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NCAA Basketball Tournament Results – Saturday, March 22

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Results  -  Saturday, March 22   South Division Florida 61, Pitt 45 Dayton 55, Syracuse 53   East Division Michigan State 80, Harvard 77 Connecticut 77, Villanova 65   West Division Wisconsin 85, Oregon 77 San Diego State 63, North Dakota State 44   Midwest Division Louisville 66, St. Louis 51…

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PIAA High School Basketball Championship Results

PIAA High School Basketball Championship Results   Friday, March 21: Boys “AAA”  -  Neumann-Goretti 64, Susquehanna Township 57  (OT) Boys “A”  -  Lincoln Park 70, Math, Civics and Science 66 Girls “AAAA”  -  Cumberland Valley49, Spring-Ford 30 Girls “AA”  -  Seton LaSalle 58, Neumann-Goretti 50   Saturday, March 22: Boys “AAAA”  -  Newcastle 52, LaSalle…

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Taylor And Ruth Advance To Title Bouts As Penn State Looks To Defend NCAA Crown

Three-time defending national champion Penn State led by a half-point over Minnesota after Friday night, and had two senior wrestlers advancing to Saturday night championship bouts at the NCAA wrestling championships in Oklahoma City. Two-time defending champion Ed Ruth (184 pounds) and another three-time All-American, David Taylor (165), will battle for individual championships.  Ruth, seeded…

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Friday’s NCAA College Basketball Tournament Results

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Results  -  Friday, March 21   South Regional Stanford 58, New Mexico 53 Kansas 80, Eastern Kentucky 69 UCLA 76, Tulsa 59 SF Austin 77, Virginia Commonwealth 75  (OT)   Midwest Regional Mercer 78, Duke 71 Tennessee 86, Massachusetts 67 Wichita State 64, Cal Poly 37 Kentucky 56, Kansas State 49…

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Yankees Blank Pirates 4-0

Pittsburgh starter Edinson Volquez (0-3) allowed all of New York’s four runs in the game’s first two innings, and the Pirates managed only four hits in the Bucs’ 4-0 preseason loss to the Yankees on Friday in Tampa. Andrew McCutchen extended his Grapefruit League hitting streak to all eleven games in which he has played…

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Robert Morris Elimated From NIT Tournament

J.J. Mann scored 25 points on Friday night, lifting Belmont to an 82-71 win over Robert Morris in the second round of the NIT men’s college basketball tournament, and eliminating the Colonials (22-14) from continuing play. The bruins’ Drew Windler added 18 points, and Craig Bradshaw scored 17. Karvel Anderson, who scored a career-high 38…

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New Sentencing Ordered In Mercer County Case Involving Double Motorcycle Deaths

A Pennsylvania appeals court has ordered the resentencing of a Mercer County man who last spring entered a pair of guilty pleas in a case involving the deaths of two friends in a 2012 motorcycle accident. The state’s Superior Court ruled this week that the judge in the case used an “improper grading” of the…

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Historical Plaque Stolen From Stapely Furnace Monument In Emlenton Area

State Police officials are looking for the person or people responsible for the theft of an historical marker and vandalism at the 179 year-old Shippen iron furnace site near Emlenton. The incident was discovered Thursday, and may have occurred as early as late February. The monument marks where the furnace, also known as the Stapely…

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Pitt Routs Colorado 77-48; Panthers Will Face Number-1 Florida Saturday At 12:15 PM

The Pitt Panthers routed Colorado 77-48 Thursday in the round of 64 in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Orlando, setting the stage for a showdown with Florida, the top-ranked team in the regional, the tournament and the country on Saturday afternoon at 12:15 PM. A live broadcast will begin at 12:00 noon, following the…

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PIAA Basketball Championship Game Schedule

PIAA High School Basketball Championship Game Schedule  (All games at the Giant Center in Hershey):   Friday, March 21 12:00 Noon  -  Girls “AA”  -  Seton LaSalle vs. Neumann-Goretti 2:00 PM  -  Boys “A”  -  Lincoln Park vs. Math, Civics and Science 6:00 PM  -  Girl “AAAA”  -  Cumberland Valley vs. Spring-Ford 8:00 PM  - …

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