Scoreboard: Dec. 18

December 18, 2012 

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BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE—Suspended Tampa Bay minor league OF Cody Rogers 50 games for refusing to take an off-season drug test.

American League

DETROIT TIGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Anibal Sanchez on a five-year contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Agreed to terms with DH Carlos Pena on a one-year contract.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Traded C John Buck, C Travis d'Arnaud, RHP Noah Syndergaard and OF Wuilmer Beccera to the N.Y. Mets for RHP R.A. Dickey, C Josh Thole and C Mike Nickeas. Agreed to terms with Dickey on a three-year contract.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS—Agreed to terms with 3B Ian Stewart on a one-year contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA—Promoted Mike Bass to executive vice president, communications.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES—Assigned G Josh Selby to Reno (NBADL). Recalled G Tony Wroten from Reno.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL—Suspended Washington T Jordan Black four games for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.

ARIZONA CARDINALS—Re-signed OL Mike Gibson. Released DT Ricky Lumpkin.

CHICAGO BEARS—Placed DT Matt Toeaina on injured reserve. Signed T Cory Brandon from the practice squad.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Released DB Dimitri Patterson.

COLLEGE

APPALACHIAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE—Named Union junior G Tarik Smith the men's basketball player of the week.

GREAT LAKES VALLEY CONFERENCE—Named Bellarmine senior G Chris Dowe of Louisville the men's basketball player of the week.

MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE—For basketball, named Pikeville senior G Jamar Briscoe the men's player of the week, and Lindsey Wilson senior Ashley Rainey the women's player of the week.

OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE—Named Eastern Kentucky sophomore Corey Walden the men's basketball newcomer of the week.

SOUTHERN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION—Named Centre junior F Paige Baechle the women's basketball player of the week.

CINCINNATI—Announced QB Brendon Kay has been granted an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA.

SAN JOSE STATE—Named Ron Caragher football coach.

TEMPLE—Named Matt Rhule football coach.

UC DAVIS—Named Ron Gould football coach.

WEST VIRGINIA—Announced WR Stedman Bailey will enter the NFL draft.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 18 6 .750 —

Brooklyn 13 10 .565 4½

Boston 12 11 .522 5½

Philadelphia 12 12 .500 6

Toronto 6 19 .240 12½

Southeast Division

Miami 15 6 .714 —

Atlanta 14 7 .667 1

Orlando 11 13 .458 5½

Charlotte 7 16 .304 9

Washington 3 18 .143 12

Central Division

Chicago 13 10 .565 —

Milwaukee 12 10 .545 ½

Indiana 13 11 .542 ½

Detroit 7 20 .259 8

Cleveland 5 20 .200 9

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 19 6 .760 —

Memphis 16 6 .727 1½

Houston 12 12 .500 6½

Dallas 11 13 .458 7½

New Orleans 5 18 .217 13

Northwest Division

Oklahoma City 19 4 .826 —

Minnesota 12 10 .545 6½

Denver 13 12 .520 7

Utah 13 12 .520 7

Portland 11 12 .478 8

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 18 6 .750 —

Golden State 16 8 .667 2

L.A. Lakers 11 14 .440 7½

Phoenix 9 15 .375 9

Sacramento 7 16 .304 10½

Monday's games

Orlando 102, Minnesota 93

Houston 109, New York 96

L.A. Clippers 88, Detroit 76

Memphis 80, Chicago 71

San Antonio at Oklahoma City (n)

Sacramento at Phoenix (n)

Tuesday's games

Toronto at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m.

Utah at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Boston at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Indiana at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Denver, 9 p.m.

New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

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

Wednesday's games

Brooklyn at New York, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Utah at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Washington at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Cleveland at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Houston, 8 p.m.

Charlotte at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Milwaukee at Memphis, 9:30 p.m.

Golden State at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

magic 102, timberwolves 93

MINNESOTA (93) — Kirilenko 5-13 3-4 13, Love 10-20 1-2 23, Pekovic 8-18 3-5 19, Ridnour 4-7 1-1 11, Shved 1-8 0-0 3, Rubio 0-3 0-0 0, Barea 4-13 0-0 10, Cunningham 5-10 0-0 10, Williams 2-3 0-0 4, Stiemsma 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 39-96 8-12 93.

