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Published March 20 2014

Scoreboard

basketball

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NBA

Eastern Conference

Atlantic

W L Pct GB

Toronto 38 29 .567 —

Brooklyn 35 31 .530 2.5

New York 28 40 .412 10.5

Boston 23 46 .333 16.0

Philadelphia 15 53 .221 23.5

Central

W L Pct GB

Indiana 50 18 .735 —

Chicago 38 30 .559 12.0

Cleveland 26 43 .377 24.5

Detroit 25 42 .373 24.5

Milwaukee 13 55 .191 37.0

Southeast

W L Pct GB

Miami 46 20 .697 —

Washington 35 33 .515 12.0

Charlotte 33 36 .478 14.5

Atlanta 31 35 .470 15.0

Orlando 19 50 .275 28.5

Western Conference

Northwest

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 50 18 .735 —

Portland 45 24 .652 5.5

Minnesota 34 33 .507 15.5

Denver 31 37 .456 19.0

Utah 22 47 .319 28.5

Pacific

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 48 21 .696 —

Golden State 43 26 .623 5.0

Phoenix 39 29 .574 8.5

Sacramento 24 44 .353 23.5

L.A. Lakers 22 45 .328 25.0

Southwest

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 51 16 .761 —

Houston 46 22 .676 5.5

Memphis 40 27 .597 11.0

Dallas 41 28 .594 11.0

New Orleans 27 40 .403 24.0

Thursday’s Games

Oklahoma City 102, Cleveland 95

Houston 129, Minnesota 106

Portland 116, Washington 103

Milwaukee at Golden State, late

Today’s Games

Chicago at Indiana, 6 p.m.

New York at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Toronto, 6 p.m.

New Orleans at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m.

Boston at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m.

Memphis at Miami, 6:30 p.m.

Denver at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

San Antonio at Sacramento, 9 p.m.

Washington at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Portland at Charlotte, 6 p.m.

Houston at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Memphis, 7 p.m.

Miami at New Orleans, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Utah, 8 p.m.

San Antonio at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.

Detroit at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday’s Games

Atlanta at Toronto, 12 p.m.

Phoenix at Minnesota, 2:30 p.m.

Washington at Denver, 4 p.m.

Milwaukee at Sacramento, 5 p.m.

Brooklyn at Dallas, 6:30 p.m.

Cleveland at New York, 6:30 p.m.

Orlando at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m.

College men

Pairings

NCAA Tournament

First Round

MIDWEST

Tuesday

University of Dayton Arena (Dayton, Ohio)

No. 12 N.C. State 74, No. 12 Xavier 59

Wednesday

University of Dayton Arena (Dayton, Ohio)

No. 16 Cal Poly SLO 81, No. 16 Texas Southern 69

No. 11 Tennessee 78, No. 11 Iowa 65, OT

SOUTH

Tuesday

University of Dayton Arena (Dayton, Ohio)

No. 16 Albany 71, No. 16 Mount St. Mary’s 64

Second Round

MIDWEST

Thursday

Amway Center (Orlando, Florida)

Saint Louis 83, NC State 80 (OT)

No. 13 Manhattan (25-7) vs. No. 4 Louisville (29-5), late

BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Michigan 57, Wolford 40

Texas 87, Arizona State 85

Today

Scottrade Center (Saint Louis, Missouri)

No. 1 Wichita St. (34-0) vs. No. 16 Cal Poly SLO (14-19), 6:10 p.m.

No. 9 Kansas St. (20-12) vs. No. 8 Kentucky (24-10), 8:40 p.m.

PNC Arena (Raleigh, North Carolina)

No. 14 Mercer (26-8) vs. No. 3 Duke (26-8), 11:15 a.m.

No. 6 Massachusetts (24-8) vs. No. 11 Tennessee (22-12), 1:45 p.m.

EAST

Thursday

Spokane Arena (Spokane, Washington)

Harvard 61, Cincinatti 57

Michigan State 93, Delaware 78

First Niagara Arena (Buffalo, New York)

Connecticut 89, St. Joseph’s 81 (OT)

Villanova 73, Wis.-Milwaukee 53

Today

PNC Arena (Raleigh, North Carolina)

No. 9 George Washington (24-8) vs. No. 8 Memphis (23-9), 5:55 p.m.

No. 16 Coastal Carolina (21-12) vs. No. 1 Virginia (28-6), 8:25 p.m.

AT&T Center (San Antonio, Texas)

No. 11 Providence (23-11) vs. No. 6 North Carolina (23-9), 6:20 p.m.

No. 14 North Carolina Central (28-5) vs. No. 3 Iowa St. (26-7), 8:50 p.m.

