NEW ORLEANS (AP) Lovell Cook had 19 points and freshman Kevin Hill came off the bench to post his first-career double-double to help New Orleans breeze past Champion Baptist 87-50 Saturday and snap a six-game losing streak.
Hill, who played just 13 minutes, finished with 10 points and 12 boards, Rarlensee Nelson tallied 12 points to go with nine assists, Tommy Hobbs chipped in 10, and Cory Dixon grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds for New Orleans, which pulled down 57 rebounds - six short of its season high.
New Orleans outscored Champion Baptist 18-6 over the game's first 10 minutes and took a 31-12 lead behind a layup from Cook with just under 5 minutes left in the first half.
The Privateers (4-11) had 11 players log over 10 minutes.
Brandon Likins had 27 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (4-18), who never got any closer than 16 in the second half.
WASHINGTON -- Bryce Harper came back to the District on Monday. No baseball was played.
Rain storms cycled through the DMV starting around 6 p.m. at first delaying the series-opening game between the Nationals and Phillies, before it was finally postponed at 10 p.m. The game will be made up as part of a split-doubleheader on Wednesday. The first game is at 1:05 p.m., the second at 7:05 p.m.
The Tuesday starters for both teams remain the same: Patrick Corbin for the Nationals and Jake Arrieta for the Phillies.
Washington will need an extra starter during the week because it is playing seven games in six days. For instance, the Nationals could call someone up to pitch the first game Wednesday, and have Max Scherzer pitch on regular rest Wednesday night. The doubleheader being played Wednesday instead of Tuesday allows the Nationals plenty of time to import a starter for the day, if they choose to do it then.
However, Tuesday’s forecast is also rain-filled. Stay tuned.
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The Stanley Cup no longer resides in Washington, and all eyes have shifted toward the offseason as the Capitals look to retool for next season. But, that doesn't mean we can't stop and appreciate the magical 2018 season now and again.
A week after reminiscing about the championship run and ensuing parade, the famous game show "Jeopardy!" gave us one more moment of glory on Monday night.
One of the clues featured in the latest episode had the Capitals as the answer and even featured Alexander Ovechkin.
It appears that one of the contestants did answer it correctly. More importantly, according to the replies, it was also cleared up that no one brought up the Pittsburgh Penguins during that round.
While it may be somewhat hard to cope with the fact that the Capitals will not be enjoying another offseason of championship partying in 2019 we can take pride in the fact that the question was about the Caps winning the Stanley Cup, and not centered around a dreaded title drought.
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