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Scoreboard: 11-19

prep football

State playoffs

REGIONAL SEMIFINALS

Division I

Saturday, 7 p.m.

Region 1

1 Lakewood St. Edward (10?1) vs. 4 Austintown Fitch (12?0) at University of Akron InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field

2 Mentor (11?1) vs. 11 Cle. St. Ignatius (8?4) at Parma Byers Field

Region 2

1 Hilliard Davidson (12?0) vs. 5 Huber Heights Wayne (11?1) at Upper Arlington Marv Moorehead Stadium

2 Cin. Archbishop Moeller (11?1) vs. 6 Cin. Colerain (12?0) at Mason Dwire Field at Atrium Stadium

REGIONAL FINALS

Division II

Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Region 3

1 Cle. Glenville (11?1) vs. 6 Madison (10?2) at Mentor Jerome T. Osborne Sr. Stadium

Region 4

1 Medina Highland (12?0) vs. 2 Avon (12?0) at Brunswick Judy Kirsch Field

Region 5

1 New Albany (11?1) vs. 3 Zanesville (12?0) at Columbus St. Francis DeSales Alumni Stadium

Region 6

1 Loveland (12?0) vs. 2 Cin. Mount Healthy (11?1) at Lockland Roettger Field

Division III

Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Region 7

1 Akron St. Vincent?St. Mary (12?0) vs. 2 Hubbard (12?0) at Ravenna Gilcrest Field

Region 8

1 Central Catholic (12?0) vs. 2 Clyde (11?1) at Bowling Green State University Doyt Perry Stadium

Region 9

1 The Plains Athens (12?0) vs. 2 Cols. Marion?Franklin (11?1) at Logan Chieftain Stadium

Region 10

1 Tipp City Tippecanoe (12?0) vs. 7 Trotwood?Madison (9?2) at Piqua Alexander Stadium – Purk Field

Division IV

Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Region 11

5 Cle. Benedictine (9?3) vs. 3 Youngstown Cardinal Mooney (8?4) at Solon Stewart Field

Region 12

5 Bryan (12?0) vs. 2 Kenton (12?0) at Findlay Donnell Stadium

Region 13

8 Steubenville (8?4) vs. 2 Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (10?2) at Dover Crater Stadium

Region 14

1 Kettering Archbishop Alter (11?1) vs. 2 Clarksville Clinton?Massie (11?1) at Dayton Welcome Stadium

Division V

Saturday, 7 p.m.

Region 15

1 Akron Manchester (10?2) vs. 2 Columbiana Crestview (11?1) at Minerva Dr. Robert H. Hines Stadium

Region 16

5 Coldwater (10?2) vs. 7 Huron (9?3) at Findlay Donnell Stadium

Region 17

1 Cols. Bishop Hartley (11?1) vs. 3 Wheelersburg (11?1) at Nelsonville Boston Field

Region 18

1 West Jefferson (11?1) vs. 3 Hamilton Badin (10?2) at Clayton Northmont Good Samaritan Stadium, Matt Dudon Memorial Field

Division VI

Friday

Region 19

1 Kirtland (12?0) vs. 3 Mogadore (11?1) at Twinsburg Tiger Stadium

Region 20

5 Haviland Wayne Trace (11?1) vs. 7 Ada (9?3) at Lima Stadium

Region 21

4 Newark Catholic (11?1) vs. 2 Cols. Bishop Ready (11?1) at Gahanna Lincoln Stadium

Region 22

4 Mechanicsburg (10?2) vs. 6 West Liberty?Salem (10?2) at Wapakoneta Harmon Field

Division VII

Saturday, 7 p.m.

Region 23

1 Berlin Center Western Reserve (12?0) vs. 2 Norwalk St. Paul (11?1) at Medina Ken Dukes Stadium

Region 24

8 Delphos St. John's (8?4) vs. 6 Arlington (9?3) at Lima Stadium

Region 25

1 Glouster Trimble (12?0) vs. 2 Shadyside (12?0) at Zanesville Sulsberger Stadium

Region 26

1 North Lewisburg Triad (12?0) vs. 3 Maria Stein Marion Local (12?0) at Piqua Alexander Stadium – Purk Field

AUTO RACING

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Final

POINTS

1, Jimmie Johnson, 2,419. 2. Matt Kenseth, 2,400. 3. Kevin Harvick, 2,385. 4. Kyle Busch, 2,364. 5. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 2,363. 6. Jeff Gordon, 2,337. 7. Clint Bowyer, 2,336. 8. Joey Logano, 2,323. 9. Greg Biffle, 2,321. 10. Kurt Busch, 2,309.

