Sunday, February 14
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Joe Thomasson scored 14 points, Biggie Minnis tipped in an offensive rebound with one second left, and Wright State earned the season sweep over Valparaiso with a 61-59 win on Saturday. Mark Alstork had 12 points for Wright State. JT Yoho scored 11.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Boone Jenner scored twice, Cam Atkinson and Brandon Saad each had goals and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Saturday night. Seth Jones had two assists and Joonas Korpisalo made 33 saves for Columbus.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Zach Garber, Jonathan Williams and Nate Navigato all scored 15 points apiece and Toledo crushed Miami (Ohio) 93-49 on Saturday. Jaelan Sanford scored 13 points, Nathan Boothe had 12 points with seven rebounds and Stuckey Mosley added 11 points and six assists.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Demonte Flannigan scored a career-high 30 points and Cleveland State beat Youngstown State 64-59 on Saturday night to snap a five-game skid. Cameron Morse scored 18 points to lead Youngstown State.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Borowiecki has left the Ottawa Senators' game at Columbus with a facial cut that left a pool of blood on the ice. Borowiecki's feet and stick got tangled with those of Columbus' Brandon Saad while the two battled for possession near the boards by Ottawa's goal.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Aaric Armstead scored 21 points, including the game-winning free throws with 1.7 seconds left, and Northern Illinois edged Akron 80-79 on Saturday. Marin Maric had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Northern Illinois.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Octavius Ellis had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Gary Clark added 15 and 12, and Cincinnati outlasted East Carolina 75-60 on Saturday. Kevin Johnson scored all 13 of his points in the second half and was one of five Bearcats (19-7, 9-4 American) to score in double figures.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Keita Bates-Diop tied a career-high with 24 points and had a career-high 14 rebounds as Ohio State defeated Rutgers, 79-69 on Saturday. Jae'Sean Tate added 22 points on 9-for-11 shooting and 13 rebounds for the Buckeyes. Kam Williams added 19 for OSU.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Drake LaMont scored 13 of his 17 points in the first half and Western Michigan built a double-digit lead early and held on to beat Bowling Green 74-68 on Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Longhorn Anthony Johnson has been named running backs coach at Texas. Coach Charlie Strong on Saturday announced the hiring of Johnson, who was running backs coach at Toledo and recently was named co-offensive coordinator for the Rockets.
TORONTO (AP) — Carmelo Anthony says he has no plans to leave New York and is angry about a report linking him to trade talks. The Daily News of New York reported Friday that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics had discussed a deal involving Anthony. But Anthony has a no-trade clause and told SiriusXM NBA Radio on Saturday that he's "not going nowhere."
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Newly elected baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. will serve as honorary starter for the Daytona 500. Griffey will wave the green flag for "The Great American Race" on February 21st. Griffey played 22 seasons, including 13 with the Seattle Mariners and nine with the Cincinnati Reds.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — J.P Macura scored 13 points while Remy Abell and Edmond Sumner had 12 each to lead No. 5 Xavier to a 74-57 rout over Butler on Saturday. The Musketeers won for the sixth time in seven games and retained sole possession of second place in the Big East. Butlerwas led by Kelan Martin with 15 points.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Freshman James Thompson IV scored 20 points with a career-best 18 rebounds and Eastern Michigan upended Kent State 75-70 on Saturday, surviving a last-minute comeback attempt and avoiding a season sweep.