BC-BKC–Marquette-Xavier Box, BKC

J. Wilson 3-5 0-2 7, D. Wilson 1-3 0-0 2, Thomas 1-2 0-0 3, Burton 9-14 5-7 23, Otule 0-0 0-0 0, Dawson 0-1 0-0 0, Mayo 8-13 2-2 21, Anderson 0-0 0-0 0, Taylor, Jr. 0-1 0-0 0, Gardner 4-6 1-3 9. Totals 26-45 8-14 65. Christon 6-13 5-8 18, Reynolds 3-6 0-0 6, D. Davis 3-5 0-0 7,...

E Michigan Knocks Off Buffalo In MAC, 69-64

CLEVELAND (AP) — Karrington Ward scored 19 points to help No. 6 seed Eastern Michigan defeat third-seeded Buffalo 69-64 Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference tournament. EMU (21-13) will play second-seeded Toledo in the semifinals Friday. The Eagles...

Browns Sign WR Andrew Hawkins To Offer Sheet

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns moved a step closer to swiping a player from one of their AFC North rivals. Cleveland signed Bengals slot receiver Andrew Hawkins to a contract offer sheet on Thursday, a Browns spokesman said. Cincinnati will have five days — until next Tuesday — to...

Marleau Scores Twice, Sharks Beat Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Patrick Marleau scored twice and Joe Pavelski had the lone shootout goal in the San Jose Sharks’ 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. After tying his career high of 66 points with an assist on Marleau’s second goal,...

Sharks-Blue Jackets Sums

First Period_1, Columbus, Johansen 26 (Jenner, Foligno), 5:28. 2, San Jose, Marleau 27 (Couture), 10:53. Penalties_None. Second Period_3, Columbus, Umberger 18 (Dubinsky), 3:05 (sh). Penalties_Umberger, Clm (tripping), :57; Savard, Clm (high-sticking), 2:22; Brown, SJ (roughing),...

Burdette’s 38 Carry Eastern Past Fort Loramie

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — First-team Associated Press All-Ohioan Jenna Burdette tied a Division IV semifinal record with 38 points, leading Reedsville Eastern past defending champion Fort Loramie 68-59 Thursday night. The top-ranked Eagles (26-1) meet Zanesville Rosecrans (27-1), a...

No. 13 CINCINNATI 61, UCF 58

Spurlock 0-1 1-2 1, Wilson 4-10 1-2 11, Blair 1-6 4-4 6, Sykes 8-16 5-9 21, Newell 4-10 2-2 10, Walker 0-1 0-0 0, Williams 2-4 0-0 6, McCrory 0-0 0-0 0, McBride 1-5 1-4 3. Totals 20-53 14-23 58. Rubles 1-3 2-2 4, Thomas 3-6 2-4 8, Jackson 7-13 0-5 14, Guyn 0-2 0-0 0, Kilpatrick...

Kilpatrick’s 21 Leads No. 13 Cincinnati, 61-58

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Sean Kilpatrick scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Justin Jackson added 14 points as No. 13 Cincinnati escaped with a 61-58 victory over Central Florida in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday. Kilpatrick was...

No. 4 Akron Beats No. 5 Ohio 83-77 In MAC Tourney

CLEVELAND (AP) — Demetrius Treadwell scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 seed Akron to an 83-77 quarterfinal-round victory over fifth-seeded Ohio in the Mid-American Conference tournament Thursday. Akron faces No. 1 seed Western Michigan in the semifinal...

BC-BKC–Ohio-Akron Box, BKC

Smith 2-3 0-0 4, Campbell 3-9 0-2 6, Willis 3-9 4-4 13, Kellogg 10-16 1-1 25, Wilkins 1-3 2-2 5, Setty 1-3 0-0 3, Ndour 5-6 0-0 11, Crabtree 0-0 0-0 0, Hall 3-7 2-2 8, Taylor 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 29-60 9-11 77. Treadwell 7-15 5-13 19, Diggs 6-8 6-7 20, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Evans 3-5...