WEST

Thursday

Spokane Arena (Spokane, Washington)

North Dakota State 80, Oklahoma 75 (OT)

No. 13 New Mexico St. (26-9) vs. No. 4 San Diego St. (29-4), late

BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Wisconsin 75, American U 35

Oregon 87, Brigham Young 68

Today

Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl (San Diego, California)

No. 16 Weber St. (19-11) vs. No. 1 Arizona (30-4), 1:10 p.m.

No. 9 Oklahoma St. (21-12) vs. No. 8 Gonzaga (28-6), 3:40 p.m.

AT&T Center (San Antonio, Texas)

No. 11 Nebraska (19-12) vs. No. 6 Baylor (24-11), 11:40 a.m.

No. 14 Louisiana-Lafayette (23-11) vs. No. 3 Creighton (26-7), 2:10 p.m.

SOUTH

Thursday

Amway Center (Orlando, Florida)

Pittsburgh 77, Colorado 48

Florida 67, Albany 55

First Niagara Arena (Buffalo, New York)

Dayton 60, Ohio State 59

Syracuse 77, Western Michigan 53

Today

Scottrade Center (Saint Louis, Missouri)

No. 10 Stanford (21-12) vs. No. 7 New Mexico (27-6), 12:40 p.m.

No. 15 Eastern Kentucky (24-9) vs. No. 2 Kansas (24-9), 3:10 p.m.

Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl (San Diego, California)

No. 12 Stephen F. Austin (31-2) vs. No. 5 VCU (26-8), 6:27 p.m.

No. 13 Tulsa (21-12) vs. No. 4 UCLA (26-8), 8:57 p.m.

Third Round

MIDWEST

Saturday

Amway Center (Orlando, Florida)

No. 5 Saint Louis (26-6) or No. 12 N.C. State (21-13) or No. 12 Xavier (21-12) vs. No. 4 Louisville (29-5) or No. 13 Manhattan (25-7), TBA

BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

No. 7 Texas (23-10) or No. 10 Arizona St. (21-11) vs. No. 2 Michigan (25-8) or No. 15 Wofford (20-12), TBA

Sunday

PNC Arena (Raleigh, North Carolina)

No. 6 Massachusetts (24-8) or No. 11 Iowa (20-12) or No. 11 Tennessee (21-12) vs. No. 3 Duke (26-8) or No. 14 Mercer (26-8), TBA

Scottrade Center (Saint Louis, Missouri)

No. 1 Wichita St. (34-0) or No. 16 Cal Poly SLO (13-19) or No. 16 Texas Southern (19-14) vs. No. 8 Kentucky (24-10) or No. 9 Kansas St. (20-12), TBA

EAST

Saturday

Spokane Arena (Spokane, Washington)

No. 5 Cincinnati (27-6) or No. 12 Harvard (26-4) vs. No. 4 Michigan St (26-8) or No. 13 Delaware (25-9), TBA

First Niagara Arena (Buffalo, New York)

No. 7 Connecticut (26-8) or No. 10 St. Joseph’s (24-9) vs. No. 2 Villanova (28-4) or No. 15 Wis.-Milwaukee (21-13), TBA

Sunday

PNC Arena (Raleigh, North Carolina)

No. 1 Virginia (28-6) or No. 16 Coastal Carolina (21-12) vs. No. 8 Memphis (23-9) or No. 9 George Washington (24-8), TBA

AT&T Center (San Antonio, Texas)

No. 6 North Carolina (23-9) or No. 11 Providence (23-11) vs. No. 3 Iowa St. (26-7) or No. 14 North Carolina Central (28-5), TBA

WEST

Saturday

Spokane Arena (Spokane, Washington)

No. 5 Oklahoma (23-9) or No. 12 North Dakota State (25-6) vs. No. 4 San Diego St. (29-4) or No. 13 New Mexico St. (26-9), TBA

BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

No. 7 Oregon (23-9) or No. 10 Brigham Young (23-11) vs. No. 2 Wisconsin (26-7) or No. 15 American U. (20-12), TBA

Sunday

Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl (San Diego, California)

No. 1 Arizona (30-4) or No. 16 Weber St. (19-11) vs. No. 8 Gonzaga (28-6) or No. 9 Oklahoma St. (21-12), TBA

AT&T Center (San Antonio, Texas)

No. 6 Baylor (24-11) or No. 11 Nebraska (19-12) vs. No. 3 Creighton (26-7) or No. 14 Louisiana-Lafayette (23-11), TBA

SOUTH

Saturday

Amway Center (Orlando, Florida)

No. 1 Florida (32-2) or No. 16 Albany (18-14) or No. 16 Mount St. Mary’s (16-16) vs. No. 8 Colorado (23-11) or No. 9 Pittsburgh (25-9), TBA

