Friday March 20th, 2015

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 (Basketball)

  • SDSU…Opens NCAA Tourney play against St. Johns…Aztecs (26-8)-Johnnies (21-11)…SDSU wicked defense holding opponents (53P) and (37% shooting)…Red Wave averaging (71P)…67-possesions per game…G-D’Angelo Harrison (17P)…4-players double figures…St Johns without 7-C-Chri Obekpa-suspended drug test violation…Red Wave did beatr Georgetown-Xavier-Syracuse and led late in games against Gonzaga-Duke..but also blown out of 3-games this year.  State must get 3-point shots early from Dwayne Polee-Matt Shrigley-Malik Pope to stay in this game.
  • NCAA..Top Friday games on schedule…Gonzaga (32-2)-vs-North Dakota State…Wyoming (25-9)-vs-Northern Iowa (30-3)…Duke-Robert Morris…Kansas-New Mexico State..Michigan State-Georgia…Wichita State-Indiana….Iowa-Davidson….Louisville-UC Irvine.
  • NCAA..Thursday-lst round games
  • Kentucky-W-Hampton..UK outscores Hampton (55-22) in 20-minute span blow game open..UK goes (35-0)
  • Arizona-W-Texas Southern..Cats build 27P-lead..Rondae Jefferson (23P)-Stanley Johnson (22P)
  • UCLA-W-SMU..Bryce Alford hits 4-3’s final 3-half minutes..(27P)..hit 9-3s..Game winner (:13) left…UCLA went 9-minutes without basket-rally win.
  • Villanova-W-Lafayette..Top seeded Cats build 23P lead in lst half.
  • Notre Dame-W-Northeastern…Irish C-Zach Auguste (25P) fighting off near upset.
  • Baylor-L-Georgia State…3rd seed Bears 21-turnovers in upset loss.
  • Iowa State-L-UAB..3rd seed Cyclones shoot just 36%…Blazers win with (52R) and key FT down stretch in upset win..
  • Texas-L-Butler..Bulldogs defense force 15-tovers..Longhorns shoot (34%) floor in stunning loss.
  • Xavier-W-Ole Miss..6’10 Matt Stainbrook (20P) in Musketeers win
  • Ohio State-W-VCU (OT)..Buckeyes come from 12P back to win..DeAngelo Russell (28P)…
  • Cincinnati-W-Purdue..Bearcats wiped out 7-point deficit final (:45) tie game-won it in OT.
  • North Carolina-W-Harvard..Tar Heels blew 16P-lead..Justin Jackson 2-baskets final minute to win…
  • Utah-W-SFAustin..Utes defense held SFA 50P-had come in averaging 79.
  • LSU-L-North Carolina State..BJ Anya hook shot (:01) left gives Wolfpack win.
  • Arkansas-W-Wofford..Razorbacks hold Wofford 32% shooting stave off near upset
  • Georgetown-W-Eastern Washington..Hoyas hit 7-3’s in lst half take big lead.
  • Syracuse..Defiant coach Jim Boeheim says he will appeal harsh sanctions against Orange program-loss 12-scholarship-his 9G-suspension-5Y probation..denies he ran a illegal program where there was no emphasis on compliance…Denies any knowledge academic fraud-booster payments-rigged drug tests.
  • Lakers-L-Utah (80-73)…Lakers starting guards held to just 6-baskets…LA (17-50) record
  • Houston-W-Denver..James Harden scores (50P) in victory..Rockets (46-22)
  • Clippers-Washington…LA (44-25) heading into tonights game.
  • Atlanta-Oklahoma City…Hawks (53-15)..Thunder (38-30).
  • Memphis-Dallas..Grizzlies (47-21)..Mavericks (44-25).
  • Golden State-New Orleans..Warriors (54-13)
  • Indiana…F-Al Harrington announces retirement after 16Y-NBA career.

