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NFL playoffs

NFL Playoff Schedule

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 4

Indianapolis 45, Kansas City 44

New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24

Sunday, Jan. 5

San Diego 27, Cincinnati 10

San Francisco 23, Green Bay 20

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 11

New Orleans at Seattle, 4:35 p.m. (FOX)

Indianpolis at New England, 8:15 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, Jan. 12

San Francisco at Carolina, 1:05 p.m. (FOX)

San Diego at Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS)

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 19

AFC, 3 p.m. (CBS)

NFL, 6:30 p.m. (FOX) Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 26

At Honolulu

TBD, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 2

At East Rutherford, N.J.

AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)

 

USA Today football

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches final poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Florida State (59) 14-0 1475 1

2. Auburn 12-2 1388 2

3. Michigan State 13-1 1375 4

4. South Carolina 11-2 1219 8

5. Missouri 12-2 1200 9

6. Oklahoma 11-2 1189 10

7. Clemson 11-2 1091 11

8. Alabama 11-2 1086 3

9. Oregon 11-2 975 12

10. Stanford 11-3 872 7

10. Ohio State 12-2 872 6

12. Central Florida 12-1 865 15

13. Baylor 11-2 796 5

14. LSU 10-3 719 14

15. Louisville 12-1 703 16

16. UCLA 10-3 597 18

17. Oklahoma State 10-3 587 13

18. Texas A&M 9-4 443 21

19. USC 10-4 313 NR

20. Arizona State 10-4 302 17

21. Wisconsin 9-4 266 19

22. Duke 10-4 202 21

23. Vanderbilt 9-4 180 NR

24. Notre Dame 9-4 125 NR

25. Nebraska 9-4 123 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Washington 67; Fresno State 54; Northern Illinois 21; Marshall 17; Texas Tech 13; Kansas State 11; Mississippi 7; Texas 4; Miami (Fla.) 4; East Carolina 3; Cincinnati 3; Arizona 2; North Texas 2; Utah State 2; Navy 1; Louisiana-Lafayette 1.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 17 17 .500 —

Brooklyn 14 21 .400 3 1/2

Boston 13 23 .361 5

New York 12 22 .353 5

Philadelphia 12 23 .343 5 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 27 8 .771 —

Atlanta 19 17 .528 8 1/2

Washington 16 17 .485 10

Charlotte 15 21 .417 12 1/2

Orlando 10 25 .286 17

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 28 7 .800 —

Chicago 15 18 .455 12

Detroit 14 22 .389 14 1/2

Cleveland 12 23 .343 16

Milwaukee 7 27 .206 20 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 28 8 .778 —

Houston 23 13 .639 5

Dallas 20 16 .556 8

New Orleans 15 19 .441 12

Memphis 15 19 .441 12

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 27 8 .771 —

Portland 27 9 .750 1/2

Denver 17 17 .500 9 1/2

Minnesota 17 18 .486 10

Utah 12 25 .324 16

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 25 13 .658 —

Golden State 24 14 .632 1

Phoenix 21 13 .618 2

L.A. Lakers 14 22 .389 10

Sacramento 11 22 .333 11 1/2

Wednesday’s Games

San Antonio 112, Dallas 90

Toronto 112, Detroit 91

Brooklyn 102, Golden State 98

Atlanta 97, Indiana 87

Houston 113, L.A. Lakers 99

Washington 102, New Orleans 96

Phoenix 104, Minnesota 103

Portland 110, Orlando 94

L.A. Clippers 111, Boston 105

Thursday’s Games

Miami at New York, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Denver, 10:30 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Washington at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Houston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Charlotte at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Dallas at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Miami at Brooklyn, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Utah, 9 p.m.

Orlando at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

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

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

 

Ohio box

OHIO 59, KENT ST. 53

OHIO (11-3)

Ndour 4-10 1-5 9, Smith 3-7 1-2 7, Hall 2-7 3-4 7, Kellogg 6-14 6-6 19, Taylor 2-7 0-1 5, Setty 2-5 0-0 4, Wingfield 0-0 0-0 0, Willis 0-0 0-0 0, Wilkins 3-5 0-0 8, Campbell 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 22-56 11-18 59.