ORLANDO (102) — Harkless 2-3 0-0 5, Davis 13-17 2-2 28, Vucevic 7-13 0-0 14, Nelson 2-11 2-2 6, Afflalo 5-11 1-1 13, Redick 8-12 0-0 18, Ayon 3-3 3-3 9, McRoberts 2-5 0-0 4, Moore 1-3 0-0 3, Nicholson 0-3 0-0 0, O'Quinn 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 44-82 8-8 102.

Minnesota 29 32 17 15— 93

Orlando 27 22 25 28—102

Three-point goals—Minnesota 7-25 (Ridnour 2-3, Barea 2-5, Love 2-6, Shved 1-6, Rubio 0-1, Williams 0-1, Kirilenko 0-3), Orlando 6-14 (Afflalo 2-2, Redick 2-4, Harkless 1-1, Moore 1-2, McRoberts 0-2, Nelson 0-3). Rebounds—Minnesota 52 (Love 15), Orlando 47 (Vucevic 11). Assists—Minnesota 25 (Kirilenko, Barea 6), Orlando 31 (Nelson 12). Total fouls—Minnesota 15, Orlando 22. Technicals—Davis. A—16,992 (18,500).

clippers 88, pistons 76

L.A. CLIPPERS (88) — Butler 2-6 6-9 11, Griffin 6-11 3-4 15, Jordan 3-6 0-0 6, Paul 6-12 2-2 14, Green 2-6 0-0 5, Crawford 7-17 0-0 15, Odom 2-4 2-2 6, Bledsoe 2-5 0-0 4, Barnes 4-10 0-0 10, Turiaf 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 35-78 13-17 88.

DETROIT (76) — Prince 6-12 2-2 15, Maxiell 1-6 0-2 2, Monroe 4-7 3-6 11, Knight 5-16 3-5 16, Singler 5-10 0-0 11, Drummond 2-8 3-4 7, Bynum 3-5 0-0 6, Daye 1-2 0-0 2, Villanueva 2-5 0-0 6. Totals 29-71 11-19 76.

L.A. Clippers 21 21 21 25—88

Detroit 20 20 20 16—76

Three-point goals—L.A. Clippers 5-22 (Barnes 2-5, Butler 1-3, Green 1-4, Crawford 1-5, Bledsoe 0-1, Odom 0-2, Paul 0-2), Detroit 7-20 (Knight 3-10, Villanueva 2-4, Singler 1-3, Prince 1-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Clippers 53 (Odom 11), Detroit 44 (Monroe, Prince 7). Assists—L.A. Clippers 19 (Paul 7), Detroit 15 (Monroe 6). Total fouls—L.A. Clippers 15, Detroit 17. Technicals—Barnes. A—13,560 (22,076).

rockets 109, knicks 96

HOUSTON (109) — Morris 4-7 3-4 13, Parsons 4-9 0-0 9, Asik 2-5 2-2 6, Lin 9-15 3-4 22, Harden 9-18 8-9 28, G.Smith 3-5 2-4 8, Delfino 6-9 0-0 16, Douglas 3-9 1-1 7, Cook 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 40-78 19-24 109.

NEW YORK (96) — Brewer 1-3 0-2 2, Copeland 11-19 4-4 29, Chandler 3-7 2-4 8, Kidd 2-9 0-0 5, Felton 7-18 0-0 14, J.Smith 7-13 1-2 17, Novak 1-5 0-0 3, J.White 2-5 0-0 4, Prigioni 5-10 2-2 14, Thomas 0-1 0-2 0. Totals 39-90 9-16 96.

Houston 29 27 27 26—109

New York 31 11 18 36— 96

Three-point goals—Houston 10-29 (Delfino 4-7, Morris 2-3, Harden 2-6, Parsons 1-4, Lin 1-6, Jones 0-1, Douglas 0-2), New York 9-31 (Copeland 3-5, J.Smith 2-5, Prigioni 2-6, Novak 1-5, Kidd 1-5, Brewer 0-1, Felton 0-4). Rebounds—Houston 50 (Harden 10), New York 51 (Chandler 18). Assists—Houston 18 (Lin 8), New York 15 (Prigioni 5). Total fouls—Houston 16, New York 18. Flagrant fouls—Chandler. A—19,033 (19,763).

college men

monday's scores

SEC

No. 12 Missouri 102 S. Carolina St. 51

Vanderbilt 66 Cornell 55

OVC

SIU-Edwardsville 77 Eureka 44

STATE

Ky. Wesleyan 84 Union, Tenn. 83

Pikeville 112 St. Andrews 63

Taylor 68 Berea 52

TOP 25

No. 3 Syracuse 72 Detroit 68

No. 21 UNLV 62 UTEP 60

No. 22 Notre Dame 74 IPFW 62

tuesday's games

(All times p.m., unless)

