BOSTON (AP) - The Golden State Warriors went a season-high 14 games over .500 with a 108-88 romp over the Boston Celtics last night. Klay Thompson and David Lee scored 18 points each for the Warriors. Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points for Boston, which dropped its seventh game in its past eight.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Boston Red Sox 8-6 yesterday in exhibition baseball. Shelby Miller gave up a leadoff home run in his spring training debut and then retired eight in a row for the Cardinals. Xander Bogaerts homered for the Red Sox. The game was a relaxed rematch of last year's World Series, won by the Red Sox in six games.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins have obtained defenseman Andrej Meszaros from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2014 third-round draft choice. Meszaros played 38 games this season for the Flyers with five goals and 12 assists. The nine-year veteran's first two seasons with the Flyers were limited by a back injury in 2011-12, Achilles tendon surgery after that season and a shoulder injury in 2012-13.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - In men's college basketball, 19th-ranked UConn beat Rutgers 69-63 last night. Shabazz Napier scored 26 points in his final home game for the Huskies. The senior guard made a career-high seven 3-pointers and hit eight of his 13 shots from the floor.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The University of Massachusetts beat Duquesne 78-74 last night. Trey Davis came off the bench to score 20 points - including seven points in the final two minutes - for the Minutemen. Micah Mason had 20 points and five assists for the Dukes.
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) - Xavier Munford and E.C. Matthews scored 21 points apiece as Rhode Island defeated Fordham 77-65 last night. T.J. Buchanan added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Rams. Hassan Martin had 13 points and 12 rebounds.
BOSTON (AP) - Top-seeded Boston routed ninth-seeded Lafayette 91-54 in the quarterfinal round of the Patriot League tournament last night. Maurice Watson, Jr. scored 21 points and D.J. Irving had 17 for Boston. Seth Hinrichs and Bryce Scott each scored 13 points for Lafayette. Boston will face fifth-seeded Army on Saturday.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Number 3 seed Holy Cross beat sixth-seeded Lehigh 54-48 in quarterfinal action of the Patriot League tournament last night. Malcolm Miller scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Holy Cross. Mackey McKnight led Lehigh with 18 points, but missed a pair of 3s in the waning seconds.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) - Number 2 Wagner rolled past Number 7 Central Connecticut State University 83-59 in a quarterfinal of the Northeast Conference tournament last night. Kyle Vinales led the Blue Devils with 20 points and Brandon Peel had seven blocked shots and 12 points for CCSU.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - St. Francis (Pa.) battled past third-seeded Bryant 55-54 in the Northeast Conference tournament last night. Ronnie Drinnon hit a go-ahead basket and a pair of free throws in the final 48 seconds, scoring a career high 20 points for St. Francis. Dyami Starks led Bryant with 19 points.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - In women's college basketball, Virginia beat Boston College 74-59 yesterday in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Ataira Franklin scored 23 points. Katie Zenevitch had 14 points, and Kelly Hughes and Lauren Engeln each had 12 points for the 14th-seeded Eagles. They ended their season with seven straight losses.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
Washington at Boston, 7 p.m.
Boston vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL:
Rider vs. Monmouth (N.J.), at Springfield, Mass., 5 p.m.
Saint Peter's vs. Fairfield, at Springfield, Mass., 7:30 p.m.
Marist vs. Niagara, at Springfield, Mass., 10 p.m.
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL:
Georgia Tech vs. Virginia-Boston College winner, 6 p.m.
Saint Joseph's vs. George Mason-UMass winner, 2:30 p.m.
Duquesne vs. Rhode Island, 7:30 p.m.
Niagara vs. Monmouth (N.J.), at Springfield, Mass., 9:30 a.m.
Manhattan vs. Siena, at Springfield, Mass., Noon
Rider vs. Saint Peter's, at Springfield, Mass., 2:30 p.m.
Holy Cross at Bucknell, 7 p.m.
Boston U. at Army, 7:30 p.m.
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