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Morning Sports – 3/14/13

Ohio guard DJ Cooper was named MAC Player of the Year yesterday. Cooper is the first Bobcat since Gary Trent in 1995. Cooper averaged 14 points a night and 7 assists per game this year for Ohio and is the schools all-time leader in assists, steals, 3-pointers made, games started and games played. Cooper is the eighth Ohio player to garner the award. Also, Ohio head coach Jim Christian tied for second in Coach of the Year voting with one vote. The Bobcats start their MAC Tournament run in the semifinals on Friday night on Power 105 with pre game at 8:30 and tip off at 9.

In MAC Tournament action last night, Buffalo handled Ball State, 76-61 and Eastern Michigan outlasted Miami, 58-47.

Ohio football announced the hiring of former Nevada defensive backs coach James Ward as the new Ohio cornerbacks coach. Ward has spent the past five seasons at Nevada and will replace former Ohio assistant Fred Reed. Ohio football’s annual spring game is on April 13th.

The Athens Bulldogs continue their playoff run tonight as they battle rival Warren in the Division 2 Regional Semifinals at the Convo. The Bulldogs are coming off their first district title since 1965 and Joey Burrow and company are looking for revenge for an early season loss to the Warriors. However, Michael Hall and Evan French and the Warriors have their eyes set on a trip to the Elite Eight. The Bulldogs and Warriors clash in the regional semifinals tonight with pre game at 7:45 and tip off at 8 on Power 105 and 970 WATH.

In NBA action last night, Boston handled Toronto, 112-88. Indiana toppled Minnesota, 107-91. Washington bested Milwaukee, 106-93. Miami outlasted Philadelphia, 98-94. Atlanta clipped the LA Lakers, 96-92 and Houston ousted Phoenix, 111-81.

In Spring Training action yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds fell to the San Francisco Giants, 9-5. The Reds jumped out early on a Neftali Soto RBI single. However, the Giants would take a two-run lead, only to be tied in the sixth on a Derrick Robinson RBI single and a Chris Heisey solo homer. However, it would be all Giants from that point on. Bronson Arroyo threw four innings, giving up two runs and four hits. The Reds will now battle Seattle at 4 today.

The Cleveland Browns continued to stay busy in free agency yesterday, reaching a two-year, $2.8 million deal with Arizona linebacker Quentin Groves. The 30-year old had a breakout year last year in Arizona with now Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton, tallying four sacks.

On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:06 to 7.

This article was posted on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 at 10:33 PM.
Last edited/updated on March 13, 2013 at 10:33 PM.
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