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Hot-shooting SeaHorses sail past Brave Thunders

/ Mar 17, 2017

Hot-shooting SeaHorses sail past Brave Thunders

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In a series-opening showdown of top B. League teams on Friday night, the SeaHorses Mikawa pounded the host Kawasaki Brave Thunders, winning 92-65 at Todoroki Arena. West Division-leading Mikawa (34-10) took a 53-35 lead into the locker room at halftime. The SeaHorses shot 58.7 ...

Mar 17, 2017

Indiana coach Crean loses job after nine seasons

Tom Crean put Indiana basketball back in the national conversation. As it turned out, there was too much talk and not enough wins. Not for the Hoosiers. Nine years after taking over a team mired in turmoil following an NCAA scandal, Crean was fired ...

Thunder blow out Raptors as Westbrook leads way again

/ Mar 17, 2017

Thunder blow out Raptors as Westbrook leads way again

With four straight triple-doubles contributing directly to wins, Russell Westbrook’s ability to make the Oklahoma City Thunder tick is undeniable. Not that there was any doubt on Thursday night as the NBA’s leading scorer had 24 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds to lead ...

Gonzaga makes late surge to rout 16th-ranked SDSU

Mar 17, 2017

Gonzaga makes late surge to rout 16th-ranked SDSU

In a tournament made famous by the notion that anything can happen, one thing still has not: In 129 tries, no 16 seed has ever beaten a 1. Oh, but South Dakota State sure did make it interesting for a while Thursday. The Jackrabbits ...

UC Davis, USC triumph in First Four games

Mar 16, 2017

UC Davis, USC triumph in First Four games

UC Davis overcame 18 turnovers and rallied in the second half to win its first-ever NCAA Tournament game, beating a North Carolina Central team whose poor shooting ensured it would be one-and-done. Chima Moneke had 18 points and 12 rebounds as 16th-seeded UC Davis ...

Rockets pummel lowly Lakers

/ Mar 16, 2017

Rockets pummel lowly Lakers

Rockets guard Lou Williams found the perfect cure for his recent shooting woes — a good, old-fashioned revenge game. Williams scored 30 points against his former team and James Harden had his 17th triple-double of the season to lead Houston over the Los Angeles ...

Curry persists to lead Warriors past Sixers

/ Mar 15, 2017

Curry persists to lead Warriors past Sixers

Even after a series of misses from deep where he makes his money, Stephen Curry kept letting it fly from long range. Then, at last, the ball started falling. Curry scored 29 points on his 29th birthday, Klay Thompson added 28 and the Golden ...

/ Mar 14, 2017

Longtime Knicks analyst Andariese dies

John Andariese, a New York Knicks broadcaster for more than 35 years, died Monday. He was 78. The Knicks confirmed Andariese’s death, but did not provide a cause. A star player at Fordham and member of the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

Last year's final shot still lingers

Mar 14, 2017

Last year's final shot still lingers

The ball left the hand of Villanova’s Kris Jenkins, reached the height of its arc as the horn sounded then dropped through the net a split second before confetti started falling from the rafters. And as the Wildcats celebrated a national championship, the Tar ...

Spurs equal Warriors for top record with win

/ Mar 14, 2017

Spurs equal Warriors for top record with win

Overcoming a season-high 23 turnovers with a strong defensive showing kept the Spurs from getting into real trouble with their coach and the Atlanta Hawks. Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points in his return from a concussion and San Antonio tied Golden State for the ...