NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Connecticut romped to its eighth NCAA women’s title by beating Louisville 93-60 in the most lopsided women’s championship game in NCAA history. Freshman Breanna (BREE’-ah-nah) Stewart had 23 for UConn, which tied Tennessee for the most championships in women’s basketball.
MIAMI (AP) – LeBron James scored 28 points in 30 minutes, and the Miami Heat moved a step closer to wrapping up home-court advantage throughout the NBA playoffs by topping the Milwaukee Bucks 94-83 last night. With five games left, Miami needs only one more win or one San Antonio loss to clinch the top overall seed throughout the playoffs.
NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Knicks romped to their first Atlantic Division title since 1994, getting 36 points from Carmelo Anthony and beating the Washington Wizards 120-99 last night for their 13th straight victory. Anthony put this one away with 21 points during the Knicks’ 37-point third quarter.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Adam LaRoche ended an 0-for-15 start to the season with homers in consecutive at-bats, Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond also homered, and the Washington Nationals opened an early interleague series by edging the Chicago White Sox 8-7. Werth and LaRoche hit two-run shots off Jake Peavy in the sixth
SEATTLE (AP) – Brady Quinn is the new backup quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks after agreeing to terms with the club. Quinn beat out three other quarterbacks: Matt Leinart, Seneca Wallace and Tyler Thigpen in tryouts this week, emerging the winner and the backup to Russell Wilson.