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Scoreboard

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
Toronto 40 16 .714 —
Boston 35 20 .636 4 1/2
Philadelphia 34 20 .630 5
Brooklyn 29 27 .518 11
New York 10 43 .189 28 1/2
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
Charlotte 26 28 .481 —
Miami 25 27 .481 —
Orlando 23 32 .418 3 1/2
Washington 22 32 .407 4
Atlanta 18 36 .333 8
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 40 13 .755 —
Indiana 36 19 .655 5
Detroit 24 29 .453 16
Chicago 12 42 .222 28 1/2
Cleveland 11 43 .204 29 1/2
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
Houston 32 22 .593 —
San Antonio 32 24 .571 1
Dallas 25 28 .472 6 1/2
New Orleans 24 31 .436 8 1/2
Memphis 22 34 .393 11
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
Denver 37 17 .685 —
Oklahoma City 35 19 .648 2
Portland 32 21 .604 4 1/2
Utah 31 24 .564 6 1/2
Minnesota 25 29 .463 12
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
Golden State 38 15 .717 —
L.A. Clippers 30 26 .536 9 1/2
Sacramento 28 26 .519 10 1/2
L.A. Lakers 28 27 .509 11
Phoenix 11 45 .196 28 1/2
Wednesday’s Games
Brooklyn 135, Denver 130
Milwaukee 148, Washington 129
New Orleans 125, Chicago 120
Dallas 99, Charlotte 93
Utah 116, Phoenix 88
Houston 127, Sacramento 101
Golden State 141, San Antonio 102
Thursday’s Games
Indiana 116, L.A. Clippers 92
Orlando 122, Minnesota 112
Toronto 119, Atlanta 101
L.A. Lakers 129, Boston 128
Oklahoma City 117, Memphis 95
San Antonio at Portland, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m.
Denver at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
New York at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.
Milwaukee at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Golden State at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
Minnesota at New Orleans, 9:30 p.m.
Miami at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
San Antonio at Utah, 5 p.m.
Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Charlotte at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto at New York, 7:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Boston, 8 p.m.
New Orleans at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Washington at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Houston, 8:30 p.m.
Orlando at Milwaukee, 9 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Portland at Dallas, 3 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Philadelphia, 3:30 p.m.
Phoenix at Sacramento, 6 p.m.
Orlando at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Miami at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.

NHL standings
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Tampa Bay 54 39 11 4 82 207 150
Toronto 53 33 17 3 69 190 150
Montreal 55 31 18 6 68 169 158
Boston 54 29 17 8 66 155 140
Buffalo 53 26 20 7 59 158 166
Florida 52 22 22 8 52 161 180
Detroit 54 21 26 7 49 153 178
Ottawa 54 20 29 5 45 167 199
Metropolitan Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
N.Y. Islanders 53 31 16 6 68 154 129
Washington 54 30 18 6 66 182 171
Columbus 53 30 20 3 63 173 164
Pittsburgh 54 28 19 7 63 185 167
Carolina 54 27 21 6 60 158 160
Philadelphia 54 24 23 7 55 155 180
N.Y. Rangers 53 23 22 8 54 152 178
New Jersey 53 20 25 8 48 154 180
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Winnipeg 54 34 17 3 71 189 154
Nashville 56 33 19 4 70 174 143
Dallas 54 28 21 5 61 140 137
Minnesota 54 26 23 5 57 151 158
St. Louis 52 25 22 5 55 147 153
Colorado 53 22 22 9 53 176 177
Chicago 55 22 24 9 53 177 201
Pacific Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Calgary 54 34 15 5 73 199 157
San Jose 55 32 16 7 71 198 173
Vegas 56 31 21 4 66 167 153
Vancouver 55 24 24 7 55 158 171
Edmonton 54 24 25 5 53 157 179
Arizona 54 23 26 5 51 142 159
Anaheim 55 21 25 9 51 125 176
Los Angeles 54 23 27 4 50 128 160
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.
Thursday’s Games
Los Angeles 3, Philadelphia 2, SO
Florida 3, Pittsburgh 2, OT
N.Y. Islanders 2, New Jersey 1, SO
Washington 4, Colorado 3, OT
Carolina 6, Buffalo 5, OT
Ottawa 4, Anaheim 0
Montreal 5, Winnipeg 2
St. Louis 1, Tampa Bay 0, OT
Vegas 4, Detroit 3
Edmonton 4, Minnesota 1
Nashville 3, Dallas 2, OT
Chicago 4, Vancouver 3, OT
Columbus 4, Arizona 2
San Jose 5, Calgary 2
Friday’s Games
Carolina at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Anaheim at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at New Jersey, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Colorado at N.Y. Islanders, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles at Boston, 1 p.m.
Winnipeg at Ottawa, 2 p.m.
Nashville at St. Louis, 2 p.m.
Dallas at Arizona, 4 p.m.
San Jose at Edmonton, 7 p.m.
Florida at Washington, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Montreal, 7 p.m.
Calgary at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Columbus at Vegas, 10 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
St. Louis at Nashville, 12:30 p.m.
Carolina at New Jersey, 3 p.m.
Colorado at Boston, 3 p.m.
Winnipeg at Buffalo, 3 p.m.
Detroit at Chicago, 3 p.m.
Minnesota at N.Y. Islanders, 3 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Florida, 6 p.m.
Toronto at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Blue Jackets’ box
Columbus 2 1 1 = 4
Arizona 0 2 0 = 2
First Period—1, Columbus, Sedlak 3 (Hannikainen), 3:02. 2, Columbus, Savard 4 (Anderson, Jenner), 17:13. Penalties—Hjalmarsson, ARI, (hooking), 3:32.
Second Period—3, Arizona, Oesterle 5 (Fischer, Cousins), 4:20. 4, Arizona, Garland 11 (Oesterle), 6:03. 5, Columbus, Anderson 18 (Jones, Wennberg), 10:24 (pp). Penalties—Fischer, ARI, (hooking), 8:44; Duclair, CBJ, (hooking), 13:26.
Third Period—6, Columbus, Jenner 10, 13:52. Penalties—Jenner, CBJ, (tripping), 0:27; Nash, CBJ, (tripping), 19:20.
Shots on Goal—Columbus 17-10-6—33. Arizona 9-12-10—31.
Power-play opportunities—Columbus 1 of 2; Arizona 0 of 3.
Goalies—Columbus, Bobrovsky 21-16-1 (31 shots-29 saves). Arizona, Kuemper 11-13-5 (33-29).
A—15,319 (17,125). T—2:28.
Referees—Dan O’Rourke, Graham Skilliter. Linesmen—David Brisebois, Libor Suchanek.

