The Newark Advocate reports that Prince Allen was charged for drug trafficking. That's a 5th-degree felony... it's his 3rd offense... superintendent Keith Richards told the paper that anybody with three offenses are no longer eligible to play sports at the school
Ohio State coach Jim O'Brien announced Tuesday that Matt Sylvester will miss 4-6 weeks with a foot injury. The sophomore forward hurt his foot Saturday at Iowa. Sylvester averages ten minutes and three points-per-game this year for the Buckeyes. OSU expects Sylvester to make a full recovery.
LeBron James returned from an ankle injury, but a foot injury helped the Cavs win.
Cleveland beat the Magic 99-98 Monday night in James' first game back from a sprained ankle. The rookie scored 16 points while Carlos Boozer (Eastern Conference player of the week) added 23 with 16 rebounds.
Orlando's Tracy McGrady tied an NBA record with eight 3-pointers in the first half, but the guard only played five minutes in the second half with a toe injury.
Ohio State gets its leading scorer back at just the right time.
The Buckeyes welcomed back Tony Stockman to practice Monday. Ohio State coach Jim O'Brien left the point guard in Columbus this past weekend when OSU traveled to Iowa. O'Brien citied Stockman's "uninspired play" in practice as the reason. But the OSU head coach said he spoke to Stockman and has every reason to believe the Clemson transfer will play in Ohio State's next game.