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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, March 08, 2018 1:00 am

COLLEGES

Basketball

MEN

ACC TOURNAMENT

At New York

Tuesday

Boston College 87, Georgia Tech 77

Notre Dame 67, Pittsburgh 64

Syracuse 73, Wake Forest 64

Wednesday

Louisville 82, Florida State 74

Boston College 91, N.C. State 87

Notre Dame 71, Virginia Tech 65

North Carolina 78, Syracuse 59

Today

Virginia vs. Louisville, Noon

Clemson vs. Boston College, 2:30 p.m.

Duke vs. Notre Dame, 7 p.m.

Miami vs. North Carolina, 9:30 p.m.

Friday

Virginia-Louisville winner vs. Clemson-Boston College winner, 7 p.m.

Duke-Notre Dame winner vs. Miami-North Carolina winner, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday

Championship, 8:30 p.m.

NOTRE DAME 71,

VIRGINIA TECH 65

NOTRE DAME (20-13): Geben 2-2 4-4 8, Colson 4-14 2-5 12, Pflueger 5-9 3-4 14, Farrell 5-13 8-8 22, Gibbs 3-10 4-4 13, Mooney 0-1 0-0 0, Torres 1-2 0-0 2, Djogo 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 20-53 21-25 71.

VIRGINIA TECH (21-11): Blackshear 4-9 1-1 9, Bibbs 6-14 0-0 15, Alexander-Walker 3-7 0-0 7, Wilson 1-1 0-0 2, Robinson 4-13 5-6 15, Horne 1-2 0-0 2, Jackson 0-2 0-0 0, Hill 1-4 0-0 3, Bede 0-1 0-0 0, Clarke 5-7 1-2 12. Totals 25-60 7-9 65.

Halftime—Virginia Tech 34-21. 3-Point Goals—Notre Dame 10-29 (Farrell 4-11, Gibbs 3-7, Colson 2-5, Pflueger 1-5, Djogo 0-1), Virginia Tech 8-30 (Bibbs 3-8, Robinson 2-6, Clarke 1-2, Hill 1-2, Alexander-Walker 1-5, Horne 0-1, Bede 0-1, Jackson 0-2, Blackshear 0-3). Fouled Out—Blackshear. Rebounds—Notre Dame 37 (Pflueger 9), Virginia Tech 30 (Blackshear 8). Assists—Notre Dame 13 (Gibbs 7), Virginia Tech 15 (Robinson 7). Total Fouls—Notre Dame 12, Virginia Tech 21. Technicals—Clarke. A—17,732 (17,732).

BIG EAST TOURNAMENT

At New York

Wednesday

St. John’s 88, Georgetown 77

Marquette 72, DePaul 69

Today

Xavier vs. St. John’s, Noon

Creighton vs. Providence, 2:30 p.m.

Villanova vs. Marquette, 7 p.m.

Seton Hall vs. Butler, 9:30 p.m.

Friday

Xavier-St. John’s winner vs. Creighton-Providence winner, 6:30 p.m.

Villanova-Marquette winner vs. Seton Hall-Butler winner, 9 p.m.

Saturday

Championship, 6:30 p.m.

BIG 12 TOURNAMENT

At Kansas City, Mo.

Wednesday

Oklahoma State 71, Oklahoma 60

Texas 68, Iowa State 64

Today

Kansas State vs. TCU, 12:30 p.m.

Kansas vs. Oklahoma State, 3 p.m.

Texas Tech vs. Texas, 7 p.m.

West Virginia vs. Baylor, 9:30 p.m.

Friday

Kansas State-TCU winner vs. Kansas-Oklahoma State winner, 7 p.m.

Texas Tech-Texas winner vs. West Virginia-Baylor winner, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday

Championship, 6 p.m.

MAC TOURNAMENT

Monday

Cent. Michigan 81, Bowling Green 77, OT

Kent St. 61, N. Illinois 59

Miami (OH) 68, Ohio 55

Akron 79, W. Michigan 76

At Cleveland

Today

Buffalo vs. Cent. Michigan, Noon

Ball St. vs. Kent St., 2:30 p.m.

Toledo vs. Miami (OH), 6:30 p.m.

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

Friday

Buffalo-Cent. Michigan winner vs. Ball St.-Kent St. winner, 6:30 p.m.

Toledo-Miami (OH) winner vs. E. Michigan-Akron winner, 9 p.m.

Saturday

Championship, 7 p.m.

