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Covington putback lifts Youngstown State over Oakland 75-73

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Garrett Covington’s putback spun through the hoop as the horn sounded and Youngstown State scored the final nine points to storm back and defeat Oakland 75-73 Wednesday night, defeating the Golden Grizzlies in Youngstown for the first time in 17 years. Oakland had broken open a …

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Livingston scores 29 points, George Mason beats Dayton 85-67

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – Otis Livingston II scored 29 points and made a career-high seven 3-pointers to lead George Mason to an 85-67 victory over Dayton on Wednesday night. George Mason (12-14, 6-7 Atlantic 10 Conference) has won three of its last four games since snapping a four-game skid. Dayton …

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Cleveland St holds off Detroit 75-72 on Kenic’s career night

CLEVELAND (AP) – Stefan Kenic scored a career-high 19 points, Anthony Wright added 15 with 12 rebounds, and Cleveland State held off Detroit Mercy 75-72 on Wednesday night. Bobby Word scored 15 points and Kenny Carpenter added 11 for the Vikings (8-20, 5-10 Horizon League), who made 11 3-pointers and …

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Bengals sign former Giants offensive tackle Bobby Hart

By JOE KAYAP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) – The Bengals took their first step in bolstering their offensive line, signing former New York Giants tackle Bobby Hart on Wednesday. Hart started 21 games for the Giants in the past three seasons, including seven last season. He was a seventh-round pick …

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‘Tito’ Francona, father of Indians manager Terry, dies.

By TOM WITHERSAP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) – Former major leaguer John “Tito” Francona, the father of Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, has died. He was 84. The Indians said the elder Francona died unexpectedly at his home in New Brighton, Pennsylvania on Tuesday night. Francona played in the majors …

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James’ 37 lead Cavaliers past Thunder 120-112

By CLIFF BRUNTAP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – LeBron James scored 37 points, and the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers got a much different result this time against the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 120-112 victory on Tuesday night. It was Cleveland’s second straight win since adding George Hill, Rodney Hood, …

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Mitchell scores 28, No. 16 Ohio State women top Illini 88-69

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Kelsey Mitchell scored 28 points with five 3-pointers, Linnae Harper had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 16 Ohio State bounced back for an 88-69 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night. Mitchell sank a wide open 3-pointer early in the first quarter to extend her …

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Moses, Teague lead Ball State to 90-77 win over Akron

AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Trey Moses and Tahjai Teague both recorded double-doubles as Ball State pulled away in the second half to beat Akron 90-77 in Mid-American Conference action on Tuesday night. Moses was 9 of 11 from the floor to match his career high of 22 points to go …

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Lillard sinks late FTs, Bowling Green rallies for 83-81 win

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) – Antwon Lillard sank three free throws after he was fouled on a 3-point attempt in the final seconds and Bowling Green rallied to beat Western Michigan 83-81 on Tuesday night. Bowling Green trailed by as much as 15 points in the first half and was …

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Bjorkstrand, Dubois lead Blue Jackets past Islanders, 4-1

By VIN A. CHERWOOAP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Oliver Bjorkstrand and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored power-play goals in the second period to give Columbus the lead, and the Blue Jackets went on to a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Brandon Dubinsky and Cam Atkinson …

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