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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

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 2

At East Rutherford, N.J.

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

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 23 21 .523 —

Brooklyn 20 23 .465 2 1/2

New York 17 27 .386 6

Boston 15 31 .326 9

Philadelphia 14 31 .311 9 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 32 12 .727 —

Atlanta 23 21 .523 9

Washington 21 22 .488 10 1/2

Charlotte 19 27 .413 14

Orlando 12 33 .267 20 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 34 9 .791 —

Chicago 22 22 .500 12 1/2

Detroit 17 27 .386 17 1/2

Cleveland 16 28 .364 18 1/2

Milwaukee 8 36 .182 26 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 33 11 .750 —

Houston 29 17 .630 5

Dallas 26 20 .565 8

Memphis 22 20 .524 10

New Orleans 18 25 .419 14 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 36 10 .783 —

Portland 33 12 .733 2 1/2

Denver 22 21 .512 12 1/2

Minnesota 22 22 .500 13

Utah 16 29 .356 19 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 32 15 .681 —

Golden State 27 18 .600 4

Phoenix 26 18 .591 4 1/2

L.A. Lakers 16 29 .356 15

Sacramento 15 29 .341 15 1/2

Monday’s Games

Phoenix 124, Philadelphia 113

Toronto 104, Brooklyn 103

Minnesota 95, Chicago 86

Oklahoma City 111, Atlanta 109

L.A. Clippers 114, Milwaukee 86

Utah 106, Sacramento 99

Tuesday’s Games

New Orleans at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

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

San Antonio at Houston, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Portland, 10 p.m.

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

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

Wednesday’s Games

Oklahoma City at Miami, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Houston at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Charlotte at Denver, 9 p.m.

Chicago at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.

Memphis at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

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

 

Cavaliers’ box

PHOENIX (99)

Tucker 5-14 2-2 13, Frye 5-9 2-2 16, Plumlee 1-3 1-2 3, Dragic 6-14 2-2 15, Green 4-14 2-2 12, Mark.Morris 8-16 10-12 27, Len 0-0 0-0 0, Barbosa 2-6 1-2 5, Smith 0-2 1-2 1, Marc.Morris 3-4 1-2 7. Totals 34-82 22-28 99.

CLEVELAND (90)

Deng 7-18 4-6 18, Thompson 6-9 5-7 17, Varejao 1-9 0-3 2, Irving 8-23 8-8 24, Miles 5-11 0-0 12, Waiters 2-5 0-0 4, Zeller 1-1 0-0 2, Jack 3-8 0-0 8, Clark 1-2 0-0 3, Dellavedova 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-86 17-24 90.

Phoenix 22 21 25 31 — 99

Cleveland 29 32 6 23 — 90

3-Point Goals—Phoenix 9-27 (Frye 4-7, Green 2-8, Mark.Morris 1-2, Dragic 1-3, Tucker 1-4, Marc.Morris 0-1, Barbosa 0-2), Cleveland 5-16 (Jack 2-2, Miles 2-7, Clark 1-2, Deng 0-2, Irving 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Phoenix 63 (Mark.Morris 15), Cleveland 50 (Thompson 13). Assists—Phoenix 23 (Dragic 7), Cleveland 23 (Irving 9). Total Fouls—Phoenix 24, Cleveland 23. Technicals—Phoenix defensive three second. A—15,872 (20,562).

