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Scoreboard

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
x-Toronto 52 23 .693 —
x-Philadelphia 47 27 .635 4 1/2
Boston 44 31 .587 8
Brooklyn 38 37 .507 14
New York 14 60 .189 37 1/2
W L Pct GB
Orlando 37 38 .493 —
Miami 36 38 .486 1/2
Charlotte 35 39 .473 1 1/2
Washington 30 44 .405 6 1/2
Atlanta 27 48 .360 10
Central Division
W L Pct GB
y-Milwaukee 56 19 .747 —
x-Indiana 45 29 .608 10 1/2
Detroit 37 36 .507 18
Chicago 21 54 .280 35
Cleveland 19 56 .253 37
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
x-Houston 47 28 .627 —
San Antonio 43 32 .573 4
New Orleans 31 45 .408 16 1/2
Memphis 30 44 .405 16 1/2
Dallas 29 45 .392 17 1/2
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
x-Denver 49 23 .681 —
x-Portland 46 27 .630 3 1/2
Utah 44 30 .595 6
Oklahoma City 43 31 .581 7
Minnesota 33 41 .446 17
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
x-Golden State 50 23 .685 —
x-L.A. Clippers 45 30 .600 6
Sacramento 37 37 .500 13 1/2
L.A. Lakers 32 41 .438 18
Phoenix 17 58 .227 34
x-clinched playoff spot
Monday’s Games
Orlando 119, Philadelphia 98
Memphis 115, Oklahoma City 103
Utah 125, Phoenix 92
Portland 148, Brooklyn 144, 2OT
Tuesday’s Games
Boston 116, Cleveland 106
Charlotte 125, San Antonio 116, OT
Orlando 104, Miami 99
Toronto 112, Chicago 103
Atlanta 130, New Orleans 120
L.A. Clippers 122, Minnesota 111
Milwaukee 108, Houston 94
Sacramento 125, Dallas 121
Detroit at Denver, 9 p.m.
Washington at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games
Golden State at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Indiana at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
Portland at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Washington at Phoenix, 10 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Utah, 10:30 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Orlando at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Dallas at Miami, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto at New York, 7:30 p.m.
Denver at Houston, 8 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
Sacramento at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Cleveland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Indiana at Boston, 7 p.m.
Portland at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Denver at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
Golden State at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Washington at Utah, 9 p.m.
Charlotte at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Cavaliers’ box
BOSTON (116)
Tatum 9-17 0-0 21, Horford 7-10 5-6 19, Baynes 2-2 0-0 4, Rozier 5-13 0-0 11, Smart 8-14 3-3 21, Brown 3-7 1-3 9, Hayward 7-12 1-2 15, Yabusele 1-1 0-0 2, Theis 0-0 0-0 0, Morris 4-15 4-5 14. Totals 46-91 14-19 116.
CLEVELAND (106)
Osman 6-9 0-1 15, Love 3-13 4-4 10, Thompson 2-4 3-4 7, Sexton 9-19 3-3 24, Knight 2-6 0-0 5, Chriss 3-5 0-2 7, Nance Jr. 4-9 5-5 13, Nwaba 1-2 0-0 2, Clarkson 7-11 4-6 18, Stauskas 2-2 0-0 5. Totals 39-80 19-25 106.
Boston 32 25 31 28 = 116
Cleveland 27 24 30 25 = 106
3-Point Goals—Boston 10-25 (Tatum 3-5, Brown 2-3, Smart 2-5, Morris 2-7, Rozier 1-3, Horford 0-1, Hayward 0-1), Cleveland 9-29 (Osman 3-7, Sexton 3-7, Chriss 1-1, Stauskas 1-1, Knight 1-3, Nwaba 0-1, Clarkson 0-1, Nance Jr. 0-3, Love 0-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Boston 46 (Horford 8), Cleveland 36 (Love 11). Assists—Boston 23 (Horford 5), Cleveland 24 (Nance Jr. 7). Total Fouls—Boston 21, Cleveland 21. A—19,432 (20,562).

