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PRO SPORTS

National Basketball

Association

Today -

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

Western Hockey League

Today - WHL

playoff first round: Tri-City vs. team to be named later (Toyota

Center), 7:05 p.m.

COLLEGE SPORTS

Baseball

Today -

Pepperdine at Oregon State, 1 p.m.

Friday-Sunday

- BMCC at Walla Walla CC tournament, TBA.

Softball

Today -

Concordia University at EOU, 11 a.m.; Columbia Basin CC at BMCC (DH),

noon

Wrestling

Today - NCAA

Championships (St. Louis, Mo.), All day.

PREP SPORTS

Baseball

Today -

McLoughlin at Bank of Eastern Oregon Tournament (Grant Union), 4 p.m.;

La Grande JV at Irrigon, 11 a.m.; Dufur at Stanfield (DH), 11 a.m.;

Weston-McEwen at Sherman (DH), 11 a.m.; Post Falls (ID) at Hermiston

(DH), noon.

Softball

Today -

Elgin-Imbler at Pilot Rock (DH), 11 a.m.; Echo at Hermiston JV (DH),

noon; Post Falls (ID) at Hermiston (DH), noon; Touchet (WA) at

Weston-McEwen, 4 p.m.

Boys' Tennis

Today -

Riverside at Sherman, 10 a.m.

Girls' Tennis

Today -

Riverside at Sherman, 10 a.m.

Lacrosse

Today -

Hermiston at Oregon City, 1 p.m.

College

basketball

EAST REGIONAL

First Round

Thursday, March 20

At The Pepsi Center,

Denver

Washington State 71, Winthrop 40

Notre Dame 68, George Mason 50

Friday, March 21

At The RBC Center,

Raleigh, N.C.

North Carolina 113, Mount St. Mary's, Md. 74

Arkansas 86, Indiana 72

At BJCC Arena,

Birmingham, Ala.

Tennessee 72, American 57

Butler 81, South Alabama 61

Oklahoma 72, Saint Joseph's 64

Louisville 79, Boise State 61

Second Round

Today

At The Pepsi Center,

Denver

Washington State (25-8) vs. Notre Dame (25-7), 3:40 p.m.

Sunday

At The RBC Center,

Raleigh, N.C.

North Carolina (33-2) vs. Arkansas (23-11), 2:15 p.m.

At BJCC Arena,

Birmingham, Ala.

Tennessee (30-4) vs. Butler (30-3), 11:30 a.m.

Louisville (25-8) vs. Oklahoma (23-11), 30 minutes following

SOUTH REGIONAL

First Round

Thursday, March 20

At The Pepsi Center,

Denver

Michigan State 72, Temple 61

Pittsburgh 82, Oral Roberts 63

At The Honda Center, Anaheim, Calif.

Marquette 74, Kentucky 66

Stanford 77, Cornell 53

Friday, March 21

At Alltel Arena, North

Little Rock, Ark.

Miami 78, Saint Mary's, Calif. 64

Texas 74, Austin Peay 54

Mississippi State 76, Oregon 69

Memphis 87, Texas-Arlington 63

Second Round

Today

At The Pepsi Center,

Denver

Pittsburgh (27-9) vs. Michigan State (26-8), 6:10 p.m.

At The Honda Center,

Anaheim, Calif.

Stanford (27-7) vs. Marquette (25-9), 3:45 p.m.

Sunday

At Alltel Arena, North

Little Rock, Ark.

Texas (29-6) vs. Miami (23-10), 11:15 a.m.

Memphis (34-1) vs. Mississippi State (23-10), 30 minutes following

MIDWEST REGIONAL

First Round

Thursday, March 20

At Qwest Center Omaha,

Omaha, Neb.

Kansas 85, Portland State 61

UNLV 71, Kent State 58

Kansas State 80, Southern Cal 67

Wisconsin 71, Cal State Fullerton 56

Friday, March 21

At The RBC Center,

Raleigh, N.C.

Davidson 82, Gonzaga 76

Georgetown 66, Maryland-Baltimore County 47

At The St. Pete Times

Forum, Tampa, Fla.

Siena 83, Vanderbilt 62

Villanova 75, Clemson 69

Second Round

Today

At Qwest Center, Omaha,

Neb.

Wisconsin (30-4) vs. Kansas State (21-11), 1:20 p.m.

Kansas (32-3) vs. UNLV (27-7), 30 minutes following

Sunday

At The RBC Center,

Raleigh, N.C.

Georgetown (28-5) vs. Davidson (27-6), 11:40 a.m.

At The St. Pete Times

Forum, Tampa, Fla.

Siena (23-10) vs. Villanova (21-12), 11:40 p.m.

