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Published: Thursday, 12/4/2008

Prep basketball, college basketball, football, NFL

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Jets 8 4 0 .667 340 268

New England 7 5 0 .583 277 255

Miami 7 5 0 .583 253 257

Buffalo 6 6 0 .500 276 259

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Tennessee 11 1 0 .917 304 175

Indianapolis 8 4 0 .667 257 250

Houston 5 7 0 .417 282 310

Jacksonville 4 8 0 .333 241 270

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Pittsburgh 9 3 0 .750 269 170

Baltimore 8 4 0 .667 292 190

Cleveland 4 8 0 .333 213 247

Cincinnati 1 10 1 .125 151 310

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 7 5 0 .583 292 319

San Diego 4 8 0 .333 290 274

Oakland 3 9 0 .250 172 265

Kansas City 2 10 0 .167 216 340

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 11 1 0 .917 352 206

Dallas 8 4 0 .667 299 260

Washington 7 5 0 .583 208 222

Philadelphia 6 5 1 .542 319 249

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Tampa Bay 9 3 0 .750 280 200

Carolina 9 3 0 .750 285 231

Atlanta 8 4 0 .667 298 242

New Orleans 6 6 0 .500 337 301

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Minnesota 7 5 0 .583 287 260

Chicago 6 6 0 .500 281 268

Green Bay 5 7 0 .417 334 295

Detroit 0 12 0 .000 203 393

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Arizona 7 5 0 .583 338 313

San Francisco 4 8 0 .333 262 313

Seattle 2 10 0 .167 216 311

St. Louis 2 10 0 .167 159 360

MONDAY

Houston 30, Jacksonville 17

TONIGHT

Oakland at San Diego, 8:15

SUNDAY

Minnesota at Detroit, 1

Cleveland at Tennessee, 1

Houston at Green Bay, 1

Atlanta at New Orleans, 1

Jacksonville at Chicago, 1

Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 1

Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 1

Miami vs. Buffalo at Toronto, 4:05

New England at Seattle, 4:05

N.Y. Jets at San Francisco, 4:05

Kansas City at Denver, 4:05

Dallas at Pittsburgh, 4:15

St. Louis at Arizona, 4:15

Washington at Baltimore, 8:15

MONDAY, DEC. 8

Tampa Bay at Carolina, 8:30

AFC Individual Leaders

Quarterbacks

Att Com Yds TD Int

Rivers, S.D. 357 232 2955 23 10

Pennington, Mia. 364 238 2881 11 6

Schaub, Hou. 227 154 1762 10 8

Favre, NY-J 390 268 2708 20 14

Cutler, Den. 449 273 3393 21 13

Cassel, N.E. 398 257 2784 13 10

Manning, Ind. 445 281 2948 19 12

Edwards, Buf. 324 214 2378 10 10

Garrard, Jac. 398 253 2748 10 9

Flacco, Bal. 331 202 2276 12 9

Rushers

Att Yds Avg LG TD

Jones, NY-J 233 1088 4.7 59t 11

C. Johnson, Ten. 203 958 4.7 66t 7

Slaton, Hou. 180 904 5.0 71t 8

Lynch, Buf. 205 844 4.1 50 7

Tomlinson, S.D. 217 794 3.7 41t 6

Lewis, Cle. 219 793 3.6 29 4

Brown, Mia. 169 690 4.1 62t 10

L. Johnson, K.C. 143 657 4.6 65 4

Fargas, Oak. 163 629 3.9 42 1

White, Ten. 146 575 3.9 80t 13

