Compiled from wire reports

college basketball

OSU picks up center Lee from Temple

•?Ohio State has filled a big hole with a big man.

The Buckeyes confirmed on Saturday that Temple post Anthony Lee is transferring in and will play next season.

The 6-foot-9 Lee, set to graduate from Temple in May, has one year of eligibility remaining.

Lee, from Columbia, Md., averaged 13.6 points and 8.6 rebounds for the Owls last year. He adds an inside presence for the Buckeyes (25-10), who were often overmatched in the paint with 6-11 junior Amir Williams and 6-8 Trey McDonald combining for 9.8 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.

Lee did not play in 2010-11 because of a back injury. He played the last three seasons for the Owls before deciding to transfer.

He shot 49.5 percent from the field (153-of-309) and 66 percent at the line in 28 games last season with Temple. Lee had 11 double-doubles.

CYCLING

Rodriguez takes lead into race’s last stage

•?Dutch cyclist Stef Clement won a windy sixth and penultimate stage of the Volta a Catalunya, while Joaquim Rodriguez protected his overall lead heading into today’s final stage. Clement, riding for Belkin, pulled away from a small breakaway group to claim the 107-mile ride from El Vendrell to Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain, in 3 hours, 58 minutes, 44 seconds.

•?Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin won the individual time trial to take the overall lead in the Criterium International. Dumoulin completed the 4.3-mile time trial around Porto-Vecchio, France, in 9 minutes, 7 seconds.

other SPORTS

Asada wins 3rd world figure skating title

•?Mao Asada of Japan topped the free skate in Saitama, Japan, to capture her third world figure skating title. Asada, who held a slim 1.42-point lead after the short program, under-rotated three jumps but finished with 216.69 points, 9.19 ahead Julia Lipnitskaia of Russia. Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte of Italy won the ice dance.

•?Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia, to tie the record for most qualifying wins by a British driver in Formula One.

•?African Story produced a brilliant finish to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup by 2¾ lengths in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in the world’s richest horse race.

•?Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor of Kenya won the World Half Marathon Championship title in 59 minutes, 7 seconds, while five-time winner Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea only came fourth in Copenhagen Denmark. Kenyans swept the first five places in the women’s race with Gladys Cherono crossing the finish line first in 1:07.28.

•?Notre Dame linebacker Jarrett Grace had surgery to insert a rod to into his right leg that broke in four places last season.

• Skier Lindsey Vonn says the rehab on her surgically repaired right knee is “slow going” and she doesn’t anticipate a return to racing until December.

— From wire reports