First Niagara Arena (Buffalo, New York)

No. 6 Ohio St. (25-9) or No. 11 Dayton (23-10) vs. No. 3 Syracuse (27-5) or No. 14 Western Michigan (23-9), TBA

Sunday

Scottrade Center (Saint Louis, Missouri)

No. 7 New Mexico (27-6) or No. 10 Stanford (21-12) vs. No. 2 Kansas (24-9) or No. 15 Eastern Kentucky (24-9), TBA

Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl (San Diego, California)

No. 5 VCU (26-8) or No. 12 Stephen F. Austin (31-2) vs. No. 4 UCLA (26-8) or No. 13 Tulsa (21-12), TBA

NIT Tournament

Second Round

Friday, March 21

No. 8 Robert Morris (22-13) vs. No. 5 Belmont (25-9), 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 23

No. 4 St. Mary’s (23-11) vs. No. 1 Minnesota (21-13), TBA

Monday, March 24

No. 4 Georgetown (18-14) vs. No. 1 Florida St. (20-13), TBA

CIT Tournament

First Round

Tuesday

VMI 111, Canisius 100

Wright St. 73, East Carolina 59

Eastern Michigan 58, Norfolk State 54

East Tennessee St. 79, Chattanooga 66

Sam Houston St. 71, Alabama St. 49

Columbia 58, Valparaiso 56

San Diego 87, Portland St. 65

Wednesday

IUPU - Ft. Wayne 97, Akron 91

Towson 63, South Carolina Upstate 60

Ohio 64, Cleveland St. 62

Yale 69, Quinnipiac 68

Murray St. 66, Missouri St. 63

Nebraska Omaha 91, North Dakota 75

Texas A&M CC 82, Northern Colorado 71

Pacific 69, Grand Canyon 67

College women

Playoff pairings

NCAA Tournamen

First Round

Notre Dame

Saturday

Memorial Coliseum (Lexington, Kentucky)

No. 14 Wright St. (26-8) vs. No. 3 Kentucky (24-8), 10 a.m.

No. 11 Chattanooga (29-3) vs. No. 6 Syracuse (22-9), 12:30 p.m.

Mackey Arena (West Lafayette, Indiana)

No. 12 Florida Gulf Coast (26-7) vs. No. 5 Oklahoma St. (23-8), 10 a.m.

No. 13 Akron (23-9) vs. No. 4 Purdue (21-8), 12:30 p.m.

Savage Hall (Toledo, Ohio)

No. 9 Arizona St. (22-9) vs. No. 8 Vanderbilt (18-12), 10 a.m.

No. 16 Robert Morris (21-11) vs. No. 1 Notre Dame (32-0), 12:30 p.m.

Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)

No. 10 Fordham (25-7) vs. No. 7 California (21-9), 3 p.m.

No. 15 Western Kentucky (24-8) vs. No. 2 Baylor (29-4), 5:30 p.m.

Louisville

Saturday

Thompson-Boling Arena (Knoxville, Tennessee)

No. 16 Northwestern St. (21-12) vs. No. 1 Tennessee (27-5), 3 p.m.

No. 9 Southern California (22-12) vs. No. 8 St. John’s (22-10), 5:30 p.m.

Sunday

Maravich Assembly Center (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

No. 10 Georgia Tech (20-11) vs. No. 7 Louisiana State (19-12), 11:30 a.m.

No. 15 Albany (28-4) vs. No. 2 West Virginia (29-4), 2 p.m.

Comcast Center (College Park, Maryland)

No. 13 Army (25-7) vs. No. 4 Maryland (24-6), 11:30 a.m.

No. 12 Pennsylvania (22-6) vs. No. 5 Texas (21-11), 2 p.m.

Carver-Hawkeye Arena (Iowa City, Iowa)

No. 14 Idaho (25-8) vs. No. 3 Louisville (30-4), 4:30 p.m.

No. 11 Marist (27-6) vs. No. 6 Iowa (26-8), 7 p.m.

Lincoln

Saturday

Pauley Pavilion (Los Angeles, California)

No. 13 Fresno St. (22-10) vs. No. 4 Nebraska (25-6), 3 p.m.

No. 12 Brigham Young (26-6) vs. No. 5 N.C. State (25-7), 5:30 p.m.

Cameron Indoor Stadium (Durham, North Carolina)

No. 15 Winthrop (24-8) vs. No. 2 Duke (27-6), 10 a.m.

No. 10 Oklahoma (18-14) vs. No. 7 DePaul (27-6), 12:30 p.m.

