TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Nicki Ekhomu scored 17 points, including nine during the third quarter, and No. 10 Florida State defeated Boston College 67-39. The Seminoles trailed 27-25 at halftime, but took control in the third quarter, outscoring the Eagles 22-7. The score was tied at 29 when Florida State pulled away with a 16-1 run, which included seven points by Ekhomu.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - Sean Hoehn scored a career-high 31 points with four 3-pointers, Kinnon LaRose added 19 points with five 3s, and Sacred Heart had its highest point total of the season in its 94-84 win over Bryant to end a two-game skid. Joseph Lopez scored 14 points with nine rebounds, E.J. Anosike added 11 points and Mario Matasovic 10 with nine boards for the Pioneers (10-20, 5-12 Northeast Conference), who made 11 3s and shot 61 percent from the field.
BOSTON (AP) - Shawn Occeus scored 24 points with four 3-pointers, Vasa Pusica added 17 points with three treys and Northeastern drained 12 of 25 from long range to defeat Towson 80-75, pushing its win streak to six games and securing its second-place finish in the Colonial Athletic Association. Justin Gorham scored nine of his career-high 28 points in the last four minutes, bringing Towson as close as 71-68. Occeus hit a 3 and Bolden Brace made four of six free throws to close it out.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins are staying active as the NHL trade deadline nears, trading forward Frank Vatrano to the Florida Panthers for a third-round pick in the June draft. Vatrano has appeared in 25 games with Boston this season, scoring two goals. The trade deadline is Monday. Earlier this week, Boston acquired defenseman Nick Holden from the New York Rangers for a minor league defenseman and draft pick.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Khadeen Carrington had 25 points and Seton Hall held off Providence College 89-77 in a game that was suspended Wednesday night because of a slippery floor. Myles Powell added 20 points and four rebounds for the Pirates (19-9, 8-7 Big East), who have won two straight and swept the season series with the Friars (17-11, 8-7). Providence has lost two in a row since beating No. 3 Villanova last week.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Adam Vinatieri has signed a one-year contract extension with the Indianapolis Colts. And at 45 he could break the NFL's career scoring record next season. Financial details were not immediately available but he made $3 million last season. Vinatieri will again be the league's oldest player. The kicker has 2,487 points and needs 58 to pass Morten Andersen.
MONTREAL (AP) - Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber will miss the rest of the season because of a foot injury that will require surgery. The team says he has a torn tendon in his left foot. Weber has missed the last 26 games, and surgery is needed because the injury didn't heal as expected. He is expected to be ready for training camp.
(AP) - Kirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place on ESPN's coverage of the NFL draft. Herbstreit will be part of ESPN's opening night during the first round of the draft in prime time on April 26 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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