PRO BASKETBALLWednesday - Dallas at Portland, 7 p.m. (KGW)

Friday - New Jersey at Portland, 7 p.m. (CSN)

Sunday - Portland at Atlanta, 10 a.m. (CSN)

PRO HOCKEYFriday - Tri-City at Spokane, 7 p.m.

Saturday - Spokane at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.

COLLEGE SPORTSMen's basketball

Today-Wednesday - Big Sky Conference Tournament, TBA (finals on ESPN2, TBA).

Wednesday-Saturday - Pac-10 Tournament (Staples Center), TBA (tournament aired on FSN)

Women's basketball

Wednesday-Saturday - Pac-10 Tournament (Galen Center, Los Angeles), TBA

Baseball

Today - Miles City at Blue Mountain (2), 11 a.m.

Friday-Sunday - Wall Walla Tournament, TBA

Softball

Saturday-Sunday - Walla Walla Preseason Crossover Tournament, TBA

College basketballThe AP Men's Top 25

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 8, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. North Carolina (35) 27-3 1,734 2

2. Pittsburgh (33) 28-3 1,731 3

3. Connecticut 27-3 1,592 1

4. Memphis (2) 28-3 1,544 5

5. Louisville (1) 25-5 1,513 6

6. Oklahoma 27-4 1,399 4

7. Michigan St. 25-5 1,349 8

8. Wake Forest 24-5 1,246 10

9. Duke 25-6 1,237 7

10. Villanova 25-6 1,108 11

11. Kansas 25-6 1,038 9

12. Gonzaga 25-5 978 14

13. Washington 24-7 910 16

14. Missouri 25-6 779 15

15. UCLA 24-7 752 20

16. Butler 26-4 536 22

17. Clemson 23-7 528 18

18. Syracuse 23-8 518 25

19. Xavier 24-6 465 17

20. LSU 25-6 461 12

21. Marquette 23-8 453 13

22. Florida St. 23-8 333 24

23. Arizona St. 22-8 199 21

24. Purdue 22-9 169 19

25. BYU 24-6 158 -

Others receiving votes: Illinois 131, Texas A&M 63, Saint Mary's, Calif. 56, Utah 21, West Virginia 17, Auburn 9, Dayton 7, Utah St. 6, Va. Commonwealth 6, Weber St. 5, Creighton 4, N. Iowa 3, Oklahoma St. 3, Siena 3, California 2, New Mexico 2, Penn St. 2, Texas 2, American U. 1, Ohio St. 1, Tennessee 1.

Monday's Major Men's Scores

TOURNAMENT

Colonial Athletic Association

Championship

Va. Commonwealth 71, George Mason 50

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Championship

Siena 77, Niagara 70

Southern Conference

Championship

Chattanooga 80, Coll. of Charleston 69

Summit League

Semifinals

N. Dakota St. 79, S. Utah 67

Oakland, Mich. 74, S. Dakota St. 56

Sun Belt Conference

Semifinals

South Alabama 54, Ark.-Little Rock 44

W. Kentucky 77, North Texas 70

West Coast Conference

Championship

Gonzaga 83, Saint Mary's, Calif. 58

PAC-10 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Wednesday

No. 8 Oregon State vs. No. 9 Stanford, 6 p.m. (FSN)

No. 7 Washington State vs. No. 10 Oregon, 8:30 p.m (FSN)

Thursday

No. 4 Arizona State vs. No. 5 Arizona, noon (FSN)

No. 1 Washington vs. No. 8/9 winner, 2:30 p.m. (FSN)

No. 3 California vs. No. 6 USC, 6 p.m. (FSN)

No. 2 UCLA vs. No. 7/10 winner, 8:30 p.m. (FSN)

Friday

Semifinal 1, 6:00 p.m. (FSN)

Semifinal 2, 8:30 p.m. (FSN)

Saturday

Championship, 3 p.m. (CBS)

The AP?Women's Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 8, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (45) 31-0 1,125 1

