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Scoreboard

 

NFL standings

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

x-New England 11 2 0 .846 402 253

N.Y. Jets 8 5 0 .615 325 256

Buffalo 6 7 0 .462 316 301

Miami 5 8 0 .385 264 331

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Indianapolis 6 7 0 .462 275 356

Houston 6 7 0 .462 259 291

Jacksonville 5 8 0 .385 326 357

Tennessee 3 10 0 .231 253 326

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Cincinnati 10 3 0 .769 354 229

Pittsburgh 8 5 0 .615 344 260

Baltimore 4 9 0 .308 278 326

Cleveland 3 10 0 .231 240 357

W L T Pct PF PA

Denver 10 3 0 .769 281 225

Kansas City 8 5 0 .615 331 243

Oakland 6 7 0 .462 299 326

San Diego 3 10 0 .231 250 334

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Washington 6 7 0 .462 281 307

Philadelphia 6 7 0 .462 301 322

N.Y. Giants 6 7 0 .462 338 320

Dallas 4 9 0 .308 230 305

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Carolina 13 0 0 1.000 411 243

Tampa Bay 6 7 0 .462 288 322

Atlanta 6 7 0 .462 279 295

New Orleans 5 8 0 .385 323 397

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Green Bay 9 4 0 .692 317 245

Minnesota 8 5 0 .615 258 255

Chicago 5 8 0 .385 272 314

Detroit 4 9 0 .308 267 336

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Arizona 11 2 0 .846 405 252

Seattle 8 5 0 .615 340 235

St. Louis 5 8 0 .385 210 271

San Francisco 4 9 0 .308 188 315

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

Thursday, Dec. 10

Arizona 23, Minnesota 20

Sunday, Dec. 13

St. Louis 21, Detroit 14

Kansas City 10, San Diego 3

Washington 24, Chicago 21

Philadelphia 23, Buffalo 20

Cleveland 24, San Francisco 10

New Orleans 24, Tampa Bay 17

N.Y. Jets 30, Tennessee 8

Pittsburgh 33, Cincinnati 20

Jacksonville 51, Indianapolis 16

Carolina 38, Atlanta 0

Seattle 35, Baltimore 6

Oakland 15, Denver 12

Green Bay 28, Dallas 7

New England 27, Houston 6

Monday, Dec. 14

N.Y. Giants 31, Miami 24

Thursday, Dec. 17

Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 8:25 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 19

N.Y. Jets at Dallas, 8:25 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 20

Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Atlanta at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

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

Tennessee at New England, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at Washington, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.

Green Bay at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

Miami at San Diego, 4:25 p.m.

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

Denver at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m.

Arizona at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 21

Detroit at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m.

 

Men’s AP poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Michigan St. (64) 11-0 1,621 1

2. Kansas (1) 8-1 1,499 2

3. Oklahoma 7-0 1,409 7

4. Kentucky 9-1 1,385 5

5. Iowa St. 9-0 1,370 4

6. Maryland 9-1 1,353 6

7. Duke 8-1 1,271 8

8. Virginia 8-1 1,132 10

9. Purdue 11-0 1,082 11

10. Xavier 10-0 1,062 12

11. North Carolina 7-2 1,023 3

12. Villanova 8-1 865 9

13. Arizona 9-1 860 13

14. Providence 10-1 724 15

15. Miami 8-1 622 17

16. Baylor 7-1 605 16

17. Butler 8-1 562 18

18. SMU 7-0 560 19

19. Louisville 7-1 534 22

20. West Virginia 8-1 466 14

21. George Washington 9-1 256 —

22. UCLA 7-3 213 —

23. Cincinnati 8-2 197 23

24. Texas A&M 8-2 152 —

25. UConn 6-3 47 —

Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 44, South Carolina 42, Oregon 37, Colorado 21, Vanderbilt 18, Wichita St. 17, Dayton 14, UALR 14, Pittsburgh 12, Georgetown 8, Utah 7, Notre Dame 4, Texas 4, Iowa 3, Northwestern 3, Syracuse 3, Army 1, Florida 1, Houston 1, Marquette 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 Dec. 13, 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. Michigan State (28) 11-0 794 1

2. Iowa State (3) 9-0 719 2

3. Oklahoma (1) 7-0 675 8

4. Kentucky 9-1 665 4

5. Kansas 8-1 664 7

6. Duke 8-1 649 5

7. Maryland 9-1 640 9

8. Purdue 11-0 552 11

9. Virginia 8-1 547 10

10. Xavier 10-0 491 13

11. North Carolina 7-2 474 3

12. Arizona 9-1 469 12

13. Villanova 8-1 464 6

14. Providence 10-1 323 18

14. Baylor 7-1 323 15

16. Louisville 7-1 288 19

16. West Virginia 8-1 288 14

18. Butler 8-1 268 21

19. Miami 8-1 265 20

20. Cincinnati 8-2 101 22

21. Gonzaga 6-3 90 17

22. George Washington 9-1 87 —

23. Vanderbilt 6-3 79 16

24. Texas A&M 8-2 77 25

25. South Carolina 8-0 70 —

Others receiving votes: UCLA 59, UConn 45, Oregon 38, Pittsburgh 30, Colorado 25, Wichita State 19, Dayton 18, Notre Dame 15, Davidson 13, Syracuse 12, UALR 9, California 9, Indiana 9, Iowa 8, LSU 8, Northwestern 7, Georgetown 6, Texas 3, UNLV 2, Florida 1, South Dakota State 1, Utah 1.

