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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

Seattle 23, New Orleans 15

New England 43, Indianapolis 22

Sunday, Jan. 12

San Francisco 23, Carolina 10

Denver 24, San Diego 17

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 19

Denver, 26, New England 16

Seattle 23, San Francisco 17

Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 26

At Honolulu

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

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 2

At East Rutherford, N.J.

Denver vs. Seattle, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

All Times EST

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 20 20 .500 —

Brooklyn 17 22 .436 2 1/2

New York 15 26 .366 5 1/2

Boston 14 28 .333 7

Philadelphia 13 28 .317 7 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 29 12 .707 —

Atlanta 21 19 .525 7 1/2

Washington 20 20 .500 8 1/2

Charlotte 18 25 .419 12

Orlando 11 30 .268 18

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 33 7 .825 —

Chicago 20 20 .500 13

Detroit 17 24 .415 16 1/2

Cleveland 15 26 .366 18 1/2

Milwaukee 7 33 .175 26

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 32 9 .780 —

Houston 28 15 .651 5

Dallas 25 18 .581 8

Memphis 20 20 .500 11 1/2

New Orleans 16 24 .400 15 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 31 10 .756 —

Oklahoma City 31 10 .756 —

Denver 20 20 .500 10 1/2

Minnesota 19 21 .475 11 1/2

Utah 14 28 .333 17 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 29 14 .674 —

Golden State 26 17 .605 3

Phoenix 23 17 .575 4 1/2

L.A. Lakers 16 26 .381 12 1/2

Sacramento 14 25 .359 13

Monday’s Games

Dallas 102, Cleveland 97

L.A. Clippers 112, Detroit 103

Washington 107, Philadelphia 99

Charlotte 100, Toronto 95

Brooklyn 103, New York 80

New Orleans 95, Memphis 92

Atlanta 121, Miami 114

Chicago 102, L.A. Lakers 100, OT

Houston 126, Portland 113

Indiana 102, Golden State 94

Tuesday’s Games

Orlando at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Portland at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Utah, 9 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Atlanta at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Boston at Washington, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Dallas at Toronto, 7 p.m.

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

Sacramento at Houston, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

Indiana at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

 

Cavaliers’ box

DALLAS (102)

Marion 7-8 2-2 18, Nowitzki 8-20 1-2 17, Dalembert 0-0 1-2 1, Calderon 4-8 2-2 11, Ellis 8-16 6-10 22, Carter 1-9 3-3 5, Blair 5-7 3-3 13, Larkin 1-3 0-0 3, Harris 1-7 0-0 2, Crowder 0-0 0-0 0, Wright 3-5 4-4 10. Totals 38-83 22-28 102.

CLEVELAND (97)

Deng 5-8 8-9 20, Thompson 6-11 7-10 19, Varejao 7-12 4-6 18, Irving 10-27 4-4 26, Miles 2-7 2-2 6, Waiters 0-4 0-0 0, Zeller 0-0 0-0 0, Clark 1-6 0-0 2, Jack 2-4 1-2 6, Dellavedova 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 33-81 26-33 97.

Dallas 30 29 20 23 — 102

Cleveland 23 14 29 31 — 97

3-Point Goals—Dallas 4-20 (Marion 2-3, Larkin 1-2, Calderon 1-4, Ellis 0-1, Carter 0-2, Harris 0-3, Nowitzki 0-5), Cleveland 5-23 (Deng 2-4, Irving 2-6, Jack 1-2, Dellavedova 0-2, Waiters 0-2, Clark 0-2, Miles 0-5). Fouled Out—Blair. Rebounds—Dallas 47 (Nowitzki 10), Cleveland 59 (Varejao 21). Assists—Dallas 22 (Ellis 8), Cleveland 21 (Irving 9). Total Fouls—Dallas 25, Cleveland 24. Technicals—Blair, Dallas defensive three second. A—18,762 (20,562).