WEST REGIONAL

First Round

Thursday, March 20

At The Verizon Center,

Washington

Xavier 73, Georgia 61

Purdue 90, Baylor 79

Duke 71, Belmont 70

West Virginia 75, Arizona 65

At The Honda Center,

Anaheim, Calif.

Texas A&M 67, BYU 62

UCLA 70, Mississippi Valley State 29

Friday, March 21

At The St. Pete Times

Forum, Tampa, Fla.

Western Kentucky 101, Drake 99, OT

San Diego 70, Connecticut 69, OT

Second Round

Today

At The Verizon Center,

Washington

Duke (28-5) vs. West Virginia (25-10), 11:10 a.m.

Xavier (28-6) vs. Purdue (25-8), 30 minutes following

At The Honda Center,

Anaheim, Calif.

UCLA (32-3) vs. Texas A&M (25-10), 9:15 p.m.

Sunday

At The St. Pete Times

Forum, Tampa, Fla.

San Diego (22-13) vs. Western Kentucky (28-6), 12:10 p.m.

Pro

basketball

National Basketball

Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W

L

Pct

GB

y-Boston

55

13

.809

-

Toronto

35

34

.507

201/2

Philadelphia

34

35

.493

211/2

New Jersey

29

40

.420

261/2

New York

19

49

.279

36

Southeast Division

W

L

Pct

GB

x-Orlando

46

25

.648

-

Washington

35

33

.515

91/2

Atlanta

29

39

.426

151/2

Charlotte

24

44

.353

201/2

Miami

12

56

.176

321/2

Central Division

W

L

Pct

GB

x-Detroit

49

19

.721

-

Cleveland

40

30

.571

10

Indiana

28

41

.406

211/2

Chicago

27

41

.397

22

Milwaukee

23

44

.343

251/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W

L

Pct

GB

New Orleans

46

21

.687

-

Houston

47

22

.681

-

San Antonio

46

23

.667

1

Dallas

44

25

.638

3

Memphis

17

51

.250

291/2

Northwest Division

W

L

Pct

GB

Utah

45

25

.643

-

Denver

41

28

.594

31/2

Portland

36

33

.522

81/2

Minnesota

17

51

.250

27

Seattle

16

53

.232

281/2

Pacific Division

W

L

Pct

GB

L.A. Lakers

48

21

.696

-

Phoenix

46

22

.676

11/2

Golden State

42

26

.618

51/2

Sacramento

31

37

.456

161/2

L.A. Clippers

21

47

.309

261/2

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

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Thursday's Games

San Antonio 102, Chicago 80

Boston 94, Dallas 90

L.A. Lakers 106, Utah 95

Friday's Games

Orlando 112, Philadelphia 95

Indiana 124, Minnesota 113

Denver 125, New Jersey 114

Washington 103, Miami 86

Cleveland 90, Toronto 83

Memphis 120, New York 106

San Antonio 102, Sacramento 89

Portland 107, L.A. Clippers 102

Houston 109, Golden State 106

L.A. Lakers 130, Seattle 105

Saturday's Games

Orlando at Atlanta, 4 p.m.

Miami at Charlotte, 4 p.m.

New Jersey at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.

Sacramento at Memphis, 5 p.m.

Boston at New Orleans, 5 p.m.

New York at Minnesota, 5 p.m.

Indiana at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Milwaukee, 5:30 p.m.

Seattle at Utah, 6 p.m.

Houston at Phoenix, 7 p.m.

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

Sunday's Games

San Antonio at Dallas, 10 a.m.

Denver at Toronto, 12:30 p.m.

Detroit at Washington, 5 p.m.

Golden State at L.A. Lakers, 6:30 p.m.

Pro

baseball

Major League Baseball

AMERICAN LEAGUE

W

L

Pct

Tampa Bay

14

4

.778

Oakland

15

7

.682

Los Angeles

14

7

.667

New York

11

7

.611

Texas

12

8

.600

Minnesota

12

9

.571

Kansas City

11

10

.524

Detroit

11

11

.500

Cleveland

9

12

.429

Baltimore

8

11

.421

Seattle

8

11

.421

Chicago

9

13

.409

Boston

7

11

.389

Toronto

8

13

.381

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

W

L

Pct

New York

15

7

.682

Florida

15

8

.652

Milwaukee

14

8

.636

Atlanta

12

9

.571

San Diego

10

9

.526

St. Louis

10

10

.500

Cincinnati

11

12

.478

Houston

11

12

.478

Colorado

8

10

.444

Chicago

10

13

.435

Los Angeles

9

13

.409

Philadelphia

9

13

.409

Washington

9

13

.409

Arizona

8

13

.381

Pittsburgh

8

14

.364

San Francisco

6

16

.273

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