Bradley reaches valley semis
Rienk Mast scored 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Bradley won its 10th consecutive game with a 72-66 victory Friday against Northern Iowa in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament in St. Louis.
Ja’Shon Henry added 12 points and eight rebounds and Malevy Leons 10 points for the Braves (24-8), who will face Indiana State in the semifinals of the tournament Saturday.
Bowen Born scored 34 points for the Panthers (14-18), but he was their only player in double figures.
GUERRERO LEAVES WITH KNEE INJURY
Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left the team’s spring game Friday against the Rays in Dunedin, Florida, in the second inning with discomfort in his right knee.
Manager John Schneider said that no tests on the joint immediately were scheduled and that the Blue Jays’ training staff would wait until Saturday to determine whether further evaluation would be necessary.
REPORTS: RAIDERS TO TAG RB JACOBS
Multiple outlets reported the Raiders plan to use the franchise tag on reigning rushing champion Josh Jacobs before the deadline to do so Tuesday. The value of the tag for running backs this season will be $10.09 million.
Jacobs led the league in rushing yards with 1,653 and in all-purpose yards with 2,053 last season. He became the Raiders’ first rushing champion since Marcus Allen in 1985.
DRIVER ELLIOTT HURT SNOWBOARDING
NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott had surgery after suffering an unspecified injury to his left leg in a snowboarding accident in Colorado and will miss the race Sunday in Las Vegas.
Team owner Rick Hendrick said the surgery ‘‘went well’’ but gave no additional details about Elliott’s condition or the accident. Elliott will be replaced in the No. 9 Chevrolet by Josh Berry.
KITAYAMA LEADS PALMER INVITATIONAL
Kurt Kitayama overcame windy conditions to shoot a 4-under-par 68 and open a two-stroke lead over Jordan Spieth midway through the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Florida.
Kitayama, who still is seeking the first PGA Tour victory of his career after finishing second three times last year, completed 36 holes at 9-under 135.
UCLA, KELLY STRIKE 2-YEAR EXTENSION
UCLA signed coach Chip Kelly toa two-year contract extension that runs through the 2027 season. Kelly has a 27-29 record in five seasons at the school, but the Bruins were 8-4 last season and finished 21st in the Associated Press’ final Top 25, the first time that had happened since 2014.
GOALIE SCORES; WOLVES WIN 3RD IN ROW
Pyotr Kochetkov made 39 saves and scored a short-handed goal into an empty net late in the third period to lead the Wolves to a 4-1 victory against the Moose in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Jack Drury scored twice in the first period for the Wolves (24-24-3-2), who have won three consecutive games overall and six in a row on the road.
◆ U.S. star Mikaela Shiffrin failed in her bid to tie Swedish standout Ingemar Stenmark’s all-time record of 86 World Cup victories when she finished fourth in a women’s super-giant slalom in Kvitfjell, Norway.
◆ Third-seeded Daniil Medvedev halted top-seeded Novak Djokovic’s 20-match winning streak with a 6-4, 6-4 victory in the semifinals of Dubai Championships in the United Arab Emirates. ✶