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 49 31 15 3 65 141 109

Tampa Bay 50 29 16 5 63 146 123

Montreal 49 27 17 5 59 126 120

Toronto 51 26 20 5 57 145 154

Detroit 49 21 18 10 52 122 134

Ottawa 49 21 19 9 51 139 155

Florida 49 19 23 7 45 116 148

Buffalo 47 13 27 7 33 86 133

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 49 34 13 2 70 157 120

N.Y. Rangers 51 27 21 3 57 128 128

Philadelphia 50 25 19 6 56 137 144

Columbus 48 24 20 4 52 138 135

Washington 49 22 19 8 52 142 150

New Jersey 50 20 19 11 51 115 123

Carolina 48 20 19 9 49 117 137

N.Y. Islanders 51 20 24 7 47 142 166

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 51 32 8 11 75 184 139

St. Louis 48 33 10 5 71 170 108

Colorado 48 31 12 5 67 142 122

Minnesota 51 27 19 5 59 125 125

Nashville 51 22 22 7 51 125 152

Dallas 49 21 20 8 50 137 152

Winnipeg 50 22 23 5 49 141 150

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 51 37 9 5 79 175 126

San Jose 50 32 12 6 70 161 123

Los Angeles 50 29 15 6 64 128 103

Vancouver 50 25 16 9 59 127 127

Phoenix 49 23 17 9 55 141 149

Calgary 50 16 27 7 39 111 159

Edmonton 51 15 30 6 36 131 181

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

Monday’s Games

N.Y. Islanders 4, Philadelphia 3, SO

Boston 3, Los Angeles 2

Florida 5, Pittsburgh 1

St. Louis 4, Detroit 1

Nashville 4, Dallas 1

Toronto 4, Phoenix 2

San Jose 3, Calgary 2

Tuesday’s Games

Florida at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

St. Louis at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Washington, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Toronto at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Vancouver at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Winnipeg at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Montreal at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Chicago at Detroit, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.

 

AP men’s poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 19, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Arizona (61) 18-0 1,621 1

2. Syracuse (4) 18-0 1,559 2

3. Michigan St. 17-1 1,497 4

4. Villanova 16-1 1,377 6

5. Wichita St. 19-0 1,368 5

6. Florida 15-2 1,303 7

7. San Diego St. 16-1 1,211 10

8. Kansas 13-4 1,117 15

9. Wisconsin 16-2 1,074 3

10. Iowa 15-3 1,041 14

11. Oklahoma St. 15-3 971 9

12. Louisville 16-3 804 18

13. UMass 16-1 781 16

14. Kentucky 13-4 769 13

15. Cincinnati 17-2 736 19

16. Iowa St. 14-3 644 8

17. Ohio St. 15-3 549 11

18. Duke 14-4 447 23

19. Saint Louis 17-2 421 24

20. Pittsburgh 16-2 419 22

21. Michigan 13-4 362 —

22. Kansas St. 14-4 221 —

23. Memphis 13-4 201 17

24. Baylor 13-4 170 12

25. Oklahoma 14-4 111 25

Others receiving votes: Creighton 98, UConn 62, Gonzaga 59, California 44, Colorado 26, UCLA 23, Harvard 12, George Washington 8, Missouri 6, Texas 5, Xavier 4, SMU 2, New Mexico 1, Virginia 1.

 

USA Today poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 19, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Arizona (30) 18-0 798 1

2. Syracuse (2) 18-0 769 2

3. Michigan State 17-1 736 4

4. Wichita State 19-0 695 5

5. Villanova 16-1 657 6

6. Florida 15-2 639 7

7. San Diego State 16-1 594 11

8. Wisconsin 16-2 506 3

9. Louisville 16-3 493 14

10. Iowa 15-3 455 16

11. Kansas 13-4 454 18

12. UMass 16-1 444 15

12. Oklahoma State 15-3 444 8

14. Kentucky 13-4 371 12

15. Ohio State 15-3 326 9

16. Cincinnati 17-2 253 23

17. Iowa State 14-3 246 10

18. Duke 14-4 245 20

19. Pittsburgh 16-2 218 21

20. Saint Louis 17-2 176 —

21. Gonzaga 16-3 140 24

22. Memphis 13-4 134 17

23. Baylor 13-4 129 13

24. Creighton 15-3 99 19

25. Michigan 13-4 88 —

25. Oklahoma 14-4 88 —

Others receiving votes: Kansas State 81, California 23, Colorado 18, Missouri 16, UConn 12, Virginia 12, Oregon 11, George Washington 7, UCLA 7, Southern Miss. 5, Texas 5, Toledo 3, Harvard 1, Stephen F. Austin 1, Xavier 1.

 

Boys’ H.S. poll

Associated Press boys state basketball poll 1/4

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school boys basketball teams in the third of seven weekly Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

DIVISION I

Record Pts.

1, Lakewood St. Edward (12) 9-1 212

2, Trotwood-Madison (5) 12-0 190

3, Cin. Moeller (2) 13-1 163

4, Zanesville (3) 12-0 159

5, Uniontown Lake (1) 12-0 120

6, Berea-Midpark 11-0 88

7, Cols. Northland 11-2 74

8, Cle. St. Ignatius 9-2 60

9, Massillon Jackson 11-2 45

10, Cin. La Salle 11-2 23

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Perrysburg 17. 12, Tol. Bowsher 14. 13, Shaker Hts. 13.

DIVISION II

1, Cle. Cent. Cath. (13) 10-1 197

2, Norwalk (6) 13-0 190

3, Cols. Watterson (1) 10-1 142

4, Day. Dunbar (1) 12-3 133

5, Millbury Lake (1) 13-0 111

6, Akr. SVSM 7-6 99

7, Mansfield Ontario 13-0 88

8, Day. Thurgood Marshall 10-3 71

9, Circleville Logan Elm 13-1 68

10, Defiance 10-2 48

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Franklin 19. 12, New Concord John Glenn 18. 13, Cols. Brookhaven 13. 14, Elida 12.