11. Ryan Newman, 2,286. 12. Kasey Kahne, 2,283. 13. Carl Edwards, 2,282. 14. Brad Keselowski, 1,041. 15. Jamie McMurray, 1,007. 16. Martin Truex Jr., 998. 17. Paul Menard, 949. 18. Aric Almirola, 913. 19. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 909. 20. Jeff Burton, 906.

MONEY

1, Jimmie Johnson, $8,986,750. 2. Matt Kenseth, $7,020,171. 3. Kyle Busch, $6,917,310. 4. Kevin Harvick, $6,602,918. 5. Brad Keselowski, $6,449,770. 6. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $5,903,433. 7. Jeff Gordon, $5,891,614. 8. Carl Edwards, $5,855,345. 9. Joey Logano, $5,671,817. 10. Ryan Newman, $5,603,716.

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 7 2 0 .778 234 175

N.Y. Jets 5 5 0 .500 183 268

Miami 5 5 0 .500 213 225

Buffalo 4 7 0 .364 236 273

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Indianapolis 7 3 0 .700 252 220

Tennessee 4 6 0 .400 227 226

Houston 2 8 0 .200 193 276

Jacksonville 1 9 0 .100 129 318

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Cincinnati 7 4 0 .636 275 206

Pittsburgh 4 6 0 .400 216 245

Baltimore 4 6 0 .400 208 212

Cleveland 4 6 0 .400 192 238

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 9 1 0 .900 398 255

Kansas City 9 1 0 .900 232 138

Oakland 4 6 0 .400 194 246

San Diego 4 6 0 .400 228 222

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 6 5 0 .545 276 260

Dallas 5 5 0 .500 274 258

N.Y. Giants 4 6 0 .400 192 256

Washington 3 7 0 .300 246 311

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 8 2 0 .800 288 183

Carolina 6 3 0 .667 214 115

Tampa Bay 2 8 0 .200 187 237

Atlanta 2 8 0 .200 214 292

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Detroit 6 4 0 .600 265 253

Chicago 6 4 0 .600 282 267

Green Bay 5 5 0 .500 258 239

Minnesota 2 8 0 .200 240 320

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Seattle 10 1 0 .909 306 179

San Francisco 6 4 0 .600 247 178

Arizona 6 4 0 .600 214 212

St. Louis 4 6 0 .400 224 234

Monday

New England at Carolina, 8:40

Sunday

Chicago 23, Baltimore 20, OT

Oakland 28, Houston 23

Buffalo 37, N.Y. Jets 14

Tampa Bay 41, Atlanta 28

Pittsburgh 37, Detroit 27

Philadelphia 24, Washington 16

Cincinnati 41, Cleveland 20

Arizona 27, Jacksonville 14

Miami 20, San Diego 16

Seattle 41, Minnesota 20

New Orleans 23, San Francisco 20

N.Y. Giants 27, Green Bay 13

Denver 27, Kansas City 17

Open: Dallas, St. Louis

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

New Orleans at Atlanta, 8:25

SUNDAY, NOV. 24

Minnesota at Green Bay, 1

Jacksonville at Houston, 1

San Diego at Kansas City, 1

Chicago at St. Louis, 1

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1

Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1

N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 1

Carolina at Miami, 1

Tennessee at Oakland, 4:05

Indianapolis at Arizona, 4:05

Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 4:25

Denver at New England, 8:30

Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Seattle

MONDAY, NOV. 25

San Francisco at Washington, 8:40 p.m.

SUNDAY

Kansas City 0 10 0 7 – 17

Denver 10 7 7 3 – 27

Den–FG Prater 54, 12:33.

Den–J.Thomas 9 pass from Manning (Prater kick), 3:03.

KC–Bowe 6 pass from A.Smith (Succop kick), 13:23.