Football

  • San Diego..Mayor Task Force meets with City Council-updates them on Financing Plan..Task force to meet April 7th with NFL-VP Eric Grubman to discuss financing plan…Will meet with Chargers to get their input on financing packages..Want to develop ‘basket financing plan’ 10-revenue streams.
  • Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Patrick Robinson-Saints..Former lst round pick-9 career interceptions-but was benched-then not resigned.
  • Chargers..Visit with FA-LB-Joe Mays-Broncos-career marred by injuries…OT-Chris Hairston-started 3-years Buffalo.
  • Cleveland..Sign FA-WR-Dwayne Bowe-Chiefs
  • Bills..Sign FA-TE-Charles Clay-Dolphins refuse to match (5Y-$38M) offer sheet.
  • Atlanta..Sign FA-TE-Jacob Tamme-Broncos.
  • Carolina..Sign FA-CB-Allen Ball-Jaguars
  • Bengals..Sign FA-CB-Brandon Ghee-ex Charger
  • Tampa Bay..Sign FA-CB-Sterling Moore-Dallas.
  • Minnesota..Rejects Agent request-grant Adrian Peterson his releasse.
  • Miami..Visit QB-Tarvaris Jackson-Seattle..C-JD Walton-Giants.
  • Giants..Visit DE-George Selvie-Cowboys.
  • Jets..Visit OT-Corey Hilliard-Lions
  • Cincinnat..TE-Jermaine Gresham to undergo immediate back surgery-herniated disc.
  • Dallas…WFAA-Editorial-Cowboys signing of FA-Greg Hardy-convicted domestic abuse..”Is there no crime you won’t accept”.
  • SDSU..Pro Day-NFL scouts..Aztecs LBs Derek Largent-Cody Galea most impressive in workouts…OT-Terry Poole did not run nor lift after impressive numbers at combine in Indianapolois.

Baseball

  • Padres…Open Date yesterday.
  • Padres…Andrew Cashner (60P) 4-inning outing in minor league game…Corey Luebke to throw off flat ground today…Josh Johnson to throw BP early next week.
  • Padres-Royals..Tonight
  • Dodgers-Tie-Angels (7-7)..Albert Pujols (2H-HR-2RBI)..Andrew Heaney (6R-7H-3.1inn)..Alex Guerrero 3RHR-LA..Brett Anderson (1.2inn-3R-7H)
  • Dodgers..Rookie Joc Pederson (.429BA)…(.750) slugging percentage in Cactus League.
  • Dodgers..Consider moving Dustin McGowan-Juan Nicasio into closers role in bullpen with injury issues Kenley Jansen-Brandon League.
  • Dodgers..Send rookie sensation SS-Corey Seager to minor league camp.
  • Angels..P-Garrett Richards (3inn-1H) in intrasquad game coming off knee surgery.
  • Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker (5inn-2R) coming off surgery.
  • Braves..Release P-Jose Veras..SS-Ty Pasternecky.
  • Blue Jays..Sign FA-P-Randy Wolfe
  • Yankees..OF-Jacoby Ellsbury could miss start of season with oblique injury.
  • A’s..Jarrod Parker-P-30P-bullpen sesson coming off elbow surgery
  • Mets..Zach Wheeler-P-has both torn elbow tendon and elbow ligament.
  • Indians-L-Seattle..Tijuan Walker (4inn-0R)
  • Giants-W-Brewers..San Francisco just (5-12) in troubling spring..Ryan Vogelsong (4.2inn-0R).
  • Cubs-L-Arizona..Diamondbacks surprising (11-6) in spring..
  • Rangers-Reds..Postponed
  • Rockies-W-Royals..Nolan Arenado 2HRs for Colorado
  • Mets-W-Cardinals.Jon Niese (4inn-1H-6K).
  • Astros-L-Mets..Mike Cuddyer-Curtis Granderson HRs for New York
  • Tigers-Ties-Nationals…Teams wind up in (0-0) tie..Anubal Sanchez (5inn-0R-6K) for Detroit..Gio Gonzales (4inn-0R-5K) for Nats.
  • Miami-L-Atlanta..Johnny Gomes 2RBIs..Manny Banuelos (2inn-1R) for Braves
  • Phillies-Yankees..Cody Asche-Darin Ruff HRs..
  • Pirates-L-Orioles..Orioles Chris Tillman (4inn-1R)
  • Red Sox-L-Toronto..Jose Bautista HR for Jays..Boston Henry Owens (5R-5H-3inn) in loss.
  • Twins-:-Rays..Steve Souza HR for Tampa Bay

Hockey

  • Ducks-Colorado..Anaheim (45-20-7) heading into tonights game.
  • NHL Race…Ducks-Canadiens tied for top spot for overall home ice advantage..both have 97Points…Blues (96P)…Rangers (95P)

General

  • NASCAR..Kevin Harvick-Joey Logano-Jimmie Johnson lead field to Fonanta for Auto Club 400-Sunday.
  • Formula 1…Weekend off before next week Malaysian Grand Prix.

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