Ohio St. takes care of Big 10 business

first_imgThe sixth-ranked Gators finished off three routs in three days, beating Arkansas 77-56 to claim their third straight SEC tournament championship. ACC North Carolina is young, deep, talented – and hardly without flaws. But by winning their first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament title since 1998 with an 89-80 victory over North Carolina State, the eighth-ranked Tar Heels clearly re-established themselves as a force in the NCAA tournament. “We are gifted,” coach Roy Williams said. “For these three days, we came together and played pretty doggone well.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Buckeyes then learned they have the top seed in the South regional and will face Central Connecticut State on Thursday in Lexington, Ky. Wisconsin got the second seed in the Midwest and a matchup with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday at the United Center. Greg Oden finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks after playing just six minutes in the first half against the Badgers, but Conley and Lewis did enough to lift Ohio State (30-3) to its 17th straight victory. Ohio State won the Big Ten tournament. Now, the No. 1 Buckeyes can focus on the big prize. Mike Conley scored 18 points, Ron Lewis added 17, and the Buckeyes beat No. 3 Wisconsin 66-49 Sunday to win their second tournament title. center_img Big 12 Sherron Collins scored 20 points and No. 2 Kansas rallied after another stellar start by Texas’ Kevin Durant to beat the 15th-ranked Longhorns 88-84 in overtime and claim its second consecutive Big 12 title. Durant, the Big 12 player of the year, matched his career high with 37 points but took only two shots in overtime and did not score. SEC For all those who thought Florida looked vulnerable at the end of the regular season, the Gators sent an emphatic message in the Southeastern Conference tournament: The defending national champions are doing just fine. last_img read more

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Glad All Over Again – Palace fans release unofficial Cup final song

first_imgCrystal Palace fan and comedian Doc Brown has released an unofficial FA Cup final song.Done with the help of rapper Verb T and music from Chemo, it’s called ‘Glad All Over Again’ in reference to the song sung by the Selhurst Park faithful since the 1960s.The new version is pretty good and arguably almost as funny as the original…Take a look at the 2016 effort, above. Then check out the 1990 song below, featuring the players – Alan Pardew included – singing Glad All Over ahead of the 1990 FA Cup final, won by Man United after a replay.John Salako absolutely loves it.last_img read more

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