Thursday, November 14, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-95 last night. Kevin Love had 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Ricky Rubio added 16 points and a career-high 16 assists. Kyrie Irving scored 20 points on 8-for-17 shooting and survived a nasty collision in the first quarter for the Cavaliers.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have revealed a proposal to modernize and upgrade their city-owned downtown stadium. The two-year construction plan includes the installation of giant scoreboards — triple the size of current ones — and a reduction of 3,000 seats from FirstEnergy Stadium. It's estimated to cost $120 million.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State beat MAC East rival Miami (Ohio) 24-6 last night. Trayion Durham rushed for 109 yards and a score. Malcolm Pannell's interception with 5:27 left crushed Miami's thoughts of a late comeback. Miami (Ohio) still leads the all-time series at 46-15, and 22-8 at Kent.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Devin Oliver scored 16 points as Dayton pulled away in the final minutes to beat St. Francis University 70-56 last night. Oliver was 5-of-10 from the floor and had 12 rebounds and three steals for the Flyers. Dyshawn Pierre and Khari Price had 14 points each. Pierre was also 4-of-4 in free throws and had 10 rebounds.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall held off Kent State 78-76 last night in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. Sterling Gibbs scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures. Kris Brewer scored a career-high 28 points to lead all scorers for Kent State.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown beat Wright State 88-70 last night. Reggie Cameron made the first three 3-point attempts of his college career. Markel Starks added 23 points and six assists for the hosts. Kendall Griffin led Wright State with 15 points.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — If you're comparing the 2012 Ohio State Buckeyes and the current version, coach Urban Meyer has the answer. He says this year's team has a much, much better offense. Through nine games, this year's Buckeyes are averaging 100 more yards of total offense and 13 more points per game.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Records show Ohio State University began planning cultural sensitivity training for then-president Gordon Gee (GEE') after he made comments jabbing Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools last December. Gee retired July 1st, shortly after The Associated Press first reported remarks he made about Catholics and the SEC to the university's Athletic Council last year.