2. Stanford 26-4 1,046 2

3. Oklahoma 27-3 1,026 3

4. Maryland 28-4 1,011 4

5. Louisville 28-3 944 7

6. Duke 26-5 859 8

7. Baylor 24-5 831 5

8. Auburn 29-3 830 6

9. Ohio St. 27-5 723 12

10. Texas A&M 23-6 710 10

11. North Carolina 26-6 697 11

12. California 24-5 615 9

13. Florida St. 25-7 553 12

14. Pittsburgh 23-6 521 14

15. Vanderbilt 24-8 458 22

16. Arizona St. 23-7 401 18

17. S. Dakota St. 29-2 368 17

18. Iowa St. 23-7 315 23

19. Tennessee 22-10 310 19

20. Xavier 25-6 246 16

21. Florida 23-7 198 21

22. Kansas St. 23-6 193 -

23. Texas 20-10 179 15

24. Notre Dame 22-8 161 20

25. Virginia 23-9 160 24

Others receiving votes: Middle Tennessee 28, Wis.-Green Bay 22, LSU 18, Bowling Green 16, Marist 16, DePaul 15, Purdue 15, San Diego St. 8, Gonzaga 3, Va. Commonwealth 2, Florida Gulf Coast 1, Villanova 1.

Monday's Women's Major College Basketball Scores

SOUTH

Charlotte 59, Richmond 54

Coastal Carolina 55, Presbyterian 39

High Point 58, Liberty 53

Winthrop 57, Charleston Southern 46

TOURNAMENTS

Big East Conference

Semifinals

Connecticut 72, Villanova 42

Louisville 69, Pittsburgh 63

Horizon League

First Round

Detroit 72, Loyola of Chicago 67

Wis.-Milwaukee 70, Youngstown St. 49

Southern Conference

First Round

W. Carolina 101, Coll. of Charleston 87, 3OT

Summit League

Semifinals

Oakland, Mich. 67, N. Dakota St. 48

S. Dakota St. 68, IUPUI 53

Sun Belt Conference

Semifinals

Middle Tennessee 77, South Alabama 71

Quarterfinals

Ark.-Little Rock 70, Denver 60, 2OT

West Coast Conference

Championship

Gonzaga 66, San Diego 55

Pro basketballNational Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division W L Pct GB

x-Boston 49 15 .766 -

Philadelphia 30 31 .492 171/2

New Jersey 28 35 .444 201/2

New York 25 37 .403 23

Toronto 23 41 .359 26

Southeast Division W L Pct GB

Orlando 46 17 .730 -

Atlanta 36 28 .563 101/2

Miami 34 29 .540 12

Charlotte 28 35 .444 18

Washington 15 49 .234 311/2

Central Division W L Pct GB

x-Cleveland 49 13 .790 -

Detroit 32 30 .516 17

Milwaukee 30 36 .455 21

Chicago 29 35 .453 21

Indiana 28 37 .431 221/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division W L Pct GB

San Antonio 42 20 .677 -

Houston 42 23 .646 11/2

New Orleans 39 23 .629 3

Dallas 38 25 .603 41/2

Memphis 16 46 .258 26

Northwest Division W L Pct GB

Portland 40 23 .635 -

Utah 40 23 .635 -

Denver 40 25 .615 1

Minnesota 18 45 .286 22

Oklahoma City 17 46 .270 23

Pacific Division W L Pct GB

L.A. Lakers 50 13 .794 -

Phoenix 34 29 .540 16

Golden State 21 42 .333 29

L.A. Clippers 15 48 .238 35

Sacramento 14 49 .222 36

x-clinched playoff spot

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Sunday's Games

Utah 109, Toronto 101

Orlando 86, Boston 79

San Antonio 103, Phoenix 98

New Jersey 106, New York 101

Houston 93, Memphis 83

Oklahoma City 89, Philadelphia 74

Sacramento 114, Denver 106

Monday's Games

Atlanta 89, New Orleans 79

Detroit 98, Orlando 94

Washington 110, Minnesota 99

Miami 130, Chicago 127, 2OT

Houston 97, Denver 95

Portland 111, L.A. Lakers 94

Today's Games

Utah at Indiana, 4 p.m.

New York at Milwaukee, 5 p.m.

Charlotte at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m.

Dallas at Phoenix, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m.

