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Boca Raton bowl

Marshall 14 10 14 14 — 52

N. Illinois 7 6 7 3 — 23

First Quarter

NIU—Brescacin 19 pass from Hare (Hagan kick), 7:33.

Mar—Reaves 93 kickoff return (Haig kick), 7:19.

Mar—Cato 5 run (Haig kick), 3:42.

Second Quarter

Mar—FG Haig 28, 11:51.

NIU—FG Hagan 19, 7:30.

Mar—D.Johnson 2 run (Haig kick), 5:29.

NIU—FG Hagan 30, :07.

Third Quarter

Mar—Shuler 6 pass from Cato (Haig kick), 6:39.

NIU—Stingily 24 run (Hagan kick), 4:50.

Mar—Jean-Louis 11 pass from Cato (Haig kick), 2:06.

Fourth Quarter

Mar—McManus 27 pass from Cato (Haig kick), 11:48.

NIU—FG Hagan 31, 8:39.

Mar—Cato 4 run (Haig kick), 4:10.

A—29,419.

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Mar NIU

First downs 28 25

Rushes-yards 38-224 50-200

Passing 281 225

Comp-Att-Int 25-37-0 15-28-0

Return Yards 0 0

Punts-Avg. 3-34.3 6-41.0

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0

Penalties-Yards 6-60 4-41

Time of Possession 29:18 30:42

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Marshall, D.Johnson 15-131, Watson 4-25, Cato 10-25, Butler 5-17, Pittman 2-14, Foster 2-12. N. Illinois, Bouagnon 13-82, Stingily 18-76, Hare 14-50, A.Daniels 2-7, Turner 2-(minus 5), Team 1-(minus 10).

PASSING—Marshall, Cato 25-37-0-281. N. Illinois, Hare 15-27-0-225, Team 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING—Marshall, Shuler 18-185, McManus 2-47, Jean-Louis 2-26, Frohnapfel 2-16, Yurachek 1-7. N. Illinois, Da’.Brown 4-63, Turner 4-55, Brescacin 2-40, A.Daniels 1-29, Blake 1-15, Eakes 1-13, Stingily 1-8, Bouagnon 1-2.

 

 

NFL standings

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New England 12 3 0 .800 459 296

Miami 8 7 0 .533 364 336

Buffalo 8 7 0 .533 326 280

N.Y. Jets 3 12 0 .200 246 377

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Indianapolis 10 5 0 .667 431 359

Houston 8 7 0 .533 349 290

Jacksonville 3 12 0 .200 232 389

Tennessee 2 13 0 .133 244 411

North

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Cincinnati 10 4 1 .700 348 317

x-Pittsburgh 10 5 0 .667 409 351

Baltimore 9 6 0 .600 389 292

Cleveland 7 8 0 .467 289 317

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Denver 11 4 0 .733 435 340

San Diego 9 6 0 .600 341 329

Kansas City 8 7 0 .533 334 274

Oakland 3 12 0 .200 239 405

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Dallas 11 4 0 .733 423 335

Philadelphia 9 6 0 .600 440 374

N.Y. Giants 6 9 0 .400 354 366

Washington 4 11 0 .267 284 394

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Carolina 6 8 1 .433 305 371

Atlanta 6 9 0 .400 378 383

New Orleans 6 9 0 .400 378 404

Tampa Bay 2 13 0 .133 257 387

North

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Detroit 11 4 0 .733 301 252

x-Green Bay 11 4 0 .733 456 328

Minnesota 6 9 0 .400 312 334

Chicago 5 10 0 .333 310 429

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Seattle 11 4 0 .733 374 248

x-Arizona 11 4 0 .733 293 279

San Francisco 7 8 0 .467 286 323

St. Louis 6 9 0 .400 318 334

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Thursday, Dec. 18

Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13

Saturday, Dec. 20

Washington 27, Philadelphia 24

San Diego 38, San Francisco 35, OT

Sunday, Dec. 21

Houston 25, Baltimore 13

Detroit 20, Chicago 14

Atlanta 30, New Orleans 14

Miami 37, Minnesota 35

Carolina 17, Cleveland 13

Green Bay 20, Tampa Bay 3

Pittsburgh 20, Kansas City 12

New England 17, N.Y. Jets 16

N.Y. Giants 37, St. Louis 27

Oakland 26, Buffalo 24

Dallas 42, Indianapolis 7

Seattle 35, Arizona 6

Monday, Dec. 22

Cincinnati 37, Denver 28

Sunday, Dec. 28

Indianapolis at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m.

San Diego at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Miami, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Arizona at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.

St. Louis at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.

Oakland at Denver, 4:25 p.m.