Den–Ball 1 run (Prater kick), 9:05.

KC–FG Succop 20, 2:55.

Den–Ball 8 run (Prater kick), 2:22.

Den–FG Prater 36, 7:06.

KC–Fasano 10 pass from A.Smith (Succop kick), 4:56.

A–77,076.

TEAM STATS

KC Den

First downs 24 24

Total Net Yards 344 427

Rushes-yards 25-144 36-104

Passing 200 323

Punt Returns 5-33 3-17

Kickoff Returns 1-23 1-28

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 21-45-0 24-40-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 3-30 0-0

Punts 7-51.1 6-45.8

Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1

Penalties-Yards 9-53 13-82

Time of Possession 30:07 29:53

INDIVIDUAL STATS

RUSHING–Kansas City, Charles 16-78, A.Smith 5-52, Davis 3-13, Sherman 1-1. Denver, Moreno 27-79, Ball 8-25, Manning 1-0.

PASSING–Kansas City, A.Smith 21-45-0-230. Denver, Manning 24-40-0-323.

RECEIVING–Kansas City, McCluster 5-53, Bowe 4-57, Fasano 4-37, McGrath 2-40, Sherman 2-18, Charles 2-(minus 6), Avery 1-20, Davis 1-11. Denver, Welker 8-72, D.Thomas 5-121, Decker 5-71, J.Thomas 3-43, Ball 3-16.

MISSED FIELD GOALS–Denver, Prater 52 (WL).

SOCCER

MLS playoffs

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Eastern Conference

Leg 1 — Saturday, Nov 9: Sporting KC 0, Houston 0

Leg 2 — Saturday, Nov. 23: Houston at Sporting KC, 7:30 p.m.

Western Conference

Leg 1 — Sunday, Nov. 10: Real Salt Lake 4, Portland 2

Leg 2 — Sunday, Nov. 24: Real Salt Lake at Portland, 9 p.m.

MLS CUP

Saturday, Dec. 7: at higher seed, 4 p.m.

CFL

SUNDAY

Division Finals

East Division

Hamilton 36, Toronto 24

West Division

Saskatchewan 35, Calgary 13

Sunday, Nov. 24

Grey Cup

Hamilton vs. Saskatchewan, 6 p.m.

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Philadelphia 5 6 .455 –

Toronto 4 7 .364 1

Boston 4 7 .364 1

New York 3 6 .333 1

Brooklyn 3 7 .300 1½

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 7 3 .700 –

Atlanta 6 4 .600 1

Charlotte 5 6 .455 2½

Orlando 4 6 .400 3

Washington 2 7 .222 4½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 9 1 .900 –

Chicago 6 3 .667 2½

Cleveland 4 7 .364 5½

Detroit 3 6 .333 5½

Milwaukee 2 7 .222 6½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 9 1 .900 –

Houston 7 4 .636 2½

Dallas 6 4 .600 3

Memphis 5 5 .500 4

New Orleans 4 6 .400 5

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 9 2 .818 –

Oklahoma City 7 3 .700 1½

Minnesota 7 4 .636 2

Denver 4 6 .400 4½

Utah 1 10 .091 8

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 7 3 .700 –

Golden State 7 3 .700 –

Phoenix 5 4 .556 1½

L.A. Lakers 5 7 .417 3

Sacramento 2 7 .222 4½

MONDAY

Portland 108, Brooklyn 98

Chicago 86, Charlotte 81

Oklahoma City 115, Denver 113

Philadelphia at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Golden State at Utah, 9 p.m.

Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Portland 118, Toronto 110, OT

Memphis 97, Sacramento 86

L.A. Lakers 114, Detroit 99

TODAY

Minnesota at Washington, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

New York at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Houston, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Miami at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Washington at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Indiana at New York, 7 p.m.

Brooklyn at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Portland at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Utah at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Boston at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Sacramento at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Houston at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.

Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Leaders

Through SUNDAY

Scoring

G FG FT PTS AVG

Durant, OKC 9 71 100 258 28.7

James, MIA 10 102 54 273 27.3

Love, MIN 11 98 74 295 26.8

Anthony, NYK 9 84 51 232 25.8

Harden, HOU 10 76 80 252 25.2

Martin, MIN 10 78 61 244 24.4

George, IND 10 80 50 233 23.3

Griffin, LAC 10 92 43 229 22.9

Aldridge, POR 10 99 24 222 22.2

Ellis, DAL 10 80 51 219 21.9

Afflalo, ORL 10 73 45 217 21.7

Turner, PHL 11 92 50 238 21.6

Irving, CLE 11 85 44 234 21.3

Cousins, SAC 9 77 37 191 21.2

Lawson, DEN 9 67 45 191 21.2

Thompson, GOL 10 79 16 209 20.9

Davis, NOR 10 76 57 209 20.9

Gay, TOR 11 84 43 227 20.6

DeRozan, TOR 11 82 49 226 20.5

Lopez, Bro 8 62 40 164 20.5

Rebounds

G OFF DEF TOT AVG

Howard, HOU 11 40 116 156 14.2

Love, MIN 11 36 114 150 13.6

Jordan, LAC 10 48 84 132 13.2

Drummond, DET 9 44 65 109 12.1

Vucevic, ORL 10 37 77 114 11.4

Davis, NOR 10 40 70 110 11.0

Griffin, LAC 10 20 89 109 10.9

Ibaka, OKC 9 30 68 98 10.9

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Mid-American Conference

East

W L PF PA W L PF PA

Bwling Green 5 1 219 74 7 3 331 151

Buffalo 5 1 219 92 7 3 306 237

Ohio 3 3 166 152 6 4 272 253

Akron 3 4 115 180 4 7 211 314

Kent St. 2 5 154 183 3 8 205 310

UMass 1 5 89 178 1 9 117 308

Miami 0 6 61 172 0 10 96 329

West

W L PF PA W L PF PA

N. Illinois 6 0 273 127 10 0 446 252

Ball St. 6 1 260 181 9 2 426 284

Toledo 5 1 243 150 7 3 350 277

C. Mich. 3 3 132 174 4 6 200 333

E. Mich. 1 5 133 295 2 8 209 442

W. Mich. 1 6 136 242 1 10 192 392

TODAY

Kent St. at Ohio, 8

Buffalo at Miami, 8

WEDNESDAY

N. Illinois at Toledo, 8

Saturday

UMass at Cent. Michigan, 1

Bowling Green at E. Michigan, 1

Big Ten Conference

Legends

W L PF PA W L PF PA

Mich. St. 6 0 194 79 9 1 309 132

Minnesota 4 2 140 154 8 2 307 234

Nebraska 4 2 178 138 7 3 351 246

Michigan 3 3 191 168 7 3 343 252

Iowa 3 3 125 119 6 4 266 187

N'western 0 6 106 166 4 6 271 261

Leaders

W L PF PA W L PF PA

Ohio St. 6 0 284 127 10 0 494 188

Wisconsin 5 1 235 91 8 2 385 140

Penn St. 3 3 160 209 6 4 293 267

Indiana 2 4 213 257 4 6 391 388

Illinois 0 6 141 273 3 7 302 372

Purdue 0 6 52 238 1 9 127 380

Saturday

Michigan at Iowa, noon

Michigan St. at Northwestern, noon

Illinois at Purdue, noon

Wisconsin at Minnesota, 3:30

Indiana at Ohio St., 3:30

Nebraska at Penn St., 3:30

NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 14 6 0 28 64 50

Boston 13 6 1 27 57 37

Toronto 12 7 1 25 57 47

Detroit 9 5 7 25 54 60

Montreal 10 9 2 22 52 45

Ottawa 8 8 4 20 58 62

Florida 5 12 4 14 46 70

Buffalo 5 16 1 11 41 68

Metropolitan Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 13 8 0 26 59 48

