KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 3/13/18
High School Basketball:
Laconia’s Kiarra Otto and Waupun’s Sydney Flier were named to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-State team in Division Three. Otto averaged 16.9 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 4.4 steals and 1.1 blocks per game in.helping lead Laconia to a perfect regular season record and appearance in the Sectional Finals. Flier averaged 17.5 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2 blocks per game for Waupun, helping the Warriors to an appearance in the sectional semifinals.
St. Mary’s Springs senior Emily Mueller was named to the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches All-State team in Division Four. Mueller averaged 15 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.5 blocks per game for the Ledgers this season, helping lead Springs to a 22-3 record and an appearance in the sectional semifinals.
Milwaukee 121, Memphis 103
–Khris Middleton scored 24 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 20 for the Bucks in the win over the slumping Grizzlies. Brandon Jennings posted a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds off the bench in his return to action for Milwaukee. Memphis has lost 18 games in a row and sports a league-worst record of 18-49. The Bucks are 36-31 and move back into the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference with the win. Milwaukee travels to Orlando on Wednesday.
The NCAA Tournament begins tonight with the start of the “First Four”, opening round games played in Dayton, Ohio. The first game of the night features a pair of #16 seeds as LIU-Brooklyn and Radford square off with a date with #1 seed Villanova Thursday on the horizon. The second game features a pair of 11 seeds as UCLA takes on St. Bonaventure. The winner of that contest will take on #6 seed Florida on Thursday. KFIZ is your home for select tournament games this month from our partners at Westwood One Sports. Hear coverage of tonight’s games starting at 5:30 pm.
The 64-team Women’s Basketball tournament field was announced Monday and two Wisconsin teams heard their names called. The Green Bay Phoenix women earned a number seven seed in the Spokane regional and will play #10 seed Minnesota in the opening round. Marquette earned an at-large bid out of the Big East as a #8 seed in the Lexington regional and will play #9 seed Dayton on Friday afternoon in the opening round.
At Tucson, AZ:
Cornell College 11, Marian 10
–The Sabres will face Greenville College this afternoon in Tucson.
MLB Spring Training:
Milwaukee 7, LA Dodgers 6
–The Brewers play Texas today.
Brewers manager Craig Counsell named Chase Anderson the Opening Day starter for his team’s opener March 29th in San Diego. Anderson went 12-4 with a 2.74 ERA in 25 starts last season, striking out 133 batters and walking just 41 in 141 and ⅓ innings.