Updated: Saturday, 09 Mar 2013, 3:37 PM EST
Published : Saturday, 09 Mar 2013, 3:37 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last scheduled game between long-time Big East rivals Georgetown and Syracuse was no contest. The fifth-ranked Hoyas secured the conference's regular-season crown with a 61-39 pummeling of the ACC-bound Orange, who checked in at No. 17.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Florida Gulf Coast is the first team to secure a berth in the 68-team NCAA tournament field. The second-seeded Eagles beat top-seeded Mercer 85-75 in the Atlantic Sun championship game.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gonzaga (gahn-ZAG'-uh) plays its first game as the No. 1 college basketball team in the nation tonight in Las Vegas. The Zags take on surprising Loyola Marymount in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference tournament.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — After missing the Yankees first 13 spring training games while continuing to rehab from offseason ankle surgery, Derek Jeter was in New York's starting lineup today against Atlanta. The Yanks 38-year-old shortstop served as designated hitter and singled sharply to left field on the first pitch he saw from Braves left-hander Mike Minor.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former first round draft pick Leodis McKelvin has reached agreement on a new contract with the Buffalo Bills. Used mostly as a third cornerback last season, McKelvin has agreed to a four-year deal for a little over $20 million. He also returns kickoffs and punts.