Morning Headlines for April 6, 2011
Texas Tech Baseball swept UTSA in San Angelo Tuesday winning game 1 8-2 and game 2 11-6. Texas Tech will face No. 5 Texas A&M for a 3 game series starting Friday.
No. 24 Texas Tech hosts its first Big 12 midweek doubleheader of the season Wednesday evening as the 17th-ranked Baylor Bears head to Lubbock for a 5 p.m. first pitch at Rocky Johnson Field.
No. 18 LCU Baseball spilt a doubleheader with University of the Southwest, winning game 1 13-3 and falling in game 2 10-5. LCU hosts Northwestern Oklahoma starting on Friday.
Alexi Ogando threw 6 scoreless innings to power the Texas Rangers to 5-0 on the season to defeat Seattle 3-2. Texas went homerless for the first time this season.
The Cincinnati Reds are 4-0 for the first time since their 1990 World Series championship season after beating the Houston Astros 8-2 last night. Chris Heisey drove in three runs for the defending NL Central champions.
Texas A&M, which didn't admit women until 1963, is celebrating its first national title in women's basketball. The Aggies rallied from a seven-point second-half deficit to beat Notre Dame 76-70 behind Danielle Adams' 30 points and nine rebounds.
The San Antonio Spurs ended their four-game road losing streak with a 97-90 win over the Atlanta Hawks last night. Tony Parkers led the Spurs with 26 points and Manu Ginobili added 18. The victory puts San Antonio three-and-a-half games ahead of Los Angeles, after the Lakers lost to Utah Tuesday.
The Dallas Stars inched closer to the final Western Conference playoff spot with a 3-0 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets last night. Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen stopped 23 shots to earn his 17th career shutout. Dallas and Calgary are both two points behind Chicago and Anaheim, who are tied for seventh.