Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, right, drives around West Virginia's Daxter Miles Jr. during the first half.
CLEVELAND – There are scenarios in which the Kentucky basketball team might have walloped West Virginia even worse than the carnage witnessed last night at Quicken Loans Arena. Imagine if West Virginia freshman guard Daxter Miles Jr. had said even more than his few sentences about how the Mountaineers were going to give top-seeded Kentucky its first loss of the season.
Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin tries to maneuver past Kennedy Meeks, left, and North Carolina’s defense.
LOS ANGELES — Wisconsin looked like a beaten team for much of the game. Frank Kaminsky got off to a slow start, the Badgers struggled to make a shot in the first half and then fell behind by seven midway through the second half.
Xavier forward Trevon Bluiett tries to hold onto the ball against an onslaught of Arizona players.
LOS ANGELES — Just when Arizona appeared to be in serious trouble against underdog Xavier, T.J. McConnell sparked his Wildcats back to the brink of the Final Four.
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“He’s a guy we’re trying to evaluate as a playmaker,” Ohio State offensive coordinator Ed Warinner said of running back Curtis Samuel, above.
Any college football team will use spring practice to try a few things, and that appears to be the case for Ohio State’s Curtis Samuel. Samuel backed up Ezekiel Elliott at running back as a freshman, and he is projected to continue in that role. But he also was seen yesterday working at the hybrid position as a receiver.
Ohio State freshman Irina Andrianova won women’s sport pistol and the Buckeyes won their second consecutive open team title at the Pistol Intercollegiate National Championships in Fort Benning, Ga.
Members of the Africentric boys basketball team that won the Division IV championship 10 years ago gathered last night to celebrate the anniversary, even though the state title was stripped by the Ohio High School Athletic Association.
Coach Archie Miller got three more years added to his contract yesterday after leading Dayton to a second straight NCAA tournament appearance.
Toronto’s Dalton Pompey slides into third with a triple as Philadelphia’s Andres Blanco awaits the throw.
The Cleveland Indians said something unexpected would have to happen for shortstop prospect Francisco Lindor to make the opening day roster.
Jared Boll’s suspension is the second of his NHL career.
Blue Jackets right wing Jared Boll was suspended three games by the NHL for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon on Tuesday during a 5-3 victory.
The NFL’s dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes — perhaps significant ones — for the 2015 season.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart is being investigated by Major League Baseball for online comments he might have made about gambling.