News archive from 6 March 2014, page 16

Australian parents haunted by Egyptian court scene

Australian parents haunted by Egyptian court scene

BRISBANE, Australia The parents of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste say they are haunted and depressed by images of him caged in an Egyptian court. Greste is one of three Al-Jazeera English journalists who appeared in a Cairo court on...

 
Australian parents haunted by Egyptian court scene

Australian parents haunted by Egyptian court scene

BRISBANE, Australia -- The parents of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste say they are haunted and depressed by images of him caged in an Egyptian court. Greste is one of three Al-Jazeera English journalists who appeared in a Cairo court on...

 
Tennessee routs Auburn 82-54 for 3rd straight win

Tennessee routs Auburn 82-54 for 3rd straight win

AUBURN, Ala. -- Jarnell Stokes wasn't touting Tennessee's five double-figure scorers or his own big game after the streaking Volunteers' latest win. Stokes had 20 points, seven rebounds and seven assists and the Vols used a stifling defensive effort...

 

Gardner-Webb handles Longwood 81-65

CONWAY, S.C. -- Tyrell Nelson scored 15 points as South division No. 3 seed Gardner-Webb handled North division No. 6 seed Longwood 81-65 in the first round of the Big South Conference tournament on Wednesday night. Gardner-Webb (18-14) had six...

 

Clark leads No. 23 Oklahoma past West Virginia

NORMAN, Okla. -- Cameron Clark had 19 points and 10 rebounds in his final home game to help No. 23 Oklahoma defeat West Virginia 72-62 on Wednesday night. It was the senior's highest-scoring game since Jan. 8. He received a standing ovation when he...

 

Thursday's TV/Radio listings

Event Time TV NBA Miami at San Antonio 7:00 TNT LA Clippers at LA Lakers 9:30 TNT Men’s college basketball Whiparound Coverage 5:30 ESPNU Charlotte at Marshall 6:00 CBSSN Memphis at Cincinnati 6:00 ESPN LSU at Vanderbilt 6:00 ESPN2 Penn State at...

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Bobcats squash Pacers behind Al Jefferson's 34 points and eight rebounds

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- With two minutes left Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson left the court to a standing ovation. He earned it and then some. Jefferson scored 34 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead his team past the Indiana Pacers, 109-87, at...

 

Wagner rolls past Central Connecticut 83-59

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Kenneth Ortiz matched a season high with 21 points as second-seeded Wagner rolled past No. 7 seed Central Connecticut 83-59 in a quarterfinal of the Northeast Conference tournament on Wednesday night. The win was the ninth...

 

George Washington defeats Saint Joseph's 76-71

WASHINGTON -- George Washington defeated Saint Joseph's 76-71 Wednesday night, snapping a stretch of four straight home losses to the Hawks. The senior day win keeps the Colonials' (22-7, 10-5 Atlantic 10) hopes for a top-four seed and bye to the A-10...

 
Colorado beats Stanford 59-56 for big Pac-12 win

Colorado beats Stanford 59-56 for big Pac-12 win

STANFORD, Calif. -- Josh Scott had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Xavier Johnson scored 14 points and Colorado boosted its chances of a first-round bye in next week's Pac-12 Conference tournament with a 59-56 victory over Stanford on Wednesday night....

 

Costa Rica downs Paraguay 2-1 in friendly

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Arsenal forward Joel Campbell scored in the first half to help Costa Rica to a 2-0 win over Paraguay in an international friendly Wednesday. Campbell, playing on loan with Greek club Olympiacos, found the net with a left-footed...

 
Mexico, Nigeria play to 0-0 draw in friendly

Mexico, Nigeria play to 0-0 draw in friendly

ATLANTA -- Raul Jimenez's late header for Mexico went just wide in a 0-0 draw with Nigeria in an international friendly Wednesday at the Georgia Dome. The game between World Cup qualifiers attracted 68,212 fans, the largest crowd for a football match...

 

Colorado State defeats San Jose State 78-66.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Jon Octeus scored 21 points and Daniel Bejarano added 19 as Colorado State handled San Jose State 78-66 Wednesday night. Four starters scored in double figures for the Rams (16-14, 7-10 Mountain West) with J.J. Avila adding 15...

 
Bell's 3s lead Arkansas past Ole Miss 110-80

Bell's 3s lead Arkansas past Ole Miss 110-80

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- If Arkansas wanted to put its best foot forward for the NCAA tournament selection committee, consider that mission accomplished. The Razorbacks, playing lately like the Razorbacks of old during the glory days under former coach...

 
Kaminsky, No. 9 Wisconsin handle Purdue 76-70

Kaminsky, No. 9 Wisconsin handle Purdue 76-70

MADISON, Wis. -- Frank Kaminsky scored 22 points, Traevon Jackson added 14 and No. 9 Wisconsin finished off its home schedule with a 76-70 victory over Purdue on Wednesday night. Kaminsky, a 7-footer who can shoot from the perimeter, went 4 of 5 from...

 

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