DIVISION III

1, St. Bernard Roger Bacon (19) 11-1 208

2, Lima Cent. Cath. 11-1 181

3, Cle. VASJ (3) 7-5 165

4, Belmont Union Local (1) 11-0 161

5, Beachwood 10-2 120

6, Chillicothe Zane Trace 12-2 62

7, Cols. Ready 11-3 61

8, Cols. Hartley 10-2 60

9, Gates Mills Gilmour 11-1 30

10, Lucasville Valley 13-2 29

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Marion Pleasant 27. 12, Versailles 24. 13, Creston Norwayne 18. 14, St. Bernard 16. 15, Warrensville Hts. 14. 16, Oak Hill 13. 16, Cin. Clark Montessori 13.

DIVISION IV

1, Convoy Crestview (22) 12-0 226

2, Tipp City Bethel 11-1 175

3, New Madison Tri-Village (1) 12-0 167

4, Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 15-1 139

5, Berlin Hiland 12-2 118

6, Tol. Ottawa Hills 9-1 103

7, Troy Christian 12-2 76

8, Maria Stein Marion Local 9-2 67

9, Peebles 10-1 52

10, New Washington Buckeye Cent. 11-1 41

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Haviland Wayne Trace 23. 12, Sandusky St. Mary 18.

 

Ohio State box

NEBRASKA 68, No. 17 OHIO ST. 62

OHIO ST. (15-4)

Scott 2-6 0-0 4, Craft 2-5 8-10 12, Ross 4-12 3-6 11, A. Williams 1-2 2-2 4, Smith Jr. 4-12 0-0 10, Loving 3-6 0-0 8, Thompson 4-6 0-0 9, Della Valle 1-4 1-3 4, McDonald 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-53 14-21 62.

NEBRASKA (9-8)

Webster 2-3 5-6 9, Petteway 6-9 5-7 18, Gallegos 1-2 0-0 2, Shields 6-12 5-6 18, Pitchford 0-3 0-0 0, Biggs 4-5 3-5 11, Rivers 1-2 2-2 4, Parker 0-3 0-0 0, Peltz 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 3-7 0-0 6. Totals 23-46 20-26 68.

Halftime—Nebraska 34-25. 3-Point Goals—Ohio St. 6-21 (Loving 2-5, Smith Jr. 2-6, Thompson 1-2, Della Valle 1-3, Ross 0-2, Scott 0-3), Nebraska 2-13 (Shields 1-3, Petteway 1-4, Webster 0-1, Parker 0-1, Gallegos 0-1, Pitchford 0-3). Fouled Out—Scott. Rebounds—Ohio St. 27 (Craft 7), Nebraska 33 (Shields 9). Assists—Ohio St. 9 (Craft 3), Nebraska 6 (Biggs 3). Total Fouls—Ohio St. 25, Nebraska 18. A—15,342.

 

College scores

Monday’s College Basketball Scores

EAST

Albany (NY) 66, Binghamton 60

Boston U. 72, Loyola (Md.) 58

Creighton 96, Villanova 68

Delaware 90, Drexel 77

Marist 70, St. Peter’s 63

Marquette 80, Georgetown 72, OT

Stony Brook 81, UMBC 62

Vermont 57, New Hampshire 40

SOUTH

Belmont 62, Fairfield 53

Jackson St. 84, Texas Southern 80

Morgan St. 80, Hampton 71

NC State 65, Maryland 56

Norfolk St. 83, Coppin St. 71

Virginia 76, North Carolina 61

Wofford 71, W. Carolina 60

MIDWEST

Kansas 78, Baylor 68

Nebraska 68, Ohio St. 62

Xavier 84, DePaul 74

SOUTHWEST

Alcorn St. 71, Ark.-Pine Bluff 45

FAR WEST

Weber St. 65, Idaho St. 59

 

H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Monday’s Girls’’ Basketball Scores of Interest

Albany Alexander 54, New Lexington 46

Athens 55, Oak Hill 43

Belpre 67, Wahama, W.Va. 15

McArthur Vinton County 54, Bidwell River Valley 42

Portsmouth Clay 58, Waverly 55

Proctorville Fairland 72, Spring Valley, W.Va. 66

Reedsville Eastern 83, Racine Southern 27

S. Webster 63, Beaver Eastern 39

W. Union 59, Franklin Furnace Green 36

Symmes Valley 57, Ironton Rock Hill 51

Ashland Blazer, Ky. 65, Cin. McNicholas 54

Pomeroy Meigs 47, OVC 41

Crown City S. Gallia 46, Gallipolis Gallia 30

 

Transactions

Monday’s Sports Transactions

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed OL Braxton Cave and R.J. Mattes, T Jordan Devey, WRs Reggie Dunn and Greg Orton, RB Sam McGuffie and LB Taylor Reed to reserve/future contracts.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Named Ray Horton defensive coordinator and Louie Cioffi defensive backs coach.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Vancouver coach John Tortorella for 15 days, without pay, for trying to enter the Calgary locker room during the first intermission of their game on Saturday, Jan. 18. Fined Calgary coach Bob Hartley $25,000 for his responsibility for the incident that took place off the opening face-off of their game on Saturday, Jan. 18