SEC—Mercer at Georgia, 11:30 a.m.; Presbyterian at Tennessee, 7; TAMU-Corpus Christi, 7; Tennessee Tech at Auburn, 8; Louisiana St. at UC Irvine, 10

OVC—Lipscomb at Austin Peay, 8; Tennessee St. at Middle Tenn. St., 8; Jacksonville St. at Nebraska, 9

STATE—Wooster at Transylvania, 5:30; Western Ky. at VCU, 7; Asbury at Point Park, 8

TOP 25—Oral Roberts at No. 4 Arizona, 9; Winthrop at No. 7 Ohio St., 7; Richmond at No. 9 Kansas, 7; Point Loma at No. 18 San Diego St., 10; No. 20 Michigan St. at Bowling Green, 7; Stanford at No. 25 N.C. State, 9college women

monday's scores

SEC

Wofford 58 Alabama 52

STATE

Muskingum 68 Transylvania 60

Point Park 63 Asbury 56

TOP 25

No. 8 California 71 Northwestern 65

muskingum 68, transylvania 60

MUSKINGUM (4-6) — Nelson 9-12 2-3 23, Billick 0-2 0-0 0, Weppler 0-2 2-2 2, Davis 5-7 1-2 14, Sidwell 4-12 0-0 9, Neighbors 0-0 0-0 0, Jarrett 3-14 2-2 10, Alsept 1-1 0-0 2, Settles 4-8 0-2 8. Totals 26-58 7-11 68.

TRANSYLVANIA (6-2) — Botkin 5-7 2-2 12, McKenzie 4-7 1-2 9, Webb 4-6 4-5 12, Smith 2-6 3-5 7, Coffman 7-16 3-4 18, Gillespie 0-5 0-0 0, Dobson 0-2 1-2 1, Whitlock 0-0 0-0 0, Lucas 0-0 1-4 1, Colliver 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-49 15-24 60.

Halftime—Muskingum 37-27. Three-point goals—Muskingum 9-21 (Davis 3-4, Nelson 3-5, Jarrett 2-9, Sidwell 1-3), Transylvania 1-8 (Coffman 1-5, McKenzie 0-1, Gillespie 0-2). Rebounds—Muskingum 38 (Nelson 9), Transylvania 29 (McKenzie 7). Assists—Muskingum 12 (Four tied with 2), Transylvania 7 (Coffman 3). Fouled out—Sidwell. Total fouls—Muskingum 23, Transylvania 15. Turnovers—Muskingum 22, Transylvania 21. A—375.

tuesday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Mississippi at Cleveland St., 7; Morgan St. at Missouri, 8 No. 10 Tennessee at No. 3 Baylor, 8; No. 7 Kentucky at Pepperdine, 10

STATE—Midway at Point Park, 1; Marietta at Transylvania, 2; Bethel at Ky. Wesleyan, 5:30; Bluffton at Thomas More, 6; Lindsey Wilson at Webber International, 6; Oglethorpe at Centre, 6; Lee at Pikeville, 6:30; Washington St. vs. No. 14 Louisville at West Long Branch, N.J., 7; West Virginia St. at Eastern Ky., 7; Morehead St. at UAB, 8

TOP 25No. 16 Dayton at Akron, 5:30

associated press poll

The AP women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sunday, total points (based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote), and last week's ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Stanford (22) 9-0 978 1

2. Connecticut (16) 8-0 967 2

3. Baylor (2) 8-1 931 3

4. Duke 8-0 884 4

5. Notre Dame 6-1 821 5

6. Georgia 11-0 789 6

7. Kentucky 8-1 773 7

8. California 7-1 663 10

9. Maryland 7-2 641 9

10. Tennessee 7-1 602 13

11. Penn St. 9-2 595 11

12. UCLA 7-1 539 14

13. Purdue 10-1 495 15

14. Louisville 9-2 491 8

15. Oklahoma St. 7-0 440 16

16. Dayton 10-0 395 17

17. North Carolina 10-1 317 19

18. Oklahoma 8-2 285 12

19. Kansas 9-1 215 22

20. Texas 7-2 197 18

21. South Carolina 10-0 152 24

22. Texas A&M 6-3 139 23

23. Florida St. 8-1 126 —

24. West Virginia 7-2 101 25

25. Colorado 9-0 99 —

Others receiving votes: Arkansas 94, Miami 58, Nebraska 52, Iowa St. 41, Ohio St. 37, Delaware 15, Vanderbilt 15, Michigan 10, Michigan St. 9, Chattanooga 7, Duquesne 7, Syracuse 6, Iowa 5, Villanova 5, Toledo 2, Gonzaga 1, Rutgers 1.

