(#1) Kentucky (27-0) 110
Auburn (12-15) 75
Kentucky played host to SEC league door matt Auburn and appropriately blew them out of the gym. Kentucky used a 23-2 run in the first half to break open a 27 point first half lead. They never looked back as Auburn never seriously threatened again. Karl Anthony Towns led Kentucky with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
(#3) Gonzaga (28-1) 70
Saint Maryâ€™s (20-7) 60
PAWTUCKET – A quartet of Rhode Islanders with strong ties to the state’s business community will be part of the new ownership group of the Pawtucket Red Sox, The Times and The Call has learned.
The locally based owners, who according to the Boston Globe will include the Boston Red Sox as a minority shareholder, include Tom Ryan, former president and chief executive officer of CVS/Caremark Corporation; Terry Murray, former Fleet Blank CEO; James Skeffington, a Providence-based attorney; and Ray Mancini, a liquor distributor.
PROVIDENCE – Jack Bauer wanted desperately to reel in a first-ever individual state title at the R.I. Swimming Championships at Brown University’s Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center on Saturday.
Actually, it’s been something he’s talked about since last winter, when he came close in both of his specialties – the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke.
PROVIDENCE – Lincoln High head coach Tom DiIorio is no clairvoyant, but he expected an extraordinary performance from junior phenom Mollie Westrick at the R.I. Girls Swimming Championships on Saturday afternoon.
PROVIDENCE – Meaghan Scullin came, she saw, she repeated as an individual state champion.
The brutal snow and cold that continues to slam New England is creating a hardship on local churches, where the relentless and record-breaking storms this winter have resulted in empty pews and empty collection plates.
â€śItâ€™s a scary time,â€ť says Rev. Edward G. St-Godard, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Woonsocket. â€śMost of my parishioners are elderly, and this winter has been very hard on them. People are either sick or they are unable to get out because of all the heavy snow and ice.â€ť
PROVIDENCE – There’s never too little to write about when it comes to the Blackstone Valley region and the indoor track & field state championships.
Saturday’s meet at the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house figures to be no exception with the chase for first-place finishes and berths in the New Englands beginning at 11:30 a.m. with the field events. The running events will commence at noontime.
WOONSOCKET – After two shaky periods on Friday night where nothing seemed to go Cumberland’s way, the Clippers rose to the occasion at a most opportune time and in the process succeeded in keeping their perfect league record intact.
KINGSTON —Rhode Island guards Jarvis Garrett and Jared Terrell should no longer carry the label of “freshmen.”
While technically the guards are classified as such until the spring semester ends in May, when it comes to basketball, that status shouldn’t be the first word in any conversation about the pair for the rest of the season.
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