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 51 33 15 3 69 153 113

Tampa Bay 52 31 16 5 67 155 128

Toronto 54 27 21 6 60 155 168

Montreal 52 27 20 5 59 128 134

Detroit 52 23 18 11 57 135 144

Ottawa 52 22 20 10 54 147 165

Florida 52 21 24 7 49 127 158

Buffalo 51 14 30 7 35 97 147

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 53 37 14 2 76 171 128

N.Y. Rangers 54 28 23 3 59 139 138

Carolina 52 24 19 9 57 134 147

Columbus 52 26 22 4 56 152 148

Philadelphia 53 25 22 6 56 142 158

New Jersey 53 22 20 11 55 127 132

Washington 52 23 21 8 54 148 154

N.Y. Islanders 55 21 26 8 50 157 185

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 54 32 10 12 76 190 149

St. Louis 51 35 11 5 75 177 119

Colorado 52 33 14 5 71 153 137

Minnesota 54 28 20 6 62 129 133

Dallas 53 24 21 8 56 154 157

Winnipeg 54 25 24 5 55 152 158

Nashville 54 23 23 8 54 132 163

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 54 39 10 5 83 182 130

San Jose 53 34 13 6 74 165 126

Los Angeles 54 30 18 6 66 133 113

Vancouver 54 27 18 9 63 137 138

Phoenix 52 24 18 10 58 151 160

Calgary 52 18 27 7 43 119 165

Edmonton 55 17 32 6 40 144 190

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

Monday’s Games

Boston 6, N.Y. Islanders 3

Carolina 3, Columbus 2

Pittsburgh 3, Buffalo 0

Colorado 4, Dallas 3

Edmonton 4, Vancouver 2

Los Angeles 1, San Jose 0

Tuesday’s Games

Florida at Boston, 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Washington at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.

Carolina at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

New Jersey at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Nashville at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Chicago at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

N.Y. Rangers vs. N.Y. Islanders at Bronx, NY, 7:30 p.m.

San Jose at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Chicago at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Monday’s Game

Columbus 2 0 0 — 2

Carolina 0 0 3 — 3

First Period—1, Columbus, MacKenzie 5 (Tyutin, Tropp), 2:25. 2, Columbus, Umberger 14 (Johansen, Foligno), 2:42. Penalties—Horton, Clm (slashing), 11:55.

Second Period—None. Penalties—Wisniewski, Clm (hooking), 15:39.

Third Period—3, Carolina, E.Staal 13 (Semin, Faulk), 11:18. 4, Carolina, E.Staal 14 (Tlusty), 12:18. 5, Carolina, Jo.Staal 11 (Lindholm, Skinner), 14:05. Penalties—None.

Shots on Goal—Columbus 7-9-8—24. Carolina 7-17-11—35.

Power-play opportunities—Columbus 0 of 0; Carolina 0 of 2.

Goalies—Columbus, Bobrovsky 17-13-2 (35 shots-32 saves). Carolina, Khudobin 11-3-0 (24-22).

A—13,641 (18,680). T—2:17.

Referees—Dan O’Halloran, Ian Walsh. Linesmen—Greg Devorski, Matt MacPherson.

 

Boys’ H.S. poll

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

DIVISION I

1, Lakewood St. Edward (12) 13-1 203

2, Trotwood-Madison (3) 13-1 181

3, Cin. Moeller (3) 14-1 166

4, Zanesville (2) 13-0 160

5, Uniontown Lake (2) 14-0 130

6, Massillon Jackson 12-2 74

7, Berea-Midpark 12-1 55

7, Cols. Northland 13-3 55

9, Perrysburg 13-1 38

10, Tol. Bowsher 11-1 28

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Pickerington Cent. 26. 12, Can. Timken 16. 13, Cle. St. Ignatius 13.

DIVISION II

1, Norwalk (15) 14-0 203

2, Cols. Watterson (5) 12-1 179

3, Day. Dunbar (2) 13-3 159

4, Millbury Lake 13-0 130

5, Mansfield Ontario 14-0 126

6, Cle. Cent. Cath. 11-3 101

7, Circleville Logan Elm 14-1 91

8, Defiance 12-2 69

9, Day. Thurgood Marshall 11-4 26

10, Franklin 12-3 23

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Akr. SVSM 22. 12, Athens 15. 12, Cols. Brookhaven 15. 14, New Concord John Glenn 14.

DIVISION III

1, Belmont Union Local (10) 13-0 186

2, Beachwood 12-2 151

3, Cle. VASJ (7) 9-5 136

4, St. Bernard Roger Bacon (2) 11-2 132

5, Gates Mills Gilmour (2) 12-1 130

6, Chillicothe Zane Trace 13-2 90

7, Cols. Ready (1) 12-3 88

8, Lima Cent. Cath. 11-2 87

9, Lucasville Valley 14-2 53

10, Cols. Hartley 10-4 31

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Warrensville Hts. 25. 12, Creston Norwayne 16. 13, Marion Pleasant 14.