Pro hockeyNational Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 42 20 3 87 202 162

Philadelphia 35 19 10 80 207 186

Pittsburgh 35 26 6 76 206 201

N.Y. Rangers 34 25 8 76 167 183

N.Y. Islanders 22 37 7 51 166 215

Northeast Division W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 43 15 9 95 226 155

Montreal 35 24 7 77 198 197

Buffalo 33 26 7 73 195 183

Toronto 26 28 13 65 197 237

Ottawa 26 29 10 62 167 188

Southeast Division W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 40 21 6 86 219 199

Carolina 36 27 5 77 192 192

Florida 34 24 8 76 187 185

Atlanta 25 35 6 56 198 227

Tampa Bay 21 32 13 55 171 220

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division W L OT Pts GF GA

Detroit 43 15 8 94 244 197

Chicago 36 19 9 81 212 167

Columbus 33 27 6 72 183 186

Nashville 33 29 4 70 170 183

St. Louis 29 28 8 66 180 194

Northwest Division W L OT Pts GF GA

Calgary 39 21 6 84 215 198

Vancouver 34 23 8 76 195 181

Edmonton 32 27 6 70 184 199

Minnesota 32 28 5 69 167 157

Colorado 29 36 1 59 178 208

Pacific Division W L OT Pts GF GA

San Jose 42 12 10 94 210 159

Dallas 31 27 8 70 191 202

Anaheim 31 30 6 68 186 197

Los Angeles 29 28 9 67 176 193

Phoenix 28 33 5 61 164 202

Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss or shootout loss.

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Sunday's Games

N.Y. Rangers 4, Boston 3

Atlanta 5, Calgary 2

Colorado 5, Chicago 1

N.Y. Islanders 3, Phoenix 2

Pittsburgh 4, Washington 3, SO

Montreal 3, Dallas 1

Minnesota 3, Anaheim 2

Monday's Games

Carolina 3, N.Y. Rangers 0

Ottawa 2, Toronto 1

Los Angeles 3, Vancouver 2

Today's Games

Boston at Columbus, 4 p.m.

Calgary at New Jersey, 4 p.m.

Buffalo at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.

Phoenix at Detroit, 4:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Montreal, 4:30 p.m.

Florida at Pittsburgh, 4:30 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Toronto, 4:30 p.m.

San Jose at Minnesota, 5 p.m.

Washington at Nashville, 5 p.m.

Dallas at St. Louis, 5:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Colorado, 6 p.m.

Pro baseballMajor League Baseball

Sunday's Games

Boston 8, Tampa Bay 2

Washington 8, N.Y. Mets 3

Cincinnati 6, Toronto 5, 10 innings

Florida 9, St. Louis 8

N.Y. Yankees 12, Detroit 3

Atlanta 7, Philadelphia 2

Pittsburgh 11, Houston 4

Minnesota 2, Baltimore 0

Texas 7, Chicago Cubs 2

Oakland 8, Cleveland 5

Seattle 11, Arizona 7

San Francisco 10, Oakland 1

L.A. Angels 8, San Francisco 1

Chicago White Sox 9, L.A. Dodgers 4

Kansas City 7, Milwaukee 1

Colorado 4, San Diego 2

Monday's Games

Boston 15, Pittsburgh 14, 10 innings

Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 3

Cincinnati 8, Philadelphia 4

N.Y. Mets 9, Baltimore 8

Toronto 6, N.Y. Yankees 2

Oakland 5, L.A. Angels 4

L.A. Dodgers 13, Texas 7

San Diego 16, Arizona 3

Chicago Cubs 9, Kansas City 1

Cleveland 9, Chicago White Sox 3

San Francisco 8, Milwaukee 6

Florida 1, Detroit 0

Washington 8, Houston 6, 10 innings

Today's Games

Atlanta vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 10:05 a.m.

Baltimore vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 10:05 a.m.

N.Y. Mets vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 10:05 a.m.

Toronto vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 10:05 a.m.

Detroit vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 10:05 a.m.

Chicago Cubs vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 1:05 p.m.

Arizona vs. L.A. Dodgers at Phoenix, 1:05 p.m.

San Francisco vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 1:05 p.m.

Cleveland vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 1:05 p.m.

Oakland vs. Colorado at Tucson, Ariz., 1:10 p.m.

Cincinnati vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 4:15 p.m.

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