Receivers

No Yds Avg LG TD

A. Johnson, Hou. 88 1146 13.0 61 4

Welker, N.E. 84 868 10.3 64 1

Houshmndzadeh, Cin. 81 810 10.0 46 4

Gonzalez, K.C. 73 806 11.0 35 6

Marshall, Den. 72 942 13.1 47 4

Royal, Den. 63 757 12.0 93t 5

Wayne, Ind. 62 870 14.0 65t 5

D. Mason, Bal. 62 811 13.1 54 3

M. Jones, Jac. 62 727 11.7 35 2

Bowe, K.C. 60 751 12.5 36 6

Punters

No Yds LG Avg

Lechler, Oak. 67 3314 70 49.5

Scifres, S.D. 37 1737 67 46.9

Kern, Den. 38 1773 64 46.7

Koch, Bal. 62 2823 74 45.5

Zastudil, Cle. 52 2343 65 45.1

Colquitt, K.C. 55 2461 73 44.7

Fields, Mia. 58 2575 71 44.4

H. Smith, Ind. 43 1909 64 44.4

Hanson, N.E. 37 1638 70 44.3

Moorman, Buf. 44 1925 62 43.8

Punt Returners

No Yds Avg LG TD

Jones, Hou. 21 305 14.5 73t 2

Parrish, Buf. 18 255 14.2 63t 1

Higgins, Oak. 34 411 12.1 93t 2

Washington, NY-J 25 285 11.4 37 0

Sproles, S.D. 15 164 10.9 28 0

Welker, N.E. 16 161 10.1 44 0

Bess, Mia. 15 144 9.6 25 0

Carr, Ten. 26 239 9.2 34 0

Cribbs, Cle. 22 190 8.6 32 0

Chatman, Cin. 21 158 7.5 34 0

Kickoff Returners

No Yds Avg LG TD

McKelvin, Buf. 40 1177 29.4 98t 1

Carr, Ten. 28 785 28.0 52 0

Washington, NY-J 31 865 27.9 94 1

Hobbs, N.E. 38 1043 27.4 81 0

Royal, Den. 18 486 27.0 95 0

Cribbs, Cle. 33 865 26.2 92t 1

Sproles, S.D. 40 1011 25.3 103t 1

Witherspoon, Jac. 34 850 25.0 51 0

Savage, K.C. 26 633 24.3 59 0

Holt, Cin. 46 1110 24.1 60 0

Scoring

Touchdowns

TD Rush Rec Ret Pts

Jones, NY-J 13 11 2 0 78

White, Ten. 13 13 0 0 78

Jones-Drew, Jac. 11 11 0 0 66

Brown, Mia. 10 10 0 0 60

Slaton, Hou. 9 8 1 0 54

C. Johnson, Ten. 8 7 1 0 48

Lynch, Buf. 8 7 1 0 48

Moss, N.E. 8 0 8 0 48

Washington, NY-J 7 4 2 1 44

L. McClain, Bal. 7 6 1 0 42

Tomlinson, S.D. 7 6 1 0 42

Walter, Hou. 7 0 7 0 42

Kicking

PAT FG LG Pts

Gostkowski, N.E. 26-26 27-30 49 107

Bironas, Ten. 32-32 24-27 49 104

Lindell, Buf. 28-28 24-31 53 100

Feely, NY-J 33-33 21-25 55 96

Dawson, Cle. 17-17 26-30 56 95

Reed, Pit. 27-28 22-24 53 93

Kaeding, S.D. 29-29 21-26 49 92

Prater, Den. 32-32 20-26 56 92

K. Brown, Hou. 30-30 20-22 50 90

Stover, Bal. 32-32 17-22 47 83

NFC Individual Leaders

Quarterbacks

Att Com Yds TD Int

Romo, Dal. 300 192 2559 21 8

Warner, Ariz 472 323 3741 24 11

Brees, N.O. 471 311 3870 24 14

Garcia, T.B. 271 182 1902 8 3

Manning, NY-G 371 230 2624 19 8

Ryan, Atl. 333 203 2625 13 6

Rodgers, G.B. 404 257 2897 20 10

J. Campbell, Was. 378 241 2560 10 4

McNabb, Phi. 439 262 3030 18 10

Orton, Chi. 327 192 2195 13 7

Rushers

Att Yds Avg LG TD

Peterson, Min. 270 1311 4.9 59 9

Portis, Was. 255 1228 4.8 31 7

Turner, Atl. 282 1208 4.3 66t 13

Forte, Chi. 248 1012 4.1 50t 6

Williams, Car. 193 955 4.9 69t 11

Jacobs, NY-G 185 950 5.1 44 12

Gore, S.F. 215 926 4.3 41t 6

Grant, G.B. 228 876 3.8 57 3

Barber, Dal. 225 870 3.9 35 7

J. Jones, Sea. 152 674 4.4 33 2