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 35 22 11 2 46 95 84

Tampa Bay 36 21 11 4 46 117 96

Detroit 35 18 8 9 45 100 87

Toronto 35 20 12 3 43 118 102

Boston 35 18 14 3 39 91 91

Florida 32 15 9 8 38 73 82

Ottawa 34 14 14 6 34 90 94

Buffalo 35 13 19 3 29 69 115

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 34 22 7 5 49 108 80

N.Y. Islanders 34 23 11 0 46 105 94

N.Y. Rangers 32 18 10 4 40 97 83

Washington 34 17 11 6 40 99 90

Philadelphia 34 14 14 6 34 97 101

Columbus 33 14 16 3 31 80 107

New Jersey 36 12 17 7 31 78 104

Carolina 34 10 20 4 24 70 93

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 35 23 10 2 48 107 72

Nashville 33 22 9 2 46 95 70

St. Louis 34 21 10 3 45 100 86

Winnipeg 35 18 10 7 43 88 81

Minnesota 32 16 13 3 35 93 89

Colorado 34 13 13 8 34 90 101

Dallas 33 14 14 5 33 95 113

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 36 23 8 5 51 104 98

San Jose 35 19 11 5 43 99 90

Vancouver 33 20 11 2 42 99 91

Los Angeles 35 17 11 7 41 97 88

Calgary 36 18 15 3 39 104 98

Arizona 34 12 18 4 28 80 112

Edmonton 35 7 21 7 21 75 121

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

Monday’s Games

Florida 4, Pittsburgh 3, SO

Washington 2, Ottawa 1

Nashville 5, Columbus 1

Vancouver 7, Arizona 1

Anaheim 3, San Jose 2, OT

Calgary 4, Los Angeles 3, OT

Tuesday’s Games

Carolina 2, New Jersey 1, SO

Boston 5, Nashville 3

Montreal 3, N.Y. Islanders 1

N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 2

Philadelphia 5, Minnesota 2

Toronto 4, Dallas 0

Detroit 6, Buffalo 3

Tampa Bay 4, Pittsburgh 3

Arizona 5, Edmonton 1

Colorado 5, St. Louis 0

Winnipeg 5, Chicago 1

Wednesday’s Games

No games scheduled

Thursday’s Games

No games scheduled

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

All Times EST

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 22 7 .759 —

Brooklyn 12 15 .444 9

Boston 10 16 .385 10 1/2

New York 5 25 .167 17 1/2

Philadelphia 4 23 .148 17

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 21 7 .750 —

Washington 19 8 .704 1 1/2

Miami 13 16 .448 8 1/2

Orlando 11 20 .355 11 1/2

Charlotte 10 19 .345 11 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 19 9 .679 —

Cleveland 17 10 .630 1 1/2

Milwaukee 14 15 .483 5 1/2

Indiana 10 19 .345 9 1/2

Detroit 5 23 .179 14

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Memphis 21 7 .750 —

Houston 20 7 .741 1/2

Dallas 20 10 .667 2

San Antonio 18 11 .621 3 1/2

New Orleans 14 14 .500 7

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 23 7 .767 —

Oklahoma City 13 16 .448 9 1/2

Denver 12 17 .414 10 1/2

Utah 9 20 .310 13 1/2

Minnesota 5 22 .185 16 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 23 4 .852 —

L.A. Clippers 19 10 .655 5

Phoenix 16 14 .533 8 1/2

Sacramento 12 16 .429 11 1/2

L.A. Lakers 9 19 .321 14 1/2

Monday’s Games

Charlotte 110, Denver 82

Chicago 129, Toronto 120

Houston 110, Portland 95

Utah 97, Memphis 91

Atlanta 105, Dallas 102

San Antonio 125, L.A. Clippers 118

Golden State 128, Sacramento 108

Tuesday’s Games

Chicago 99, Washington 91

Orlando 100, Boston 95

Indiana 96, New Orleans 84

Cleveland 125, Minnesota 104

Atlanta 107, L.A. Clippers 104

Philadelphia 91, Miami 87

Brooklyn 102, Denver 96

Portland 115, Oklahoma City 111, OT

Charlotte 108, Milwaukee 101

Phoenix 124, Dallas 115

L.A. Lakers 115, Golden State 105

Wednesday’s Games

No games scheduled

Thursday’s Games

Washington at New York, 12 p.m.

Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 2:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Miami, 5 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

 

College basketball

Tuesday’s College Basketball Scores

EAST

Arkansas St. 74, Niagara 69

Cornell 75, Siena 57

Iona 86, Florida Gulf Coast 67

La Salle 83, Hofstra 74

Pittsburgh 58, Holy Cross 39

Rutgers 79, Sacred Heart 54

St. Francis (NY) 71, Monmouth (NJ) 46

St. Peter’s 69, Fairleigh Dickinson 60

Stony Brook 59, American U. 47

Villanova 92, NJIT 67

SOUTH

Auburn 61, Texas Southern 60

Campbell 69, UNC Wilmington 63

Howard 73, South Alabama 60

Louisville 80, CS Northridge 55

Memphis 78, W. Illinois 51

Mississippi St. 70, Jacksonville 47

NC State 73, Louisiana Tech 65

Richmond 57, IUPUI 53

South Florida 78, SE Louisiana 63

MIDWEST

Cincinnati 72, Wagner 48

Dayton 75, Georgia Tech 61

E. Illinois 67, Cleveland St. 65

E. Michigan 87, Coppin St. 64

George Mason 68, Wright St. 60

FAR WEST

Abilene Christian 69, Ark.-Pine Bluff 61

Arizona St. 93, Detroit 54

BYU 77, UMass 71, OT

Cal Poly 69, Santa Clara 58

Grand Canyon 68, New Mexico 65

Houston 82, Texas Tech 69

S. Utah 66, SC State 56

UNLV 71, Arizona 67

Utah 80, S. Dakota St. 66

Utah Valley 51, Idaho St. 47

Wyoming 61, Montana St. 51

No scores from the Southwest