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Scoreboard

NFL standings

National Football League

NFL Postseason Playoffs

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 9

Kansas City 30, Houston 0

Pittsburgh 18, Cincinnati 16

Sunday, Jan. 10

Seattle 10, Minnesota 9

Green Bay 35, Washington 18

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 16

New England 27, Kansas City 20

Arizona 26, Green Bay 20, OT

Sunday, Jan. 17

Carolina 31, Seattle 24

Denver 23, Pittsburgh 16)

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 24

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

New England at Denver, 3:05 p.m. (CBS)

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Arizona at Carolina, 6:40 p.m. (FOX)

Pro Bowl

Sunday, Jan. 31

At Honolulu

Team Rice vs. Team Irvin, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 7

At Santa Clara, Calif.

TBD, 6:30 p.m. (CBS)

 

NBA standings

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 27 15 .643 —

Boston 22 21 .512 5 1/2

New York 22 22 .500 6

Brooklyn 11 32 .256 16 1/2

Philadelphia 6 38 .136 22

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Atlanta 26 17 .605 —

Miami 23 20 .535 3

Washington 20 21 .488 5

Orlando 20 21 .488 5

Charlotte 19 23 .452 6 1/2

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 29 11 .725 —

Chicago 24 17 .585 5 1/2

Indiana 23 19 .548 7

Detroit 23 19 .548 7

Milwaukee 19 25 .432 12

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 36 6 .857 —

Dallas 25 19 .568 12

Memphis 24 19 .558 12 1/2

Houston 22 22 .500 15

New Orleans 14 27 .341 21 1/2

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Oklahoma City 32 12 .727 —

Utah 18 24 .429 13

Portland 19 26 .422 13 1/2

Denver 16 26 .381 15

Minnesota 13 31 .295 19

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 39 4 .907 —

L.A. Clippers 27 14 .659 11

Sacramento 18 23 .439 20

Phoenix 13 30 .302 26

L.A. Lakers 9 35 .205 30 1/2

Wednesday’s Games

Philadelphia 96, Orlando 87

Washington 106, Miami 87

Toronto 115, Boston 109

Cleveland 91, Brooklyn 78

New York 118, Utah 111, OT

Golden State 125, Chicago 94

Detroit 123, Houston 114

Oklahoma City 109, Charlotte 95

Dallas 106, Minnesota 94, OT

Sacramento 112, L.A. Lakers 93

Thursday’s Games

Detroit at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Cleveland, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Denver, 9 p.m.

Atlanta at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

San Antonio at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Utah at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Houston, 8 p.m.

Miami at Toronto, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

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

San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

 

Cavaliers’ box

CLEVELAND (91)

James 7-12 2-4 17, Love 5-10 6-8 17, Mozgov 5-9 1-2 11, Irving 4-7 0-0 9, Smith 2-9 0-0 4, Dellavedova 3-3 2-2 8, Thompson 6-8 2-2 14, Shumpert 2-7 1-2 6, Jones 0-3 0-0 0, Jefferson 1-2 0-0 3, Williams 1-7 0-0 2, Cunningham 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-77 14-20 91.

BROOKLYN (78)

Johnson 1-7 0-0 3, Young 7-14 0-1 14, Lopez 8-15 0-1 16, Sloan 6-10 0-0 12, Ellington 1-5 0-0 3, Larkin 3-10 0-0 7, Bogdanovic 3-9 0-0 7, Reed 2-2 2-2 6, Bargnani 2-4 0-0 4, Karasev 0-1 0-0 0, Robinson 2-4 2-4 6, Brown 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 35-84 4-8 78.

Cleveland 23 28 22 18 = 91

Brooklyn 17 21 17 23 = 78

3-Point Goals—Cleveland 5-17 (James 1-1, Irving 1-2, Jefferson 1-2, Love 1-3, Shumpert 1-3, Williams 0-1, Smith 0-2, Jones 0-3), Brooklyn 4-19 (Ellington 1-2, Larkin 1-3, Johnson 1-4, Bogdanovic 1-5, Young 0-1, Karasev 0-1, Brown 0-1, Sloan 0-2). Fouled Out—Young. Rebounds—Cleveland 57 (Love 18), Brooklyn 43 (Lopez 10). Assists—Cleveland 15 (James, Irving 5), Brooklyn 20 (Sloan 9). Total Fouls—Cleveland 13, Brooklyn 16. A—17,732 (17,732).