Receivers

No Yds Avg LG TD

Boldin, Ariz 78 942 12.1 79t 11

Fitzgerald, Ariz 77 1075 14.0 75 8

White, Atl. 68 1085 16.0 70t 6

Cooley, Was. 66 701 10.6 28 1

Jennings, G.B. 64 1057 16.5 62 7

Breaston, Ariz 60 773 12.9 46 2

Moore, N.O. 59 739 12.5 70t 8

Witten, Dal. 58 709 12.2 42 3

Moss, Was. 57 828 14.5 67t 5

A. Bryant, T.B. 57 736 12.9 47t 3

Punters

No Yds LG Avg

D. Jones, St.L 63 3130 63 49.7

Kluwe, Min. 62 2941 62 47.4

Lee, S.F. 49 2312 82 47.2

Ryan, Sea. 60 2786 63 46.4

Baker, Car. 61 2762 63 45.3

Bidwell, T.B. 57 2528 64 44.4

Rocca, Phi. 61 2696 65 44.2

Harris, Det. 73 3191 63 43.7

Feagles, NY-G 44 1898 61 43.1

Paulescu, Dal. 31 1316 70 42.5

Punt Returners

No Yds Avg LG TD

Bush, N.O. 15 269 17.9 71t 3

C. Smith, T.B. 16 281 17.6 70t 1

Blackmon, G.B. 28 358 12.8 76t 2

Jones, Car. 32 379 11.8 55 0

Hixon, NY-G 22 248 11.3 50 0

Forsett, Sea. 21 217 10.3 29 0

D. Jackson, Phi. 41 382 9.3 68t 1

Randle El, Was. 30 197 6.6 21 0

Jennings, Det. 24 151 6.3 37 0

Breaston, Ariz 27 166 6.1 22 0

Kickoff Returners

No Yds Avg LG TD

C. Smith, T.B. 19 560 29.5 97t 1

Manning, Chi. 18 506 28.1 50 0

Rossum, S.F. 40 1093 27.3 104t 1

F. Jones, Dal. 16 434 27.1 98t 1

Arrington, Ariz 25 674 27.0 93t 1

Jones, Car. 23 599 26.0 59 0

Demps, Phi. 45 1167 25.9 100t 1

Wilson, Sea. 51 1286 25.2 61 0

Stanley, St.L 18 450 25.0 75 0

Cartwright, Was. 35 868 24.8 58 0

Scoring

Touchdowns

TD Rush Rec Ret Pts

Williams, Car. 13 11 2 0 80

Turner, Atl. 13 13 0 0 78

Jacobs, NY-G 12 12 0 0 72

Westbrook, Phi. 12 8 4 0 72

Boldin, Ariz 11 0 11 0 66

Forte, Chi. 10 6 4 0 60

Barber, Dal. 9 7 2 0 54

Hightower, Ariz 9 9 0 0 54

Peterson, Min. 9 9 0 0 54

C. Johnson, Det. 8 0 8 0 50

Kicking

PAT FG LG Pts

Carney, NY-G 33-33 27-28 48 114

M. Bryant, T.B. 26-26 28-32 49 110

Akers, Phi. 35-35 24-28 44 107

Elam, Atl. 32-32 24-26 50 104

Crosby, G.B. 36-36 22-26 53 102

Longwell, Min. 29-29 24-28 54 101

Rackers, Ariz 33-33 21-24 54 96

Nedney, S.F. 26-26 22-25 53 92

Kasay, Car. 31-31 20-21 50 91

Gould, Chi. 31-31 18-21 48 85

college hockey

CCHA

W L T SW Pts GF GA

Miami 8 2 2 1 19 36 17

Notre Dame 6 2 2 2 16 38 20

Alaska 6 3 1 1 14 21 15

Ferris St. 6 4 2 0 14 30 27

Ohio St. 6 5 1 1 14 33 38

Neb.-Omaha 5 4 1 1 12 35 24

Michigan 5 5 0 0 10 26 21

Lake Superior 3 4 3 1 10 27 29

Bowling Green 4 5 1 0 9 17 32

Michigan St. 2 6 2 2 8 14 29

W. Michigan 1 5 4 1 7 16 31

N. Michigan 2 9 1 0 5 21 31

OVERALL RECORDS: Notre Dame 10-3-2, Miami 8-3-3, Neb.-Omaha 9-4-1, Alaska 8-4-2, Ohio St. 8-6-1, Ferris St. 7-6-3, Michigan 9-7-0, Lake Superior St. 4-6-4, Bowling Green 5-8-3, W. Michigan 2-8-4, Michigan St. 4-9-3, N. Michigan 3-10-1.

FRIDAY

Alaska at Nebraska-Omaha

Miami at W. Michigan

Michigan St. at Michigan

N. Michigan at Lake Superior St.

Notre Dame at Ferris St.

