Tuesday, March 3
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Guard Keifer Sykes has been selected as the Horizon League Player of the Year for a second straight season after leading the conference in scoring. Sykes is the first player to win the honor in back-to-back seasons since Detroit's Rashad Phillips. Sykes averaged 18.5 points in leading the Phoenix to a 23-7 record.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Police in California say they will not file charges against Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush in connection with a scrum outside a restaurant. Authorities in Vacaville say Bush was cooperative with officers after initially being detained early Sunday morning on a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication. Bush is due to become a free agent this offseason.
CINCINNATI (AP) — No. 4 Villanova has clinched the top seed in the Big East tournament. The Wildcats have been the team to beat all season in one of the nation's toughest basketball conferences. But there's still a lot at stake as the Big East opens the final week of the regular season. Four Big East teams rank among the top 25 in the latest RPI. Only the Big 12 has more.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory last night. J.J. Redick scored 18 points before getting ejected in the fourth. Glen Davis scored 12 points off the bench to help the Clippers get their seventh win in nine games.