The Athens Bulldogs toppled the Alexander Spartans last night, 65-39 to clinch an outright TVC-Ohio crown. The Bulldogs raced out to the early lead and never looked back behind a 29-point performance from sophomore Ibi Watson. Alexander hosts Trimble tonight while Athens gears up for the playoffs next Tuesday against Marietta at Logan HS. The game can be heard on 970 WATH at 8. Meanwhile, our next Athens County Game of the week features Trimble at Federal Hocking on Friday night on Power 105.
In other area boys hoops action last night, Wahama edged Belpre, 48-46. Trimble blew past Eastern, 79-42. Waterford clipped South Gallia, 56-55. Southern handled Miller, 59-45. Gallia Academy knocked off Vinton County, 54-52 and Wellston fell to South Webster, 60-53.
The Cleveland Browns made yet another move yesterday when they rid of CEO Joe Banner and general manager Mike Lombardi, just a year after Jimmy Haslam hired the pair. Ray Farmer was promoted to general manager while Alec Scheiner will be the team’s president. Haslam said he and Banner had talks about restructure in the organization two weeks ago and the result is what happened yesterday. Also, Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden reportedly wants out of Cleveland.
The Ohio State Buckeyes fell to Michigan last night, 70-60. The Buckeyes controlled the majority of the first half, leading by four at the intermission. However, Michigan responded with a strong second half. The Bucks trailed by one with about five minutes left before Michigan began to pull away. LaQuinton Ross led Ohio State with 24 points. The Buckeyes will now visit Illinois on Saturday at 8. The Ohio Bobcats are back in action tonight as they travel to MAC power Toledo. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 6:30 and tip at 7.
In NCAA top 25 action last night, Wyoming upset #5 San Diego State, 68-62. #4 Wichita State remained undefeated with a 78-67 win over Southern Illinois. #19 Texas blasted Oklahoma State, 87-68 and #3 Florida bested Tennessee, 67-58.
The Cleveland Cavaliers won their third in a row last night, 109-99 over the Sacramento Kings. The Cavs dominated the first half, leading by 12 at the intermission. Cleveland pushed their lead to 19 in the third and answered every Sacramento run. The Cavs were led by Luol Deng with 22 points and Anthony Bennett with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Cleveland will now head to Detroit tonight at 7:30.
Elsewhere in the NBA, Utah handled the LA Lakers, 96-79. Oklahoma City edged Portland, 98-95. Miami bested Phoenix, 103-97. Memphis clipped Washington, 92-89. Chicago blew past Atlanta, 100-85 and Charlotte dominated Dallas, 114-89.
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.
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