 

H.S. scores

Ohio High School Athletic Association

Wednesday’s Boys’ Basketball Scores

Whitehall-Yearling 78, Westerville N. 71

POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Georgetown vs. Sardinia Eastern Brown, ppd. to Feb 3.

Leesburg Fairfield vs. Blanchester, ppd. to Feb 3.

Portsmouth Notre Dame vs. Ironton St. Joseph, ppd. to Feb 1.

Wednesday’s Girls’’ Basketball Scores

Bellaire St. John 80, Paden City, W.Va. 26

Logan 53, Marietta 35

McConnelsville Morgan 72, Zanesville Rosecrans 52

Sugarcreek Garaway 41, Malvern 32

Washington C.H. Miami Trace 46, Chillicothe 44

Zanesville 43, New Concord John Glenn 32

POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Corning Miller vs. Waterford, ppd.

Ironton St. Joseph vs. Portsmouth W., ppd. to Feb 3.

McArthur Vinton County vs. Minford, ppd. to Jan 27.

Struthers vs. Ashtabula Edgewood, ppd. to Jan 25.

Washington C.H. vs. Hillsboro, ppd.

Wilmington vs. Clarksville Clinton-Massie, ppd. to Feb 4.

Notre Dame box

NOTRE DAME 83, VIRGINIA TECH 81

VIRGINIA TECH (12-7)

Henry 4-4 3-7 11, LeDay 7-11 6-7 22, Allen 5-14 9-11 20, Bibbs 5-10 0-0 12, Hudson 4-11 0-0 9, Robinson 1-3 0-0 3, Wilson 0-0 0-0 0, Pierce 0-0 0-0 0, Blackshear Jr. 1-1 2-2 4. Totals 27-54 20-27 81.

NOTRE DAME (13-5)

Beachem 3-9 0-2 8, Ryan 1-4 1-2 4, Auguste 8-11 6-10 22, Jackson 7-11 3-3 18, Vasturia 4-11 5-5 14, Pflueger 1-3 0-0 2, Torres 0-0 0-0 0, Farrell 0-0 0-0 0, Colson 5-8 5-6 15. Totals 29-57 20-28 83.

Halftime—Virginia Tech 45-37. 3-Point Goals—Virginia Tech 7-18 (LeDay 2-2, Bibbs 2-6, Hudson 1-2, Robinson 1-3, Allen 1-5), Notre Dame 5-17 (Beachem 2-5, Jackson 1-2, Ryan 1-4, Vasturia 1-4, Pflueger 0-2). Fouled Out—Blackshear Jr.. Rebounds—Virginia Tech 27 (Hudson 7), Notre Dame 35 (Auguste 15). Assists—Virginia Tech 14 (Allen 8), Notre Dame 10 (Vasturia 5). Total Fouls—Virginia Tech 24, Notre Dame 20. A—7,888.

 

NHL standings

National Hockey League

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Florida 46 26 15 5 57 121 105