Football

nfl

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

y-New England 10 4 .714 506 315

N.Y. Jets 6 7 .462 245 306

Miami 6 8 .429 264 279

Buffalo 5 9 .357 306 402

South

y-Houston 12 2 .857 394 280

Indianapolis 9 5 .643 309 358

Tennessee 4 9 .308 271 386

Jacksonville 2 12 .143 219 383

North

W L Pct PF PA

x-Baltimore 9 5 .643 348 307

Cincinnati 8 6 .571 355 293

Pittsburgh 7 7 .500 302 291

Cleveland 5 9 .357 280 310

West

y-Denver 11 3 .786 409 274

San Diego 5 9 .357 299 312

Oakland 4 10 .286 263 402

Kansas City 2 12 .143 195 367

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Washington 8 6 0 .571 381 350

Dallas 8 6 0 .571 327 338

N.Y. Giants 8 6 0 .571 373 304

Philadelphia 4 10 0 .286 253 375

South

y-Atlanta 12 2 0 .857 371 259

New Orleans 6 8 0 .429 389 379

Tampa Bay 6 8 0 .429 354 349

Carolina 5 9 0 .357 296 319

North

y-Green Bay 10 4 0 .714 344 292

Minnesota 8 6 0 .571 319 308

Chicago 8 6 0 .571 321 240

Detroit 4 10 0 .286 330 380

West

x-San Francisco 10 3 1 .750 357 218

Seattle 9 5 0 .643 350 219

St. Louis 6 7 1 .464 258 315

Arizona 5 9 0 .357 224 302

x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division

Sunday's games

Green Bay 21, Chicago 13

New Orleans 41, Tampa Bay 0

Minnesota 36, St. Louis 22

Houston 29, Indianapolis 17

Atlanta 34, N.Y. Giants 0

Washington 38, Cleveland 21

Miami 24, Jacksonville 3

Denver 34, Baltimore 17

Carolina 31, San Diego 7

Arizona 38, Detroit 10

Seattle 50, Buffalo 17

Oakland 15, Kansas City 0

Dallas 27, Pittsburgh 24 (OT)

San Francisco 41, New England 34

Monday's game

N.Y. Jets at Tennessee (n)

Saturday's game

Atlanta at Detroit, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 23

Tennessee at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

New Orleans at Dallas, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Houston, 1 p.m.

Oakland at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at Miami, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

New England at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

St. Louis at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

San Diego at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Denver, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m.

San Francisco at Seattle, 8:20 p.m.

49ers 41, patriots 34

Sunday's late game

San Francisco 7 10 14 10 — 41

New England 0 3 7 24 — 34

First quarter: SF—Moss 24 pass from Kaepernick (Akers kick), 10:55. Second quarter: NE—FG Gostkowski 32, 8:31. SF—Walker 34 pass from Kaepernick (Akers kick), 6:59. SF—FG Akers 20, :00. Third quarter: SF—Gore fumble recovery in end zone (Akers kick), 10:38. SF—Crabtree 27 pass from Kaepernick (Akers kick), 10:21. NE—Woodhead 6 run (Gostkowski kick), 5:59. Fourth quarter: NE—Brady 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 14:58. NE—Hernandez 5 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 12:13. NE—Woodhead 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 6:43. SF—Crabtree 38 pass from Kaepernick (Akers kick), 6:25. SF—FG Akers 28, 1:56. NE—FG Gostkowski 41, :38.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—San Francisco, Gore 21-83, James 8-31, Goldson 1-31, Kaepernick 7-28, Dixon 2-7. New England, Woodhead 12-61, Ridley 9-23, Brady 3-11.

PASSING—San Francisco, Kaepernick 14-25-1-216. New England, Brady 36-65-2-443.

RECEIVING—San Francisco, Crabtree 7-107, Moss 2-36, Gore 2-34, Walker 2-29, V.Davis 1-10. New England, Lloyd 10-190, Hernandez 10-92, Welker 5-56, Woodhead 5-23, Branch 4-37, Hoomanawanui 1-41, Vereen 1-4.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—San Francisco, Akers 39 (WL).