Sunday

Gampel Pavilion (Storrs, Connecticut)

No. 9 St. Joseph’s (22-9) vs. No. 8 Georgia (20-11), 4:30 p.m.

No. 16 Prairie View A&M (14-17) vs. No. 1 Connecticut (34-0), 7 p.m.

Reed Arena (College Station, Texas)

No. 11 James Madison (28-5) vs. No. 6 Gonzaga (29-4), 4:30 p.m.

No. 14 North Dakota (22-9) vs. No. 3 Texas A&M (24-8), 7 p.m.

Stanford

Saturday

James H. Hilton Coliseum (Ames, Iowa)

No. 10 Florida St. (20-11) vs. No. 7 Iowa St. (20-10), 3 p.m.

No. 15 South Dakota (19-13) vs. No. 2 Stanford (29-3), 5:30 p.m.

Sunday

Alaska Airlines Arena (Seattle, Washington)

No. 16 CSU Northridge (18-14) vs. No. 1 South Carolina (27-4), 4:30 p.m.

No. 9 Oregon St. (23-10) vs. No. 8 Middle Tennessee St. (29-4), 7 p.m.

Bryce Jordan Center (University Park, Pennsylvania)

No. 14 Wichita St. (26-6) vs. No. 3 Penn St. (22-7), 11:30 a.m.

No. 11 Florida (19-12) vs. No. 6 Dayton (23-7), 2 p.m.

Carmichael Auditorium (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

No. 12 Hampton (28-4) vs. No. 5 Michigan St (22-9), 11:30 a.m.

No. 13 Tenn-Martin (24-7) vs. No. 4 North Carolina (24-9), 2 p.m.

Second Round

Notre Dame

Monday, March 24

No. 1 Notre Dame (32-0) or No. 16 Robert Morris (21-11) vs. No. 8 Vanderbilt (18-12) or No. 9 Arizona St. (22-9), TBA

No. 5 Oklahoma St. (23-8) or No. 12 Florida Gulf Coast (26-7) vs. No. 4 Purdue (21-8) or No. 13 Akron (23-9), TBA

No. 6 Syracuse (22-9) or No. 11 Chattanooga (29-3) vs. No. 3 Kentucky (24-8) or No. 14 Wright St. (26-8), TBA

No. 7 California (21-9) or No. 10 Fordham (25-7) vs. No. 2 Baylor (29-4) or No. 15 Western Kentucky (24-8), TBA

Louisville

Monday, March 24

No. 1 Tennessee (27-5) or No. 16 Northwestern St. (21-12) vs. No. 8 St. John’s (22-10) or No. 9 Southern California (22-12), TBA

Tuesday, March 25

No. 5 Texas (21-11) or No. 12 Pennsylvania (22-6) vs. No. 4 Maryland (24-6) or No. 13 Army (25-7), TBA

No. 6 Iowa (26-8) or No. 11 Marist (27-6) vs. No. 3 Louisville (30-4) or No. 14 Idaho (25-8), TBA

No. 7 Louisiana State (19-12) or No. 10 Georgia Tech (20-11) vs. No. 2 West Virginia (29-4) or No. 15 Albany (28-4), TBA

Lincoln

Monday, March 24

No. 5 N.C. State (25-7) or No. 12 Brigham Young (26-6) vs. No. 4 Nebraska (25-6) or No. 13 Fresno St. (22-10), TBA

No. 7 DePaul (27-6) or No. 10 Oklahoma (18-14) vs. No. 2 Duke (27-6) or No. 15 Winthrop (24-8), TBA

Tuesday, March 25

No. 1 Connecticut (34-0) or No. 16 Prairie View A&M (14-17) vs. No. 8 Georgia (20-11) or No. 9 St. Joseph’s (22-9), TBA

No. 6 Gonzaga (29-4) or No. 11 James Madison (28-5) vs. No. 3 Texas A&M (24-8) or No. 14 North Dakota (22-9), TBA

Stanford

Monday, March 24

No. 7 Iowa St. (20-10) or No. 10 Florida St. (20-11) vs. No. 2 Stanford (29-3) or No. 15 South Dakota (19-13), TBA

Tuesday, March 25

No. 1 South Carolina (27-4) or No. 16 CSU Northridge (18-14) vs. No. 8 Middle Tennessee St. (29-4) or No. 9 Oregon St. (23-10), TBA

No. 5 Michigan St (22-9) or No. 12 Hampton (28-4) vs. No. 4 North Carolina (24-9) or No. 13 Tenn-Martin (24-7), TBA

No. 6 Dayton (23-7) or No. 11 Florida (19-12) vs. No. 3 Penn St. (22-7) or No. 14 Wichita St. (26-6), TBA

