ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Isaiah Sykes scored 24 points and Daiquan Walker contributed 20 as Central Florida coasted past Houston 104-83 last night. Matt Williams added 12 points and Staphon Blair 11 for the Knights who won for only the second time in their last six games.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Alyesha Lovett scored 19 points and eighth-seeded Cincinnati held on, edging Central Florida 54-52 yesterday in the first game of the American Athletic Conference tournament. The Bearcats face No. 1 Connecticut in the quarterfinals today.
DORAL, Fla. (AP) - Matt Kuchar birdied the 18th hole yesterday to join an exclusive group - one of only four players to beat par at Doral. The Blue Monster gobbled up just about everyone else in raging wind at the Cadillac Championship. Kuchar, Dustin Johnson, Hunter Mahan and Patrick Reed were the survivors to par going into the weekend.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have released veteran receiver Lance Moore. Before the move was announced yesterday, Moore all but confirmed it with a note on Twitter. Moore wrote: "Thank you New Orleans for an amazing nine years. Who Dat Nation, the best on earth!!!"
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