HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
IHSA Class 3A Regionals – Coal City High School
Morris 57, Streator 53. Adam Brown led in scoring for the Bulldogs with 12 points, Mitch Vickers chipped in 11. Streator trailed by 11 points at three times throughout the course of the game, but a D’Angelo Pryor free throw tied the game at 43-43 with four minutes left in the final quarter. Despite only making 3 FG in the second half, solid defense and shooting 19-of-23 from the free throw line kept Morris ahead for the win. The Redskins took two out of three games from Streator this year, with their other win coming in the Plano Christmas Classic, a 57-52 win in overtime. Streator finishes the season at 16-12.
Pontiac 61, Sandwich 56. Pontiac used a quick start in the first half to keep ahead of Sandwich, ahead at one point 30-9 with just over two minutes left in the second quarter. Freshman Ryan Weir poured in 26 for Pontiac, who has won two of their regional games after only posting two wins in the regular season.
IHSA Class 3A Regionals – Kankakee High School
Plano 65, Kankakee 61
IHSA Class 3A Regionals – Rock Falls High School
Dixon 55, LaSalle-Peru 52
IHSA Class 4A Regionals – United Township High School, East Moline
Moline 51, Rock Island 43. Moline will play Ottawa Friday night for the regional championship.
IHSA Class 1A Sectionals – Somonauk High School
Aurora Christian 50, Annawan 47
IHSA Class 2A Sectionals – Seneca High School
Kankakee (McNamara) 49, Lisle 35
Blackhawks 4, Pittsburgh 1. CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane notched his second hat trick in three games to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night. Richard Panik also scored and Scott Darling stopped 36 shots for the Blackhawks, who won their fifth straight game. Scott Wilson had the Penguins lone goal.
Tampa Bay 4, Carolina 3
NY Knicks 101, Orlando 90
Miami 125, Philadelphia 98
Atlanta 100, Dallas 95
Washington 105, Toronto 96
New Orleans 109, Detroit 86
Denver 110, Milwaukee 98
San Antonio 107, Indiana 99
Minnesota 107, Utah 80
NCAA Men’s Basketball
Northwestern 67, Michigan 65. EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Dererk Pardon’s layup at the buzzer gave Northwestern a 67-65 win over Michigan on Wednesday night. The Wildcats’ Nathan Taphorn threw a long inbound pass the length of the court in the waning seconds, hitting Pardon in stride for the winning shot. Derrick Walton Jr. scored 15 points for the Wolverines, who took the loss after winning five of six.
Top 25 Scores
3 UCLA 97, Washington 63
Wake Forest 88, 8 Louisville 81
12 Florida 78, Arkansas 65
19 Notre Dame 82, Boston College 66
NCAA Women’s Basketball
Big Ten Tournament – Indianapolis
Illinois 79, Nebraska 70. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ali Andrews scored a career-high 24 points Wednesday night as No. 12 seed Illinois beat No. 13 seed Nebraska 79-70 in the Big Ten Tournament opener. Petra Holesinska added 21 points and Brandi Beasley had 20 for the Illini, who will play No. 5 seed Purdue on Thursday. Jessica Shepard had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Cornhuskers.
Bears News. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Chicago Bears have decided not to apply the franchise tag to receiver Alshon Jeffery. General manager Ryan Pace says the tag “wasn’t an option for us” this time, but he’s not ruling out re-signing him once free agency begins. Jeffery played last season on the franchise tag after he and the Bears couldn’t agree to a multiyear deal.
Spring Training Scores
Cubs 7, Kansas City 3
White Sox 3, Arizona 2
Cardinals 6, NY Mets 1
Miami 9, Houston 5
Pittsburgh 3, Minnesota 1
Philadelphia 5, Tampa Bay 5
Washington 9, Detroit (SS) 1
San Diego (SS) 5, Oakland 0 (8 innings)
NY Yankees 8, Atlanta 7
Baltimore 12, Boston 5
Detroit (SS) 5, Toronto 4
Seattle 7, Cleveland 4
LA Angels 3, Texas 2
Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 2
Colorado 3, San Diego (SS) 1
LA Dodgers 7, San Francisco 6