SEC TOURNAMENT

At St. Louis

Wednesday

Georgia 78, Vanderbilt 62

South Carolina 85, Mississippi 84

Today

Texas A&M vs. Alabama, 1 p.m.

Missouri vs. Georgia, 3:30 p.m.

Mississippi State vs. LSU, 7 p.m.

Arkansas vs. South Carolina, 9:30 p.m.

Friday

Auburn vs. Texas A&M-Alabama winner, 1 p.m.

Kentucky vs. Missouri-Georgia winner, 3:30 p.m.

Tennessee vs. Mississippi State-LSU winner, 7 p.m.

Florida vs. Arkansas-South Carolina winner, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday

Auburn—Texas A&M-Alabama winner vs. Kentucky—Missouri-Georgia winner, 1 p.m.

Tennessee—Mississippi State-LSU winner vs. Florida—Arkansas-South Carolina winner, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday

Championship, 1 p.m.

SCORES

Atlantic 10 Conference

First Round

George Washington 78, Fordham 72

UMass 69, La Salle 67

Conference USA

First Round

Southern Miss. 69, FIU 68

UTSA 71, UTEP 58

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Quarterfinals

Hampton 75, Florida A&M 71

Morgan St. 78, Bethune-Cookman 77

Mountain West Conference

First Round

UNLV 97, Air Force 90, OT

Utah St. 76, Colorado St. 65

Wyoming 74, San Jose St. 59

Pacific-12 Conference

First Round

Colorado 97, Arizona St. 85

Stanford 76, California 58

Patriot League

Championship

Bucknell 83, Colgate 54

Southland Conference

First Round

Cent. Arkansas 67, Lamar 57

New Orleans 83, Texas A&M-CC 76

Sun Belt Conference

First Round

Appalachian St. 93, UALR 64

Louisiana-Monroe 76, Arkansas St. 54

Texas St. 73, Coastal Carolina 66

Troy 68, South Alabama 63

NCAA TOURNAMENT AUTOMATIC BIDS

Bucknell, Patriot League

Coll. of Charleston, CAA

Gonzaga, West Coast Conference

Iona, MAAC

LIU Brooklyn, Northeastern

Lipscomb, Atlantic Sun

Loyola of Chicago, MVC

Michigan, Big Ten

Murray State, Ohio Valley

Radford, Big South

South Dakota St., Summit League

UNC-Greensboro, Southern

Wright State, Horizon League

NAIA DIVISION II TOURNAMENT

First Round

Wednesday

Saint Francis 83, Keiser (Fla.) 73

Today

Indiana Tech vs. W. Virginia Tech,

8:30 p.m.

Second Round

Friday

Saint Francis vs. TBD, 1 p.m.

SAINT FRANCIS 83, KEISER 73

Keiser 36 37 73
Saint Francis 40 43 83

Saint Francis: White 21, Lienhoop 18, Henry 7, Lautzenheiser 1, Hinen 32, Compton 4

Keiser: McClenton 24, Matic 4, Goss 13, Radulovic 5, Sarenac 6, Pratapas 13, Orlic 6, Takam 2

WOMEN

MAC TOURNAMENT

Monday

W. Michigan 85, Bowling Green 71

E. Michigan 84, N. Illinois 77

Ohio 85, Akron 73

Kent St. 80, Toledo 76, OT

At Cleveland

Wednesday

Cent. Michigan 67, E. Michigan 64

Miami (OH) 69, Ohio 66

Buffalo 72, Kent St. 50

W. Michigan 65, Ball St. 54

Friday

Cent. Michigan vs. Miami (OH), 11 a.m.

Buffalo vs. W. Michigan, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday

Championship, 11 a.m.

W. MICHIGAN 65,

BALL ST. 54

W. MICHIGAN (18-14): Mobley 5-8 3-5 13, Hill 4-16 0-0 10, Wimby 4-13 4-4 12, Smith 4-6 2-2 14, Walker 1-5 1-4 4, Miller 2-3 0-0 6, VanZanten 0-1 0-0 0, Brooks 1-1 3-4 6. Totals 21-53 13-19 65.

BALL ST. (24-6): Monaco 2-13 1-2 6, Washington 1-4 5-8 7, Samz 2-6 0-0 5, Grande 6-11 1-2 16, Frazier 4-10 0-1 8, Brown 4-7 2-9 10, Walker 0-0 0-0 0, Howard-Bass 0-0 0-0 0, Penny 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 20-55 9-22 54.

