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UIC Hangs On For 87-80 Win Over Cleveland State

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jordan Blount scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Illinois-Chicago to an 87-80 win over Cleveland State on Saturday. Godwin Boahen added a team-high 18 points with 6-for-8 shooting, Tarkus Ferguson had 16 points and Tai Odiase got 12 for UIC (10-11,...

C. Michigan Rallies To Beat Bowling Green 84-75

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Shawn Roundtree scored 19 points and had six assists and Kevin McKay had 16 points and four steals and Central Michigan beat Bowling Green 84-75 on Saturday. Bowling Green extended its 37-34 halftime lead to 56-41 in the first 4½ minutes of the second...

Milwaukee Snaps Wright State’s 8-game Win Streak, 66-61

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brock Stull had 17 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to help Milwaukee beat Horizon League-leader Wright State 66-61 on Saturday night, snapping the Raiders’ eight-game winning streak. Milwaukee (10-12, 3-6 Horizon League) stopped a four-game skid while...

Cincinnati, Cleveland Have Large Turnouts For Women’s March

CLEVELAND (AP) — Six-year-old Mia Tardivo joined her parents and thousands of other people Saturday in downtown Cleveland for the city’s Woman’s March while holding a sign that proclaimed: “I can be president.” Her mother, 44-year-old Karen Tardivo, said...

Ivey Has Double-double, Akron Rolls Past N. Illinois 82-67

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jimond Ivey had 15 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as Akron rolled to an 82-67 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday. Malcolm Duvivier and Virshon Cotton scored 17 points apiece to lead Akron (9-9, 2-4 Mid-American Conference), which has won two of...

Dartis Makes 7 3-pointers In Ohio’s 72-66 Victory

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Jordan Dartis tied a career high with seven 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead Ohio over Eastern Michigan 72-66 on Saturday. Dartis hit 7 of 10 3-point attempts with the Bobcats making 10 of 18 from the arc. Mike Laster added 16 points and Teyvion...

Shutdown Prompts Air Force Academy To Cancel Sports Events

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy has canceled intercollegiate sports events because of the federal government shutdown. The academy said Saturday both home and away events have been postponed. The academy’s says seven intercollegiate events were...

Bond Set For Woman Who Fled Brazil After Husband’s Slaying

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $10 million bond for a woman who fled Ohio for her native Brazil just days before the body of her husband was found more than 10 years ago. Friends and relatives of Karl Hoerig, a 43-year-old U.S. Air Force Reserve and commercial pilot,...

Head Of Ohio Marijuana Ring Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has handed down a 12-year prison sentence to a man described as the ringleader of a marijuana distribution ring. Defendant Adrian Douglas was accused of conspiring to distribute more than 2,200 pounds (1,000 kilograms) of marijuana and...

Ohio Governor Considers 3 Applicants For Supreme Court Seat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is considering three people for an open Ohio Supreme Court seat. Kasich, a Republican, asked for applicants for the seat to be left vacant on Jan. 26 by retiring Justice William O’Neill. O’Neill is running for...