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA Football bowls

Thursday

Poinsettia

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

BYU 2½ 2½ at San Diego St.Friday

Beef 'O' Brady's at St. Petersburg, Fla.

UCF 7 7 Ball St.

Saturday

New Orleans

La.-Lafayette 4½ 6 East Carolina

Las Vegas

Boise St. 7½ 5 Washington

Monday, Dec. 24

Hawaii at Honolulu

Fresno St. 11½ 12 SMU

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Little Caesars Pizza at Detroit

Western Ky.6 5½ Cent. Michigan

Thursday, Dec. 27

Military at Washington

San Jose St. 7½ 7 Bowling Green

Belk at Charlotte, N.C.

Cincinnati 11 7½ Duke

Holiday at San Diego

Baylor 1 pk UCLA

Friday, Dec. 28

Independence at Shreveport, La.

Louisiana-Monroe 6 7 Ohio

Russell Athletic at Orlando, Fla.

Virginia Tech 1 2½ Rutgers

Meineke Car Care at Houston

Texas Tech 13 13 Minnesota

saturday, Dec. 29

Armed Forces at Fort Worth, Texas

Air Force 1 1 Rice

Fight Hunger at San Francisco

Arizona St. 13 14½ Navy

Pinstripe at New York

West Virginia 3½ 4 Syracuse

Alamo at San Antonio

Oregon St. 1 2 Texas

Buffalo Wild Wings at Tempe, Ariz.

TCU 1 2½ Michigan St.

MONDAY, Dec. 31

Music City at Nashville

Vanderbilt 5 6½ NC State

Sun at El Paso, Texas

Southern Cal 10 10 Georgia Tech

Liberty at Memphis

Tulsa 3 pk Iowa St.

Chick-fil-A at Atlanta

Louisiana St. 3 4 Clemson

TUESDAY, Jan. 1

Heart of Dallas

Oklahoma St. 18 17 Purdue

Gator at Jacksonville, Fla.

Mississippi St. 2 2 Northwestern

Outback at Tampa, Fla.

South Carolina 4 5½ Michigan

Capital One at Orlando, Fla.

Georgia 8 10 Nebraska

Rose at Pasadena, Calif.

Stanford 6 6½ Wisconsin

Orange at Miami

Florida St. 15 13½ N. Illinois

Wednesday, Jan. 2

Sugar at New Orleans

Florida 13½ 14Louisville

Thursday, Jan. 3

Fiesta at Glendale, Ariz.

Oregon 9½ 9 Kansas St.

Friday, Jan. 4

Cotton at Arlington, Texas

Texas A&M 3 4½ Oklahoma

Saturday, Jan. 5

Compass at Birmingham, Ala.

Mississippi 1½ 3½ Pittsburgh

Sunday, Jan. 6

GoDaddy.com at Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas St. 1 4 Kent St.

Monday, Jan. 7

BCS National at Miami

Alabama 7½ 10 Notre Dame

NFL

Saturday

Favorite Open Wed. Underdog

Atlanta 3 3½ at Detroit

Sunday

at Green Bay 10½ 12 Tennessee

at Carolina 8 9 Oakland

at Miami 5 4½ Buffalo

at Pittsburgh 5 4½ Cincinnati

New England 14 14 at Jacksonville

Indianapolis 6 6 at Kansas City

at Dallas 3 3 New Orleans

Washington 4 4½ at Philadelphia

at Tampa Bay 3 3 St. Louis

N.Y. Giants 1 1 at Baltimore

at Houston 7 8½ Minnesota

at Denver 12 12½ Cleveland

Chicago 5½ 5½ at Arizona

at Seattle 2½ 1 San Francisco

at N.Y. Jets 3 3 San Diego

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at Purdue 14 Ball St.

Michigan St. 11 at Bowling Green

Southern Miss. 2 at Georgia St.

at South Florida 6½ Youngstown St.

at Kansas 15½ Richmond

Miami 1 at UCF

at VCU 18 Western Ky.

at N.C. State 6½ Stanford

at Utah 5½ SMU

at Wyoming 10 Denver

at UC Irvine pk LSU

at UCLA 14 Long Beach St.

at California 13½ UC Santa Barbara

at Wake Forest 15 Furman

at Coll. of Charleston8½ Old Dominion

Ill.-Chicago 1 at W. Illinois

at Middle Tenn. 14 Tennessee St.

at Auburn 6½ Tennessee Tech

at Nebraska 4½ Jacksonville St.

at Ohio St. 29 Winthrop

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