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Updated: Monday, 25 Feb 2013, 6:45 AM MST
Published : Monday, 25 Feb 2013, 6:46 AM MST
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has won his second Daytona 500, racing past defending NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski on the final restart, while Danica Patrick finished eighth. Johnson wasn't challenged over the final six laps Sunday, adding another 500 title to go with his 2006 victory.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. swerved below Danica Patrick, powered past Greg Biffle and closed in on leader Jimmie Johnson's bumper. It was the closest he got to the front of the field. Earnhardt used a last-lap charge Sunday to finish second in the Daytona 500 for the third time in the last four years.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scootie Randall scored 18 points and Temple beat Charlotte 71-51 Sunday for the Owls' third straight victory. Temple jumped to a 6-0 lead, but Charlotte tied it 12-12 9 ½ minutes in. The Owls responded with a 10-2 run, then closed the half with a 7-2 stretch to lead 39-24 at the intermission.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Rasheed Sulaimon scored a season-high 27 points and Duke routed Boston College 89-68 on Sunday. Mason Plumlee added 19 points and 15 rebounds for the Blue Devils. They shot nearly 54 percent — 62 percent during the first half — and outscored BC 48-17 during the 15½ minute span that put this one out of reach by halftime.