Updated: Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013, 2:03 AM EDT
Published : Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013, 2:03 AM EDT
UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Gonzaga has earned an automatic berth in the NCAA tournament after Kelly Olynyk scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 65-51 win over St. Mary's. James Madison also claimed an NCAA berth as A.J. Davis scored 26 points in a 70-57 win over Northeastern to win the Colonial Athletic Association crown. And Tre Bowman's 20 points led Iona to a 60-57 win over Manhattan in the MAAC (mak) Championship game.
UNDATED (AP) — Davidson and Western Kentucky are going to the NCAA tournament after winning automatic berths in their respective conferences. De'Mon Brooks had 24 points and eight rebounds as Davidson beat College of Charleston 74-55 in the Southern Conference title game. Western Kentucky also earned its second straight Sun Belt Conference championship as George Fant had 17 points and 13 rebounds in a 65-63 victory over Florida International.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tiago (tee-AH'-goh) Splitter had 21 points and 10 rebounds as San Antonio beat Oklahoma City 105-93 to stretch their lead in the NBA's Western Conference to two games over the Thunder. Kawhi (kah-WY') Leonard scored 17 points and Danny Green had 16 to help the Spurs retain the conference lead while avenging their second-worst home loss ever. Kevin Durant had 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 25 for Oklahoma City, which ended a five-game winning streak and dropped their sixth straight meeting with San Antonio.
UNDATED (AP) — Stephen (STEH'-fehn) Curry scored 26 points and David Lee added 21 as the Golden State Warriors thumped the New York Knicks 92-63. In other NBA action, Philadelphia downed Brooklyn 106-97, Utah beat Detroit 103-90, and Denver dumped Phoenix 108-93.
UNDATED (AP) — The Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings were Monday's NHL winners. The Bruins erased a 2-0 deficit before Patrice Bergeron (pah-TREES' BEHR'-zhur-ahn) and David Krejci (KRAY'-chee) scored shootout goals to complete a 3-2 win at Ottawa. Dustin Brown and Jarrett Stoll scored in the first 9:40 of the game before Brown added an empty-netter in the Kings' 3-1 win over Calgary.