Ohio women’s basketball was toppled by Eastern Michigan yesterday, 68-55. Eastern Michigan began the game on a 13-0 run, but Ohio came back with a 15-6 run to cut the lead to two. However, the Eagles answered with another run to take a nine-point advantage into the half. In the second half, Ohio opened the period with a 6-0 run to cut the lead to three, but that was as close as the Lady Cats got. Eastern Michigan caught fire and pulled out to a big lead just minutes later. The Lady Cats will now head to Toledo on Saturday at 2.
In NCAA top 25 action last night, #1 Syracuse toppled Clemson, 57-44. #2 Arizona blew past Oregon State, 76-54. Wisconsin upset #9 Michigan State, 60-58. St. John’s knocked off #12 Creighton, 70-65 and #22 UConn handled UCF, 75-55.
The Boys High School basketball tournament seedings and pairings were released yesterday. In Division 2, Athens received the #3 seed and the Bulldogs will battle Marietta in the first round on Tuesday, February 18th at 8 PM at Logan HS. In Division 3, Nelsonville-York picked up a #5 seed and will battle Crooksville at Jackson HS on Monday, February 17th at 8:30. Also, Alexander received the #7 seed at Jackson and will battle Waverly on February 18th at 8 and Federal Hocking is the #6 seed and will take on Ironton on February 19th at 8. Finally, in Division 4, Trimble is the #5 seed and will battle Waterford on Tuesday, February 25th at Meigs HS at 8.
The Cleveland Cavaliers topped the Memphis Grizzlies last night in overtime, 91-83. Cleveland led by nine at the half, but Memphis came storming back to cut the lead to one. In the fourth, Memphis held a lead late, but Kyrie Irving scored the final four points of regulation to tie the game. Luol Deng drained a trey to start overtime and the Cavs never looked back. Irving led Cleveland with 28 points and six assists. The Cavs will now host Sacramento on Tuesday at 7.
In NBA action last night, Washington bested Sacramento, 93-84. Orlando edged Indiana, 93-92. Brooklyn handled New Orleans, 93-81. Dallas toppled Boston, 102-91. Chicago defeated the LA Lakers, 92-86 and Oklahoma City outlasted New York, 112-100.
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