LeBron James poured in 29 points and dished out 11 assists as the Cavaliers mauled the Magic 106-74 in Cleveland. Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love had 12 points apiece for the Cavs, who put the brakes on a four-game skid. Anderson Varejao ended with 14 points in the victory.
With the win on the weekend the Buckeyes move to 10-and-1 and 7-and-0 in the Big Ten with their ninth straight win.
OSU wraps up the regular season against rival Michigan on Saturday. It’s a noon kickoff. The all the fun starts live Saturday at 10:30am on 107.5FM The Fox and ESPN 970 WFUN.
Ohio State will beat Michigan as the fans take their seats before the start of the game at OSU. Ohio State will pass Michigan in attendance at football games for the first time since 1973. Another 25 hundred seats added in the stadium plus a dip in attendance at Michigan games had Ohio State at 105 thousand, 910 fans as of last weekend compared with 104, 909 at Michigan.
D’Angelo Russell finished with 32 points and nine rebounds to lead number-20 Ohio State to a dominating 106-48 win over Sacred Heart at Value City Arena. Shannon Scott tallied 11 points and 16 assists while Jae-Sean Tate and Sam Thompson each scored 12 to help the Buckeyes improve to 3-and-0 on the young season. OSU hosts Campbell on Wednesday.
Champion golfer Charlie Sifford was honored yesterday by the President of the United States for breaking professional golf’s color barrier. The 92-year-old Brecksville resident was feted at the White House as he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Sifford won the PGA Championship in 1967 and 1969 after leading the charge to desegregate the tour.
South’s running back DJ Greene has won the annual Tony Fisher Player of the Year Award, given to the best high school player in the News Herald region. Greene was given the trophy by the award’s namesake Tony Fisher at Hooley House in Mentor.