KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 3/18/19
Men’s College Basketball:
CBB – Brackets:
Wisconsin – earned a #5 seed in the South Region and will play #12 seed Oregon, Friday in San Jose, California. Tipoff time will be around 3:30 pm central time with the game on TBS
A record setting eight Big Ten schools will be competing in the NCAA Tournament this year, surpassing the previous record of seven teams which was set several times previously – and most recently in 2017. See a full list in the sports section of KFIZ.com
Marquette received a #5 seed in the West Region and plays #12 seed Murray State Thursday in Hartford, Connecticut. Tipoff time will be around 3:30 pm central time with the game on TBS
Duke earned the overall top seed and fellow ACC programs Virginia and North Carolina secured the other No. 1s along with Gonzaga.
Philadelphia 130, Milwaukee 125
–The Bucks fall to the Sixers at home despite a career-high 52 points from Giannis to go along with 16 rebounds. Milwaukee hosts the LA Lakers on Tuesday night.
Sacramento 129, Chicago 102
Houston 117, Minnesota 102
Non-Conference – at Tucson, AZ:
St. John’s (MN) 10, Marian 2
Non-Conference – at Winter Haven, Fla.
Franklin and Marshall 7, Ripon College 6
Rutgers-Newark 8, Ripon College 3
Non-Conference – at Lexington, KY:
UW-Oshkosh 10, Transylvania University 3
Non-Conference – at Kissimmee, Fla.
Marian 8, Western New England 4
Endicott 4, Marian 2
Non-Conference – at Clermont, Fla.
Ripon College 3, Nichols College 0
Nebraska Wesleyan 9, Ripon College 1 (6 Innings)
MLB Spring Training:
Milwaukee 9, LA Dodgers 8
–The Brewers overcame a 5-0 deficit to outslug the Dodgers 9-8 in Glendale. Keston Hiura’s three-run double in the eighth put Milwaukee in front 9-7. The Brewers are 12-and-11 in Cactus League play. They host the Rangers tomorrow.
Men’s College Lacrosse:
Marian 20, Northland College 13
Kyle Busch tied the NASCAR record with his 200th national victory across the three major series with a win at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Busch tied Richard Petty’s record and now has 53 victories in the Cup Series, 53 in the Truck Series and 94 in Xfinity.
Rory McIlroy held off Jim Furyk to win his first The Players Championship, closing with a 2-under 70 to win by a stroke. McIlroy made two late birdies to get by Furyk, who shot a 67 and briefly took the lead on the 18th.