Other scores

EAST

Charleston 85, South Carolina Upstate 71

Harvard 90, Iona 89

Old Dominion 68, Navy 60

Princeton 94, VCU 76

Rutgers 65, Delaware 61

Seton Hall 63, American U. 60

SOUTH

Auburn 78, Furman 64

Mississippi St. 77, Tulane 68

Northern Kentucky 84, McNeese St. 72

Southern Methodist 84, Texas Southern 72

Southern Mississippi 75, Lamar 60

Stephen F. Austin 59, Texas State 51

Stetson 70, Miami-Florida 63

MIDWEST

Boise St. 52, Grand Canyon 51

Bowling Green 72, High Point 62

Creighton 77, Missouri 51

Eastern Michigan 78, Evansville 65

Indiana 48, Belmont 47

Indiana - Purdue 72, Central Michigan 66

Marquette 63, Indiana St. 61

Northwestern 69, Ball St. 65

South Dakota State 78, Butler 61

WEST

Oregon 90, Pacific 63

San Diego 82, Cal Poly SLO 59

Southern Utah 71, Colorado St. 56

High school girls

Minnesota

Playoff pairings

Class 4A state tournament

Thursday

Semifinals

At Williams Arena, Minneapolis

Eastview 62, Eden Prairie 51

Bloomington Kennedy 61, Lakeville North 51

Saturday

Third-place game

At Concordia University, St. Paul

7) No. 4 Eden Prairie vs. Lakeville North, 4 p.m.

State championship

At Williams Arena, Minneapolis

8) No. 1 Eastview vs. No. 3 Bloomington Kennedy, 8 p.m.

Class 3A state tournament

Thursday

Semifinals

At Williams Arena

5) Park Center 63, Minneapolis Washburn 59

6) Marshall 52, Fergus Falls 51

Saturday

Third-place game

At Concordia University, St. Paul

7) No. 4 Minneapolis Washburn vs. No. 2 Fergus Falls, 2 p.m.

State championship

At Williams Arena

8) No. 1 Park Center vs. No. 3 Marshall, 6 p.m.

Class 2A state tournament

Today

Semifinals

At Williams Arena, Minneapolis

5) No. 1 New Richland-H-E-G vs. No. 4 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, 6 p.m.

6) No. 2 Kenyon-Wanamingo vs. Esko, 8 p.m.

Saturday

Third place

At Concordia-St. Paul

7) Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser, noon

Championship

At Williams Arena, Minneapolis

8) Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 2 p.m.

Class 1A state tournament

Thursday

At Mariucci Arena, Minneapolis

Minneota 77, Browerville 50

Goodhue 65, Ada-Borup 58

Mankato Loyola 93, Maranatha 91

Win-E-Mac 73, Mountain Iron-Buhl 44

Today

Semifinals

At Williams Arena, Minneapolis

5) No. 1 Minneota vs. No. 4 Goodhue, noon

6) Mankato Loyola vs. Win-E-Mac, 2 p.m.

Saturday

Third-place game

At Concordia University, St. Paul

7) Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser, 10 a.m.

State championship

At Williams Arena, Minneapolis

8) Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, noon

North Dakota

Pairings

Class B state tournament

At Fargodome

Thursday

1) Beach 56, Thompson 48

2) Bismarck Shiloh Christian 55, Kidder County 36

3) Minot Ryan 64, Lakota-Edmore 45

4) Central Cass 47, Watford City 38

Today

Consolation semifinals

5) Thompson (23-2) vs. Kidder County (19-6), 1 p.m.

6) Lakota-Edmore vs. Watford City (20-6), 2:45 p.m.

Championship semifinals

7) Beach (23-2) vs. Bismarck Shiloh Christian (24-1), 6:30 p.m.

8) Minot Ryan (26-0) vs. Central Cass (23-3), 8:15 p.m.

Saturday

Seventh place: Game 5 loser vs. Game 6 loser, 1 p.m.

Fifth place: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 2:45 p.m.

Third place: Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 6 p.m.

Championship: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 8:15 p.m.

