FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (A) — The New England Patriots are in the AFC championship game for the fourth straight year and the eighth time in the last 14 seasons. Tom Brady threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Brandon LaFell with 5:13 remaining to complete the Patriots’ comeback in a 35-31 triumph over Baltimore. The Ravens led 28-14 late in the third quarter before Brady threw two of his three scoring passes.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady’s third touchdown pass against the Baltimore Ravens gave him an NFL postseason record 46 in his career. Joe Montana threw for 45 TDs in his career. Brady tied him with a 5-yard score to Rob Gronkowski in the third quarter. Then the New England Patriots QB broke the mark with a 23-yard, go-ahead score to Brandon LaFell in the fourth. Brady also connected with Danny Amendola for a 15-yard score in the first half.
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, James Johnson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors won their fourth straight meeting with the Boston Celtics 109-96 last night, snapping a season-high four-game losing streak. Kelly Olynyk scored 23 points and Avery Bradley had 17 for the Celtics, who wrapped up a three-game trip with their ninth loss in 11 games.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-player trade that would send forward Jeff Green from Boston to Memphis. The person spoke to The Associated Press last night on condition of anonymity because the trade has not been announced and formal approval by the NBA is not expected until Monday. Tayshaun Prince would go from Memphis to Boston, Quincy Pondexter from Memphis to New Orleans, Austin Rivers from New Orleans to Boston, and Russ Smith from New Orleans to Memphis.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie David Pastrnak scored his first two career NHL goals to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. Chris Kelly added a short-handed goal for Boston, which won its third straight.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury and Justine Dufour-Lapointe swept World Cup dual moguls events last night at Deer Valley Resort. Kingsbury beat Dylan Walczyk of Rochester, New York, 21-14 in the final. Kingsbury won the moguls Friday night. Dufour-Lapointe topped Hannah Kearney of Norwich, Vermont, 19-16. Kingsbury and Dufour-Lapointe lead the World Cup standings.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Tonye Jekiri had 13 points and 15 rebounds Saturday to help the Miami Hurricanes withstand a second-half comeback by Boston College to win 60-56. Jekiri’s last rebound was the biggest, coming with four seconds left after Olivier Hanlan missed a potential tying 3-pointer for the Eagles.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ryan Boatright had 18 points and eight assists as UConn held off Cincinnati 62-56. Omar Calhoun added 12 points and Rodney Purvis had 11 for the Huskies. Troy Caupain had 14 points to lead Cincinnati, which lost for the first time in five games.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — E.C. Matthews scored 18 points and Jared Terrell scored the game-winning free throw with eight seconds left in Rhode Island’s 61-60 comeback win over Duquesne. Hassan Martin scored 15 points with 10 rebounds and Jarvis Garrett 10 for the Rams, who have won six straight.
BOSTON (AP) — Dan Trist scored 24 points and Zach Rufer hit the go-ahead layup with 2 seconds remaining to lift Lafayette past Boston University 63-62. The Leopards were trailing by nine, but Joey Ptasinski sank two 3-pointers and Trist added three baskets to grab a 57-56 lead with 5:04 left. Trist made a layup, then followed Nathan Dieudonne’s 3-pointer with another lay-in. Justin Alston scored on a tip-in to give BU the lead with seven seconds left, and Rufer answered with his only points of the game.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Willie Rodriguez scored 19 points and Binghamton had little trouble dispatching Maine 65-46. Till Gloger paced Maine with 16 points and eight rebounds while Zarko Valjarevic finished with 10 points.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ethan O’Day scored 16 points and Kurt Steidl added 13 to lead Vermont in a 71-57 victory over Stony Brook.
TODAY’S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL:
Marist at Quinnipiac, 1 p.m.
New Hampshire at UMBC, 1 p.m.
UMass at George Mason, 1 p.m.
Fairfield at Siena, 2 p.m.
COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:
Quinnipiac at Niagara, 1 p.m.
Seton Hall at Providence, 1 p.m.
UNC Wilmington at Drexel, 2 p.m.
Duquesne at Dayton, 2 p.m.
Georgetown at Villanova, 5 p.m.