The Columbus Blue Jackets fell to the Edmonton Oilers last night, 6-4. Columbus got on the board 10 seconds into the game on a Cam Atkinson snap shot goal and 12 minutes later Matt Calvert tallied a goal to put the Jackets up two. However, the Oilers would fight right back with two unanswered goals to tie it in the second. With the game tied at three going into the third period, Cam Atkinson scored again 27 seconds in to give Columbus the lead. However, Edmonton would score three times to finish the game including one late empty-netter. Columbus will now head to Calgary tonight. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 8:45 and drop of the puck at 9.
Elsewhere in the NHL, Phoenix blasted Nashville, 7-4. The LA Kings bested St. Louis, 4-2. Florida snuck past Buffalo, 5-4 in a shootout. Ottawa blanked the New York Rangers, 3-0. Pittsburgh shutout Winnipeg, 4-0. The New York Islanders clipped Philadelphia, 4-3 in a shootout and Toronto blew past Carolina, 6-3.
Ohio women’s basketball announced former Youngstown State head coach Bob Boldon as the Bobcats new head man. Boldon takes over the Lady Bobcats after leading Youngstown State to a 23-10 record and a win in the Women’s NIT. Boldon spent three years at Youngstown State, after inheriting a program that was 0-30 the year before he got there. The contract with Boldon is about five years and worth $170,000.
The Ohio State Buckeyes held off sixth seeded Arizona last night, 73-70. The Buckeyes trailed by four at the half, but would go on a 10-0 run to start the second half and lead by six. Arizona would tie the game on a Mark Lyons three point play, but with seconds left LaQuinton Ross drained a deep trey to give the Buckeyes the win. Ohio State will now battle Wichita State on Saturday in the Elite Eight.
In NCAA tournament action last night, #4 Syracuse knocked off #1 Indiana, 61-50 and #3 Marquette handled #2 Miami, 71-61.
In NBA action last night, Indiana handled Dallas, 103-78 and Milwaukee outlasted the LA Lakers, 113-103.
In Spring Training action yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds fell to Kansas City, 8-3. Reds hurler Mat Latos threw three innings, giving up five runs and nine hits with five strikeouts. Shin-Soo Choo went 2-for-3 in the game with a run scored. The Reds will now battle Arizona today at 9:40.
The Cleveland Indians fell to San Diego yesterday, 6-4. Indians ace Justin Masterson gave up two runs on six hits in five innings with seven strikeouts. Cleveland outfielder Drew Stubbs went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and second baseman Jason Kipnis homered for Cleveland. The Indians will now take on Kansas City today at 3.
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