Family of poisoned inmate gets $725,000

NEW YORK, March 7 (UPI) -- The family of a man from New York's Long Island will receive $725,000 in compensation for his Sing Sing prison poisoning death, a judge has ruled.

COL BKB: Minnesota 62, Iowa 45

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Trevor Mbakwe fired in 24 points Sunday and No. 25 Minnesota dispatched Iowa 62-45, breaking a four-game losing streak.

COL BKB: Minnesota 69, Michigan 64

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Ralph Sampson III and Trevor Mbakwe each scored 13 points and combined for 15 rebounds Saturday in No. 19 Minnesota's 69-64 win over Michigan.

COL BKB: Minnesota 66, Akron 58

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Trevor Mbakwe had 13 points and 13 rebounds Wednesday to key a second-half comeback and give No. 20 Minnesota a 66-58 win over Akron.

COL BKB: Ohio State 85, Minnesota 63

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- William Buford, Jon Diebler and Evan Turner combined for 64 points Sunday, carrying No. 24 Ohio State to an 85-63 thrashing of the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

COL BKB: Minnesota 76, Utah Valley 51

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Rodney Williams and Damian Johnson helped Minnesota pull away late in the first half Thursday and the No. 18 Golden Gophers went on to down Utah Valley 76-51.

COL BKB: Minnesota 82, Stephen Austin 42

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Devoe Joseph and Lawrence Westbrook scored 15 points apiece and Rodney Williams added 14 for No. 18 Minnesota Monday in an 82-42 wipeout of Stephen Austin.

Child abuser given 100-year sentence

ATLANTA, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A Georgia man was sentenced to 100 years in jail for molesting and abusing three girls left in his custody.

Seahawks sign new punter

SEATTLE, March 12 (UPI) -- The Seattle Seahawks announced Wednesday they had signed punter Rodney Williams, who will return to the NFL after a one-year absence.

Giants punter suffers broken wrist

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The New York Giants are in search of a punter this week after rookie Rodney Williams broke his right wrist in Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys.
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