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LOCAL CALENDAR

TODAY

(No local events scheduled).

THURSDAY

High School Boys Basketball

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Austin at Mankato East, 7:30 p.m.

Dover-Eyota at Southland, 7:30 p.m.

Glenville-Emmons at Lyle/Pacelli (Lyle), 7:15 p.m.

High School Girls Basketball

Mankato East at Austin, 7:30 p.m.

High School Girls Gymnastics

Austin (individuals) at Class A State, University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion.

FRIDAY

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High School Boys Basketball

Southland at Grand Meadow, 7:15 p.m.

High School Wrestling

Austin, Southland, invidiuals at Section One, Rochester Civic Center Arena.

High School Gymnastics

Austin (individuals) at Class A State, University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion.

Women’s College Basketball

Riverland at MCAC State Tournament.

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TV HIGHLIGHTS

TODAY

Major League Baseball

Spring training, Minnesota vs. Boston, 6 p.m. (MLB Network).

Men’s College Basketball

Northwestern at Indiana, 5:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

Connecticut at Marquette, 6 p.m. (ESPN).

Virginia Tech at Clemson, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2).

Iowa at Michigan State, 7:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

Duke at Maryland, 8 p.m. (ESPN).

Texas Tech at Texas, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN2).

Pro Basketball

Utah at Minnesota, 7 p.m. (KSTC; Charter Channel 980).

Pro Golf

PGA Tour, Match Play Championship, first round, 1 p.m. (Golf Channel).

THURSDAY

Major League Baseball

Spring training, Houston vs. Atlanta, noon (ESPN).

Men’s College Basketball

Minnesota at Illinois, 6 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

West Virginia at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN).

Xavier at Saint Joseph’s, 6 p.m. (ESPN2).

Purdue at Michigan, 8 p.m. (ESPN).

Memphis at UAB, 8 p.m. (ESPN2).

Gonzaga at Santa Clara, 10 p.m. (ESPN2).

Women’s College Basketball

Minnesota at Michigan State, 7 p.m. (Big Ten Network).

Pro Basketball

Cleveland at Houston, 7:15 p.m. (TNT).

Phoenix at Los Angeles Lakers, 9:30 p.m. (TNT).

Pro Golf

European PGA Tour, Indonesia Open, first round, 9:30 a.m., taped (Golf Channel).

PGA Tour, Match Play Championship, second round, 1 p.m. (Golf Channel).

PGA Tour, Mayakoba Classic, first round, from Playa del Carmen, Mexico, 5:30 p.m., taped (Golf Ch

BASKETBALL

NBA

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Denver 37 20 .649 —

Portland 35 21 .625 11⁄2

Utah 34 23 .596 3

Minnesota 18 38 .321 181⁄2

Oklahoma City 13 44 .228 24

Southwest Division

San Antonio 38 17 .691 —

Houston 36 21 .632 3

New Orleans 33 22 .600 5

Dallas 33 23 .589 51⁄2

Memphis 15 41 .268 231⁄2

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 47 10 .825 —

Phoenix 32 24 .571 141⁄2

Golden State 20 37 .351 27

L.A. Clippers 14 43 .246 33

Sacramento 12 46 .207 351⁄2

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 46 12 .793 —

Philadelphia 27 28 .491 171⁄2

New Jersey 25 32 .439 201⁄2

New York 24 32 .429 21

Toronto 23 36 .390 231⁄2

Southeast Division

Orlando 41 15 .732 —

Atlanta 32 24 .571 9

Miami 30 26 .536 11

Charlotte 22 35 .386 191⁄2

Washington 13 43 .232 28

Central Division

Cleveland 44 11 .800 —

Detroit 27 28 .491 17

Milwaukee 28 31 .475 18

Chicago 26 31 .456 19

Indiana 24 35 .407 22

TUESDAY

Cleveland 94, Memphis 79

Toronto 118, Minnesota 110

Miami 103, Detroit 91

Chicago 120, Orlando 102

L.A. Lakers 107, Oklahoma City 93

San Antonio 93, Dallas 76

Houston 98, Portland 94

Phoenix 112, Charlotte 102

TODAY

Memphis at Indiana, 6 p.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 6 p.m.