SPORTS NOTE

GIRLS SOFTBALL: The Sylvania Sharks 10-and-under girls travel fastpitch softball team is looking for 2 additional players. Information: Mark at 419-841-5176.

LATEST LINE

NFL

SAN DIEGO 9 Oakland

(Sunday)

INDIANAPOLIS 131/2 Cincinnati

CHICAGO 61/2 Jacksonville

GREEN BAY 6 Houston

TENNESSEE 131/2 Cleveland

Minnesota 81/2 DETROIT

BALTIMORE 5 Washington

NY GIANTS 7 Philadelphia

NEW ORLEANS 3 Atlanta

NY Jets 4 SAN FRANCISCO

a-Buffalo 1 Miami

DENVER 9 Kansas City

ARIZONA 14 St. Louis

PITTSBURGH 3 Dallas

New England 5 SEATTLE

(Monday)

CAROLINA 3 Tampa Bay

a-at Toronto, Canada.

College Football

RUTGERS 10 Louisville

(Friday)

MAC Championship

Ball State 15 Buffalo

(Saturday)

b-Navy 11 Army

CONNECTICUT 21/2 Pittsburgh

WEST VIRGINIA 7 South Florida

CALIFORNIA 351/2 Washington

Southern Cal 33 UCLA

ARIZONA 101/2 Arizona State

Cincinnati 7 HAWAII

FLA INTER. 71/2 Western Kentucky

Conference USA Championship

TULSA 13 East Carolina

ACC Championship

Boston College P Virginia Tech

SEC Championship

Florida 91/2 Alabama

Big 12 Championship

Oklahoma 161/2 Missouri

b-at Philadelphia, PA.

