(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Jazz crush Pacers. Stephenson given flagrant foul. Pirates fall to Blue Jays. College hoops roundup.
>>Jazz Crush Pacers
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Jazz took the lead with a 7-0 run in the first quarter and never trailed again as they crushed the Pacers 104-84 in Indianapolis. Myles Turner finished with a team-high 24 points for Indiana. The Pacers tried to close the gap in the second half, but dropped to 37-and-28 with the loss. Their three-game win streak is over. They’ll host the Hawks tomorrow.
>>Stephenson Given Flagrant Foul For Trip
(Indianapolis, IN) — The NBA issued Lance Stephenson a flagrant foul on Wednesday after he intentionally tripped Bucks forward John Henson. Stephenson committed the foul during Monday’s win over Milwaukee, but the referees didn’t see it. Head coach Nate McMillan says he spoke to Stephenson about his antics and just told him to control his emotions.
>>Pirates Blasted By Blue Jays
(Dunedin, FL) — Tyler Glasnow was knocked around as the Pirates lost to the Blue Jays 13-4 in Grapefruit League action in Dunedin. Glasnow gave up seven runs, six earned, in just two-and-two-thirds innings. Josh Bell belted a two-run homer, his first of the spring. The Bucs host the Tigers today in Bradenton.
>>College Hoops Roundup
(Undated) — In college hoops action last night, Notre Dame knocked off Virginia Tech 71-65 in the second round of the ACC Tournament in Brooklyn. The Irish advance to face second-seeded Duke in the quarterfinals today. Butler earned the sixth-seed in the Big East tournament and faces Seton Hall in Manhattan tonight. Ball State is the fourth-seed in the MAC Tournament and clashes with Kent State tonight in Cleveland.