Updated: Monday, 25 Feb 2013, 8:52 AM EST
Published : Monday, 25 Feb 2013, 8:52 AM EST
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-105 in a back-and-forth matchup last night. Dion Waiters scored 26 points, C.J. Miles added 19 and Kyrie Irving scored 17 for Cleveland. The Cavaliers are now 1-8 against the Heat since James signed with Miami in July of 2010.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks stretched their NHL-record, season-opening point streak to 18 games with a 1-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets last night. Corey Crawford made 28 saves, and Andrew Shaw scored the only goal of the game.
PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Santana and Ezequiel Carrera homered to help a Cleveland Indians split squad beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 yesterday. Mike Aviles and Cord Phelps added RBI singles for the Indians. Carlos Carrasco, who missed last season following Tommy John surgery, started and allowed four runs — three earned — on four hits and a walk in one inning.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched two scoreless innings in blustery conditions and seven Cleveland pitchers combined on a one-hitter, leading an Indians split squad to a 3-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds yesterday. Matsuzaka was limited to just 11 starts last season for Boston after undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2011. He's trying to win a spot in Cleveland's rotation this spring.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed defenseman Jack Johnson on injured reserve and recalled center Ryan Johansen from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. Johnson has a goal and seven assists in 17 games this year while averaging over 26 minutes on the ice per game.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In college men's basketball, Number 18 Ohio State beat fourth-ranked Michigan State 68-60 yesterday. Aaron Craft slashed through the lane for a career-high 21 points — more than he had scored in the last three games combined.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Number 25 Notre Dame beat Cincinnati 62-41 yesterday. Cincinnati converted just 3 of their first 15 tries, and finished the first half shooting 7-of-25, or 28 percent. The Bearcats weren't much more accurate in the second half, finishing the game at 32 percent shooting. JaQuon Parker led Cincinnati with 12 points.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — In college women's basketball, Number 14 Dayton blew out Temple 67-47 yesterday in an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup. Andrea Hoover led five players for Dayton in scoring with a game-high 14 points. Ally Malott and Olivia Applewhite scored 12 apiece, Amber Dean added 11 and Samantha Mackay chipped in 10 and seven assists for Dayton, which has won 12 straight games.
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