-1 5, Jackson 4-10 0-0 11, Harrison-Docks 6-16 3-4 18, T. Price 4-11 4-4 13, Clayton 0-1 0-0 0, B. Price 0-0 0-0 0, Rostov 0-2 0-0 0, Snipes 2-5 0-0 5, Johnson 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 21-60 9-12 59.

Halftime—W. Kentucky 26-20. 3-Point Goals—Marshall 3-19 (Boykins 1-2, Loop 1-2, Bowling 1-2, Manning 0-1, Nikolic 0-1, Kambola 0-2, Johnson 0-2, Taylor 0-7), W. Kentucky 8-28 (Jackson 3-7, Harrison-Docks 3-10, Snipes 1-4, T. Price 1-6, Rostov 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Marshall 44 (Kambola, Taylor 9), W. Kentucky 41 (Snipes 8). Assists—Marshall 7 (Manning 3), W. Kentucky 12 (Harrison-Docks, T. Price 4). Total Fouls—Marshall 16, W. Kentucky 16. A—NA.

 

 

College basketball

Wednesday’s College Basketball Scores

Atlantic 10 Conference

First Round

Duquesne 61, Saint Louis 55

Fordham 71, George Mason 65

Atlantic Coast Conference

Second Round

Florida St. 76, Clemson 73

Miami 59, Virginia Tech 49

NC State 81, Pittsburgh 70

North Carolina 81, Boston College 63

Big 12 Conference

First Round

TCU 67, Kansas St. 65

Texas 65, Texas Tech 53

Big East Conference

First Round

Creighton 78, DePaul 63

Marquette 78, Seton Hall 56

Big Ten Conference

First Round

Minnesota 80, Rutgers 68

Penn St. 68, Nebraska 65

Conference USA

First Round

FIU 57, UTSA 54

Middle Tennessee 63, Charlotte 60

Rice 82, North Texas 54

W. Kentucky 59, Marshall 45

Mid-American Conference

Second Round

Akron 58, W. Michigan 45

E. Michigan 73, Bowling Green 67

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Quarterfinals

NC Central 91, Coppin St. 43

Norfolk St. 68, SC State 54

Mountain West Conference

First Round

Air Force 68, New Mexico 61

UNLV 67, Nevada 46

Pacific-12 Conference

First Round

California 84, Washington St. 59

Colorado 78, Oregon St. 71

Southern Cal 67, Arizona St. 64

Stanford 71, Washington 69

Patriot League

Championship

Lafayette 65, American U. 63

Southeastern Conference

First Round

Auburn 74, Mississippi St. 68

South Carolina 63, Missouri 54

Southland Conference

First Round

McNeese St. 62, SE Louisiana 60, OT

New Orleans 82, Nicholls St. 73

Southwestern Athletic Conference

Quarterfinals

Alabama St. 93, MVSU 81

Texas Southern 95, Alcorn St. 74

 

MLB standings

Major League Baseball

Spring Training Standings

NATIONAL LEAGUE

W L Pct

Arizona 6 2 .750

Miami 5 2 .714

Los Angeles 4 2 .667

Colorado 4 3 .571

Pittsburgh 4 3 .571

St. Louis 4 3 .571

Washington 4 3 .571

Philadelphia 4 4 .500

San Diego 4 4 .500

Cincinnati 4 5 .444

Atlanta 3 5 .375

New York 3 6 .333

Milwaukee 2 5 .286

San Francisco 2 7 .222

Chicago 1 6 .143

AMERICAN LEAGUE

W L Pct

Kansas City 8 1 .889

Boston 6 2 .750

Oakland 6 2 .750

Houston 4 2 .667

Detroit 5 4 .556

New York 5 4 .556

Chicago 3 3 .500

Minnesota 3 3 .500

Texas 4 4 .500

Seattle 4 5 .444

Los Angeles 3 4 .429

Toronto 4 6 .400

Cleveland 3 5 .375

Baltimore 3 7 .300

Tampa Bay 2 5 .286

NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not.

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Wednesday’s Games

Boston 10, N.Y. Yankees 6

Miami 7, N.Y. Mets 4

Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2

Washington 9, Detroit 2

St. Louis 6, Atlanta 2

Tampa Bay 5, Minnesota 2

Toronto 5, Baltimore 2

Colorado 4, Seattle 1

Chicago Cubs 4, L.A. Dodgers 3

Kansas City (ss) 4, San Diego 3

Chicago White Sox 4, Texas 4, tie

Kansas City (ss) 5, Cincinnati 2

Oakland 3, Cleveland 2

Milwaukee 6, San Francisco 3

Arizona 6, L.A. Angels 5

Thursday’s Games

Miami vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Boston vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Toronto vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Philadelphia vs. Detroit (ss) at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

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

Washington vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m.

Seattle vs. Oakland at Mesa, Ariz., 3:00 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Kansas City vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (ss) vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Colorado vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:10 p.m.

Cincinnati vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 5:10 p.m.

San Francisco vs. Chicago White Sox (ss) at Glendale, Ariz., 7:05 p.m.

Atlanta vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Detroit vs. Atlanta (ss) at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Houston vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

St. Louis vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:07 p.m.

Atlanta (ss) vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m.

Texas vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Milwaukee vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Arizona vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Cleveland vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Oakland vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m.