Washington 12 8 1 25 69 59

N.Y. Rangers 10 10 0 20 42 50

Carolina 8 9 4 20 40 59

New Jersey 7 8 5 19 42 49

N.Y. Islanders 8 10 3 19 61 68

Columbus 7 10 3 17 52 57

Philadelphia 7 10 2 16 35 48

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 14 3 4 32 78 61

Minnesota 13 4 4 30 55 44

St. Louis 13 3 3 29 66 46

Colorado 14 5 0 28 59 41

Dallas 11 7 2 24 58 56

Winnipeg 10 10 2 22 57 61

Nashville 9 9 2 20 46 63

Pacific Division

W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 15 6 2 32 72 59

San Jose 13 3 5 31 72 50

Phoenix 14 4 3 31 73 66

Los Angeles 14 6 1 29 58 46

Vancouver 11 8 3 25 56 58

Calgary 6 11 3 15 54 75

Edmonton 5 15 2 12 53 83

Note: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

MONDAY

Boston 4, Carolina 1

Pittsburgh 3, Anaheim 1

Calgary at Winnipeg, 8

SUNDAY

Columbus 4, Ottawa 1

Washington 4, St. Louis 1

Los Angeles 1, N.Y. Rangers 0

Chicago 5, San Jose 1

Minnesota 2, Winnipeg 1

Dallas 2, Vancouver 1

TODAY

St. Louis at Buffalo, 7

N.Y. Islanders at Toronto, 7

Ottawa at Philadelphia, 7

Minnesota at Montreal, 7:30

Nashville at Detroit, 7:30

Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30

Chicago at Colorado, 9

Columbus at Edmonton, 9:30

Florida at Vancouver, 10

Tampa Bay at Los Angeles, 10:30

WEDNESDAY

Minnesota at Ottawa, 7:30

Pittsburgh at Washington, 8

Columbus at Calgary, 10

New Jersey at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

SPORTLIGHT

Nov. 19

1961–George Blanda of the Houston Oilers passes for 505 yards and seven touchdowns in a 49-13 rout of the New York Titans.

1961–Cleveland's Jim Brown rushes for 237 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Browns to a 45-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

1966–No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Michigan State, play to a 10-10 tie.

1983–Jari Kurri of the Edmonton Oilers scores five goals and Wayne Gretzky adds three goals and five assists in a 13-4 rout of the New Jersey Devils.

1990–Barry Bonds of the Pittsburgh Pirates is named the National League's Most Valuable Player. Bonds was the first major league player to finish with 30 homers, 30 stolen bases, 100 RBIs and a .300 or better batting average.

1992–Oakland reliever Dennis Eckersley is selected the American League's MVP. Eckersley, who led the majors with 51 saves in 54 chances, becomes the ninth player to win both the Cy Young Award and MVP honors in the same season.

1993–Oregon and Oregon State play to a 0-0 tie in Eugene. It's the last scoreless tie game in FBS history due to the NCAA's institution of overtime beginning in 1994.

1994–Rashaan Salaam becomes the fourth 2,000-yard rusher in major-college history, running for 259 yards and two touchdowns in Colorado's 41-20 victory over Iowa State.

1995–The Baltimore Stallions posts a 37-20 victory over the Calgary Stampeders to become the first U.S.-based team to win the Grey Cup in the CFL's 83-year history.

2000–Fred Taylor rushes for 234 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries and also catches a touchdown pass in Jacksonville's 34-24 victory over Pittsburgh.

2000–Gus Frerotte completes 36 of 58 passes for a team-record 462 yards and five touchdowns in Denver's 38-37 victory over San Diego.

2004–Indiana's Ron Artest and Stephen Jackson charge into the stands to fight with Auburn Hills fans in the final minute of their game against the Detroit Pistons. The brawl forces an early end to the Pacers' 97-82 win.

2006–Roger Federer overwhelms James Blake, claiming his third Masters Cup title 6-0, 6-3, 6-4. Top-ranked Federer rounds off another dominating season with 12 titles and 16 finals appearances from the 17 tournaments he enters.

2006–Jaromir Jagr becomes the 16th player in NHL history with 600 goals when he scores in the first period of the New York Rangers' 4-1 win over Tampa Bay.

2009–South African sports ministry announces South African runner Caster Semenya will keep her 800-meter gold medal from the world championships, and the results of her gender tests will be kept confidential according.

2011–Robert Griffin III, Baylor, passes for 479 yards and four TDs, including a 34-yarder to Terrance Williams with 8 seconds left and the 25th-ranked Bears beat No. 5 Oklahoma for the first time, 45-38. The Bears were 0-20 against the Sooners.

