Penn State shocks Michigan, Knicks survive Curry’s 54, Alex Smith to the Chiefs + Wednesday Recap: Thursday, February 28, 2013

Penn State shocks No.4 Michigan for first Big Ten win

The Nittany Lions storm back from 11 down late to effectively eliminate the Wolverines from a one seed.

Georgetown downs UConn in 2 OTs

Otto Porter’s driving layup with nine seconds left caps a final 8-0 Hoya run to beat UConn.

Knicks beat Golden State 109-105 despite 54 by Curry

The Knicks beat Golden State 109-105 on Wednesday night despite 54 points from the Warriors Stephen Curry. In the most electrifying shooting performance of the season, Curry shot 18-28 from the field including 11-for-13 from behind the arc. The former Davidson star couldn’t miss as he almost single-handedly kept Golden State in the game. Carmelo Anthony had 35 for the Knicks while Tyson Chandler had 16 points and 28 rebounds for New York. The Warriors played without power forward David Lee who was suspended for one game for his Tuesday fracas with Indiana on Tuesday night.

Alex Smith to the Chiefs for second-rounder + 2014 provisional pick

The NFL’s worst kept secret is out. The San Francisco 49ers have reportedly agreed to send quarterback Alex Smith’s to the Chiefs for their second-round draft pick this year and a provision mid-level pick in 2014. Plans are for Kansas City to release Matt Cassel and for Smith to play under the terms of his current contract which will pay him a guaranteed base of $8.5 million in 2013. No talks of an extension between Smith and the Chiefs have been reported.

ESPN confirms Alex Smith’s trade to the 49ers

Former WNBAer Chamique Holdsclaw charged in shooting

Former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw has been indicted for a November 2012 shooting incident in Atlanta. Holdsclaw, 35, was charged with aggravated assault, criminal damage and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and is currently out on $100,000 bail. Holdsclaw won three National Championships under Pat Summit at Tennessee, is an Olympic gold medalist and a five-time WNBA All-Star. Holdsclaw has battled depression for many years. You can read more about the alleged incident here.

Sausagegate II solved in Milwaukee

The mystery of the Milwaukee Brewers missing Italian Racing Sausage costume has been solved. Last night, a man in a hoodie pulled tight over his face returned the costume to a local bar and warned the staff …. “You didn’t see anything”. You can read all about the sausage caper here or just enjoy the video below. “Guido” the Italian sausage is the No.3 errrrr ….. sausage.

Free Play

(NCAAB) Gonzaga -6 over BYU (Thursday, February 28, 11:00 PM EST )

Free Pick record in February: 11-16