Updated: Friday, 01 Mar 2013, 1:08 AM CST
Published : Friday, 01 Mar 2013, 1:08 AM CST
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron led the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 overtime win over the Ottawa Senators last night. Bergeron scored the winning goal with 1:21 left in OT after a replay review, lifting the surging Bruins to victory. Nathan Horton scored the other goal for Boston, which won its fourth straight and was coming off a 4-1 road trip.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 16-6 yesterday. John Lackey labored through a 35-pitch second inning in his second outing of spring training. The Sox received 15 walks — including four with the bases loaded — in the win.
BOSTON (AP) — Stony Brook downed Boston University 71-55 last night. Tommy Brenton had a double-double as Stony Brook secured outright possession of the America East Conference regular-season crown. Brenton finished with 14 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists. The game was Boston's last in America East, ending a 34-year tenure as they bolt for the Patriot League next season.
NEW YORK (AP) — LIU Brooklyn defeated Sacred Heart 70-68 last night in a Northeast Conference game. Jamal Olasewere scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, including a go-ahead jumper with 11 seconds remaining for LIU Brooklyn. Shane Gibson scored 25 points for the Pioneers, and Gaetano had 11 assists.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — John Peterson led Hartford to a 68-56 win over Maryland-Baltimore County last night. Peterson grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and notched his first ever double-double. The Hawks have won two straight and five of their last seven.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Rowley lifted Albany over New Hampshire in 56-49 America East Conference victory last night. Patrick Konan was 9-of-10 shooting and had 24 points for the Wildcats, while Chandler Rhoads added nine points as he became the 29th UNH player to reach 1,000 career points, finishing with 1,002.
VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Vermont topped Binghamton 78-61 last night. Clancy Rugg scored 17 points as Vermont won its third straight and completed a season sweep of Binghamton. The Catamounts also got 15 points from Sandro Carissimo and Luke Apfeld. Brian Voelkel added 11 rebounds, eight assists and three points on 3-of-4 free-throw shooting.
NEW YORK (AP) — Quinnipiac defeated St. Francis Brooklyn 78-67 last night. Ike Azotam's 19 points led four players in double figures for Quinnipiac. Dave Johnson had 14 points for Quinnipiac, including 10 of 10 free throws, and had eight assists. Evan Conti added 13 points.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Central Connecticut State edged St. Francis (Pa.) 84-81 last night in double overtime. Matt Hunter scored 23 points and CCSU was near-perfect at the foul line. Kyle Vinales scored 19 points for CCSU and Joe Efese added 16.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Robert Morris beat Bryant 77-75 last night to clinch the Northeast Conference regular-season title. Alex Francis led Bryant with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Frankie Dobbs scored 18 points and Dyami Sparks 17 for Bryant.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Number 15 North Carolina routed Boston College 85-57 last night. The game was close early, but the UNC pulled ahead for the win. Waltiea Rolle scored 21 points and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt added 20 for North Carolina. Katie Zenevitch scored 13 for Boston College.
NEW YORK (AP) — The breakup of the Big East's football and basketball schools appears to be on the fast track. The major college football members will meet in Atlanta today to discuss the departure of the seven basketball schools that are planning to leave the conference and create a new league.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a witness identified the 22-year-old nephew of New York Giants owner John Mara as the person who hit a man in the head with a bottle during a New Year's Eve party. Fairfield police arrested the nephew, also named John Mara, last week and he posted bail. He's scheduled to be arraigned on first-degree assault and breach of peace charges on March 8th.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
Pittsburgh (ss) vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 7:05 p.m.
Golden State at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL:
Yale at Columbia, 7 p.m.
Brown at Cornell, 7 p.m.
Dartmouth at Penn, 7 p.m.
Harvard at Princeton, 7 p.m.
Fairfield at Manhattan, 9 p.m.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:
Cornell at Brown, 6 p.m.
Penn at Dartmouth, 7 p.m.
Princeton at Harvard, 7 p.m.
Fairfield at Loyola (Md.), 7 p.m.
Columbia at Yale, 7 p.m.
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY:
Northeastern at Maine, 7 p.m.
Boston College at Providence, 7 p.m.
Merrimack at Massachusetts-Lowell, 7 p.m.
Cornell at Brown, 7 p.m.
Princeton at Dartmouth, 7 p.m.
Quinnipiac at Harvard, 7 p.m.
Colgate at Yale, 7 p.m.
Bentley at American International, 7:05 p.m.
Holy Cross at Army, 7:05 p.m.
Sacred Heart at Connecticut, 7:05 p.m.
Vermont at Boston University, 7:30 p.m.
Massachusetts at New Hampshire, 7:30 p.m.
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