Ohio women’s basketball fell to Kent State last night, 69-64. The Golden Flashes led by four at the intermission and pushed the lead out to as many as 12 in the second half. But the Bobcats would not roll over, going on a 16-5 run to pull within one with five minutes remaining. Kent State led again by seven, but threes from Mariah Byard and Quiera Lampkins cut the lead to one. However, Ohio’s run fell short and the Bobcats fell at home. The Lady Cats were led by Lampkins with 16 points. Ohio will battle Miami on Saturday at 2:30.
In NCAA top 25 action last night, #3 Arizona bested Oregon State, 74-69. Wake Forest upset #4 Duke, 82-72. #8 Kansas blew past Texas Tech, 82-57. #9 Wisconsin ousted Purdue, 76-70. #10 San Diego State topped UNLV, 73-64. #11 Louisville defeated #18 SMU, 84-71. Dayton knocked off #17 Saint Louis, 72-67. #19 UConn bested Rutgers, 69-63. #21 New Mexico blew past Air Force, 80-52 and #23 Oklahoma ousted West Virginia, 72-62.
The Ohio boys basketball Southeast All-District teams were announced yesterday. Ibi Watson and Joey Burrow of Athens were named first team in Division 2 and Ryan Luerhman of the Bulldogs was named special mention as well as Vinton County’s Jordan Albright. In Division 3, Josh Fayette of Nelsonville-York was named to the second-team all-district. Colt Adams of the Buckeyes was named to the third team in division 3 as well as Jordan Moseley of Alexander and Ivan Santiago of Federal Hocking while Mason Chapman was named special mention. In Division 4, Micah Couch of Trimble was named first team all-district, while Jacob Koons of the Tomcats and Elijah Rader of Miller were named to the third team.
The Cincinnati Reds fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers last night, 10-3 in spring training action. Neftali Solo had a homer and Billy Hamilton drove in a run with an RBI single to lead the Reds. Cincinnati will battle the San Francisco Giants today at 3.
The Cleveland Indians bested the Seattle Mariners yesterday, 8-5 in spring training play. Tribe top prospect Francisco Lindor had an RBI double and Ryan Raburn smashed a two-run homer. The Indians take on the Chicago Cubs today at 3.
In NBA play last night, Portland blew past Atlanta, 102-78. Denver outlasted Dallas, 115-110. New York handled Minnesota, 118-106. Sacramento toppled Milwaukee, 116-102. Chicago topped Detroit, 105-94. Brooklyn bested Memphis, 103-94. Golden State dominated Boston, 108-88. Washington cruised by Utah, 104-91. Houston defeated Orlando, 101-89 and Charlotte handled Indiana, 109-87.
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