2012–Maryland joins the Big Ten, bolting from the Atlantic Coast Conference in a move driven by the school's budget woes.

GOLF

World Rankings

Through Nov. 17

1. Tiger Woods USA 12.34

2. Adam Scott AUS 9.78

3. Henrik Stenson SWE 9.01

4. Phil Mickelson USA 7.82

5. Justin Rose ENG 7.76

6. Rory McIlroy NIR 6.67

7. Matt Kuchar USA 6.37

8. Steve Stricker USA 6.22

9. Brandt Snedeker USA 5.85

10. Jason Dufner USA 5.48

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men

AP Top 25

Record Pts Prv

1. Michigan St. (51) 3-0 1,608 2

2. Kansas (7) 2-0 1,523 5

3. Louisville (7) 3-0 1,511 3

4. Kentucky 3-1 1,410 1

5. Arizona 3-0 1,339 6

6. Duke 2-1 1,320 4

7. Oklahoma St. 3-0 1,198 8

8. Ohio St. 3-0 1,172 10

9. Syracuse 3-0 1,135 9

10. VCU 3-0 928 14

11. Memphis 1-0 871 13

12. Wisconsin 3-0 763 20

13. Gonzaga 3-0 710 15

14. Michigan 2-1 705 7

14. Wichita St. 4-0 705 16

16. Florida 2-1 619 11

17. Oregon 2-0 613 18

18. UConn 4-0 600 19

19. New Mexico 2-0 353 22

20. Baylor 3-0 342 23

21. Iowa St. 3-0 296 –

22. UCLA 2-0 291 24

23. Creighton 3-0 246 –

24. North Carolina 2-1 213 12

25. Marquette 2-1 144 17

Others receiving votes: Iowa 122, Indiana 109, Virginia 77, Harvard 72, Boise St. 28, Belmont 18, Arizona St. 13, Villanova 11, Xavier 10, Tennessee 9, Pittsburgh 7, Colorado 6, Missouri 5, Florida St. 4, Minnesota 4, Saint Louis 4, Cincinnati 3, BYU 2, Indiana St. 2, UMass 2, George Washington 1, Notre Dame 1.

USA Today Top 25

Record Pts Pvs

1. Michigan State (22) 3-0 789 2

2. Louisville (8) 3-0 761 3

3. Kansas (2) 2-0 735 6

4. Arizona 3-0 684 5

5. Kentucky 3-1 658 1

6. Duke 2-1 630 4

7. Syracuse 3-0 601 7

8. Ohio State 3-0 597 9

9. Oklahoma State 3-0 541 12

10. VCU 3-0 443 14

11. Memphis 1-0 404 13

12. Gonzaga 3-0 381 15

13. Michigan 2-1 362 8

14. Florida 2-1 359 10

15. Wisconsin 3-0 332 19

16. Wichita State 4-0 330 16

17. Oregon 2-0 275 18

18. Connecticut 4-0 265 20

19. North Carolina 2-1 208 11

20. New Mexico 2-0 180 21

21. Baylor 3-0 131 25

22. Indiana 4-0 129 23

23. Creighton 3-0 111 –

24. UCLA 2-0 105 24

25. Iowa 4-0 74 –

Others receiving votes: Marquette 71, Iowa State 49, Virginia 42, Boise State 21, Harvard 20, Pittsburgh 19, Georgetown 14, Notre Dame 13, Colorado 10, California 9, Tennessee 9, Massachusetts 8, Saint Mary's 8, Belmont 5, Missouri 5, Saint Louis 5, Arizona State 3, Villanova 2, BYU 1, Utah State 1.