HOCKEY

D

Professional

Standings and schedule

NHL

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Boston 69 47 17 2 3 99 223 149

Tampa Bay 70 39 24 2 5 85 208 185

Montreal 71 38 26 4 3 83 182 180

Toronto 71 36 27 4 4 80 208 219

Detroit 69 32 24 5 8 77 183 194

Ottawa 69 28 28 7 6 69 198 234

Florida 70 26 36 2 6 60 173 225

Buffalo 70 20 42 4 4 48 136 206

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 69 45 19 3 2 95 218 173

Philadelphia 69 37 25 2 5 81 199 197

Columbus 69 36 27 4 2 78 199 189

NY Rangers 70 37 29 2 2 78 185 174

Washington 70 33 27 3 7 76 204 209

New Jersey 70 30 27 5 8 73 172 183

Carolina 69 30 30 6 3 69 172 195

NY Islanders 70 26 35 5 4 61 195 239

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

St. Louis 69 47 15 4 3 101 226 156

Chicago 70 40 15 7 8 95 237 182

Colorado 70 44 20 3 3 94 216 192

Minnesota 70 36 23 4 7 83 174 172

Dallas 69 32 26 6 5 75 196 201

Winnipeg 71 32 30 3 6 73 199 208

Nashville 70 29 31 3 7 68 165 208

Pacific Division

GP W L OT SO Pts GF GA

Anaheim 69 45 17 1 6 97 220 175

San Jose 70 45 18 2 5 97 216 168

Los Angeles 69 38 25 2 4 82 168 148

Phoenix 70 34 25 6 5 79 194 197

Vancouver 72 32 30 3 7 74 172 194

Calgary 69 28 34 4 3 63 168 203

Edmonton 71 25 37 6 3 59 177 228

Wednesday’s Games

Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 3

Chicago 4, St. Louis 0

Winnipeg 5, Colorado 4, OT

Vancouver 2, Nashville 0

Thursday’s Games

New Jersey 4, Minnesota 3, OT

Philadelphia 4, Dallas 2

Columbus 3, Montreal 2

Tampa Bay 5, Ottawa 4

Detroit 5, Pittsburgh 4, OT

Buffalo 3, Edmonton 1

Phoenix 2, Florida 1

Washington at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.

Anaheim at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

Friday’s Games

NY Rangers at Columbus, 6 p.m.

Carolina at Chicago, 7 p.m.

Boston at Colorado, 8 p.m.

Nashville at Calgary, 8 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

St. Louis at Philadelphia, 12 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m.

Detroit at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Ottawa at Dallas, 2 p.m.

Florida at Los Angeles, 3 p.m.

Montreal at Toronto, 6 p.m.

NY Rangers at New Jersey, 6 p.m.

Carolina at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.

Boston at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

Calgary at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Washington at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

College men

Playoff pairings

Big Ten tournament

Quarterfinals

At Xcel Energy Center, Minneapolis

Thursday

Penn State 2, Michigan 1 (2OT)

Ohio State 2, Michigan State 1 (OT)

Semifinals

Today

3) No. 2 Wisconsin vs. No. 6 Penn State, 2 p.m.

4) No. 1 Minnesota vs. No. 4 Ohio State, 7 p.m.

Championship

Saturday

5) Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 7 p.m.

NCHC Frozen Faceoff

Semifinals

At Target Center, Minneapolis

Today

Denver vs. Western Michigan, 4:08 p.m.

Miami vs. North Dakota, 7:38 p.m.

Saturday

Championship

Semifinal winners, 7:38 p.m.

Third place

Semifinal losers, 3:38 p.m.

College women

Playoff pairings

NCAA tournament

Semifinals

Today

At Hamden, Conn.

5) Minnesota vs. Wisconsin

6) Mercyhurst vs. Clarkson

Championship

Sunday

At Hamden, Conn.

7) Semifinal winners

Juniors

Standings and schedule

United States Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L OTL Pts

x-Indiana 36 9 7 79

Cedar Rapids 32 19 3 67

Dubuque 30 18 4 64

Chicago 26 23 4 56

Green Bay 25 22 6 56

Muskegon 26 22 4 56

Team USA 24 22 4 52

Youngstown 15 31 6 36

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L OTL Pts

x-Waterloo 39 9 5 83

x-Omaha 36 13 5 77

x-Sioux City 34 16 3 71

x-Sioux Falls 32 16 6 70

Lincoln 20 26 7 47

Des Moines 19 25 7 45

Tri-City 18 32 3 39

Fargo 10 38 5 25

NOTE: Two points for victory, one point for overtime loss.

x-clinched playoff berth

Wednesday

Cedar Rapids 7, Chicago 3

Today

Fargo at Waterloo, 7:05 p.m.

Sioux Falls at Sioux City

Omaha at Cedar Rapids

Des Moines at Lincoln

Team USA at Youngstown

Indiana at Muskegon

Green Bay at Tri-City

Dubuque at Chicago

Satuday

Fargo at Waterloo, 7:05 p.m.

Team USA at Chicago

Omaha at Sioux City

Indiana at Youngstown

Des Moines at Lincoln

Green Bay at Tri-City

Cedar Rapids at Dubuque

Team USA at Muskegon

Sunday

Fargo at Dubuque, 3:05 p.m.