NBA

c-DALLAS Off (XXX) Phoenix

DENVER 41/2 (190) San Antonio

College Basketball

Connecticut 14 BUFFALO

OKLAHOMA 71/2 Southern Cal

St. Mary s, CA 3 KENT STATE

TEXAS 51/2 Ucla

WASHINGTON 5 Oklahoma State

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Mid-American Conference

East

Conference All Games

W L PF PA W L PF PA

Buffalo 5 3 256 223 7 5 362 333

Akron 3 5 264 289 5 7 360 375

BGSU 4 4 236 183 6 6 332 278

Temple 4 4 207 180 5 7 281 277

Kent St. 3 5 229 264 4 8 308 380

Ohio 3 5 196 235 4 8 289 327

Miami 1 7 144 270 2 10 221 392

West

Conference All Games

W L PF PA W L PF PA

Ball St. 8 0 303 136 12 0 452 200

W. Mich. 6 2 219 187 9 3 358 286

C. Mich. 6 2 253 235 8 4 363 369

N. Illinois 5 3 220 154 6 6 304 217

Toledo 2 6 170 236 3 9 269 377

E. Mich. 2 6 210 317 3 9 309 427

End of Regular Season

All-MAC

Individual Award Winners

Vern Smith Leadership Award Larry English, Northern Illinois

Coach of the Year Brady Hoke, Ball State

Offensive Player of the Year Nate Davis, Ball State

Defensive Player of the Year Larry English, Northern Illinois

Special Teams Player of the Year Antonio Brown, Central Michigan

Freshman of the Year Sean Baker, Ball State

First Team Offense

Center - Dan Gerberry, Ball State

Lineman - Robert Brewster, Ball State

Lineman Andrew Hartline, Central Michigan

Lineman Chris Kemme, Akron

Lineman - Andre Ramsey, Ball State

Tight End - Darius Hill, Ball State

Quarterback - Nate Davis, Ball State

Wide Receiver - Jamarko Simmons, Western Michigan

Wide Receiver - Naaman Roosevelt, Buffalo

Wide Receiver - Antonio Brown, Central Michigan

Wide Receiver - Bryan Anderson, Central Michigan

Running Back - MiQuale Lewis, Ball State

Running Back - James Starks, Buffalo

Placekicker Nate Parseghian, Miami

Second Team Offense

Center - Alex Derenthal, Temple

Lineman Augustus Parrish, Kent State

Lineman Jeff Niedermier, Buffalo

Lineman Josh Leuck, Ohio

Lineman - T. J. Lang, Eastern Michigan

Tight End - Branden Ledbetter, Western Michigan

Quarterback - Dan LeFevour, Central Michigan

Wide Receiver - Nick Moore, Toledo

Wide Receiver - Dante Love, Ball State

Wide Receiver - Stephen Williams, Toledo

Wide Receiver - Jacory Stone, Eastern Michigan

Running Back - Dennis Kennedy, Akron

Running Back - Eugene Jarvis, Kent State

Placekicker Mike Salerno, Northern Illinois

Third Team Offense

Center - Eddie Adamski, Northern Illinois

Lineman Jon Brost, Northern Illinois

Lineman Phillip Sawnson, Western Michigan

Lineman Jason Onyebuagu, Northern Illinois

Lineman - Greg Wojt, Central Michigan

Tight End - Andrew Mooney, Ohio

Quarterback - Tim Hiller, Western Michigan

Wide Receiver - Andre Jones, Akron

Wide Receiver - Deryn Bowser, Akron

Wide Receiver - Bruce Francis, Temple

Wide Receiver - Juan Nunez, Western Michigan

Running Back - Brandon West, Western Michigan

Running Back - DaJuane Collins, Toledo

Placekicker - Andrew Aguila, Central Michigan

Defense

First Team

Outside Linebacker - Clayton Mullins, Miami

Outside Linebacker - Austin Pritchard, Western Michigan

Inside Linebacker - Nick Bellore, Central Michigan

Inside Linebacker - Joe Hudson, Miami

Down Lineman - Larry English, Northern Illinois

Down Lineman - Frank Zombo, Central Michigan

Down Lineman - Diyral Briggs, Bowling Green

Down Lineman - Terrance Knighton, Temple

Defensive Back - Louis Delmas, Western Michigan

Defensive Back - B.J. Hill, Ball State

Defensive Back - Davonte Shannon, Buffalo

Defensive Back - Barry Church, Toledo

Punter Jake Richardson, Miami

Second Team Defense

Outside Linebacker - Derek Burrell, Kent State

Outside Linebacker - Noah Keller, Ohio

Inside Linebacker - Daniel Holtzclaw, Eastern Michigan

Inside Linebacker - Kevin Grant, Akron

Down Lineman - Andre Neblett, Temple

Down Lineman - Jameson Hartke, Ohio

Down Lineman - Zach Davidson, Western Michigan

Down Lineman - Brandon Crawford, Ball State

Defensive Back - E.J. Biggers, Western Michigan

Defensive Back - Londen Fryar, Western Michigan

Defensive Back - Mike Newton, Buffalo

Defensive Back - Brian Lainhart, Kent State

Punter Chris Miller, Ball State

Third Team Defense

Outside Linebacker Justin Winters, Buffalo

Outside Linebacker - Boston McCornell, Western Michigan

Inside Linebacker Bryant Haines, Ball State

Inside Linebacker - Tim McCarthy, Northern Illinois

Down Lineman Brandon Bice, Northern Illinois

Down Lineman - Joe Coniglio, Miami

Down Lineman - Almondo Sewell, Akron

Down Lineman - Sean Murnane, Central Michigan

Defensive Back Steven Jackson, Ohio

Defensive Back - Trey Buice, Ball State