Tampa Bay 46 25 17 4 54 125 111

Detroit 46 23 15 8 54 112 118

Boston 45 24 16 5 53 137 117

Ottawa 46 22 18 6 50 129 141

Montreal 47 23 20 4 50 129 122

Buffalo 47 19 24 4 42 108 125

Toronto 44 17 20 7 41 111 124

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 46 35 8 3 73 155 100

N.Y. Rangers 46 25 16 5 55 132 122

N.Y. Islanders 45 24 15 6 54 123 112

New Jersey 47 23 19 5 51 105 112

Pittsburgh 45 21 17 7 49 110 113

Philadelphia 44 20 16 8 48 100 117

Carolina 47 20 19 8 48 111 129

Columbus 47 17 26 4 38 119 152

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 49 32 13 4 68 144 111

Dallas 47 29 13 5 63 156 127

St. Louis 50 28 15 7 63 128 124

Minnesota 46 22 16 8 52 114 109

Colorado 48 24 21 3 51 133 131

Nashville 46 20 18 8 48 117 127

Winnipeg 46 21 22 3 45 119 131

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 45 29 13 3 61 121 101

San Jose 44 23 18 3 49 127 121

Arizona 45 22 18 5 49 123 135

Vancouver 47 19 17 11 49 113 130

Anaheim 45 20 18 7 47 91 106

Calgary 44 20 21 3 43 118 135

Edmonton 48 19 24 5 43 119 142

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

Wednesday’s Games

St. Louis 2, Detroit 1

Colorado 2, Buffalo 1

Anaheim 3, Minnesota 1

Thursday’s Games

Vancouver at Boston, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Calgary at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Carolina at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.

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

Nashville at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Edmonton at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

San Jose at Arizona, 9 p.m.

Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Anaheim at Washington, 7 p.m.

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

N.Y. Islanders at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

St. Louis at Colorado, 9 p.m.

 

Blue Jackets’ box

Washington 2 3 1 = 6

Columbus 1 1 1 = 3

First Period-1, Columbus, Rychel 1 (Karlsson, R.Bourque), 9:30. 2, Washington, Backstrom 14 (Oshie, Ovechkin), 12:15. 3, Washington, Chimera 13 (Johansson), 15:52. Penalties-Backstrom, Was (interference), 3:02.

Second Period-4, Washington, Ovechkin 28 (Kuznetsov, Niskanen), 3:16 (pp). 5, Washington, Backstrom 15 (Kuznetsov, Niskanen), 4:47 (pp). 6, Columbus, Jenner 16 (Wennberg, Jones), 9:35 (pp). 7, Washington, Burakovsky 5 (Kuznetsov, Williams), 10:25. Penalties-Falk, Clm, double minor (high-sticking), 3:03; Stanton, Was (holding), 9:15; Johansson, Was (holding), 11:27; Latta, Was, minor-major (roughing, fighting), 11:27; Falk, Clm, minor-major (holding, fighting), 11:27.

Third Period-8, Columbus, Murray 4 (Rychel, Jones), 5:07. 9, Washington, Johansson 13 (Kuznetsov, Williams), 19:27 (en). Penalties-None.

Missed Penalty Shot-Ovechkin, Was, 10:40 third.

Shots on Goal-Washington 5-14-9-28. Columbus 12-11-12-35.

Power-play opportunities-Washington 2 of 2; Columbus 1 of 2.

Goalies-Washington, Holtby 30-5-2 (35 shots-32 saves). Columbus, Bobrovsky 11-13-1 (27-22).

A-12,291 (18,144). T-2:28.

Referees-Tom Kowal, Graham Skilliter. Linesmen-Derek Amell, Tim Nowak.

 

USA Today women

The top 25 teams in the USA Today women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 18, 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. UConn (32) 16-0 800 1

2. South Carolina 17-0 768 2

3. Notre Dame 17-1 735 3

4. Baylor 18-1 696 7

5. Maryland 16-2 656 8

6. Texas 16-1 653 4

7. Ohio State 13-4 565 5

8. Oregon State 14-3 558 10

9. Kentucky 14-2 523 9

10. Mississippi State 17-2 511 6

11. Arizona State 15-3 491 13

12. Texas A&M 13-5 440 11

13. Florida State 14-4 397 14

14. Stanford 14-4 379 12

15. South Florida 12-4 344 16

16. Miami 17-2 318 20

17. Louisville 14-5 246 22

18. Michigan State 13-4 186 18

19. Oklahoma 12-4 173 17

20. Northwestern 13-5 136 24

21. DePaul 14-6 130 25

22. Tennessee 11-6 127 15

23. Florida 15-3 98 21

24. Syracuse 14-4 87 —

25. UCLA 12-5 72 23

Others receiving votes: Duke 55, Green Bay 41, Missouri 39, George Washington 27, Duquesne 23, Seton Hall 21, St. John’s 15, N.C. State 14, Washington 13, Iowa 10, BYU 9, West Virginia 9, Oklahoma State 7, Villanova 7, Virginia Tech 7, Princeton 4, Virginia 4, Georgia 2, Western Kentucky 2, Florida Gulf Coast 1, Tulane 1.