 

Women’s AP poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. UConn (32) 8-0 800 1

2. South Carolina 9-0 763 2

3. Notre Dame 9-1 724 3

4. Baylor 10-0 711 4

5. Texas 8-0 659 5

6. Maryland 10-0 651 5

7. Oregon St. 7-0 599 7

8. Kentucky 9-0 549 8

9. Mississippi St. 7-1 535 9

10. Ohio St. 6-3 507 10

11. Florida St. 7-2 447 11

12. Northwestern 9-0 434 12

13. Duke 7-2 416 13

14. Tennessee 7-2 342 16

15. Stanford 6-2 329 14

16. DePaul 7-3 302 18

17. Oklahoma 9-1 293 17

18. Texas A&M 7-3 245 15

19. UCLA 5-2 163 20

20. South Florida 6-2 145 21

21. Arizona St. 5-3 125 24

21. California 7-2 125 22

23. Miami 10-0 98 —

24. Michigan St. 7-2 83 25

25. St. John’s 8-1 64 —

Others receiving votes: Missouri 49, Syracuse 39, Seton Hall 38, Georgia 37, Virginia Tech 32, Iowa 27, Southern Cal 26, Princeton 17, Oklahoma St. 15, Florida 6, Nebraska 2, UTEP 2, Purdue 1.

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 16 10 .615 —

Boston 14 10 .583 1

New York 11 14 .440 4 1/2

Brooklyn 7 17 .292 8

Philadelphia 1 25 .038 15

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Charlotte 14 9 .609 —

Miami 14 9 .609 —

Orlando 13 11 .542 1 1/2

Atlanta 14 12 .538 1 1/2

Washington 10 13 .435 4

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 15 7 .682 —

Chicago 14 8 .636 1

Indiana 14 9 .609 1 1/2

Detroit 14 12 .538 3

Milwaukee 10 15 .400 6 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 21 5 .808 —

Dallas 14 11 .560 6 1/2

Memphis 14 12 .538 7

Houston 12 13 .480 8 1/2

New Orleans 6 18 .250 14

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 16 8 .667 —

Utah 10 13 .435 5 1/2

Portland 11 15 .423 6

Denver 10 14 .417 6

Minnesota 9 14 .391 6 1/2

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 24 1 .960 —

L.A. Clippers 15 10 .600 9

Phoenix 11 15 .423 13 1/2

Sacramento 9 15 .375 14 1/2

L.A. Lakers 3 21 .125 20 1/2

Monday’s Games

Indiana 106, Toronto 90

Orlando 105, Brooklyn 82

L.A. Clippers 105, Detroit 103, OT

Chicago 115, Philadelphia 96

Memphis 112, Washington 95

Miami 100, Atlanta 88

San Antonio 118, Utah 81

Dallas 104, Phoenix 94

Denver 114, Houston 108

Portland 105, New Orleans 101

Tuesday’s Games

Cleveland at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Denver at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Houston at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

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

Wednesday’s Games

Dallas at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Miami at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

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

Memphis at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Portland at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Atlanta, 8 p.m.

Washington at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

New Orleans at Utah, 9 p.m.

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

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

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Montreal 31 20 8 3 43 100 70

Detroit 30 16 8 6 38 78 77

Boston 28 16 9 3 35 91 77

Ottawa 30 15 10 5 35 92 90

Florida 30 14 12 4 32 76 74

Tampa Bay 30 14 13 3 31 71 68

Buffalo 30 12 15 3 27 72 83

Toronto 28 10 13 5 25 64 76

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 28 20 6 2 42 85 62

N.Y. Islanders 31 18 8 5 41 89 72

N.Y. Rangers 31 18 9 4 40 90 72

New Jersey 30 15 11 4 34 74 75

Pittsburgh 28 15 10 3 33 67 67

Philadelphia 30 12 12 6 30 62 83

Carolina 30 12 14 4 28 74 92

Columbus 31 11 17 3 25 74 93

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Dallas 30 22 6 2 46 102 79

Chicago 31 17 10 4 38 85 75

St. Louis 31 17 10 4 38 78 75

Minnesota 28 15 7 6 36 73 66

Nashville 30 15 10 5 35 80 79

Winnipeg 30 14 14 2 30 82 91

Colorado 31 14 16 1 29 85 88

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 29 19 8 2 40 75 61

Arizona 30 14 14 2 30 81 95

Vancouver 31 11 12 8 30 79 86

San Jose 29 14 14 1 29 75 78

Calgary 29 13 14 2 28 78 103

Edmonton 30 13 15 2 28 82 90

Anaheim 29 11 13 5 27 56 73

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

Monday’s Games

Edmonton at Boston, 7 p.m.

