Former Indiana coach and player Lou Watson has died at the age of 88. Scott Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, Ind., where Watson will be buried, said he died Thursday in Fairfax, Va.
Watson played for the Hoosiers from 1947-50 and was the coach from 1966-71, immediately preceeding Bob Knight.
Former Central Michigan guard Trey Zeigler has been cleared by the NCAA to play at Pitt next season. The NCAA told the school on Friday it will waive the mandatory one-year sit-out rule for the 6-foot-5 Zeigler, who left Central Michigan last month after his father, Ernie Zeigler, was not retained as coach.
Harvard won the 147th Harvard-Yale Regatta, completing the four-mile downstream race on the Thames River in New London, Conn., in 19 minutes, 41.3 seconds.
Yale finished in 19:51.2.
Harvard is 93-54 in the nation's oldest intercollegiate sporting event, winning 12 of the last 13 races.
Nicolas Almagro beat American qualifier Brian Baker, 6-3, 6-2, to win the Open de Nice in France, and clinch his 12th career title.
Francesca Schiavone beat Alize Cornet of France, 6-4, 6-4, in the Strasbourg International final in France to win her first title of the year.
Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat Simona Halep of Romania, 7-5, 6-0, to win the Belgian Open.
Serbia overcame the Czech Republic in the final of the World Team Cup in Duesseldorf, Germany, to clinch the title for the second time. Janko Tipsarevic and Viktor Troicki won their singles matches to give Serbia an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Thomas De Gendt won the grueling 20th stage of the Giro d'Italia, reigniting his chances for a podium finish. Joaquin Rodriguez retained the overall lead. With a superb climb of the Passo dello Stelvio, De Gendt finished the stage in 6 hours, 54 minutes and 41 seconds.
Saturday's stage was the toughest of this year's race, with the 136-mile trek from Caldes culminating in a 14-mile ascent up the snow-covered Stelvio, which has a maximum gradient of 12 percent.
HORSE RACING:Winning Image went wire-to-wire, winning the $150,000 My Juliet Stakes at Parx Racing, and paid $12.20 to win. C C's Pal was second and the 8-5 favorite Nicole H was fourth.
- Staff and wire reports