Last Update on March 08, 2014 17:30 GMT
UNDATED (AP) -- The No. 1 team in The Associated Press Top-25 men's basketball team is playing the 25th-ranked team this afternoon. The game is in Gainesville, Fla., and has top-ranked Florida facing No. 25 Kentucky. The Gators are looking to improve on their 28-2 record.
In other Top-10 afternoon games, second-ranked Wichita State is playing Missouri State in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. The Shockers are 32-0 following a quarterfinal win over Evansville.
The remaining day games featuring Top-10 schools have third-ranked Arizona on the road for a game at Oregon, No. 6 Villanova at home to Georgetown and eighth-ranked Kansas at West Virginia.
In a big ACC game tonight fourth-ranked Duke is home to archrival and 14th-ranked North Carolina. They met back on Feb. 20th with the Tar Heels coming out on top in Chapel Hill, 74-66.
UNDATED (AP) -- There is a good matchup this afternoon of NHL Central Division opponents as Colorado is hosting St. Louis. The Blues start the day with a two-point lead over Chicago in the divisional race with Colorado just three points off the pace. This is the third of four meetings between the clubs this season with the Blues coming out on top in the first two by a combined score of 11-4.
The other day game has Ottawa at Winnipeg.
On tap this evening, Boston is skating at Tampa Bay in an Atlantic Division game, Phoenix is at Washington, the Flyers are facing the Maple Leafs in Toronto, New Jersey is home to Carolina, Columbus is playing in Nashville, Dallas is home to Minnesota and Calgary's Flames are at Vancouver.
UNDATED (AP) -- The red-hot L.A. Clippers are home to the Hawks this evening. The Clippers have won six straight and eight of their last 10 to lead the Pacific Division by four games over Golden State. The Spurs are just as hot, having won their last five in a row and eight of 10. Tonight the Spurs are home to the Orlando Magic.
The rest of the schedule has Utah at Philadelphia, Cleveland home to New York, the Bobcats at Memphis and Milwaukee at home to the Wizards.
DORAL, Fla. (AP) -- There was a four-way tie for the lead at the end of play yesterday in the Cadillac Championship in Doral, Fla. Dustin Johnson bogeyed the final hole and fell into a tie with Hunter Mahan (MAY'-han), Matt Kuchar (KOO'-chur) and Patrick Reed at 1 under par. Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy were among those at even par.
Only three players broke par in the second round. No one shot in the 60s. The average score was a fraction under 76.
PGA-PUERTO RICO CLASSIC
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Third-round play is underway in the PGA's Puerto Rico Open. Midway leader James Driscoll has fallen a shot behind Chesson Hadley after four holes. Hedley is 13-under and Driscoll 12-under.
Sports Scores & Schedules
March 08, 2014 08:09 GMT
Latest scores and schedules
Memphis 85, Chicago 77
Toronto 99, Sacramento 87
Charlotte 101, Cleveland 92
Boston 91, Brooklyn 84
New York 108, Utah 81
Minnesota 114, Detroit 101
New Orleans 112, Milwaukee 104
Dallas 103, Portland 98
Denver 134, L.A. Lakers 126
Houston 112, Indiana 86
Golden State 111, Atlanta 97
Utah at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
New York at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.
Charlotte at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Orlando at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
Washington at Milwaukee, 9 p.m.
Atlanta at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
TOP 25 MEN'S BASKETBALL
No. 2 Wichita State 80, Evansville 58
No. 1 Florida vs. No. 25 Kentucky, Noon
No. 2 Wichita State vs. Missouri State at St. Louis, 2:35 p.m.
No. 3 Arizona at Oregon, 4 p.m.
No. 4 Duke vs. No. 14 North Carolina, 9 p.m.
No. 6 Villanova vs. Georgetown, 2 p.m.
No. 8 Kansas at West Virginia, Noon
No. 10 San Diego State vs. No. 21 New Mexico, 10:05 p.m.
No. 11 Louisville vs. No. 19 UConn, 2 p.m.
No. 12 Michigan vs. Indiana, 6 p.m.
No. 13 Creighton vs. Providence, 8 p.m.
No. 15 Cincinnati at Rutgers, Noon
No. 16 Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State, 2 p.m.
No. 18 SMU at No. 20 Memphis, Noon
No. 23 Oklahoma at TCU, 4 p.m.
No. 24 Iowa vs. Illinois, 8:30 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers 4, Carolina 2
Detroit 7, New Jersey 4
Florida 2, Buffalo 0
Calgary 4, N.Y. Islanders 3
Pittsburgh 3, Anaheim 2, (shootout)
Ottawa at Winnipeg, 3 p.m.
St. Louis at Colorado, 3 p.m.
Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Boston at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
Carolina at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Phoenix at Washington, 7 p.m.
Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Calgary at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Montreal at San Jose, 10 p.m.
TOP 25 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
( 2) Notre Dame 83, Florida St. 57
( 4) Stanford 69, Colorado 54
( 5) South Carolina 67, Georgia 48
( 6) Tennessee 77, LSU 65
(13) North Carolina 73, ( 8) Maryland 70
(10) Duke 82, Georgia Tech 52
Ohio St. 99, (11) Penn St. 82
(12) Kentucky 75, Florida 70
(14) NC State 79, Syracuse 63
(15) Texas A&M 86, Auburn 54
(16) Nebraska 80, Minnesota 67
(23) Iowa 87, (17) Purdue 80
(19) Michigan St. 61, Michigan 58
Washington St. 91, (20) California 83
(21) Gonzaga 81, San Francisco 68
Boston 4, Atlanta 1
Washington 8, Houston 5
Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 3
Baltimore 15, Philadelphia 4
Miami 7, St. Louis (ss) 3
Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 5
N.Y. Mets 5, St. Louis (ss) 5, tie
Cleveland 7, Chicago Cubs (ss) 2
L.A. Dodgers 2, Texas 1
Chicago White Sox 4, Cincinnati (ss) 3
San Diego 6, Milwaukee 2
Oakland 2, Arizona 0
Chicago Cubs (ss) 3, L.A. Angels (ss) 2
San Francisco 5, Kansas City 0
Cincinnati (ss) 10, Seattle 9
Colorado 7, L.A. Angels (ss) 2
N.Y. Yankees 3, Detroit 2
Houston (ss) vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
N.Y. Mets vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Atlanta (ss) vs. Washington (ss) at Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Washington (ss) vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Minnesota vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Miami vs. Atlanta (ss) at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Boston (ss) vs. Baltimore (ss) at Sarasota, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees vs. Houston (ss) at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Arizona (ss) vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Cleveland vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Seattle (ss) vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Arizona (ss) vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers (ss) vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Kansas City vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m.
Oakland vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
Baltimore (ss) vs. Boston (ss) at Fort Myers, Fla., 7:05 p.m.
Seattle (ss) vs. L.A. Dodgers (ss) at Glendale, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.