KENT ST. (9-5)

Ortiz 1-3 2-2 4, Henniger 5-8 2-4 12, Manley 2-10 7-9 13, Brewer 2-13 2-2 6, Jackson 1-9 0-0 3, Thomas 0-1 0-0 0, Simmons 1-4 0-0 3, Spicer 3-4 0-0 6, Tabb 1-3 0-0 2, Goodson 1-5 2-4 4. Totals 17-60 15-21 53.

Halftime—Ohio 26-19. 3-Point Goals—Ohio 4-14 (Wilkins 2-3, Taylor 1-2, Kellogg 1-4, Ndour 0-1, Hall 0-2, Setty 0-2), Kent St. 4-22 (Manley 2-8, Simmons 1-3, Jackson 1-4, Ortiz 0-1, Goodson 0-3, Brewer 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Ohio 40 (Hall 9), Kent St. 42 (Henniger 7). Assists—Ohio 13 (Taylor 4), Kent St. 13 (Brewer 7). Total Fouls—Ohio 14, Kent St. 16. A—4,143.

 

Kentucky box

No. 14 KENTUCKY 85, MISSISSIPPI ST. 63

MISSISSIPPI ST. (10-4)

Thomas 1-8 0-0 3, Borchert 2-7 2-2 8, Ready 0-1 0-0 0, Ware 2-6 0-0 4, Sword 5-12 9-10 19, Bloodman 5-6 3-4 13, Davis 2-4 0-0 4, Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Cunningham 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 6-13 0-2 12. Totals 23-57 14-18 63.

KENTUCKY (11-3)

Young 8-18 7-9 26, Aa. Harrison 1-5 3-5 5, An. Harrison 2-7 3-4 8, Cauley-Stein 5-6 2-5 12, Randle 3-7 2-4 8, Lee 1-2 0-0 2, Polson 0-0 0-0 0, Hood 0-0 0-0 0, Poythress 5-6 2-2 12, Floreal 0-0 0-0 0, Hawkins 1-5 2-2 4, Willis 0-1 0-0 0, Johnson 4-4 0-2 8. Totals 30-61 21-33 85.

Halftime—Mississippi St. 40-37. 3-Point Goals—Mississippi St. 3-11 (Borchert 2-5, Thomas 1-4, Davis 0-2), Kentucky 4-20 (Young 3-10, An. Harrison 1-3, Willis 0-1, Randle 0-1, Hawkins 0-2, Aa. Harrison 0-3). Fouled Out—Borchert. Rebounds—Mississippi St. 28 (Ware 10), Kentucky 44 (Randle 14). Assists—Mississippi St. 12 (Davis 3), Kentucky 18 (Young 5). Total Fouls—Mississippi St. 22, Kentucky 19. Technicals—Johnson, Cauley-Stein. A—23,638.

 

