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Digest (Feb. 20): Archbishop Spalding graduate Buzz Anthony earns ODAC Player of Year award

Randolph-Macon sophomore guard Buzz Anthony (Archbishop Spalding) was named the Kurt Axe Player of the Year in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Anthony also was named All-ODAC First Team. He is first in the ODAC and 21st in the nation with 5.7 assists per game. He led the team in assists in 20 of 25 games this season. Anthony leads the conference and is 14th in the country with an assist/turnover ratio of 3.0. Anthony tops the team and is 10th in the ODAC in scoring with 15.8 points per contest. He scored in double figures in 24 of 25 contests this season. Anthony is fourth in the conference in free throw percentage at 84.8 percent, fifth in three-point field goal percentage at 45.7 percent, and seventh in field goal percentage at 54.6 percent. He leads the team and is sixth in the league with 51 steals. Anthony was twice named ODAC Player of the Week, and was named Most Valuable Player of Hood's MMI Tip-Off Tournament, the Gettysburg Tip-Off Tournament and the R-MC Coaches Tournament.

Women's basketball: Te'yaJah Oliver scored a game-high 23 points, but a second-half rally came up short as UMBC (8-18, 1-8 America East ) lost, 58-50, to host Vermont (11-15, 7-7). The Retrievers trailed by as many as 22 points. The Catamounts led 32-12 in the first half. ... Jennifer Coleman scored 16 points to lead host Navy (10-14, 5-9 Patriot League ) to a 65-53 victory over Lafayette (7-18, 2-12). The Mids went on a 25-17 run in the third quarter. The victory ended a two-game losing streak. ... Delaney Connolly and Bri Betz-White each scored 11 points, but visiting Loyola Maryland (4-21, 3-11 Patriot League) lost 87-55 to Bucknell (22-4, 13-1). The Bison are tied for first place in the league with American.

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Tiafoe ousted in 1st round of Delray Beach tourney

Prince George's County native Frances Tiafoe, the second-ranked American and world No. 29 who won his first ATP title in Delray a year ago, lost his opening-round match to Daniel Evans 3-6, 7-6 (1), 7-5 on a windy Tuesday night at Delray Beach Tennis Center. Tiafoe, 21, had his serve broken three times in the third set. Leading 4-1, Evans won four consecutive games to take a 5-4 advantage before Tiafoe, on the ropes, broke Evans' serve to knot it back up, 5-5. Evans, the 28-year-old British, then won the ensuing two games, breaking Tiafoe and finally serving for the victory. Tiafoe lost match point when he hit a shot from up close into the net. Visibly frustrated, the tournament's No. 2 seed was left slamming his racket on the stadium court's hard surface after shaking hands with Evans. "Very frustrating, very frustrating," Tiafoe said. "I knew it was going to be tough, but I definitely shouldn't have lost tonight. I probably rushed on big points. Definitely wasn't expecting this, especially when I was winning by so much. It is what it is. Got to keep going, got to keep grinding."

— David Furones, South Florida Sun Sentinel

Horse racing: Rosecroft Raceway canceled live racing Wednesday because of the winter storm that hit the region. Live racing is scheduled to resume Sunday at Rosecroft with a 4:40 p.m. first race post. Live racing returns to Laurel Park today with a 12:30 p.m. post time.

Pro basketball: The Capital City Go-Go , the Washington Wizards ' NBA G League affiliate, announced a trade with the Long Island Nets . The Go-Go acquired the Nets ' second- and third-round picks in the 2019 NBA G League Draft in exchange for the returning rights to Will Davis. The trade is subject to Davis passing a physical.

From Sun staff and news services

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