Sammy Mejia scored 18 points and Draelon Burns hit a pair of free throws with 26 seconds remaining as DePaul held on against Marquette. Marquette (21-6, 8-4 in the Big East) got 17 points from Dominic James, who misfired on a pair of 3-point attempts in the game’s closing seconds. Jerel McNeal and Dan Fitzgerald added 16 points each for the Golden Eagles, who lost their second straight, both on the road. No. 2 Ohio State 64, at Penn State 62: Greg Oden had 15 points and 10 rebounds to help Ohio State hold off Penn State for its 10th straight win. No. 3 Wisconsin 75, at Minnesota 62: Alando Tucker helped third-ranked Wisconsin overcome a flat first half, scoring 29 points against rival Minnesota. No. 8 Memphis 69, at Tulsa 52: Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 20 points and tied his career-high with four steals, and Antonio Anderson returned from an injury to score 15 points as Memphis clinched a bye in the Conference USA tournament. No. 9 Kansas 75, at Colorado 46: Russell Robinson scored 14 points and Darrell Arthur had 11 in the Jayhawks’ latest rout of Colorado. As usual, the Jayhawks (22-4, 9-2 Big 12) had little trouble dispatching the Buffaloes (6-15, 2-9), whom they’ve lost to just once in their last 37 games, a one-point shocker in 2003. Wilson Chandler and Marcus Heard scored 14 points each for DePaul (15-11, 6-6), which had beaten Notre Dame in its previous game. At No 1. Florida 76, No. 25 Alabama 67: Taurean Green scored 20 points in the second half and No. 1 Florida overcame an 18-point deficit to beat No. 25 Alabama on Wednesday night and extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 17 games. No. 10 Washington State 65, at Washington 61: Taylor Rochestie scored a season-high 16 points off the bench and Derrick Low hit two free throws with 16.7 seconds left to help Washington State beat Washington. At No. 11 Nevada 68, San Jose State 60: Nick Fazekas had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nevada to its 16th win in 17 games. At No. 17 Air Force 69, Utah 43: Nick Welch tied a career high with 20 points and Dan Nwaelele added 19 as Air Force extended its home winning streak to 29. Duke 78, at No. 21 Boston College 70: Josh McRoberts scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Duke avoid its first five-game losing streak in coach Mike Krzyzewski’s 27-year tenure. Playing their first game after dropping out of the Top 25 for the first time in nearly 11 years, and a day after Krzyzewski’s 60th birthday, the Blue Devils (19-7, 6-6) snapped BC’s four-game winning streak. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
A man who stole a cigarette machine from a pub has been jailed for eight months.Grigore Adamache, was part of a three man gang who broke into the Glencar Inn in Letterkenny and made off with the machine. The men had been caught trying to steal the machine earlier on the night of November 25th last but were spotted by drinkers and fled.However they returned and broke into the pub and stole the machine valued at €2,000 as well as cash and cigarettes to the value of €1,035 in the machine.The 23 year old, of 118 Meadowbank in Letterkenny, pleaded guilty to the charge when he appeared at Letterkenny District Court today.He also admitted breaking into adjoining homes at Ashbrook, Letterkenny, on November 11th.Adamache, a Romanian national, admitted being part of the gang who ransacked the houses and stole laptops, alcohol, cash and jewellery.However, he claimed he only acted as lookout for the gang and only got two packets of cigarettes for helping to steal the cigarette machine.Judge Paul Kelly said these types of offences are all too common and said families faced devastation when they returned home to find their properties had been ransacked.He sentenced Adamache to four months for breaking into each house but ordered the sentences to run concurrently and also another four month sentence for stealing the cigarette machine, meaning he will serve a total of eight months in jail.Man jailed for eight months for stealing pub’s cigarette machine was last modified: December 15th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cigarette machinecourtsdonegalGardaiRansackedThe Glencar Inn