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Colleges

Basketball

Men

BIG TEN TOURNAMENT

At Indianapolis

First Round

Thursday

Illinois 64, Indiana 54

Ohio St. 63, Purdue 61

Minnesota 63, Penn St. 56

Northwestern 67, Iowa 62

Quarterfinals

Today

Michigan vs. Illinois, Noon

Nebraska vs. Ohio State, 2:25 p.m.

Wisconsin vs. Minnesota, 6:30 p.m.

Michigan State vs. Northwestern, 8:55 p.m.

ACC TOURNAMENT

At Greensboro, N.C.

First Round

Wednesday

Wake Forest 81, Notre Dame 69

Miami 57, Virginia Tech 53

Georgia Tech 73, Boston College 70, OT

Second Round

Thursday

Florida St. 67, Maryland 65

Pittsburgh 84, Wake Forest 55

N.C. State 67, Miami 58

Clemson 69, Georgia Tech 65, OT

Quarterfinals

Today

Virginia vs. Florida State, Noon

North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh, 2:30 p.m.

Syracuse vs. N.C. State, 7 p.m.

Duke vs. Clemson, 9:30 p.m.

MAC TOURNAMENT

At Quicken Loans Arena

At Cleveland

Second Round

Wednesday

Ohio 63, Miami (Ohio) 55

E. Michigan 53, N. Illinois 48

Third Round

Thursday

Akron 83, Ohio, 77

E. Michigan 69, Buffalo 64

Semifinals

Today

Western Michigan vs. Akron, 6:30 p.m.

Toledo vs. E. Michigan, 9 p.m.

NCAA AUTOMATIC BIDS

American, Patriot League

Coastal Carolina, Big South Conference

Delaware, Colonial Athletic Association

Eastern Kentucky, Ohio Valley Conference

Gonzaga, West Coast Conference

Harvard, Ivy League

Manhattan, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Mercer, Atlantic Sun Conference

Milwaukee, Horizon League

Mount St. Mary’s, Northeast Conference

North Dakota State, Summit League

Wichita State, Missouri Valley Conference

Wofford, Southern Conference

NAIA DIV II TOURNAMENT

At Point Lookout, Missouri

First round Wednesday

Southeastern (Fla.) 84, Huntington 76

Thursday

Robert Morris (Ill.) 69, Saint Francis 66, OT

Robert Morris 69,

Saint Francis 66, OT

SAINT FRANCIS (21-11): Kohne 6-15 2-2 14, Fox 8-20 2-5 18, K. Comer 3-9 3-5 9, Hahn 1-1 0-0 3, Hogan 4-13 7-9 17, Sovine 0-2 2-2 2, Gary 0-0 0-0 0, S. Comer 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 23-62 16-23 66.

ROBERT MORRIS ( 24-9): Bell 0-3 0-0 0, Montgomery 7-11 3-7 19, Turner 2-8 4-5 8, Hester 2-10 0-0 5, Nash 5-9 1-3 12, Sing 0-0 0-0 0, McKinney 5-13 1-2 13, Jones 1-3 0-2 2, Williams 5-7 0-0 10. Totals 27-64 9-19 69.

Halftime–Saint Francis 30-29. End of Regulation–Tied at 62. 3-Point Goals–Saint Francis 4-12 (Kohne 0-1, K. Comer 0-3, Hahn 1-1, Hogan 2-5, S. Comer 1-2), Robert Morris 6-22 (Montgomery 2-5, Turner 0-1, Hester 1-6, Nash 1-3, McKinney 2-7). Fouled Out–Montgomery. Rebounds–Saint Francis 38 (Kohne, Fox 11), Robert Morris 48 (Montgomery 10). Assists–Saint Francis 6 (K. Comer 3), Robert Morris 11 (Nash 5). Total Fouls–Saint Francis 17, Robert Morris 18. Technicals–None. A–650.

Women

MAC TOURNAMENT

First Round

Monday

Northern Illinois 81, Eastern Michigan 76, OT

Ball State 73, Kent State 38

Western Michigan 82, Miami (Ohio) 72

Toledo 61, Ohio 44

At Quicken Loans Arena

At Cleveland

Second Round

Wednesday

Ball State 61, N. Illinois 47

Toledo 72, W. Michigan 61

Third Round

Thursday

Ball State 74, Buffalo 60

Akron 83, Toledo 69

Semifinals

Today

Bowling Green vs. Ball State, Noon

Central Michigan vs. Akron, 2:30 p.m.

Ball St. 74, Buffalo 60

BALL ST. (17-15): Fontaine 7-8 3-7 17, Murphy 1-1 0-2 2, Justice 3-7 6-6 15, Woody 3-10 7-8 14, Carter 2-7 4-4 9, Morrison 2-7 0-0 6, Hosea 0-0 2-4 2, Bennett 1-2 0-0 2, Merder 3-7 0-0 7. Totals 22-49 22-31 74.

BUFFALO ( 17-13): Sharkey 4-12 2-3 11, Malone 5-12 0-0 11, Baccas 1-6 0-0 2, Gupilan 4-9 4-4 14, Loesing 4-20 1-4 10, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Rickan 0-2 2-2 2, Bradley 2-4 0-1 4, Moss 2-8 0-0 6. Totals 22-72 9-14 60.