Last night

EAST

Providence 70, Vermont 49

Syracuse 56, St. Francis (NY) 50

SOUTH

Alcorn St. 91, Dillard 51

FIU 75, Stetson 66

Florida 67, Southern U. 53

Florida Gulf Coast 72, Eckerd 55

Louisiana-Monroe 86, Samford 52

Miami 70, Coll. of Charleston 54

NC Central 62, Campbell 43

Presbyterian 86, Toccoa Falls 76

South Alabama 76, William Carey 53

Tennessee 86, The Citadel 60

UNC Wilmington 87, Liberty 76

Virginia Tech 105, VMI 92

Wagner 102, Coppin St. 87

Wake Forest 90, Jacksonville 83

MIDWEST

Toledo 79, Florida A&M 69

Ball St. 87, SE Missouri 83

E. Michigan 81, Cleveland St. 69

Michigan St. 82, Portland 67

S. Dakota St. 83, SW Minnesota St. 62

Wright St. 83, Manchester 33

TOURNAMENT

NIT Season Tipoff-Alabama

First Round

Georgia St. 96, McNeese St. 70

NIT Season Tipoff-Duke

First Round

Duke 91, UNC Asheville 55

NIT Season Tipoff-Rutgers

First Round

Drexel 71, Elon 64

Rutgers 66, Canisius 51

Women

AP Top 25

Record Pts Prv

1. UConn (36) 4-0 900 1

2. Duke 3-0 864 2

3. Tennessee 4-0 796 4

4. Louisville 4-0 780 5

5. Notre Dame 3-0 740 6

6. Stanford 3-1 730 3

7. Kentucky 4-0 699 7

8. Maryland 2-1 630 8

9. Baylor 2-0 616 9

10. Oklahoma 2-1 515 11

11. Nebraska 3-0 472 15

12. North Carolina 2-1 457 12

13. Texas A&M 3-0 445 16

14. Penn St. 2-1 428 13

15. LSU 2-1 331 14

16. Colorado 2-0 316 17

17. California 2-2 298 10

18. Purdue 3-0 278 18

19. South Carolina 4-0 252 21

20. Oklahoma St. 3-0 239 20

21. Michigan St. 2-1 214 19

22. Iowa St. 2-0 171 22

23. Georgia 3-0 157 24

24. Gonzaga 2-1 104 25

25. DePaul 2-0 76 –

Others receiving votes: Iowa 38, Dayton 37, Georgia Tech 26, Marquette 24, George Washington 16, Texas 15, Middle Tennessee 9, Vanderbilt 8, Ohio St. 6, Florida St. 4, UCLA 3, West Virginia 3, James Madison 1, Rutgers 1, Saint Mary's (Cal) 1.

LAST NIGHT

EAST

Providence 82, Dartmouth 72

Syracuse 89, Cornell 48

SOUTH

Morehead St. 53, Marshall 51

NC State 94, Morgan St. 52

North Florida 62, Samford 44

Presbyterian 96, Columbia (SC) 40

Stetson 90, Indiana St. 74

Winthrop 70, Saint Louis 61

MIDWEST

Bowling Green 61, Butler 57

IPFW 79, S. Illinois 62

Indiana 80, Cent. Arkansas 53

Michigan 73, W. Michigan 45

SOUTHWEST

Oklahoma St. 74, Idaho St. 45

GLANTZ-culver line

NCAA Football

Tonight

FAVORITE OPEN TODAY UNDERDOG

Buffalo 25 24 at Miami (Ohio)

at Ohio 5½ 5 Kent St.

Tomorrow

N. Illinois 3 2½ at Toledo

Thursday

at UCF 14½ 17 Rutgers

Rice 14 19 at UAB

at Air Force Pk 1 UNLV

Friday

at San Jose St. 3 2 Navy

Saturday

at Penn St. 2½ 2 Nebraska

Illinois 6 7 at Purdue

Pittsburgh 1½ 1 at Syracuse

at Temple 7 9 UConn

at Ohio St. 31½ 32 Indiana

Michigan St. 7 7½ at Nrthwestern

East Carolina 6 7 at NC State

at Florida St. 56 56 Idaho

Marshall 33 33 at FIU

at Georgia 26 23½ Kentucky

at Iowa St. 4½ 6 Kansas

Duke 5½ 5 at Wake Frest

at Maryland Pk Pk Boston Coll

Wisconsin 14½ 15 at Minnesota

at Miami 19½ 20 Virginia

at Houston-x 2½ 3½ Cincinnati

at Louisville 22½ 24½ Memphis

at Tennessee 2½ 3 Vanderbilt

at Cent. Michigan 8½ 9 UMass

Bowling Green 24 24½ at E. Michigan

at Wyoming 6½ 7 Hawaii

W. Kentucky 3½ 4 at Texas St.

at Iowa 3½ 6½ Michigan

Arizona St. 2 2½ at UCLA

at Utah St. 7½ 7 Colo. St.