Muskegon at Indiana

Youngstown at Team USA

Lincoln at Sioux Falls

Tuesday, Mar. 25

Des Moines at Sioux City

baseball

D

Professional

Schedule

MLB preseason

American League

Thursday’s Results

LA Angels 3, Kansas City 2

Tampa Bay 5, Minnesota 4

NY Yankees 3, Boston 2

Today’s Games

Toronto at Tampa Bay, 12:05 p.m.

Kansas City at LA Angels, 3:05 p.m.

National League

Thursday’s Results

Miami 4, St. Louis 3

NY Mets 7, Atlanta 6

Milwaukee 4, Colorado 3

San Francisco at San Diego, late

Today’s Games

Washington at St. Louis, 12:05 p.m.

Interleague

Thursday’s Results

Washington 8, Detroit 1

Philadelphia 6, Houston 3

Toronto 3, Philadelphia 1

Seattle 3, Chi. Cubs 0

Cincinnati 5, Texas 4, 10 innings

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, late

Today’s Games

Atlanta at Baltimore, 12:05 p.m.

Boston at Philadelphia, 12:05 p.m.

Detroit at Atlanta, 12:05 p.m.

Miami at Houston, 12:05 p.m.

NY Mets at Minnesota, 12:05 p.m.

Chi. Cubs at Chi. White Sox, 3:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Cincinnati, 3:05 p.m.

Milwaukee at Texas, 3:05 p.m.

Cleveland at Colorado, 3:10 p.m.

Pittsburgh at NY Yankees, 6:05 p.m.

Oakland at San Francisco, 8:35 p.m.

San Diego at Seattle, 9:05 p.m

Tennis

D

Professional

Results Thursday

ATP Tour

Sony Open Tennis

Miami, FL

Singles

First Round

Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, def. Kenny De Schepper, France, 6-4, 6-4.

Stephane Robert, France, def. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia, 7-5, 6-4.

Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, def. Jimmy Wang, Taiwan, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Jack Sock, United States, def. Guido Pella, Argentina, 6-3, 6-4.

Roberto Bautista-Agut, Spain, def. Steve Johnson, United States, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.

Joao Sousa, Portugal, def. Pablo Carreno-Busta, Spain, 6-4, 7-6 (3).

Donald Young, United States, def. Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, 6-2, 6-2.

Yen-Hsun Lu, Taiwan, def. Mikhail Kukushkin, Russia, 6-1, 3-1, retired.

Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, def. Bernard Tomic, Australia, 6-0, 6-1.

Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, def. Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, def. Karen Khachanov, Russia, 6-7 (8), 6-1, 6-1.

Ryan Harrison, United States, def. Federico Delbonis, Argentina, 6-2, 6-4.

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, def. Bradley Klahn, United States, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Nicolas Mahut, France, 7-6 (8), 7-6 (2).

Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

WTA Tour

Sony Open Tennis

Miami, FL

Singles

Second Round

Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, 7-6 (7), 6-2.

Maria Sharapova (4), Russia, def. Kurumi Nara, Japan, 6-3, 6-4.

Angelique Kerber (5), Germany, def. Shuai Peng, China, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (5).

Petra Kvitova (8), Czech Republic, def. Paula Ormaechea, Argentina, 6-3, 6-4.

Sara Errani (9), Italy, def. Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Austria, 6-1, 6-4.

Ana Ivanovic (12), Serbia, def. Lauren Davis, United States, 6-1, 6-1.

Sabine Lisicki (14), Germany, def. Nadia Petrova, Russia, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Samantha Stosur (16), Australia, def. Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, 6-3, 6-2.

Kirsten Flipkens (19), Belgium, def. Virginie Razzano, France, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

Flavia Pennetta (20), Italy, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 6-3, 6-3.

Coco Vandeweghe, United States, def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (21), Russia, 7-6 (7), 7-5.

Ekaterina Makarova (23), Russia, def. Rebecca Peterson, Sweden, 6-1, 6-1.

Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, def. Sorana Cirstea (25), Romania, 6-3, 6-3.

Lucie Safarova (26), Czech Republic, def. Vania King, United States, 6-3, 7-6 (2).

Caroline Garcia, France, def. Klara Zakopalova (27), Czech Republic, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (3).

