Sports

In Brief: Gaels keep Bulldogs in check

MORAGA -- Todd Golden hit his sixth 3-pointer of the night with 1:19 left in overtime and Patty Mills scored the final 10 points of regulation and five more in extra time to help No. 25 Saint Mary's beat Gonzaga 89-85 on Monday night.

Mills finished with 23 points, and Golden had 19. Omar Samhan scored five points in OT and finished with 15 for the Gaels (19-3, 6-1), who stayed unbeaten at home at 13-0 in yet another wild game between these West Coast Conference rivals. Saint Mary's also moved into a tie for first place in the conference with Gonzaga. ...

Kevin Bell scored 18 points and Eddie Miller added 17 as host Fresno State kept Louisiana Tech winless in Western Athletic Conference play with a 70-58 victory Monday night. Fresno State led from start to finish in its second win in six games. ... Darrell Arthur scored nine points in a second-half surge that carried No. 4 Kansas past visiting Missouri 90-71, giving the Jayhawks their 20th consecutive home victory and a season sweep of their archrivals. ... Edgar Sosa scored 18 points and Jerry Smith added 12 to help visiting Louisville beat No. 16 Marquette 71-57. ... In college women's basketball, LaToya Pringle had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 3 North Carolina past 11th-ranked Duke 93-76 in Durham, N.C.

Hockey

Zach Parise scored 37 seconds into overtime to cap a furious late rally and lift the host New Jersey Devils to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. ... Edmonton goalie Mathieu Garon made 24 saves in the host Oilers' 5-0 win over the Calgary Flames. ... Radim Vrbata scored late in the third period then added the winner with 1:37 left in overtime to give the visiting Phoenix Coyotes a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Colorado Avalanche. ... Oilers center Shawn Horcoff will miss the rest of the season with a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

Motor Sports

Spain could lose both its Formula One races following the racist taunting of driver Lewis Hamilton by spectators. The sport's ruling body said the abuse aimed at F1's first black driver during weekend testing at the Barcelona circuit might result in sanctions. Punishment could lead to the removal of two races from the Grand Prix calendar -- the Spanish Grand Prix on April 27 in Barcelona and the European GP on Aug. 24 at Valencia.

Tennis

United States Fed Cup rookie Ashley Harkleroad rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the second set to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki 6-4, 7-5 on a picture-perfect day in San Diego to clinch the quarterfinal match. The 22-year-old Harkleroad's victory followed Lindsay Davenport's 6-1, 6-2 win over 19-year-old Julia Goerges in reverse singles, sending the United States into a World Group road semifinal in April against defending Fed Cup champion Russia.

Soccer

The United States will play its first home qualifier for the 2010 World Cup at Carson on June 15 against Barbados or Dominica.

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