Southern Cal 21½ 22½ at Colorado

at LSU 4 4 Texas A&M

Mississippi St. 3 1½ at Arkansas-y

Oregon 17½ 19 at Arizona

at Tulane 15½ 17 UTEP

at Stanford 28½ 31½ California

at North Texas 7 8½ UTSA

BYU +1 1 at Notre Dame

Baylor 10½ 8½ at Okla. St.

Middle Tenn. 20½ 23 at Sthrn Miss.

at Arkansas St. 22½ 24 Georgia St.

at Oregon St. OFF OFF Washington

at South Alabama 3 3½ La-Monroe

SMU 5½ 4 at S. Florida

at Fresno St. OFF OFF New Mexico

at FAU 21 20½ New Mex St.

Tulsa 3½ 4 at La Tech

at Kansas St. 4 3½ Oklahoma

Missouri 2 3 at Mississippi

at Washington St. 1 1 Utah

Boise St. 7½ 7 at SD St.

x-at BBVA Compass Stadium

y-at Little Rock, Ark.

Off Key

Washington QB questionable

New Mexico QB questionable

NFL

Thursday

FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG

New Orleans 7 7½ (53) at Atlanta

Sunday

at Detroit 9½ 9½ (48½) Tampa Bay

at Houston 10 10½ (43) Jacksonville

at Green Bay OFF OFF (OFF) Minnesota

at Kansas City 4½ 5 (41½) San Diego

Carolina 4 3½ (41½) at Miami

at Cleveland 2½ 2 (41½) Pittsburgh

at St. Louis Pk 1 (46) Chicago

at Baltimore 3 3½ (40) N.Y. Jets

at Oakland 1½ 1 (41½) Tennessee

at Arizona 1½ 2 (44½) Indianapolis

at N.Y. Giants 3 2½ (47) Dallas

Denver 2½ 3 (55½) at Nw England

Monday

San Francisco 4 4½ (47½) at Washington

Off Key

Green Bay QB questionable

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Signed LHP Kelvin De La Cruz to a one-year contract.

DETROIT TIGERS – Named Omar Vizquel first base/infield/baserunning coach, Mick Billmeyer bullpen coach, Wally Joyner hitting coach and Matt Martin defensive coordinator.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Named Jeff Branson hitting coach and Jeff Livesey coach.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Named Dave Roberts bench coach and Jose Valentin first base coach.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Signed INF Scott Moore and C Ed Easley to minor league contracts.

Eastern League

READING FIGHTIN PHILS – Named Tonya Petrunak director of business development.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NEW YORK KNICKS – Assigned G Chris Smith to Erie (NBADL).

NBA Development League

IDAHO STAMPEDE – Waived G Dion Dixon, G Lamont Morgan, Jr., G Steven Pledger and G Richard Townsend-Gant.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL – Suspended Tampa Bay S Dashon Goldson and Indianapolis LB Erik Walden one game each for violations of NFL safety rules.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Activated RB Shane Vereen from the injured reserve/return list.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – Signed CB Dax Swanson to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Placed CB Michael Adams on the injured reserve list.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Signed QB John Skelton. Placed CB Tommie Campbell on the injured reserve list.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS – Reassigned C Rickard Rakell to Norfolk (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES – Activated G Cam Ward from injured reserve.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Agreed to terms with F Ryan Hartman on a three-year contract.

DALLAS STARS – Reassigned F Travis Morin to Texas (AHL). Recalled D Aaron Rome from Texas.

MINNESOTA WILD – Recalled G Darcy Kuemper from the Iowa (AHL). Reassigned G Johan Gustafsson to Iowa.

NEW YORK RANGERS – Assigned F Brandon Mashinter to Hartford (AHL).

ECHL

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS – Released F Jake Morley.

COLLEGE

FORDHAM – Announced men's junior basketball C Ryan Canty will take a leave of absence to address personal issues.

NORTH DAKOTA – Fired football coach Chris Mussman.

WASHINGTON STATE – Signed football coach Mike Leach to a two-year contract extension through the 2018 season.



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