Ohio women’s basketball snapped a 10-game losing last night with an 83-71 win over the Buffalo Bulls. The Cats dominated the first half behind four first period treys from Mariah Byard and Ohio led by 10 at the break. The Bulls came storming back, cutting the lead to four multiple times, but could not get closer due to an incredible second half from freshman Quiera Lampkins who tallied 27 points in the game. The Lady Cats will now travel to Bowling Green on Sunday at 2.
Ohio volleyball named a new head coach today in former Belmont boss Deane Webb. Webb spent 11 seasons at Bemont, leading the Bruins to three NCAA tournaments. Webb led Belmont to a conference title in 2012.
In an area boys regular season makeup game, Athens bested Meigs, 65-39 behind Ibi Watson’s 20 points.
The Columbus Blue Jackets fell to New Jersey 5-2 in their return to the ice after the Olympics. The Jackets dug themselves in an early hole as the Devils scored three goals in the first period in a matter of less than three minutes. Columbus answered with one from Artem Anisimov and then cut the lead to one in the second on a goal from Marian Gaborik. However, it was all New Jersey from then on. The Jackets will now host Florida on Saturday afternoon. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 1:45 and drop of the puck at 2.
Elsewhere in the NHL, Minnesota blanked Edmonton, 3-0. The LA Kings shutout Calgary, 2-0. Dallas toppled Carolina, 4-1. Winnipeg edged Phoenix, 3-2 in a shootout. Nashville blanked Tampa Bay, 3-2. Washington ousted Florida, 5-4. Detroit dominated Ottawa, 6-1. Montreal snuck past Pittsburgh, 6-5 in a shootout. San Jose outlasted Philadelphia, 7-3 and the New York Rangers clipped Chicago, 2-1.
The Cleveland Indians toppled the Cincinnati Reds in spring training action yesterday, 12-3. The Indians raced out to a big lead behind a Jake Lowery grand slam and homers from Elliott Johnson and Tyler Naquin. The Reds will battle the Indians again today at 3.
In NBA play last night, Brooklyn toppled Denver, 112-89. Miami blew past New York, 108-82. Washington outlasted Toronto, 134-129 in triple overtime and Indiana topped Milwaukee, 101-96.
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