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NFL standings

National Football League

Playoff Schedule & Results

FINAL STANDINGS

All Times EST

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 3

Arizona at Carolina, 4:35 p.m. (ESPN)

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 8:15 p.m. (NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 4

Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 1:05 (CBS)

Detroit at Dallas, 4:40 p.m. (FOX)

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 10

Baltimore, Indianapolis or Cincinnati at New England, 4:35 p.m. (NBC)

Arizona, Detroit or Carolina at Seattle, 8:15 p.m. (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 11

Arizona, Dallas or Carolina at Green Bay, 1:05 p.m. (FOX)

Indianapolis, Cincinnati or Pittsburgh at Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS)

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 18

NFC, 3:05 p.m. (FOX)

AFC, 6:40 p.m. (CBS)

Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 25

At Glendale, Ariz.

Team Irvin vs. Team Carter, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 1

At Glendale, Ariz.

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

 

Music City Bowl

NOTRE DAME 31, No. 22 LSU 28

Notre Dame 7 14 7 3 = 31

LSU 7 7 14 0 = 28

First Quarter

ND—Fuller 12 pass from Zaire (Brindza kick), 7:04.

LSU—Fournette 8 run (Domingue kick), :05.

Second Quarter

ND—Zaire 7 run (Brindza kick), 11:04.

LSU—Fournette 100 kickoff return (Domingue kick), 10:52.

ND—Folston 6 run (Brindza kick), 6:12.

Third Quarter

LSU—Diarse 75 pass from Jennings (Domingue kick), 14:46.

LSU—Fournette 89 run (Domingue kick), 6:14.

ND—Prosise 50 run (Brindza kick), 4:15.

Fourth Quarter

ND—FG Brindza 32, :00.

A—60,419.

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ND LSU

First downs 23 17

Rushes-yards 51-263 38-285

Passing 186 151

Comp-Att-Int 18-26-0 7-14-0

Return Yards (-1) 9

Punts-Avg. 4-39.5 3-42.7

Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1

Penalties-Yards 2-15 2-7

Time of Possession 37:00 23:00

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Notre Dame, Zaire 22-96, Prosise 3-75, Folston 21-73, Carlisle 1-7, Golson 1-6, McDaniel 1-4, Bryant 2-2. LSU, Fournette 11-143, Dural 4-61, Magee 7-26, D.Williams 3-22, Hilliard 3-16, Diarse 1-8, Jennings 8-8, Kragthorpe 1-1.

PASSING—Notre Dame, Zaire 12-15-0-96, Golson 6-11-0-90. LSU, Jennings 7-14-0-151.

RECEIVING—Notre Dame, Fuller 5-57, C.Brown 4-49, Prosise 3-34, Carlisle 3-22, Folston 2-12, Koyack 1-12. LSU, Smith 4-66, Diarse 2-76, Magee 1-9.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 24 7 .774 —

Brooklyn 15 16 .484 9

Boston 10 18 .357 12 1/2

New York 5 28 .152 20

Philadelphia 4 26 .133 19 1/2

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 23 8 .742 —

Washington 22 9 .710 1

Miami 14 18 .438 9 1/2

Orlando 13 22 .371 12

Charlotte 10 22 .313 13 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Chicago 22 10 .688 —

Cleveland 18 13 .581 3 1/2

Milwaukee 16 16 .500 6

Indiana 11 21 .344 11

Detroit 8 23 .258 13 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Memphis 23 8 .742 —

Houston 21 9 .700 1 1/2

Dallas 23 10 .697 1

San Antonio 19 14 .576 5

New Orleans 16 15 .516 7

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 25 7 .781 —

Oklahoma City 15 17 .469 10

Denver 13 19 .406 12

Utah 11 21 .344 14

Minnesota 5 25 .167 19

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 25 5 .833 —

L.A. Clippers 21 11 .656 5

Phoenix 18 15 .545 8 1/2

Sacramento 13 18 .419 12 1/2

L.A. Lakers 10 22 .313 16

Tuesday’s Games

Detroit 109, Orlando 86

Atlanta 109, Cleveland 101

New Orleans 110, Phoenix 106

Brooklyn 96, Chicago 82

Memphis 95, San Antonio 87

Dallas 114, Washington 87

L.A. Lakers 111, Denver 103

Utah 100, Minnesota 94

Toronto at Portland, 10 p.m.

Golden State 126, Philadelphia 86

Wednesday’s Games

Sacramento at Boston, 1 p.m.

Miami at Indiana, 3 p.m.

New York at L.A. Clippers, 6 p.m.

