Sports – Monday, March 16th, 2015
The Wisconsin Badger men’s basketball rallied by Michigan
State 80-69 to win the Big Ten Tournament Championship on Sunday afternoon in
Chicago. Nigel Hayes scored a career
high 25 points. Frank Kaminsky added 19
and Sam Dekker 18 in the win. Bo Ryan’s squad
shutout the Spartans 11-0 in the extra period.
Less than an hour after the win, UW found out they received the
program’s first ever #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Badgers get the top seed in the West
Region and will face Coastal Carolina at
on Friday night. The tip is set for right around 8:20pm on Friday night. It will air on TBS and you’ll hear it on
KFIZ. If the Badgers win, their 2nd
game would be on Sunday against either
The other #1 seeds are
Villanova, and Duke.
was given an at-large bid to The NIT on Sunday night. The
will be a #5 seed and travel to #4 seed
on Wednesday night.
basketball team earned an NCAA Tournament bid with an 86-77 overtime win over
in the Horizon League Tournament Championship on Sunday. The
(28-4) will find out their NCAA Tournament destination tonight.
The Brewers lost a pair of split-squad games on Sunday falling
to the A’s 5-2 and the Rangers 12-5.
Kyle Lohse struck out 3 and gave up a pair of hits and one run in 4 and
a third innings against
scored seven times in the 1st inning off of Taylor Jungmann in their
win over The Crew. Carlos Gomez homered
Jordan Spieth’s 30-foot birdie put on the 3rd
extra hole gave him a PGA Tour win over Patrick Reed and Sean O’Hair at the
Valspar Open in
Kevin Harvick won his 4th straight race at
Sprint Cup race on Sunday. Jamie
McMurray was 2nd and Ryan Newman 3rd.
native Matt Kenseth was 16h.
The Marian baseball team dropped their first four games out
they take on Illinois Tech today in