Friday, October 9
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scottie Wilbekin made a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to 115-114 preseason win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. Jahlil Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick of the draft, scored 12 points on 4-of-12 shooting in his home debut.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland says Randy Edsall will coach the Terrapins at top-ranked Ohio State amid reports that he will be fired. Maryland is 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the Big Ten this season, the 57-year-old Edsall's fifth at the school. He's 22-33 overall at Maryland after going 74-70 in 12 seasons at Connecticut.
CLEVELAND (AP) — An investment bank hired by Indians owner Paul Dolan has identified a potential minority partner for the franchise and may be near a deal. Steve Greenberg, managing director of Allen & Company, said Thursday the search has narrowed on a "small group." Greenberg said the hope is the deal would be finished by the end of the year.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A star University of Dayton basketball player has sued the Ohio school in federal court over his suspension after a sexual assault accusation. Dyshawn (duh-SHAHN') Pierre's (pee-EHRZ') lawsuit asks a U.S. district court judge to order his reinstatement, and also seeks unspecified damages.