Defensive Back - Robbie Wilson, Miami

Defensive Back - Bryan Williams, Akron

Punter Nick Iovinelli, Bowling Green

Kickoff Return Specialist

First Team - Antonio Brown, Central Michigan

Second Team - Travis Shelton, Temple

Third Team - Bryan Williams, Akron

Punt Return Specialist

First Team Antonio Brown, Central Michigan

Second Team - B.J. Hill, Ball State

Third Team - Eugene Harris, Miami

Big Ten

Conference All Games

W L PF PA W L PF PA

Penn St. 7 1 271 109 11 1 482 149

Ohio St. 7 1 238 98 10 2 338 157

Mich. St. 6 2 201 208 9 3 314 263

N western 5 3 191 187 9 3 294 232

Iowa 5 3 238 130 8 4 363 159

Minnesota 3 5 136 210 7 5 281 280

Wisconsin 3 5 206 227 7 5 344 303

Illinois 3 5 218 206 5 7 344 319

Purdue 2 6 175 196 4 8 296 301

Michigan 2 6 177 268 3 9 243 347

Indiana 1 7 116 328 3 9 246 423

End of Regular Season

National

LAST NIGHT

SOUTH

La.-Lafayette 42, Middle Tennessee 28

TONIGHT

EAST

Louisville at Rutgers, 7:30

Friday

MAC championship, Buffalo vs. Ball State at Detroit, 8

Saturday

EAST

Pittsburgh at Connecticut, Noon

Army vs. Navy at Philadelphia, Noon

Jacksonville at Albany, N.Y., 12:30

South Florida at West Virginia, 8

SOUTH

ACC championship, Boston College vs. Virginia Tech at Tampa, Fla., 1

SEC championship, Alabama vs. Florida at Atlanta, 6

W. Kentucky at Fla. International, 7

Arkansas St. at Troy, 7

MIDWEST

Big 12 championship, Missouri vs. Oklahoma, at Kansas City, Mo., 8

SOUTHWEST

C-USA championship, East Carolina at Tulsa, Noon

FAR WEST

Washington at California, 3

Southern Cal at UCLA, 4:30

Arizona St. at Arizona, 8

Cincinnati at Hawaii, 11:30

sportlight

Dec. 4

1951 Princeton triple-threat tailback Richard Kazmaier wins the Heisman Trophy. Kazmaier led the nation in total offense and the Tigers to an undefeated season.

1961 Syracuse running back Ernie Davis becomes the first black to be drafted No. 1 in the NFL draft. The Washington Redskins made the selection.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men

EAST

Akron 63, Niagara 59

Miami (Ohio) 68, Temple 52

Pittsburgh 78, Duquesne 51

Providence 86, Brown 62

Rhode Island 85, Northeastern 72

Rutgers 66, Rider 62

Syracuse 88, Cornell 78

SOUTH

East Carolina 99, UNC Wilmington 85

Ill.-Chicago 74, Vanderbilt 55

Kentucky 103, Lamar 61

Maryland 75, Michigan 70

New Orleans 49, Tulane 39

Old Dominion 65, Richmond 62

Penn St. 85, Georgia Tech 83

Tennessee 87, UNC Asheville 69

UAB 78, South Florida 77, OT

Wake Forest 83, Indiana 58

West Virginia 80, Mississippi 78

MIDWEST

Toledo 57, Massachusetts 56

Albion 95, Heidelberg 84

Bluffton 59, Manchester 45

Capital 82, Ohio Wesleyan 70

Iowa St. 71, N. Iowa 66, OT

Kansas 100, New Mexico St. 79

Marietta 84, Denison 71

Missouri St. 59, Ark.-Little Rock 37

Nebraska 80, Alabama St. 51

North Carolina 98, Michigan St. 63

Ohio 75, Tulsa 63

Ohio Northern 78, Wittenberg 62

Wilmington, Ohio 75, Earlham 48

Wooster 104, Oberlin 54

Xavier 81, Auburn 74

SOUTHWEST

Arkansas 80, Texas Southern 61

Texas Tech 72, Wichita St. 69

FAR WEST

Air Force 67, N. Illinois 55

BYU 92, Weber St. 62

San Diego St. 73, N. Colorado 62

Utah 95, Oregon 81

Women

EAST

Connecticut 96, Holy Cross 37

Georgetown 58, Fordham 46

Pittsburgh 66, Duquesne 47

Providence 75, Massachusetts 63

St. John s 52, Monmouth, N.J. 48

Temple 65, Dartmouth 29

West Virginia 88, Mercyhurst 38

SOUTH

Alabama 67, UCF 53

Auburn 95, N. Carolina A&T 74

Florida 77, UAB 75

Florida St. 73, Penn St. 60

Georgia 72, Tennessee Tech 46

Georgia Tech 70, Michigan St. 57

Mississippi St. 72, Louisiana Tech 42

Wake Forest 74, South Carolina 57

MIDWEST

Missouri 70, Toledo 50

Bowling Green 72, Detroit 42

Butler 70, Evansville 52

Cleveland St. 70, Akron 54

Dayton 59, Cincinnati 56

N. Illinois 58, N. Iowa 46

North Carolina 72, Ohio St. 63

Ohio Wesleyan 97, Earlham 44

Wooster 74, Oberlin 57

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX Agreed to terms with 2B Dustin Pedroia on a six-year contract. Named Pam Greeley director, media relations.

SEATTLE MARINERS Named Rick Adair pitching coach and John Wetteland bullpen coach.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Named Brett Butler manager, Mike Parrott pitching coach and Rick Burleson hitting coach for Reno (PCL); Alan Zinter hitting coach for Visalia (Cal); Andy Abad hitting coach for Yakima (NWL); and Jason Hardtke hitting coach for Missoula (Pioneer).

CHICAGO CUBS Agreed to terms with RHP Chad Fox on a minor-league contract. Named Louie Eljaua special assistant to the general manager.

