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Ohio Sports

Indians more confident star Lindor begins season with them

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor's status with the Indians has been slightly upgraded. Team president Chris Antonetti said Wednesday he's more confident the All-Star shortstop will be in Cleveland's lineup to start the season after the Indians didn't receive ...

Marshall, Tandy lead Xavier past St. John’s 75-67

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Freshman KyKy Tandy missed the first month of the season with a foot injury and lost a little confidence along the way. In Xavier's first Big East home game, he showed flashes of what the Musketeers expected. Tandy made four 3-pointers in the ...

No. 20 Dayton tops Saint Joe’s to end Hawk Hill drought

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With Obi Toppin on the bench early in the second half against Saint Joseph's with four fouls, Dayton showed the depth that has it atop the Atlantic 10. Trey Landers and Ryan Mikesell each had 18 points as the 20th-ranked Flyers fought off some early sluggishness and ...

Parity party has college basketball’s best on constant edge

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Basketball Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The season was barely a week old when Michigan State lost to Kentucky in the Champions Classic, a defeat of the nation's No. 1 team that could be written off easily as a high-profile battle of heavyweights on a neutral court early in ...

Love, Hall lift Wright State over Detroit Mercy 70-69

DETROIT (AP) — Loudon Love scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds and Jaylon Hall hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16 seconds remaining in the game to lift Wright State to a 70-69 victory over Detroit Mercy on Sunday. Love, a junior, hit 9 of 24 shots from the floor and had 12 ...

Schroder, Gilgeous-Alexander lead Thunder past Cavs 121-106

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love has been the subject of trade speculation all season, and the Cleveland Cavaliers star showed his frustration several times during Saturday night's 121-106 loss to Oklahoma City. Dennis Schroder scored 22 points and Shai ...

Toppin scores 20, No. 20 Dayton eases past La Salle 84-58

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For most of the 2010s, Dayton had trouble winning in the city of Philadelphia. In their first game of the '20s, the 20th-ranked Flyers had no problem breaking that trend and showing what could be in store for the rest of the Atlantic 10. Obi Toppin scored 20 points as ...

Graham breaks late tie, Hornets beat Cavaliers 109-106

STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Devonte Graham hit the biggest shot of the game. And then his coach came up with a clutch timeout. Graham hit a 3-pointer with 26 seconds left to break a tie and cap Charlotte's late rally in the Hornets' 109-106 victory over the Cleveland ...

Ridder, No. 23 Cincinnati romp over Boston College, 38-6

By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Desmond Ridder and No. 23 Cincinnati wrote a much happier ending to their season. Ridder ran for 105 yards and three touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to lead No. 23 Cincinnati to a 38-6 victory over Boston College on Thursday in the ...

Ohio faces off with Nevada in Idaho Potato Bowl

By The Associated Press undefined BOISE, Idaho (AP) — IDAHO POTATO BOWL: Ohio (6-6 Mid-American Conference) vs. Nevada (7-5, Mountain West Conference), in Boise, Idaho, Friday, 3:30 p.m. EST. Line: Ohio by 8. Series record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE Ohio and Nevada will meet for ...