Ohio State box
OHIO ST. 74, PENN ST. 70
PENN ST. (8-15)
Watkins 3-6 0-1 6, Stevens 6-16 8-9 20, Dread 1-3 0-0 3, Wheeler 2-5 0-0 4, Reaves 9-15 1-2 20, Buttrick 0-0 0-0 0, Harrar 1-3 0-1 2, Jones 0-0 0-0 0, McCloskey 0-0 0-0 0, Bolton 4-12 5-5 15. Totals 26-60 14-18 70.
OHIO ST. (15-7)
K.Wesson 1-2 3-4 6, A.Wesson 4-7 6-8 15, Jallow 0-2 0-0 0, Jackson 5-9 4-4 15, Muhammad 5-11 8-8 20, Young 3-3 0-1 6, LeDee 0-0 1-2 1, Washington 3-5 1-2 9, Woods 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 22-44 23-29 74.
Halftime—Ohio St. 34-31. 3-Point Goals—Penn St. 4-14 (Bolton 2-5, Dread 1-2, Reaves 1-6, Stevens 0-1), Ohio St. 7-14 (Washington 2-2, Muhammad 2-4, K.Wesson 1-1, A.Wesson 1-2, Jackson 1-3, Jallow 0-1, Woods 0-1). Fouled Out—K.Wesson, Wheeler. Rebounds—Penn St. 25 (Stevens 12), Ohio St. 30 (A.Wesson 10). Assists—Penn St. 8 (Wheeler 3), Ohio St. 11 (Muhammad 4). Total Fouls—Penn St. 23, Ohio St. 21. Technicals—Wheeler, Woods.

Marshall box
NORTH TEXAS 78, MARSHALL 51
MARSHALL (13-11)
Williams 2-8 0-0 6, Elmore 1-7 2-2 4, West 0-3 3-3 3, Kinsey 7-13 3-5 18, Burks 3-15 2-2 9, George 0-0 0-0 0, Beyers 0-4 0-0 0, Sustic 0-1 0-0 0, Watson 3-6 4-4 11, Murphy 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 16-57 14-16 51.
NORTH TEXAS (20-4)
Z.Simmons 8-9 2-2 18, Smart 8-18 0-1 20, Miller 3-9 0-0 6, Woolridge 6-14 0-3 15, Gibson 6-15 2-2 19, J.Simmons 0-1 0-0 0, Arikawe 0-1 0-0 0, Draper 0-2 0-2 0, Weger 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 31-70 4-10 78.
Halftime—North Texas 36-26. 3-Point Goals—Marshall 5-24 (Williams 2-6, Watson 1-2, Kinsey 1-4, Burks 1-4, West 0-1, Elmore 0-3, Beyers 0-4), North Texas 12-28 (Gibson 5-10, Smart 4-10, Woolridge 3-5, Draper 0-1, Miller 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Marshall 28 (Williams 6), North Texas 51 (Miller 13). Assists—Marshall 6 (Burks 2), North Texas 14 (Woolridge 5). Total Fouls—Marshall 14, North Texas 14. A—3,484 (10,500).

H.S. scores
Ohio High School Athletic Association
Thursday’s Girls’ Basketball Scores
Albany Alexander 41, Nelsonville-York 21
Athens 47, Bidwell River Valley 41
Chillicothe 49, Hillsboro 31
Chillicothe Huntington 63, Paint Valley 56
Chillicothe Unioto 47, Southeastern 20
Frankfort Adena 52, Chillicothe Zane Trace 22
Leesburg Fairfield 62, Peebles 53
Portsmouth Clay 58, Portsmouth Sciotoville 30
Lynchburg-Clay 67, Fayetteville-Perry 50
Minford 55, McDermott Northwest 43
Portsmouth Notre Dame 56, Franklin Furnace Green 15
Reedsville Eastern 58, Racine Southern 16
Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington 50, Mowrystown Whiteoak 29
Waterford 56, Wahama, W.Va. 32
Waverly 47, Oak Hill 46
Wheelersburg 35, S. Webster 25