Here is the latest sports news: Pacers visit Sixers. Pirates lose to Orioles. March madness roundup.
>>Pacers Visit Sixers
(Philadelphia, PA) — The Pacers are set to take on the 76ers tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. Indiana has won two straight to grab hold of third place in the East at 39-and-28. Philadelphia is currently sixth in the East at 36-and-29. The Pacers are 1-and-1 against the Sixers this season.
>>Pirates Lose To Orioles
(Bradenton, FL) — Alex McRae allowed just one hit over three scoreless innings but the Pirates went on to lose 8-5 to the Orioles in Bradenton. Jose Osuna drove in two, while Gregory Polanco had two hits and an RBI. The Bucs are off today. They will host the Rays tomorrow in Bradenton.
>>Purdue Faces CS Fullerton In First Round
(West Lafayette, IN) — Purdue is tipping off this year’s NCAA Tournament against Cal State Fullerton in Detroit, Michigan on Friday. The Boilermakers won five of their last six to up their record to 28-and-6 and earn a number-two seed in the East Region. Last season, Purdue advanced to the Sweet 16 where it was knocked off by Kansas.
>>Butler Set To Play Arkansas In First Round
(Indianapolis, IN) — Butler is going up against Arkansas on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Detroit, Michigan. The Bulldogs will also begin the tourney in the East Region after drawing a 10-seed in the field of 64. Butler advanced to Sweet 16 before falling to the eventual National Champion in North Carolina last season.
>>Notre Dame Tips Off NIT Versus Hampton
(Undated) — Notre Dame is playing host to Hampton tonight in the first round of the NIT Tournament. The Fighting Irish drew a number-one seed in the tournament after going 20-and-14 so far this season. Hampton has won 11-of-12 to sit at 19-and-15 overall.