College scores

Wednesday’s College Basketball Scores

EAST

Albany (NY) 73, UMBC 72, 2OT

American U. 65, Loyola (Md.) 51

Army 79, Lehigh 76

Bucknell 96, Lafayette 86

Buffalo 67, N. Illinois 46

Delaware 86, Hofstra 79

Duquesne 87, Fordham 81

Holy Cross 73, Colgate 64

Minnesota 68, Penn St. 65

Northeastern 79, UNC Wilmington 68, OT

Providence 70, Georgetown 52

St. Bonaventure 84, Richmond 70

St. Peter’s 56, Fairfield 55

UConn 61, Harvard 56

UMass 66, Saint Joseph’s 62

Vermont 67, Yale 59

Villanova 83, Seton Hall 67

SOUTH

Florida 74, South Carolina 58

Kentucky 85, Mississippi St. 63

Miami 63, North Carolina 57

Murray St. 77, E. Kentucky 64

UNC Asheville 81, Gardner-Webb 77

VMI 95, Longwood 72

Virginia 74, Wake Forest 51

William & Mary 85, Drexel 73

Winthrop 71, Presbyterian 67

MIDWEST

Akron 72, Ball St. 68

Cleveland St. 73, Detroit 63

E. Michigan 56, Bowling Green 51

Georgia 70, Missouri 64, OT

Indiana St. 77, Drake 73

Miami (Ohio) 77, Cent. Michigan 70

Milwaukee 84, Oakland 75

Missouri St. 68, Bradley 65

N. Iowa 80, Evansville 53

Ohio 59, Kent St. 53

S. Illinois 71, Loyola of Chicago 67

W. Michigan 87, Toledo 76

Wichita St. 66, Illinois St. 47

Wisconsin 95, Illinois 70

SOUTHWEST

Kansas 90, Oklahoma 83

Oklahoma St. 87, Texas 74

Texas A&M 69, Arkansas 53

FAR WEST

Colorado 71, Washington St. 70, OT

Colorado St. 66, San Jose St. 64

Fresno St. 71, Air Force 65

Nevada 74, UNLV 71

New Mexico 72, Wyoming 69, OT

San Diego St. 69, Boise St. 66

Washington 59, Utah 57

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 43 28 13 2 58 126 94

Tampa Bay 43 26 13 4 56 123 102

Montreal 45 25 15 5 55 115 106

Detroit 43 19 14 10 48 114 121

Toronto 44 21 18 5 47 122 132

Ottawa 45 19 18 8 46 129 145

Florida 43 16 21 6 38 102 136

Buffalo 42 12 26 4 28 74 118

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 45 32 12 1 65 147 107

Philadelphia 44 23 17 4 50 117 119

N.Y. Rangers 45 22 20 3 47 111 121

Washington 42 20 16 6 46 128 128

Carolina 43 18 16 9 45 105 124

New Jersey 44 17 18 9 43 103 113

Columbus 43 19 20 4 42 117 126

N.Y. Islanders 45 16 22 7 39 124 149

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 46 29 8 9 67 169 127

St. Louis 42 30 7 5 65 155 97

Colorado 43 27 12 4 58 127 111

Minnesota 45 23 17 5 51 108 114

Dallas 42 20 15 7 47 123 131

Nashville 44 19 19 6 44 105 131

Winnipeg 46 19 22 5 43 125 139

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 45 32 8 5 69 151 113

San Jose 44 27 11 6 60 144 114

Los Angeles 44 26 13 5 57 114 91

Vancouver 45 23 13 9 55 121 113

Phoenix 42 21 12 9 51 129 127

Calgary 43 15 22 6 36 100 137

Edmonton 46 14 27 5 33 119 161

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

Wednesday’s Games

Philadelphia 3, Montreal 1

N.Y. Rangers 3, Chicago 2

Colorado 4, Ottawa 3, OT

Thursday’s Games

Florida at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Dallas at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Washington at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Nashville, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Minnesota at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Boston at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Detroit at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

 

MLB HOF voting

2014 Hall of Fame Voting

571 votes cast, 429 needed

Greg Maddux 555 (97.2%), Tom Glavine 525 (91.9), Frank Thomas 478 (83.7), Craig Biggio 427 (74.8), Mike Piazza 355 (62.2), Jack Morris 351 (61.5), Jeff Bagwell 310 (54.3), Tim Raines 263 (46.1), Roger Clemens 202 (35.4), Barry Bonds 198 (34.7), Lee Smith 171 (29.9), Curt Schilling 167 (29.2), Edgar Martinez 144 (25.2), Alan Trammell 119 (20.8), Mike Mussina 116 (20.3), Jeff Kent 87 (15.2), Fred McGriff 67 (11.7), Mark McGwire 63 (11.0), Larry Walker 58 (10.2), Don Mattingly 47 (8.2), Sammy Sosa 41 (7.2).

By receiving fewer than 28 votes (less than 5 percent), Rafael Palmeiro 25 (4.4), Moises Alou 6 (1.1), Hideo Nomo 6 (1.1), Luis Gonzalez 5 (0.9), Eric Gagne 2 (0.4), J.T. Snow 2 (0.4), Armando Benitez 1 (0.2), Jacque Jones 1 (0.2), Kenny Rogers 1 (0.2), Sean Casey 0, Ray Durham 0, Todd Jones 0, Paul Lo Duca 0, Richie Sexson 0, Mike Timlin 0 are no longer eligible for election by the BBWAA.