HOUSTON ASTROS Agreed to terms with LHP Mike Hampton on a one-year contract. Named Marc Bombard manager and Ron Jackson hitting coach for Round Rock (Texas); Eric Montague trainer for Lancaster (Cal); Wes Clements manager for Lancaster (SAL); Tom Lawless manager and Pete Rancourt hitting coach for Lexington (SAL); Jim Pankovits manager for Tri-City (NYP), Omar Lopez manager, Rick Aponte pitching coach, D.J. Boston hitting coach and Gordy McKenzie instructor for the Astros (GCL); and Luis Martinez manager, Fermin Ward assistant pitching coach, Juan Zapata outfield instructor, Vidal Robles trainer, Osiris Ramirez assistant trainer and Geremias Guzman strength and conditioning coach for the Astros (Dominican).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS Named Don Money manager, Chris Bosio pitching coach and Sandy Guerrero coach for Nashville (PCL); Bob Miscik manager, John Curtis pitching coach and Jim Lett coach for Huntsville (SL); Jeff Isom manager, Chris Hook pitching coach, Matt Erickson coach, Aaron Hoback trainer and Jake Marx strength and conditioning coach for Wisconsin (MWL); Jimmy Gentry trainer and Nick Miller strength and conditioning coach for Helena (Pioneer); Kenny Dominguez coach for the Brewers (Arizona); and Lee Tunnell pitching coordinator.

NEW YORK METS Agreed to terms with RHP Nelson Figueroa, LHP Adam Bostick, INF Andy Green and C Rene Rivera to minor-league contracts.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Named Marc DelPiano special assistant to the general manager.

SAN DIEGO PADRES Named Jimmy Jones pitching coach of the Padres (Arizona).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Agreed to terms with RHP Bob Howry on a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Agreed to terms with LHP Trever Miller on a one-year contract.

American Association

PENSACOLA PELICANS Signed LHP Brent Solich.

Can-Am League

ATLANTIC CITY SURF Signed INF David Housel and C Richard Castaldo.

BASKETBALL

Women s National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON MYSTICS Named Lisa Ciaravella strength and conditioning coach.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS Signed LB Victor Hobson. Released DE Ben Ishola from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS Signed LB Rufus Alexander from Minnesota s practice squad. Waived DB Brandon Foster and signed him to the practice squad. Waived WR Taj Smith from the practice squad.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS Signed DT Jimmy Kennedy. Signed S Roderick Rodgers to the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Signed LB Rosevelt Colvin. Signed LB Angelo Craig to the practice squad.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Signed DE Rob Ninkovic from Miami s practice squad and S Terrence Holt.

NEW YORK GIANTS Signed DT Leger Douzable from the practice squad. Signed OL Mike Fladell and WR Micah Rucker to the practice squad.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Placed G Max Jean-Gilles on injured reserve. Signed T Chris Patrick from the practice squad. Signed G Tala Esera to the practice squad.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Signed LB Justin Roland to the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Placed C Chris Spencer on injured reserve. Signed OT Na Shan Goddard from the N.Y. Giants practice squad. Released QB Travis Lulay. Signed G Erik Robertson to the practice squad.

ST. LOUIS RAMS Released LB Kelly Poppinga from the practice squad. Signed WR Joel Filani to the practice squad.

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af2 Assigned DB Ruschard Dodd-Masters, WR/DB Maurice London and LB Mike Peko to Stockton and WR Chris Schubert , FB/LB Brenton Brady and DL Fernandez Shaw to Mahoning Valley.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS Traded LW Joakim Lindstrom to Phoenix for D Logan Stephenson and assigned Stephenson to Iowa (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES Fired coach Peter Laviolette. Named Paul Maurice coach and Ron Francis associate coach.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS Assigned F Jed Ortmeyer to Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS Sent D Anssi Salmela to Lowell (AHL). Recalled D Jay Leach from Lowell.

PHOENIX COYOTES Assigned LW Joakim Lindstrom to San Antonio (AHL).

COLLEGE

MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE Named Eddie Jackson coordinator of men s basketball officials, effective for the 2009-10 season.

BUFFALO STATE Named Jerry Boyes football coach.

BOWLING

HONOR ROLL

Men 750+

John Locasico, Twin Oaks 769

Jeff Kuhnle, Twin Oaks 762

Women 650+

Tina Kreuz, Twin Oaks 684

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