Halftime–Ball St. 38-34. 3-Point Goals–Ball St. 8-23 (Justice 3-5, Woody 1-2, Carter 1-6, Morrison 2-7, Merder 1-3), Buffalo 7-32 (Sharkey 1-4, Malone 1-5, Baccas 0-2, Gupilan 2-6, Loesing 1-8, Moss 2-7). Fouled Out–Malone, Moss. Rebounds–Ball St. 42 (Fontaine 8), Buffalo 46 (Sharkey 11). Assists–Ball St. 11 (Carter 4), Buffalo 12 (Gupilan, Rickan 3). Total Fouls–Ball St. 16, Buffalo 23. Technicals–None. A–N/A.

NCAA AUTOMATIC BIDS

Albany (N.Y.), America East Conference

Baylor, Big 12 Conference

Chattanooga, Southern Conference

Fordham, Atlantic 10 Conference

Gonzaga, West Coast Conference

Marist, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Nebraska, Big Ten Conference

Notre Dame, Atlantic Coast Conference

Pennsylvania, Ivy League

South Dakota, Summit League

Southern Cal, Pacific-12 Conference

Tennessee, Southeastern Conference

UConn, American Athletic Conference

UT-Martin, Ohio Valley Conference

Winthrop, Big South Conference

NAIA DIV II TOURNAMENT

At Sioux City, Iowa

First round Wednesday

Saint Francis 57, Ashford (Iowa) 37

Thursday

Huntington 77, Menlo (Calif.) 72

Second round

Today

Saint Francis vs. Siena Heights, 11:15 a.m.

Huntington vs. Northwestern (IA), 2:45 p.m.

Huntington 77,

Menlo 72

Menlo (25-6): Sowards 5-10 0-0 10, Donnenwirth 8-9 0-0 16, Conley 0-0 0-0 0, D’Amico 4-10 4-4 16, Limcaco 6-15 4-8 16, Hoskinson 0-0 0-0 0, Lane 2-4 2-3 6, Briggs 0-0 0-0 0, Bateman 0-0 0-0 0, Arnett 3-4 0-0 6. Totals 28-52 10-15 72.

Huntington (24-8): Recker 7-13 5-8 19, Bonnema 0-3 2-2 2, Hubble 2-6 0-0 5, Baker 0-4 5-6 5, Speed 9-17 5-6 24, Palmer 6-13 6-6 20, Echemann 1-4 0-1 5. Totals 25-60 23-29 77.

Halftime–Menlo 39-29. 3-Point Goals–Menlo 6-18 (Sowards 0-2, D’Amico 4-9, Limcaco 2-6, Hoskinson 0-1), Huntington 4-9 (Hubble 1-3, Speed 1-1, Palmer 2-5). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Menlo 32 (Donnenwirth 14), Huntington 35 (Recker 9). Assists–Menlo 13 (Limcaco 4), Huntington 8 (Hubble, Palmer 2). Total Fouls–Menlo 23, Huntington 13. A–625.

Baseball

SAINT FRANCIS 6, AVE MARIA 5, 8 INN.

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Ave Maria00000000203–594
WP–Hunsucker. LP–Lenzi. 2B–McKay (SF), Bowers (SF), Foster 2 (SF).

Golf

WOMEN

BULLDOG FLORIDA INVITATIONAL ROUND TWO

Team scores: 1. IPFW 659, 2. Chicago State 666, 3. Youngstown State 671, 4. Western Illinois 673, 5. Butler 684, 6. Delaware State 689, 7. Navy 716, 8. Eastern Illinois 722, 9. Savannah State 805.

IPFW: 1 Sherwood 156; T13. Curtis 170; T13. Lamphier 170; T13. Taft 170; T16. Bailey 171

Softball

SAINT FRANCIS 6, SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUFORT 4

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USCB 2000101–4144
WP–Zengler. LP–Cook. HR–Whitman 2 (SF), Byrd (USCB).

SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUFORT 14

SAINT FRANCIS 3

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USCB6035x–14150
WP–Layman. LP–Holliday. 3B–Goolsby (USCB), Hughes (USCB). HR–SAnborn (USCB).

Volleyball

MIVA

MIVAOverall
Loyola (IL)8-015-1
Lewis 5-213-4
Ball State5-213-5
IPFW4-313-4
Ohio State4-58-9
Lindenwood3-514-6
Grand Canyon2-68-11
Quincy0-88-11

Wednesday

Quincy 3, Lourdes 0

Thursday

UC Merced at Quincy, late

George Mason at Loyola (IL), late

Today

Belmont Abbey vs. Lindenwood, TBA

UC Merced at Grand Canyon, 3 p.m.

Barton vs. Lindenwood, 5 p.m.

Belmont Abbey vs. Quincy, 5 p.m.

Lees-McRae at IPFW, 7 p.m.

Barton vs. Quincy, 8 p.m.

George Mason at Lewis, 8 p.m.

Ohio St at Long Beach St., 10 p.m.

Limestone at Grand Canyon, 10 p.m.

Saturday

King (TN) vs. Quincy, noon

King (TN) vs. Lindenwood, 3 p.m.

Lees-McRae at Ball State, 7 p.m.

NJIT at IPFW, 7 p.m.

CS Northridge at Ohio State, 8 p.m.

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