Charlotte at Houston, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Denver at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

 

Cavaliers’ box

CLEVELAND (101)

Miller 0-0 0-0 0, Love 1-8 4-4 7, Thompson 9-12 0-5 18, Irving 13-27 6-7 35, Dellavedova 2-6 0-0 6, Waiters 3-10 2-3 9, Harris 4-7 2-2 13, Amundson 0-0 0-0 0, Price 2-4 0-0 4, Jones 3-10 0-0 9. Totals 37-84 14-21 101.

ATLANTA (109)

Carroll 2-8 3-3 7, Millsap 10-17 6-6 26, Antic 2-7 0-2 5, Teague 8-13 6-10 23, Korver 7-11 0-0 19, Sefolosha 2-6 1-2 6, Brand 0-1 0-0 0, Scott 4-9 2-2 12, Schroder 5-7 1-1 11, Bazemore 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-79 19-26 109.

Cleveland 25 16 32 28 — 101

Atlanta 26 25 27 31 — 109

3-Point Goals—Cleveland 13-31 (Harris 3-4, Jones 3-9, Irving 3-10, Dellavedova 2-4, Love 1-1, Waiters 1-3), Atlanta 10-29 (Korver 5-8, Scott 2-4, Sefolosha 1-3, Antic 1-4, Teague 1-4, Millsap 0-2, Carroll 0-4). Fouled Out—Thompson. Rebounds—Cleveland 50 (Thompson 13), Atlanta 50 (Millsap, Carroll 9). Assists—Cleveland 23 (Irving 9), Atlanta 23 (Teague 11). Total Fouls—Cleveland 24, Atlanta 19. Technicals—Atlanta defensive three second. A—19,215 (18,729).

 

College basketball

Tuesday’’s College Basketball Scores

EAST

Buffalo 76, Binghamton 50

Canisius 67, UMKC 55

Delaware 82, St. Bonaventure 77

Duquesne 78, Texas-Pan American 72

George Washington 80, VMI 60

La Salle 84, Penn 67

NJIT 77, St. Francis (Pa.) 65

Niagara 65, Albany (NY) 47

Northwestern 51, Rutgers 47

Pittsburgh 71, Florida Gulf Coast 54

St. Francis (NY) 72, Columbia 64

UMass 87, Iona 82

West Virginia 82, Virginia Tech 51

Yale 70, Sacred Heart 64

SOUTH

Alabama St. 76, Fort Valley St. 65

Arkansas St. 63, South Alabama 60, OT

Cincinnati 76, NC State 60

Clemson 64, Robert Morris 57

Concordia-Selma 79, Alcorn St. 70

E. Kentucky 66, Coppin St. 63

FAU 68, Jacksonville 50

Florida St. 65, Florida 63

Furman 72, St. Andrews 35

Georgia St. 65, Louisiana-Monroe 45

Georgia Tech 67, Charlotte 66

Louisville 63, Long Beach St. 48

McNeese St. 66, Mississippi St. 47

Md.-Eastern Shore 63, UT-Martin 60

Miami 67, Coll. of Charleston 40

Murray St. 76, Alabama A&M 39

New Orleans 90, Central Baptist 60

Nicholls St. 71, Spring Hill 64

North Carolina 86, William & Mary 64

Samford 94, Auburn-Montgomery 60

South Carolina 91, NC A&T 54

Stetson 77, Florida Tech 61

Texas St. 57, Troy 46

The Citadel 51, Bethune-Cookman 47

Virginia 83, Davidson 72

W. Carolina 86, St. Catherine U. 70

MIDWEST

Akron 70, Marshall 63

Cal Poly 71, IPFW 57

Dayton 78, Mississippi 74

Iowa 71, Ohio St. 65

Kansas 78, Kent St. 62

Maryland 68, Michigan St. 66, 2OT

Michigan 73, Illinois 65, OT

Notre Dame 87, Hartford 60

Ohio 72, UNC Wilmington 53

Oklahoma St. 74, Missouri 72, OT

Oral Roberts 77, Detroit 73, OT

W. Illinois 74, Anderson (Ind.) 62

W. Michigan 70, New Hampshire 56

SOUTHWEST

Baylor 92, Norfolk St. 51

Lamar 85, Huston-Tillotson 59

Louisiana-Lafayette 83, UALR 79, OT

Texas A&M 65, Mercer 50

Texas-Arlington 62, Georgia Southern 61

UTSA 79, Cameron 68

FAR WEST

Cal St.-Fullerton 77, Cal St.-Hayward 45

Harvard 72, Grand Canyon 59

New Mexico St. 54, Texas Southern 52

Oregon St. 76, UC Santa Barbara 64

Seattle 76, UC Davis 67

Southern Cal 64, Vermont 56

UC Riverside 68, Morgan St. 63

Utah 85, Carroll (Mont.) 49

 

Ohio State box

IOWA 71, No. 20 OHIO ST. 65

IOWA (10-4)

Jok 2-6 2-2 7, Gesell 3-7 0-0 7, Uthoff 6-11 2-2 18, White 5-10 8-10 18, Woodbury 1-3 0-1 2, Olaseni 2-3 4-4 8, Oglesby 3-6 0-0 8, Clemmons 1-4 1-4 3, Ellingson 0-0 0-0 0, Uhl 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-50 17-23 71.

