Sports – Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Marquette Survives

Vander Blue’s layup with 1 second left rallied Marquette past Davidson 59-58 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Golden Eagles rallied from 9 points down late to steal the victory and avoid the upset.  Marquette will play 6th seeded Butler on Saturday night at 6:45pm in Lexington. 



It was an exciting Thursday at the NCAA Tournament.  #1 seed Gonzaga had a major scare but they survive Southern 64-58.  #12 seed Oregon thumped #5 Oklahoma State 68-55.  #12 seed California was a 64-61 winner over #5 UNLV.  #14 seed Harvard knocked out #3 New Mexico 68-62. In the Big Ten on Thursday, Michigan State beat Valpo 65-54.  Michigan had no problem with South Dakota State 71-56.


Badgers vs. Ole Miss

The Wisconsin Badger men’s basketball team begins their NCAA Tournament run this morning as they play Mississippi in the West Region.  UW is the #5 seed while Ole Miss is the #12 seed. Coverage begins at 10:30am with the tip set for 11:40am in Kansas City on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.  We’ll also have NCAA Tournament coverage after Bucks basketball tonight on KFIZ.



The Marquette women host Northern Iowa tonight in the first round of the Women’s NIT at the Al McGuire Center.


Packers Resign Jones

The Green Bay Packers have re-signed linebacker Brad Jones.  He has spent all five of his NFL seasons in Green Bay. 



The White Sox stopped the Brewers 8-3 in Cactus League play on Thursday.  Mike Fiers gave up 8 hits and 7 earned runs in three innings worth of work.  Ryan Braun homered in the loss. The Brewers play the Cubs this afternoon.  Coverage begins at 2:55pm on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ


Badgers Hockey

The Badger men’s hockey team throttled Minnesota State 7-2 to advance to the WCHA Final Four.  Fond du Lac native Ryan Little had an assist in the win.   Bucky will play St. Cloud State tonight.


Bucks Tonight

The Bucks are at Indiana tonight.  You’ll hear that game on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.  Coverage begins right after Brewers baseball on the one you depend on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.



Justin Rose leads after one round of the PGA Tour event at Bay Hill. Tiger Woods is lurking four shots back.