Chicago at New Jersey, 6:30 p.m.

Orlando at New York, 6:30 p.m.

Utah at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

Detroit at New Orleans, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

Portland at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Denver, 8 p.m.

Charlotte at Sacramento, 9 p.m.

Boston at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

Cleveland at Houston, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

BIG TEN MEN

Conference All Games

W L PCT W L PCT

Michigan St. 11 3 .786 21 5 .808

Purdue 10 4 .714 21 6 .778

Illinois 10 5 .667 22 6 .786

Minnesota 8 7 .533 20 7 .741

Ohio St. 8 7 .533 18 8 .692

Penn St. 8 7 .533 19 9 .679

Wisconsin 8 7 .533 17 10 .630

Michigan 7 8 .467 17 11 .607

Northwestern 5 9 .357 14 11 .560

Iowa 4 10 .286 14 13 .519

Indiana 1 13 .071 6 20 .231

TUESDAY

Ohio State 73, Penn St. 59

WEDNESDAY

Northwestern at Indiana, 5:30 p.m.

Iowa at Michigan State, 7:30 p.m.

HOW THE MEN’S TOP 25 FARED

Tuesday

1. Pittsburgh (25-3) lost to Providence 81-73. Next: at Seton Hall, Saturday.

2. Connecticut (25-2) did not play. Next: at No. 8 Marquette, today.

3. Oklahoma (25-3) did not play. Next: at Texas Tech, Saturday.

4. North Carolina (24-3) did not play. Next: vs. Georgia Tech, Saturday.

5. Memphis (24-3) did not play. Next: at UAB, Thursday.

6. Louisville (22-5) did not play. Next: vs. No. 8 Marquette, Sunday.

7. Duke (22-5) did not play. Next: at Maryland, today.

8. Marquette (23-4) did not play. Next: vs. No. 2 Connecticut, today.

9. Michigan State (21-5) did not play. Next: vs. Iowa, today.

10. Villanova (22-5) did not play. Next: at DePaul, today.

11. Missouri (23-4) did not play. Next: vs. Kansas State, today.

12. Clemson (22-4) did not play. Next: vs. Virginia Tech, today.

13. Wake Forest (20-5) did not play. Next: vs. N.C. State, Thursday.

14. Arizona State (21-5) did not play. Next: at No. 21 Washington, Thursday.

15. Kansas (23-5) did not play. Next: vs. No. 11 Missouri, Sunday.

16. Purdue (21-6) did not play. Next: at Michigan, Thursday.

17. Gonzaga (21-5) did not play. Next: at Santa Clara, Thursday.

18. LSU (24-4) beat Florida 81-75. Next: at Kentucky, Saturday.

19. Xavier (22-5) did not play. Next: at Saint Joseph’s, Thursday.

20. Illinois (22-6) did not play. Next: vs. Minnesota, Thursday.

21. Washington (20-7) did not play. Next: vs. No. 14 Arizona State, Thursday.

22. UCLA (20-7) did not play. Next: at Stanford, Thursday.

23. Florida State (21-7) lost to Boston College 72-67. Next: vs. No. 12 Clemson, Saturday.

24. Butler (23-4) did not play. Next: vs. Youngstown State, Thursday.

25. Texas (18-8) did not play. Next: vs. Texas Tech, today.

HOCKEY

NHL

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Northwest Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Calgary 36 18 6 78 191 174

