Justin Smith, Arkansas hold off Texas Tech 68-66 in NCAA 2nd round

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Smith had 20 points and played a key role in a final-play defensive stop, helping Arkansas beat Texas Tech 68-66 on Sunday in the NCAA Tournament, securing the program's first trip to the Sweet 16 in a quarter-century. In the final seconds of a tense finish, Smith ...

Sweet 16 bound: No. 15 seed Oral Roberts stuns Florida 81-78

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oral Roberts pulled off yet another upset to become just the second No. 15 seed in NCAA Tournament history to advance to the round of 16 with an 81-78 victory over Florida on Sunday night. Kevin Obanor and Max Abams carried the Golden Eagles out of an 11-point deficit ...

Bratt’s OT winner carries Devils past Penguins, 2-1

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jesper Bratt scored on a wraparound at 2:50 of overtime and the New Jersey Devils beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Sunday. Bratt took a pass from Pavel Zacha and quickly circled the net, tucking a shot between the post and the skate of Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry ...

Madonna avenges early-season loss to Oak Glen

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WEIRTON — The horrible week that Oak Glen has experienced ended even worse following a 60-47 defeat to Madonna on Friday. With 2:05 remaining in the fourth, Jontae Howard nailed a close-range shot following a slick pass by Chaise Clark to cut the Golden Bears’ deficit to 53-45. That ...

Wheeling Central hands Red Riders first home defeat, 62-49

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WEIRTON — Wheeling Central coach Mel Stephens challenged his team going into Friday night’s match up at Weir High. Playing on the road without junior standout Ryan Reasbeck, he knew his team needed someone to step up – and Michael Toepfer did, netting a game-high 24 points and 10 ...

Brooke boys fall, 67-57

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WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys basketball team fell to Linsly, 67-57, on Friday. The Bruins (3-4) led, 20-14, after the first quarter, then scored just 37 the rest of the way, including a six-point second quarter. Alex Isinghood led Brooke with 20 points. Cole Sperlazza scored 12 and Andrew ...