Donna Vekic, Croatia, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (28), Russia, 7-6 (5), 7-5.

golf

D

Professional

Results Thursday

JTBC Founders Cup

At Wildfire GC

Phoenix, AZ

First Round

Lee Mi-Rim 34-30-64

Morgan Pressel 36-29-65

Eun Hee Ji 32-34-66

Stacy Lewis 34-32-66

Pernilla Lindberg 32-34-66

Catriona Matthew 34-32-66

Inbee Park 32-34-66

Gerina Piller 34-32-66

Karrie Webb 33-33-66

Michelle Wie 34-32-66

Jodi Ewart 37-30-67

I.K. Kim 33-34-67

Lydia Ko 36-31-67

Mo Martin 33-34-67

Haru Nomura 33-34-67

Pornanong Phatlum 32-35-67

Amy Yang 34-33-67

Laura Davies 35-33-68

Perrine Delacour 34-34-68

Katie Futcher 33-35-68

Hee-Won Han 35-33-68

Jennifer Johnson 35-33-68

Meena Lee 35-33-68

Rebecca Lee-Bentham 35-33-68

Mika Miyazato 33-35-68

Azahara Munoz 32-36-68

Suzann Pettersen 35-33-68

So Yeon Ryu 34-34-68

Jenny Shin 35-33-68

Jaclyn Sweeney 34-34-68

Alison Walshe 33-35-68

Heather Young 35-33-68

Chella Choi 35-34-69

Christina Kim 35-34-69

Mindy Kim 36-33-69

Jennifer Kirby 34-35-69

Jessica Korda 33-36-69

Kristy McPherson 34-35-69

Ji Young Oh 35-34-69

Erica Popson 36-33-69

Lizette Salas 36-33-69

Sarah-Jane Smith 37-32-69

Lexi Thompson 33-36-69

Ayako Uehara 34-35-69

Lindsey Wright 34-35-69

Sun Young Yoo 35-34-69

Marina Alex 34-36-70

Christel Boeljon 37-33-70

Paula Creamer 37-33-70

Jaye Marie Green 34-36-70

Mina Harigae 36-34-70

Pat Hurst 35-35-70

Moriya Jutanugarn 37-33-70

P.K. Kongkraphan 34-36-70

Candie Kung 37-33-70

Jee Young Lee 37-33-70

Caroline Masson 33-37-70

Belen Mozo 33-37-70

Dewi Claire Schreefel 35-35-70

Maria Jose Uribe 36-34-70

Line Vedel Hansen 36-34-70

Nicole Castrale 37-34-71

Sandra Changkija 34-37-71

Paz Echeverria 34-37-71

Victoria Elizabeth 36-35-71

Shanshan Feng 35-36-71

Maria Hernandez 37-34-71

Katherine Kirk 36-35-71

Ilhee Lee 37-34-71

Ai Miyazato 36-35-71

Brooke Pancake 36-35-71

Hee Kyung Seo 35-36-71

Thidapa Suwannapura 37-34-71

Yani Tseng 37-34-71

Cheyenne Woods 36-35-71

Amy Anderson 37-35-72

Moira Dunn 36-36-72

Sandra Gal 36-36-72

Julieta Granada 34-38-72

Natalie Gulbis 38-34-72

Karine Icher 38-34-72

Juli Inkster 35-37-72

Jeong Jang 36-36-72

Hannah Jun 38-34-72

Danielle Kang 36-36-72

Jimin Kang 35-37-72

Birdie Kim 37-35-72

Brittany Lang 35-37-72

Seon Hwa Lee 37-35-72

Paola Moreno 34-38-72

Anna Nordqvist 33-39-72

Jennifer Rosales 39-33-72

Alex Stewart 36-36-72

Chie Arimura 36-37-73

Na Yeon Choi 35-38-73

Carlota Ciganda 38-35-73

Kathleen Ekey 39-34-73

Tiffany Joh 35-38-73

Cristie Kerr 40-33-73

Brittany Lincicome 37-36-73

Lisa McCloskey 38-35-73

Sydnee Michaels 39-34-73

Becky Morgan 36-37-73

Ryann O’Toole 37-36-73

Hee-Young Park 38-35-73

Paula Reto 37-36-73

Ashleigh Simon 36-37-73

Jenny Suh 37-36-73

Kim Welch 37-36-73

Danah Bordner 35-39-74

Katie Burnett 37-37-74

Austin Ernst 36-38-74

Mi Jung Hur 40-34-74

Haeji Kang 40-34-74

Sue Kim 37-37-74

Cindy Lacrosse 39-35-74

Maria McBride 39-35-74

Cydney Clanton 38-37-75

Irene Coe 39-36-75

Giulia Molinaro 38-37-75

Se Ri Pak 37-38-75

Giulia Sergas 38-37-75

Christine Song 40-35-75

Kelly Tan 38-37-75

Megan Grehan 38-38-76

Mi Hyang Lee 38-38-76

Xiyu Lin 37-39-76

Alena Sharp 40-36-76

Angela Stanford 41-35-76

Vicky Hurst 40-38-78

Silvia Cavalleri 42-37-79

Jacqui Concolino 42-38-80