OHIO ST. (11-3)

Russell 4-16 4-4 13, Loving 4-10 0-1 10, Scott 2-7 2-4 6, Thompson 6-11 4-4 17, A. Williams 4-4 1-2 9, Tate 1-2 0-0 2, K. Williams 2-5 0-0 6, Lee 0-1 0-0 0, McDonald 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 24-57 11-15 65.

Halftime—Iowa 43-31. 3-Point Goals—Iowa 8-22 (Uthoff 4-6, Oglesby 2-5, Gesell 1-3, Jok 1-4, Clemmons 0-2, White 0-2), Ohio St. 6-24 (K. Williams 2-4, Loving 2-6, Thompson 1-4, Russell 1-8, Tate 0-1, Scott 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Iowa 37 (White 9), Ohio St. 29 (Loving 6). Assists—Iowa 17 (Uthoff 5), Ohio St. 16 (Scott 6). Total Fouls—Iowa 19, Ohio St. 17. A—15,189.

 

Mashall box

AKRON 70, MARSHALL 63

MARSHALL (4-9)

Sane 3-9 1-4 7, Nikolic 1-5 0-0 2, Edmonds 3-10 1-3 9, Taylor 5-6 4-4 15, Loop 6-12 0-0 16, Johnson 3-6 0-0 9, Boykins 0-1 0-0 0, Kambola 0-0 0-0 0, Manning 1-3 0-0 2, Mijovic 1-1 1-2 3. Totals 23-53 7-13 63.

AKRON (8-4)

Cheatham Jr. 2-8 0-0 5, Evans 2-5 0-0 6, Gladden 2-4 2-3 6, Robotham 3-8 6-8 13, Forsythe 5-9 3-5 13, Ibitayo 4-15 0-0 11, Aa. Jackson 1-1 0-0 3, Kretzer 0-4 0-0 0, McAdams 4-8 0-0 12, Johnson 0-0 1-2 1, An. Jackson 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 23-64 12-18 70.

Halftime—Akron 35-24. 3-Point Goals—Marshall 10-23 (Loop 4-9, Johnson 3-4, Edmonds 2-6, Taylor 1-1, Manning 0-1, Nikolic 0-2), Akron 12-32 (McAdams 4-7, Ibitayo 3-8, Evans 2-4, Aa. Jackson 1-1, Cheatham Jr. 1-4, Robotham 1-4, Gladden 0-1, An. Jackson 0-1, Kretzer 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Marshall 32 (Nikolic 8), Akron 42 (Forsythe 10). Assists—Marshall 15 (Nikolic 7), Akron 12 (Gladden, An. Jackson, Kretzer, Robotham 2). Total Fouls—Marshall 21, Akron 13. A—2,937.

 

H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Tuesday’s Boys Basketball Scores

