Sports for 3-16

The Iowa Hawkeyes are moving into the next round of the NIT after scoring a win over South Dakota at home, 87-75.

The Iowa State Cyclones gear up for NCAA tournament action tonight as they prepare to take on 12th seeded Nevada. Tip-off is expected just before 9:00 pm tonight.

In preseason baseball action, the St. Louis Cardinals were blanked by Minnesota, 8-0. The Chicago Cubs fell to Arizona 7-3. The Chicago White Sox downed the Kansas City Royals 7-3.

The St. Louis Blues fell to Anaheim 2-1.

The Chicago Bulls dropped a game to Memphis, 98-91 in NBA action.