W. Michigan 20 17 13 15 65
Ball St. 10 8 13 23 54

3-Point Goals—W. Michigan 10-22 (Hill 2-6, Wimby 0-1, Smith 4-6, Walker 1-5, Miller 2-3, Brooks 1-1), Ball St. 5-20 (Monaco 1-9, Samz 1-3, Grande 3-3, Frazier 0-3, Penny 0-2). Fouled Out—Monaco. Rebounds—W. Michigan 37 (Hill 8), Ball St. 38 (Brown 11). Assists—W. Michigan 14 (Wimby 10), Ball St. 8 (Grande 3). Total Fouls—W. Michigan 16, Ball St. 20. A—3,012.

SCORES

Atlantic Sun Conference

Semifinals

Florida Gulf Coast 105, Lipscomb 55

Jacksonville 83, North Florida 77

Big Sky Conference

Quarterfinals

Idaho 78, Montana St. 74

Idaho St. 113, Weber St. 109

N. Colorado 78, Montana 69

Colonial Athletic Association

First Round

Coll. of Charleston 88, Hofstra 72

UNC Wilmington 58, Towson 47

Conference USA

First Round

North Texas 58, Charlotte 55

Rice 70, Old Dominion 48

UTEP 72, Southern Miss. 67

UTSA 83, FAU 71

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Quarterfinals

Beth.-Cookman 71, Md.-Eastern Shore 65

NC A&T 54, SC State 38

Northeast Conference

First Round

LIU Brooklyn 59, St. Francis Brooklyn 56

Robert Morris 60, CCSU 54

Sacred Heart 80, Bryant 63

Western Athletic Conference

First Round

Grand Canyon 72, Utah Valley 56

New Mexico St. 84, Chicago St. 60

NCAA TOURNAMENT AUTOMATIC BIDS

Baylor, Big 12

Belmont, OVC

DePaul, Big East

George Washington, Atlantic 10

Gonzaga, WCC

Green Bay, Horizon League

Louisville, ACC

Mercer, Southern

Ohio State, Big Ten

Oregon, Pac-12

Quinnipiac, MAAC

South Carolina, SEC

South Dakota State, Summit League

UConn, AAC

NCAA DIVISION III TOURNAMENT

Third Round

Friday

Trine at Wartburg, 9 p.m.

NAIA DIVISION II TOURNAMENT

First Round

Wednesday

Indiana Tech 76, Bryan (Tenn.) 60

Second Round

Friday

Indiana Tech vs. Jamestown (N.D.), 9:30 a.m.

INDIANA TECH 76, BRYAN 60

Bryan 7 17 20 16 60
Indiana Tech 23 21 12 20 76

Indiana Tech: Kauffman 20, Bell 16, Lozano-Dobbs 12, Gary 11, Knapke 10, Parker 4, Cook 3

Bryan: Combs 8, Levi 7, Ludy 5, Luna 4, Allison 2, Love 16, McClellan 14, Sells 3, Cain 1

Golf

MEN

LATE TUESDAY

LONNIE BARTON INVITATIONAL

At St. Augustine, Fla.

Team scores: 1. Bethune-Cookman 587, 2. IPFW 589, 3. Bryant 610, 4. Sacred Heart 611, 5. St. Francis (PA) 613, 6. Fairleigh Dickinson 614, 7. Cent. Connecticut 623, 8. St. Francis (NY) 639, 9. Evansville 640, 10. LIU Brooklyn 644

IPFW: 1. Brinker 138, 3. Schroeder 146, T16. Tiller 153, T28. Elzey 156, T42. White 160, T42. Keating 160

Hockey

BIG TEN CONFERENCE

Semifinals

Saturday

Penn State at Notre Dame, 5:30 p.m.

Michigan at Ohio State, 7:30 p.m.

Championship

March 17

Semifinal winners, TBA

Softball

JACKSONVILLE ST. 4, IPFW 2

IPFW 020 000 0 2 4 0
JSU 002 101 x 4 10 2

WP—Sims. LP—Benham. 2B—Sims (JS).

LATE TUESDAY

IPFW 11, SAMFORD 7

IPFW 107 003 0 11 10 0
Samford 030 010 3 7 8 1

WP—Eyre. LP—Gillespie. 2B—Brzozoski (S). 3B—Watson (I), Imel (I). HR—Hinton (S), Jackson (S).