Athens 48, Marietta 38

Bellaire 88, Barnesville 59

Cambridge 56, McConnelsville Morgan 49

Chesapeake 62, Pomeroy Meigs 38

Chillicothe Huntington 62, Amanda-Clearcreek 48

Chillicothe Unioto 77, Lancaster Fairfield Union 64

Chillicothe Zane Trace 72, Greenfield McClain 36

Glouster Trimble 48, Nelsonville-York 40

Jackson 48, McDermott Scioto NW 33

Lewis Center Olentangy 84, Ironton 41

Logan 51, Albany Alexander 43

Lynchburg-Clay 81, Bainbridge Paint Valley 68

McArthur Vinton County 75, Southeastern 58

Raceland, Ky. 67, Portsmouth Sciotoville 61, OT

Vincent Warren 86, Belpre 36

Williamstown, W.Va. 86, Racine Southern 50

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 37 24 11 2 50 100 86

Tampa Bay 38 23 11 4 50 122 99

Detroit 37 19 9 9 47 105 94

Toronto 37 20 14 3 43 124 111

Florida 34 16 9 9 41 80 88

Boston 37 19 15 3 41 98 99

Ottawa 36 15 14 7 37 97 99

Buffalo 37 14 20 3 31 75 123

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 36 22 9 5 49 109 86

N.Y. Islanders 36 24 11 1 49 112 101

Washington 36 18 11 7 43 105 94

N.Y. Rangers 34 19 11 4 42 102 87

Philadelphia 36 14 16 6 34 100 109

Columbus 34 15 16 3 33 86 109

New Jersey 38 13 18 7 33 82 108

Carolina 36 10 22 4 24 72 98

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 37 25 10 2 52 117 78

Nashville 36 24 9 3 51 106 78

St. Louis 37 22 12 3 47 108 93

Winnipeg 37 19 11 7 45 94 87

Minnesota 34 17 13 4 38 99 95

Dallas 35 16 14 5 37 102 118

Colorado 36 13 15 8 34 92 109

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 38 24 8 6 54 107 101

Los Angeles 38 18 12 8 44 103 94

Vancouver 34 20 11 3 43 100 93

San Jose 36 19 12 5 43 100 93

Calgary 38 20 15 3 43 110 100

Arizona 36 14 18 4 32 86 115

Edmonton 37 8 22 7 23 79 127

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

Tuesday’s Games

Montreal 2, Florida 1, SO

Edmonton 3, Los Angeles 2, SO

Nashville 3, St. Louis 2

Vancouver 3, San Jose 1

Wednesday’s Games

N.Y. Islanders at Winnipeg, 5 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 6 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Florida, 6 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Columbus, 7 p.m.

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

San Jose at Anaheim, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Edmonton at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.

Thursday’s Games

Chicago vs. Washington at Washington, DC, 1 p.m.

Los Angeles at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

 

College bowls

College Football FBS Bowl

Saturday, Dec. 20

New Orleans Bowl

Louisiana-Lafayette 16, Nevada 3

New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

Utah State 21, UTEP 6

Las Vegas Bowl

Utah 45, Colorado State 10

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

At Boise

Air Force 38, Western Michigan 24

Camelia Bowl

At Montgomery, Ala.

Bowling Green 33, South Alabama 28

Monday, Dec. 22

Miami Beach Bowl

Memphis 55, BYU 48, 2OT

Tuesday, Dec. 23

Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

Marshall 52, Northern Illinois 23

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

Navy 17, San Diego State 16

Wednesday, Dec. 24

Bahamas Bowl

At Nassau

Western Kentucky 49, Central Michigan 48

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

Rice 30, Fresno State 6

Friday, Dec. 26

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Louisiana Tech 35, Illinois 18

Quick Lane Bowl

At Detroit

Rutgers 40, North Carolina 21

Saturday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl

At Annapolis, Md.

Virginia Tech 33, Cincinnati 17

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Arizona State 36, Duke 31

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

South Carolina 24, Miami 21

Pinstripe Bowl

At Bronx, N.Y.

Penn State 31, Boston College 30, OT

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Southern Cal 45, Nebraska 42

Monday, Dec. 29

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

Texas A&M 45, West Virginia 37

Russell Athletic Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Clemson 40, Oklahoma 6

Texas Bowl

At Houston

Arkansas 31, Texas 7

Tuesday, Dec. 30

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.

Notre Dame 31, LSU 28

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

Georgia 37, Louisville 10

Fosters Farm Bowl

At Santa Clara, Calif.

Stanford 45, Maryland 21

Wednesday, Dec. 31

Peach Bowl

At Atlanta

Mississippi (9-3) vs. TCU (11-1), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz.

Boise State (11-2) vs. Arizona (10-3), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Orange Bowl

At Miami Gardens, Fla.

Mississippi State (10-2) vs. Georgia Tech (10-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

Wisconsin (10-3) vs. Auburn (8-4), Noon (ESPN2) Cotton Bowl Classic

At Arlington, Texas

Michigan State (10-2) vs. Baylor (11-1), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Citrus Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Minnesota (8-4) vs. Missouri (10-3), 1 p.m. (ABC) Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Playoff semifinal: Oregon (12-1) vs. Florida State (13-0), 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Playoff semifinal: Alabama (12-1) vs. Ohio State (12-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Friday, Jan. 2

Armed Forces Bowl

At Fort Worth, Texas

Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Houston (7-5), Noon (ESPN) TaxSlayer Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Iowa (7-5) vs. Tennessee (6-6), 3:20 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

UCLA (9-3) vs. Kansas State (9-3), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Cactus Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Oklahoma State (6-6) vs. Washington (8-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 3

Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl

Florida (6-5) vs. East Carolina (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN2) GoDaddy Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

Toledo (8-4) vs. Arkansas State (7-5), 9 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 10

Medal of Honor Bowl

At Charleston, S.C.

American vs. National, 2:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 12

College Football Championship

At Arlington, Texas

Sugar Bowl winner vs. Rose Bowl winner, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 17

East-West Shrine Classic

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

East vs. West, 4 p.m. (NFLN)

NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

At Carson, Calif.

National vs. American, 4 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday, Jan. 24

Senior Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

North vs. South, 4 p.m. (NFLN)