NHL standings
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
z-Tampa Bay 77 59 14 4 122 306 206
x-Boston 76 46 21 9 101 237 194
Toronto 76 45 25 6 96 271 228
Montreal 77 41 28 8 90 233 220
Florida 77 33 32 12 78 249 268
Buffalo 76 31 36 9 71 207 251
Detroit 76 28 38 10 66 206 258
Ottawa 76 27 43 6 60 226 278
Metropolitan Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Washington 77 45 24 8 98 264 235
N.Y. Islanders 77 44 26 7 95 212 188
Pittsburgh 77 42 24 11 95 261 228
Carolina 76 42 27 7 91 226 210
Columbus 76 42 30 4 88 232 218
Philadelphia 76 36 32 8 80 229 252
N.Y. Rangers 75 29 33 13 71 208 250
New Jersey 77 29 39 9 67 211 260
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
x-Winnipeg 76 45 27 4 94 256 223
x-Nashville 77 43 28 6 92 224 202
St. Louis 76 41 27 8 90 226 206
Dallas 76 39 31 6 84 193 188
Colorado 76 34 29 13 81 240 229
Minnesota 77 35 33 9 79 203 224
Chicago 75 33 32 10 76 248 271
Pacific Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
x-Calgary 76 47 22 7 101 268 213
x-San Jose 76 43 24 9 95 268 240
Vegas 76 42 28 6 90 235 209
Arizona 76 36 33 7 79 199 212
Edmonton 76 34 34 8 76 221 253
Vancouver 76 32 34 10 74 207 237
Anaheim 77 31 36 10 72 180 237
Los Angeles 76 28 40 8 64 185 243
x-clinched playoff spot
z-clinched conference
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.
Monday’s Games
Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Rangers 2
New Jersey 3, Buffalo 1
Toronto 7, Florida 5
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 4
Dallas 5, Winnipeg 2
Nashville 1, Minnesota 0
St. Louis 3, Vegas 1
Los Angeles 3, Calgary 0
Detroit 3, San Jose 2
Tuesday’s Games
Columbus 4, N.Y. Islanders 0
Washington 4, Carolina 1
Ottawa 4, Buffalo 0
Montreal 6, Florida 1
Edmonton 8, Los Angeles 4
Chicago at Arizona, 10 p.m.
Anaheim at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games
Toronto at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Dallas at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.
Vegas at Colorado, 10 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Washington at Carolina, 7 p.m.
Montreal at Columbus, 7 p.m.
Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Florida at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.
Dallas at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Los Angeles at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Chicago at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Friday’s Games
St. Louis at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.
Nashville at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Anaheim at Calgary, 9 p.m.
Arizona at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Minnesota at Vegas, 10 p.m.

Blue Jackets’ box
N.Y. Islanders 0 0 0 = 0
Columbus 1 0 3 = 4
First Period—1, Columbus, Dzingel 25 (Werenski, Jenner), 5:43 (pp). Penalties—N.Y. Islanders bench, served by Barzal (too many men on the ice), 4:00; Dubois, CBJ, (roughing), 19:10; Barzal, NYI, (roughing), 19:10.
Second Period—None. Penalties—None.
Third Period—2, Columbus, Panarin 26 (Duchene, Atkinson), 2:38. 3, Columbus, Bjorkstrand 17, 11:14. 4, Columbus, Atkinson 39 (Jones, Duchene), 19:33. Penalties—None.
Shots on Goal—N.Y. Islanders 10-9-7—26. Columbus 7-15-11—33.
Power-play opportunities—N.Y. Islanders 0 of 0; Columbus 1 of 1.
Goalies—N.Y. Islanders, Greiss 22-14-2 (32 shots-29 saves). Columbus, Bobrovsky 33-23-1 (26-26).
A—17,928 (18,500). T—2:26.
Referees—TJ Luxmore, Francois St Laurent. Linesmen—Travis Gawryletz, Kory Nagy.

NIT
National Invitation Tournament
First Round
Tuesday, March 19
UNC-Greensboro 84, Campbell 69
Lipscomb 89, Davidson 81
NC State 84, Hofstra 78
Indiana 89, St. Francis (Pa.) 72
Clemson 75, Wright State 69
Memphis 74, San Diego 60
Arkansas 84, Providence 72
Texas 79, South Dakota State 73
Creighton 70, Loyola of Chicago 61
Dayton (21-11) at Colorado (21-12), 11 p.m
Wednesday, March 20
Wichita State 76, Furman 70
Harvard 71, Georgetown 68
Norfolk State 80, Alabama 79, OT
Xavier 78, Toledo 64
TCU 82, Sam Houston State 69
Nebraska 80, Butler 76
Second Round
March 22
Creighton 79, Memphis 67
Saturday, March 23
Indiana 63, Arkansas 60
Lipscomb 86, UNC-Greensboro 69
Sunday, March 24
Wichita State 63, Clemson 55
Texas 78, Xavier 76, OT
N.C. State 78, Harvard 77
TCU 88, Nebraska 72
Monday, March 25
Norfolk State (22-13) at Colorado (22-12), 9 p.m.
Quarterfinals
Tuesday, March 26
TCU (22-13) at Creighton (20-14), 8:30 p.m.
Indiana (19-15) vs. Wichita State (21-14), TBA
Wednesday, March 27
Lipscomb (27-7) vs. N.C. State (24-11), TBA
Norfolk State-Colorado winner vs. Texas (18-16), TBA
Semifinals
At Madison Square Garden
New York
Tuesday, April 2
Game 1, 7 p.m.
Game 2, 9:30 p.m.
Championship
At Madison Square Garden
New York
Thursday, April 4
Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

