Sunday, March 29
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has fired men's basketball coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons, people with knowledge of the situation told the Associated Press. The firing was first reported by the Austin American-Statesman.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 31 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to help UConn rout Texas 105-54 yesterday in the women's Sweet 16, earning coach Geno Auriemma his 100th NCAA Tournament win. UConn led 26-19 midway through the first half before blowing the game open with a 44-9 run in Albany, New York.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Joseph Schooling won the 200-yard butterfly and Will Licon took the 200 breaststroke Saturday night to help Texas run away with its 11th NCAA men's swimming title. In the 200 butterfly, Schooling beat defending champion Dylan Bosch of Michigan and Jack Conger of Texas, the American record holder. Schooling finished in 1:39.62.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — The pitching-depleted Texas Rangers acquired left-hander Sam Freeman from the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday for a player to be named or cash considerations. The 27-year-old Freeman was 2-0 with a 2.61 ERA in a career-high 44 relief appearances last season with the Cardinals.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson spent Saturday with the Texas Rangers and drew on his Super Bowl experience to deliver a message to the team. Wilson hit a home run in batting practice yesterday at the Rangers' spring training camp in suburban Phoenix, Arizona. Wilson also worked out with the Rangers last spring.