The OHSAA Boys Basketball sectional seeds were released yesterday. In Division 2, Athens was awarded the #2 seed in the Logan Sectional and will matchup with #7 Gallia Academy on Friday, February 22nd at 6 at Logan High School. In Division 3, Nelsonville-York claimed the top overall seed in the Athens sectional and will face the winner of ninth seeded Alexander and eighth seeded Crooksville on February 22nd at 6 pm at Athens HS. In the same sectional, Federal Hocking was named #3 seed and will face #6 Meigs at Athens HS on Saturday, February 23rd at 7 pm. Finally, in Division 4, the Trimble Tomcats picked up the third seed and will take on sixth seeded Miller on Tuesday, February 26th at 8 pm at Meigs high school. On Tuesday night, the Athens County Game of the week returns to Power 105 and 970 WATH as Athens travels to Vinton County for a TVC-Ohio title bout. Pre game starts at 7:15 with tip off at 7:30.
The Columbus Blue Jackets fell to the Edmonton Oilers last night, 3-1 despite outshooting the Oilers, 40-14. The Oilers got on the board in the first and led 1-0 until midway through the third period when R.J. Umberger tied the game at one on a wrist shot goal. However, the Oilers would take the lead late in the third on a Magnus Paajarvi goal and pull away with the win. The Jackets are back in action to finish their homestand tonight against San Jose. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 6:45 and drop of the puck at 7.
Elsewhere in the NHL, New Jersey bested Pittsburgh, 3-1. The New York Rangers dominated Tampa Bay, 5-1. Boston ousted Buffalo, 3-1. Chicago blanked Nashville, 3-1 and Detroit edged the LA Kings, 3-2.
In NBA action yesterday, Memphis blasted Minnesota, 105-88. Orlando bested Portland, 110-104. Toronto handled New Orleans, 102-89. Boston outlasted Denver, 118-114 in triple overtime. Miami ousted the LA Lakers, 107-97. The LA Clippers toppled New York, 102-88. Oklahoma City dominated Phoenix, 97-69 and San Antonio blew past Brooklyn, 111-86.
The Ohio State Buckeyes fell to top-ranked Indiana yesterday, 81-68. The Hoosiers controlled the game from tip off, leading by eight at the half and pulling away in the second. The Buckeyes struggled to slow the Indiana offensive attack as the Hoosiers shot 53% from the field on the night. Ohio State was led by Deshaun Thomas with 26 points and 7 rebounds. The Buckeyes will now host Northwestern on Thursday night at 7.
In NCAA basketball Top 25 action last night, #9 Syracuse handled St. John’s, 77-58. #4 Duke clipped Boston College, 62-61. Illinois knocked off #18 Minnesota, 57-53 and California upset #7 Arizona, 77-69.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH at 6:36. Also, on 970 WATH at 6:06 it’s the Semeka Randall Coaches Show and on Power 105 the Head Coach Jim Christian show is at 7.
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