CIT
CollegeInsider.com Tournament
First Round
Monday, March 18
NJIT 92, Quinnipiac 81 Tuesday, March 19
Robert Morris 98, Cornell 89, OT
Marshall 76, IUPUI 73
Wednesday, March 20
Green Bay 102, ETSU 94
Texas Southern 95, New Orleans 89, OT
Texas Rio Grande Valley 74, Grambling State 73
Presbyterian 73, Seattle 68
Thursday, March 21
Hampton 81, Saint Francis 72
Charleston Southern 68, FAU 66
Louisiana-Monroe 87, Kent State 77
CSU Bakersfield 66, Cal State Fullerton 58
Friday, March 22
Southern Utah 80, Drake 73, OT
Saturday, March 23
FIU 87, Texas State 81
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Sunday, March 24
Presbyterian 77, Robert Morris 70
Monday, March 25
Texas Southern 94, Texas Rio Grande Valley 85
CSU Bakersfield 70, Southern Utah 67
Tuesday, March 26
Hampton 73, Charleston Southern 67
FIU (20-13) vs. Green Bay (18-16), 8 p.m.
Tuesday, March 26
Marshall 83, Presbyterian 66
Thursday, March 28
Hampton (18-17) vs. NJIT (22-12), 7 p.m.
Texas Southern (23-13) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (19-15), 8 p.m.
Friday, March 29 or Saturday, March 30
CSU Bakersfield (18-15) vs. FIU-Green Bay winner, TBA
Semifinals
Tuesday, April 2
TBD
TBD Championship
Thursday, April 4
Semifinal winners, TBA

MLB schedule
Major League Baseball
National League
All Times EDT
Thursday’s Games
N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:05 p.m.
St. Louis at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.
Atlanta at Philadelphia, 3:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Texas, 4:05 p.m.
Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m.
Colorado at Miami, 4:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh at CINCINNATI, 4:10 p.m.
San Francisco at San Diego, 4:10 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Colorado at Miami, 7:10 p.m.
St. Louis at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.
Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.
San Francisco at San Diego, 10:10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at CINCINNATI, 2:10 p.m.
Atlanta at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m.
Colorado at Miami, 6:10 p.m.
St. Louis at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Texas, 8:05 p.m.
San Francisco at San Diego, 8:40 p.m.
Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.
Sunday, March 31
Colorado at Miami, 1:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh at CINCINNATI, 1:10 p.m.
N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:35 p.m.
St. Louis at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Texas, 4:05 p.m.
Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m.
San Francisco at San Diego, 4:10 p.m.
Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.
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American League
Thursday’s Games, March 21
Seattle 5, Oakland 4, 12 innings
Thursday’s Games
Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.
Detroit at Toronto, 3:37 p.m.
Houston at Tampa Bay, 4:00 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Texas, 4:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Oakland, 4:07 p.m.
Cleveland at Minnesota, 4:10 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 4:15 p.m.
Boston at Seattle, 7:10 p.m.
Friday’s Games
Detroit at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.
Houston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Oakland, 10:07 p.m.
Boston at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.
Cleveland at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 2:15 p.m.
Detroit at Toronto, 3:07 p.m.
Houston at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Texas, 8:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels at Oakland, 9:07 p.m.
Boston at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

MLB standings
Major League Baseball
AMERICAN LEAGUE
W L Pct.
New York 17 10 .630
Kansas City 18 12 .600
Houston 18 12 .600
Oakland 13 8 .619
Cleveland 17 14 .548
Minnesota 14 13 .519
Detroit 15 15 .500
Los Angeles 15 15 .500
Seattle 10 11 .476
Toronto 13 15 .464
Tampa Bay 13 17 .433
Texas 13 17 .433
Baltimore 12 17 .414
Boston 12 17 .414
Chicago 12 17 .414
NATIONAL LEAGUE
W L Pct.
San Diego 18 11 .621
Milwaukee 19 13 .594
Chicago 19 13 .594
Washington 17 12 .586
Miami 15 13 .536
Atlanta 16 16 .500
Pittsburgh 15 15 .500
Philadelphia 14 14 .500
Colorado 14 15 .483
San Francisco 13 15 .464
Los Angeles 13 15 .464
New York 13 16 .448
St. Louis 12 15 .444
Arizona 12 18 .400
CINCINNATI 8 19 .296
Monday, March 25
Rochester 5, Minnesota 2
N.Y. Mets 9, Baltimore 7
Detroit 9, Tigers Futures 1
Philadelphia 3, Tampa Bay 2
Albuquerque 7, Colorado 3
Washington 5, N.Y. Yankees 3
Omaha 3, Kansas City 2
Milwaukee 10, Toronto 5
Atlanta 8, CINCINNATI 5
St. Louis 6, Memphis 3
Cleveland 10, Texas 1
Houston 12, Pittsburgh 9
Chicago Cubs 3, Boston 2
Chicago White Sox 6, Arizona 3
Oakland 5, San Francisco 4
L.A. Dodgers 8, L.A. Angels 7
San Diego 8, Seattle 0
Tuesday, March 26
Tampa Bay 9, Detroit 3
Atlanta 7, CINCINNATI 5
Colorado 5, Minnesota 5
Texas 5, Cleveland 4
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 1
Chicago Cubs 16, Boston 7
Chicago White Sox 7, Arizona 1
San Diego 1, Seattle 0
Milwaukee vs. Toronto at Montreal, QB, 7:05 p.m.
Oakland vs. San Francisco at San Francisco, CA, 9:45 p.m.
L.A. Angels vs. L.A. Dodgers at Los Angeles, CA, 10:10 p.m.