Washington at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Buffalo at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday’s Games

New Jersey at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

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

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

Carolina at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

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

San Jose at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Calgary at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Vancouver at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

St. Louis at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Colorado at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Columbus at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Ottawa at Washington, 7 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Boston, 8 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Tampa Bay 0 1 1 — 2

Columbus 0 1 0 — 1

First Period—None. Penalties—Savard, Clm (holding), 1:21; Callahan, TB, major (fighting), 20:00; Hartnell, Clm, major (fighting), 20:00.

Second Period—1, Tampa Bay, Marchessault 3, 11:11. 2, Columbus, Dubinsky 5 (Calvert, Foligno), 16:46. Penalties—Garrison, TB (holding), 2:10.

Third Period—3, Tampa Bay, Boyle 8 (Killorn), 6:13 (sh). Penalties—Callahan, TB (hooking), 5:51; Columbus bench, served by Saad (too many men), 14:14.

Shots on Goal—Tampa Bay 10-13-6—29. Columbus 7-7-12—26.

Power-play opportunities—Tampa Bay 0 of 2; Columbus 0 of 2.

Goalies—Tampa Bay, Bishop 13-9-2 (26 shots-25 saves). Columbus, Korpisalo 0-1-0 (29-27).

A—12,494 (18,144). T—2:27.

Referees—Tom Chmielewski, Dan O’Halloran. Linesmen—Derek Amell, Ryan Gibbons.

 

Marshall box

MARSHALL 92, NC CENTRAL 73

NC CENTRAL (3-6)

Holmes 4-12 3-5 12, Copeland 3-6 0-0 6, Ingram 9-15 2-2 21, Ferguson 0-0 0-0 0, Graf 2-9 1-2 6, Lynch 0-0 0-0 0, Madison 1-5 0-1 3, Wiggins 0-0 0-0 0, Cole 5-11 4-6 15, Hood 0-0 0-0 0, Worthem 3-3 1-2 7, Allen 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 28-63 11-18 73.

MARSHALL (3-6)

Browning 3-9 1-2 7, Kelly 4-8 2-2 10, Taylor 10-12 7-7 27, Elmore 2-6 0-0 5, Loop 7-13 0-0 20, Thompson 1-2 0-0 2, Bowling 1-2 0-0 2, Kilgore 2-4 0-0 5, Penava 0-1 0-0 0, Burks 6-9 0-1 12, Dozic 1-2 0-1 2. Totals 37-68 10-13 92.

Halftime—Marshall 46-41. 3-Point Goals—NC Central 6-10 (Ingram 1-1, Graf 1-1, Allen 1-1, Madison 1-2, Cole 1-2, Holmes 1-3), Marshall 8-29 (Loop 6-12, Kilgore 1-3, Elmore 1-3, Dozic 0-1, Taylor 0-1, Bowling 0-1, Kelly 0-2, Burks 0-2, Browning 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—NC Central 37 (Copeland 8), Marshall 36 (Kelly 12). Assists—NC Central 14 (Holmes 4), Marshall 21 (Browning 5). Total Fouls—NC Central 9, Marshall 18. A—4,178.

 

H.S. basketball

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Monday’s Girls’ Basketball Scores

Barnesville 67, Caldwell 36

Beverly Ft. Frye 58, Lore City Buckeye Trail 26

Bidwell River Valley 49, Athens 33

Chillicothe 51, Cols. Walnut Ridge 40

Chillicothe Huntington 51, Whiteoak 38

Crown City S. Gallia 53, Stewart Federal Hocking 44

Fayetteville-Perry 94, Manchester 29

Glouster Trimble 61, Wahama, W.Va. 20

Lynchburg-Clay 60, Sardinia Eastern Brown 34

McArthur Vinton County 56, Pomeroy Meigs 51

Minford 57, Lucasville Valley 36

Nelsonville-York 66, Wellston 27

Oak Hill 59, Portsmouth W. 50

Portsmouth Clay 61, Latham Western 50

Portsmouth Notre Dame 61, Beaver Eastern 42

Reedsville Eastern 57, Belpre 44

Seaman N. Adams 60, Leesburg Fairfield 30

Washington C.H. 58, London Madison Plains 21

Waterford 69, Corning Miller 29

Wheelersburg 74, Waverly 28