DIVISION IV

1, Convoy Crestview (20) 13-0 218

2, New Madison Tri-Village (2) 13-0 189

3, Berlin Hiland 14-2 145

4, Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 17-2 144

5, Tol. Ottawa Hills 9-1 120

6, Tipp City Bethel 11-2 93

7, Troy Christian 13-2 79

8, New Washington Buckeye Cent. 12-1 70

9, Maria Stein Marion Local 10-2 67

10, Haviland Wayne Trace 9-1 27

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Peebles 18.

 

H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Monday’s Girls’ Basketball Scores of Interest

Chillicothe Unioto 78, Bainbridge Paint Valley 30

Latham Western 69, W. Union 51

Minford 44, McDermott Scioto NW 28

Portsmouth Clay 57, Southeastern 52

Portsmouth W. 54, Portsmouth Notre Dame 52

Proctorville Fairland 71, Ironton Rock Hill 13

Racine Southern 60, Pomeroy Meigs 38

Reedsville Eastern 83, Wahama, W.Va. 4

S. Webster 54, Greenup Co., Ky. 51

Willow Wood Symmes Valley 57, Hannan, W.Va.

 

Monday’s Boys’ Basketball Scores of Interest

Baltimore Liberty Union 68, Amanda-Clearcreek 58

Greenup Co., Ky. 63, Ironton 57, OT

OVC 68, Parkersburg Christian, W.Va. 53

Portsmouth Sciotoville 66, Ironton St. Joseph 64, OT

Sardinia Eastern Brown 47, Hillsboro 44

 

College scores

Monday’s College Basketball Scores

EAST

Colgate 75, Lafayette 68

Duke 80, Pittsburgh 65

Towson 76, Hofstra 58

Villanova 65, Georgetown 60

SOUTH

Alcorn St. 70, Alabama A&M 64, OT

Bethune-Cookman 58, Howard 47

Coppin St. 70, NC A&T 54

Hampton 67, SC State 56

Southern U. 68, Alabama St. 55

William & Mary 74, Coll. of Charleston 63

MIDWEST

No scores reported

SOUTHWEST

MVSU 81, Prairie View 72

Oklahoma 88, Oklahoma St. 76

Texas Southern 72, Ark.-Pine Bluff 71

FAR WEST

Portland St. 92, E. Washington 83

 

Men’s AP poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 26, 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 (63) 20-0 1,623 1

2. Syracuse (2) 19-0 1,561 2

3. Florida 17-2 1,436 6

4. Wichita St. 21-0 1,435 5

5. San Diego St. 18-1 1,337 7

6. Kansas 15-4 1,272 8

7. Michigan St. 18-2 1,251 3

8. Oklahoma St. 16-3 1,067 11

9. Villanova 17-2 1,063 4

10. Michigan 15-4 1,050 21

11. Kentucky 15-4 896 14

12. Louisville 17-3 891 12

13. Cincinnati 19-2 793 15

14. Wisconsin 17-3 763 9

15. Iowa 16-4 722 10

16. Iowa St. 15-3 684 16

17. Duke 16-4 549 18

18. Pittsburgh 18-2 517 20

19. Saint Louis 18-2 464 19

20. Creighton 17-3 445 —

21. UMass 17-2 353 13

22. Memphis 15-4 262 23

23. Oklahoma 16-4 203 25

24. Ohio St. 16-4 143 17

25. Texas 16-4 142 —

Others receiving votes: UConn 67, Gonzaga 51, UCLA 39, Virginia 18, George Washington 5, Green Bay 5, Kansas St. 5, Minnesota 5, SMU 3, American U. 1, Harvard 1, Louisiana Tech 1, New Mexico 1, Southern Miss. 1.

 

Transactions

Monday’s Sports Transactions

COLLEGE

COLORADO STATE — Announced men’s basketball F Chane Behanan enrolled at the school and will be eligible play end of the fall term.

GEORGETOWN — Announced senior basketball C Moses Ayegba was suspended by the NCAA for one game for violations related to pre-enrollment rules.

NEBRASKA — Announced DT Avery Moss is banned from the Nebraska campus through Dec. 31 and will not play in 2014, after he pleaded no contest to public indecency in connection with a 2012 incident.

STANFORD — Named Peter Hansen inside linebackers coach.