ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers are still alive in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and will take on No. 1 Florida in Saturday’s South Regional final. Jordan Sibert (SY’-burt) hit four 3-pointers while scoring a team-high 18 points in the Flyers’ 82-72 win against No. 10 Stanford. The Gators ran their team-record winning streak to 29 games and advanced to the Elite Eight for the fourth straight year as Michael Frazier’s 19 points led them to a 79-68 triumph over UCLA.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It will be No. 1 versus No. 2 in the West Regional final of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament on Saturday following wins by Arizona and Wisconsin. Nick Johnson missed his first 10 shots before scoring all of his 15 points in the last 2:45 to push the Wildcats past No. 4 San Diego State 70-64. The Badgers were a 69-52 winner against Baylor behind Frank Kaminsky’s 19 points.
DETROIT (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Tigers have agreed to pay Miguel Cabrera a baseball-record $292 million over the next 10 years. Cabrera is due $44 million over the final two years from his $152.3 million, eight-year contract, and the person says Cabrera will make $248 million over eight seasons in the new deal that begins in 2016. Cabrera has been voted AL MVP in each of the last two seasons and won the Triple Crown in 2012.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers suffered their 26th straight loss last night, tying the NBA record set by the 2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers. Harden had 26 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in just three quarters as the Houston Rockets hammered the Sixers 120-98. The 76ers can break the record for consecutive losses at home Saturday against Detroit.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Pat Perez and Danny Lee were clubhouse co-leaders when the first round of the PGA’s Texas Open was suspended by darkness yesterday. Perez birdied the final three holes on the way to 4-under 68. Will MacKenzie, Cameron Beckman, Chesson Hadley and Seung-Yul Noh are one shot back.