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January 27, 2004 - 12:47am
6 years 3 weeks ago
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.

January 27, 2004 - 12:39am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Kevin Martin did not play a lot Monday night, but not because he was playing poorly.

The Zanesville native scored 25 points as Western Carolina defeated The Citadel 71-42. Martin shot 9-of-12 from the field and 2-of-3 from 3-point range in only 27 minutes.

The ZHS grad entered Monday as the nation's leading scorer, 27.6 points-per-game. Martin moved into seventh place on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,632 career points.

Martin and Western Carolina...
January 27, 2004 - 12:08am
6 years 3 weeks ago
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.

Stockman leads the Buckeyes in...
January 26, 2004 - 12:49am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Lebron James said he might be able to play in Cleveland's game v. Orlando... will be determined after the gameday shootaround... James says he can cut on his sprained right ankle
January 23, 2004 - 2:07am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Sacramento 95
Cleveland 89
S: Peja Stojakovic 37 points (27 in 2nd half)
C: Dajuan Wagner 20 points
Carlos Boozer 15 points, 11 rebounds

Cavs played 2nd straight game without LeBron James (sprained ankle). He is listed as day-to-day. Newly acquired point guard Jeff McInnis attended the game but did not dress.
January 23, 2004 - 2:02am
6 years 3 weeks ago
How could a 3-11 Bellaire team compete with a 12-1 Zanesville squad?

With the Lady Devils shooting their worst percentage in two seasons.

Still, ZHS (13-1) survived, defeating Bellaire 48-41 at Winland Gym Thursday.

Zanesville, which shot only 32 percent, still put three players into double figures. Allison Lawyer (WHIZ Subway Player of the Week) scored a team-high 12 points. Ashley Vaurek led the Lady Reds (3-12) with 23 points on 5-of-10 3-pointers.
January 22, 2004 - 12:56am
6 years 3 weeks ago
The Cleveland franchise continues to evolve in the LeBron James era. First, Ricky Davis... and now, the Cavs trade Darius Miles to Portland for point guard Jeff McInnis and forward Ruben Boumtje Boumtje. Miles had skipped practice a few days earlier, supposedly unhappy with his lack of playing time. Like James, Miles came to the NBA straight out of high school, but with the Clippers. He was traded to Cleveland for point guard Andre Miller. Less than two years later, Miles is out of...
January 21, 2004 - 5:17pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Ohio University picked the new man to run its offense, and he may bring more to the table than just a running game.

OU hired Phil Earley as offensive coordinator, the school announced Wednesday. Earley served in the same capacity at the University of Nevada the past four seasons.

"I'm really excited about the opportunity to join the great staff at Ohio University and work for a man who I think has great character as well as being a savvy football coach," said Earley. "My...
January 21, 2004 - 1:32am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Cleveland (14-27) 99
Seattle (20-20) 94

Carlos Boozer has made Cavs fans forget about the loss of LeBron James and Zydrunas Ilgauskas, at least for now. Boozer scored 32 points and grabbed 20 boards. Boozer is the first Cav since 1998 to score 30 points and record 20 rebounds in a game.

Ilgauskas will return to the Cavs on when they host Sacramento on Thursday. It is unknown when James will return to the line-up.
January 19, 2004 - 11:41pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
Maysville (9-3, 5-3) 43
John Glenn (5-8, 4-5) 33

Just days after losing by 37 points to undefeated Sheridan, Maysville is back to its winning ways defeating John Glenn 43-33.

Panthers senior Julie Guiler scored team-high 20 points, and freshman Rachel Poorman added five points and five assists for the winners. John Glenn got a triple-double from senior Jennifer Moody (15 pts., 13 blks., 18 reb.), but her team shot only 21 percent from the field in defeat.
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