Vancouver 30 22 8 68 181 173

Minnesota 30 24 5 65 152 137

Edmonton 30 25 5 65 170 185

Colorado 28 32 1 57 168 190

Central Division

Detroit 39 13 8 86 228 177

Chicago 34 17 8 76 197 148

Columbus 30 25 6 66 166 173

Nashville 29 28 4 62 147 171

St. Louis 26 26 8 60 167 179

Pacific Division

San Jose 41 8 9 91 200 140

Dallas 29 23 7 65 174 180

Anaheim 30 27 5 65 176 179

Los Angeles 26 24 9 61 157 171

Phoenix 27 29 5 59 157 186

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 38 19 3 79 182 151

Philadelphia 32 17 9 73 193 171

N.Y. Rangers 31 23 7 69 151 170

Pittsburgh 29 26 6 64 185 191

N.Y. Islanders 18 35 6 42 144 198

Northeast Division

Boston 41 12 8 90 206 138

Montreal 32 22 7 71 187 184

Buffalo 31 24 6 68 181 171

Toronto 22 26 12 56 180 219

Ottawa 23 27 9 55 148 170

Southeast Division

Washington 38 18 5 81 203 176

Florida 30 22 8 68 167 165

Carolina 31 26 5 67 164 180

Tampa Bay 20 29 12 52 155 196

Atlanta 22 33 6 50 180 214

Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss or shootout loss.

TUESDAY

Anaheim 3, Buffalo 2

Boston 6, Florida 1

Atlanta 4, Colorado 3

Philadelphia 4, Washington 2

Montreal 3, Vancouver 0

Ottawa 4, Carolina 2

Nashville 5, Chicago 3

Los Angeles 2, Minnesota 1, SO

St. Louis 2, Phoenix 1

Edmonton 5, Tampa Bay 3

Calgary 4, Columbus 1

WEDNESDAY

Los Angeles at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.

San Jose at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

Anaheim at Boston, 6 p.m.

Buffalo at Carolina, 6 p.m.

Atlanta at Washington, 6 p.m.

Colorado at New Jersey, 6 p.m.

Florida at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.

Toronto at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.

San Jose at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Nashville, 7 p.m.

St. Louis at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

Columbus at Edmonton, 8 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN

WCHA

W L T Pts GF GA

Denver 15 7 3 33 91 64

N. Dakota 15 6 3 33 85 62

Colorado Coll. 12 8 5 29 71 73

Wisconsin 13 9 2 28 81 68

Minn. Duluth 10 8 6 26 67 56

St. Cloud St. 12 11 1 25 75 68

Minnesota 10 10 4 24 73 72

Minn. St. 9 13 2 20 72 79

Alaska-Anchorage 7 14 5 19 60 87

Michigan Tech 1 18 7 9 41 87

OVERALL RECORDS: Denver 19-9-4, Colorado College 16-9-8, Minn. Duluth 16-9-7, North Dakota 20-11-3, Minnesota 13-11-6, Wisconsin 16-13-3, St. Cloud St. 17-13-2, Minn. St., Mankato 13-15-4, Alaska-Anchorage 10-15-5, Michigan Tech 5-22-7.

TUESDAY

Minn. St., Mankato 2, Nebraska-Omaha 2, OT

FRIDAY

Alaska-Anchorage at Alaska

Minn. Duluth at Minnesota

St. Cloud St. at Denver

Wisconsin at Minn. St., Mankato

SATURDAY

Alaska at Alaska-Anchorage

Colorado College at North Dakota

Minn. Duluth at Minnesota

St. Cloud St. at Denver

Wisconsin at Minn. St., Mankato

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

DETROIT TIGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Freddy Dolsi, LHP Clay Rapada, OF Brent Clevlen, OF Ryan Raburn and OF Wilkin Ramirez on one-year contracts.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES—Agreed to terms with OF Garret Anderson on a one-year contract.

CINCINNATI REDS—Agreed to terms with OF Chris Dickerson, C Ryan Hanigan, INF-OF Jeff Keppinger and INF Danny Richar on one-year contracts.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Agreed to terms with RHP Alberto Arias on a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Agreed to terms with INF Ruben Gotay on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

BOSTON CELTICS—Signed F Mikki Moore.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

COLORADO AVALANCHE—Activated C Paul Stastny from injured reserve.

DALLAS STARS—Placed C Toby Petersen on injured reserved.

Recalled G Tobias Stephan from Bridgeport (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS—Assigned RW Darren McCarty to Grand Rapids (AHL).

COLLEGE

RUTGERS—Named Kirk Ciarrocca and Kyle Flood co-offensive coordinators and Bob Fraser and Ed Pinkham co-defensive coordinators.

UNLV—Named DeAndre Smith running backs coach, Jed Stugart linebackers coach and defensive line coach Andre Patterson assistant head coach. Announced defensive coordinator Dennis Therrell will also coach safeties.

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