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Mar 18, 2013 09:54PM ● By Anonymous


The Washington Wizards (23-42) picked up two more home wins Friday and Saturday, topping the New Orleans Hornets 96-87 and the Phoenix Suns 127-105. The Wizards are now on a three game winning streak. Next game: at Charlotte Bobcats, March 18, 7 p.m.
The Washington Capitals (12-15-1) suffered a tough 4-1 loss in Boston on Saturday but recovered with a 5-3 win against the Buffalo Sabres at the Verizon Center on Sunday night. Alex Ovechkin scored notched his 700th point against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday in a 3-2 comeback road win. Next game: at Pittsburgh Penguins, March 19, 7:30 p.m.
The Georgetown Hoyas (25-6) skated past Cincinnati on Thursday 62-43 but fell to archrival Syracuse 58-55 in overtime in the Big East Tournament after beating them twice in the regular season. The Hoyas earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will play Florida Gulf Coast in Philadelphia. Next game: Next game: vs. Florida Gulf Coast, March 22nd, 6:50 p.m.
Maryland men's basketball (22-12) put up an exciting run in the ACC Tournament, beating Wake Forest for the third time this season in a 75-62 win Thursday night. The Terps followed it up with a memorable 83-74 win over hated rival Duke on Friday night. Maryland's run ended Saturday with a 79-76 loss to North Carolina in their third game in three days. They earned a No. 2 seed in the NIT Tournament and will host Niagara. Next game: vs. Niagara, March 19, 7 p.m. The No. 12 Maryland women's team (24-7) will find out their seeding and opponent in the NCAA Women's Tournament tonight.
D.C. United (1-1-1) earned one point as they closed out Saturday's match against the New York Red Bulls with a 0-0 draw. Goalkeeper Bill Hamid, who earned MLS Player of the Week for Week 3, saved seven shots and Dwayne De Rosario played 76 minutes in his return from suspension. Next game: vs. Columbus Crew, March 23, 3:30 p.m.
The Navy women's basketball team (21-11) won their third straight Patriot League Tournament championship after beating Holy Cross 72-53 on Saturday at Alumni Hall. They will find out their seeding and opponent in the NCAA Women's Tournament tonight.
The No. 1 Maryland men's lacrosse team (6-0) earned their fourth road win of the season against Villanova 10-7 on Saturday. Jay Carlson scored a career-high five goals in the win. Next game: vs. North Carolina, March 23, 12 p.m. The No. 1 women's lacrosse team (9-0) earned road wins against Boston College (13-5) and Stony Brook (8-3) this weekend to preserve their undefeated season. Next game: at William & Mary, March 20, 4 p.m.
The No. 14 Navy women’s lacrosse team (8-1) suffered their first loss last Monday but earned two more wins against New Hampshire and Bucknell. Next game: at George Washington, March 20, 4 p.m. The men's team (3-5) dropped its second straight Sunday against Holy Cross 7-5 at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y. Next game: vs. Colgate, Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic at M&T Bank Stadium, March 23, 2 p.m.
The Washington Nationals lost spring training games against the St. Louis Cardinals (5-1) and the Houston Astros (4-2) but picked up a 12-10 win Sunday against the Tigers. Next game: vs. Detroit Tigers, March 18, 1:05 p.m.
The Baltimore Orioles tied the Boston Red Sox on Friday 3-3 and beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Saturday. The O's played two split-squad games on Sunday, losing to the Philadelphia Phillies 3-5 but defeating the Minnesota Twins 7-1. Next game: at Boston Red Sox, March 19, 1:35 p.m.