San Diego vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:10 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 7:05 p.m.

Oakland vs. Chicago Cubs at Las Vegas, 8:05 p.m.

Cincinnati vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.

 

Reds’ boxscore

Royals 5, Reds 2

Kansas City Cincinnati

ab r h bi ab r h bi

A.Escobar ss 3 0 0 0 Bourgeois lf 3 0 1 0

R.Jackson ss 1 1 0 0 T.Sparks 3b 1 0 0 0

J.Dyson cf 2 0 0 0 Votto 1b 1 0 0 1

Starling pr-cf 0 1 0 0 C.Walach 1b 2 0 1 0

Rios rf 3 0 1 0 Phillips 2b 3 0 1 0

J.Bonifacio rf 1 0 1 2 L.Gonzalz 2b 1 0 0 0

K.Morales 1b 3 0 0 0 C.Dmingez rf 3 0 0 0

M.Fields 1b 1 0 0 0 F.Perez rf 1 0 0 0

Infante dh 4 0 1 0 Schumakr cf 2 0 0 0

J.Trapp pr-dh 0 1 0 0 Suarez ss 2 1 1 1

B.Eibner lf 2 0 1 0 Cozart ss 2 0 0 0

L.Adams lf 2 1 2 0 K.Waldrop lf 2 0 0 0

Kratz c 2 1 1 1 Satin 3b 2 0 1 0

Boscan c 2 0 1 0 R.Cabrera c 1 0 0 0

H.Dozier 3b 3 0 0 0 De Jesus dh 2 0 1 0

C.Cuthbert 3b 1 0 1 2 Skipwrth dh 1 0 1 0

C.Colon 2b 1 0 1 0 Barnhart c 2 1 1 0

Mondesi 2b 2 0 0 0 J.Siri cf 1 0 0 0

Totals 33 5 10 5 Totals 32 2 8 2

 

Kansas City (ss) 000 010 022 — 5

Cincinnati 001 000 100 — 2

 

E—Barnhart (2). DP—Kansas City 1, Cincinnati 2. LOB—Kansas City 5, Cincinnati 5. 2B—J.Bonifacio (1), Infante (1), B.Eibner (2), C.Cuthbert (1), Satin (1), De Jesus (1), Barnhart (1). HR—Kratz (1), Suarez (1). SB—Rios (1). CS—C.Colon (1), Bourgeois (2). SF—Votto.

IP H R ER BB SO

Cincinnati

Blanton 3 4 1 1 0 1

Jo.Lamb 2 1 0 0 0 2

Flynn 1 0 0 0 0 1

Pino W,1-0 1 2 1 1 1 2

Mariot 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 1

Dwyer 2-3 0 0 0 0 0

Milwaukee

Maholm 3 1 0 0 1 0

Cingrani BS,1-1 3 3 1 1 1 1

Gregg 1 2 0 0 0 0

LeCure L,0-1 BS,1-1 1 1 2 2 1 2

Corcino 1 3 2 2 0 1

HBP—by LeCure (Starling).

Umpires—Home, Todd Tichenor; First, Kerwin Danley; Second, Tony Randazzo; Third, Ryan Blakney.

T—2:35. A—3,047 (10,311).

 

USA Today women

The top 25 teams in the USA Today women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 9, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. UConn (32) 32-1 800 1

2. Notre Dame 31-2 766 2

3. Maryland 30-2 727 3

4. South Carolina 30-2 715 4

5. Tennessee 27-5 652 5

6. Baylor 30-3 646 7

7. Florida State 29-4 622 6

8. Louisville 25-6 531 10

9. Arizona State 27-5 522 8

10. Oregon State 26-4 489 9

11. Kentucky 23-9 479 11

12. North Carolina 24-8 424 12

13. Princeton 29-0 397 14

14. Mississippi State 26-6 374 13

15. Iowa 24-7 322 15

16. Duke 21-10 298 16

17. Stanford 24-9 285 20

18. Chattanooga 29-3 243 18

19. George Washington 29-3 203 19

19. Texas A&M 23-9 203 17

21. Florida Gulf Coast 28-2 155 21

22. Seton Hall 28-4 130 23

23. Rutgers 22-9 70 22

24. Ohio State 23-10 61 —

25. Northwestern 23-8 55 —

Others receiving votes: South Florida 52, James Madison 29, Nebraska 28, Texas 27, DePaul 26, California 22, Syracuse 21, Western Kentucky 17, UALR 4, St. John’s 3, Quinnipiac 2.

 

NASCAR

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Points

1, Kevin Harvick, 134. 2, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 125. 3, Joey Logano, 123. 4, Martin Truex Jr., 118. 5, AJ Allmendinger, 100. 6, Kasey Kahne, 92. 7, Jimmie Johnson, 91. 8, Denny Hamlin, 87. 9, Casey Mears, 87. 10, Matt Kenseth, 85.

11, Greg Biffle, 84. 12, Ryan Newman, 82. 13, Paul Menard, 82. 14, Clint Bowyer, 81. 15, Aric Almirola, 80.

16, Brad Keselowski, 77. 17, David Gilliland, 77. 18, Sam Hornish Jr., 75. 19, David Ragan, 75. 20, Danica Patrick, 68.