Scoreboard: Jan. 4

January 4, 2013 

Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed to terms with OF Nick Swisher on a four-year contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Agreed to terms with RHP Blaine Boyer on a minor league contract.

TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Frasor on a one-year contract. Designated C Eli Whiteside for assignment.

BASKETBALL

NBA Development League

ERIE BAYHAWKS—Traded F Mychel Thompson and G Donald Sloan to Sioux Falls, who sent G Andrew Goudelock to Rio Grande Valley and a 2013 second-round draft pick to Erie. Rio Grande Valley sent F Mike Singletary to Erie.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed DL Kendrick Adams, TE Dan Gronkowski and DB Kent Richardson to reserve future contracts.

NEW YORK JETS—Signed LS Travis Tripucka to a reserve future contract.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Signed RB Jon Hoese, NT Johnny Jones and WR Isaiah Williams to reserve future contracts.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Reinstated CB Brandon Browner from the suspended list.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Signed S Devin Holland to a reserve/future contract.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 22 10 .688 —

Brooklyn 17 15 .531 5

Philadelphia 15 18 .455 7½

Boston 14 17 .452 7½

Toronto 12 20 .375 10

Southeast Division

Miami 22 8 .733 —

Atlanta 20 10 .667 2

Orlando 12 20 .375 11

Charlotte 8 23 .258 14½

Washington 4 26 .133 18

Central Division

Indiana 19 13 .594 —

Chicago 17 13 .567 1

Milwaukee 16 14 .533 2

Detroit 12 22 .353 8

Cleveland 7 26 .212 12½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 26 9 .743 —

Memphis 20 9 .690 3

Houston 18 14 .563 6½

Dallas 13 20 .394 12

New Orleans 7 25 .219 17½

Northwest Division

Oklahoma City 24 7 .774 —

Denver 18 15 .545 7

Portland 16 15 .516 8

Minnesota 14 14 .500 8½

Utah 16 17 .485 9

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 25 8 .758 —

Golden State 22 10 .688 2½

L.A. Lakers 15 16 .484 9

Sacramento 12 20 .375 12½

Phoenix 12 21 .364 13

Thursday's games

New York 100, San Antonio 83

Minnesota at Denver (n)

Friday's games

Cleveland at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Sacramento at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Brooklyn at Washington, 7 p.m.

Atlanta at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Portland at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Indiana at Boston, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Miami, 8 p.m.

Houston at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.

Utah at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

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

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

knicks 100, spurs 83

SAN ANTONIO (83) — Duncan 4-8 3-4 11, Leonard 3-8 0-0 7, Splitter 1-4 5-5 7, Parker 5-11 0-0 11, Green 3-8 1-2 9, Jackson 0-2 0-0 0, Diaw 1-2 2-2 4, Ginobili 2-10 2-2 8, Neal 3-11 5-6 12, Bonner 0-6 0-0 0, Mills 2-3 0-0 5, De Colo 4-4 0-0 9. Totals 28-77 18-21 83.

NEW YORK (100) — Anthony 9-20 3-4 23, Camby 1-1 0-0 2, Chandler 3-4 4-5 10, Kidd 2-5 0-0 5, Brewer 2-4 0-0 6, Stoudemire 4-10 2-4 10, Smith 9-17 1-3 20, Prigioni 3-9 0-0 6, Copeland 1-5 0-0 3, Novak 5-7 0-0 15, White 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-82 10-16 100.

San Antonio 19 21 20 23— 83

New York 22 20 25 33—100

Three-point goals—San Antonio 9-34 (Ginobili 2-5, Green 2-6, De Colo 1-1, Parker 1-2, Mills 1-2, Leonard 1-5, Neal 1-5, Diaw 0-1, Jackson 0-2, Bonner 0-5), New York 12-27 (Novak 5-7, Brewer 2-2, Anthony 2-5, Copeland 1-2, Kidd 1-4, Smith 1-6, Prigioni 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—San Antonio 44 (Duncan 6), New York 57 (Chandler 14). Assists—San Antonio 14 (Parker 6), New York 26 (Prigioni 9). Total fouls—San Antonio 11, New York 18. A—19,033 (19,763).

college men

thursday's scores

SEC

Texas A&M 67 Houston Baptist 59

Mississippi St. 97 New Orleans 46

OVC

Belmont 73 Jacksonville St. 62

Eastern Ky. 65 E. Illinois 54

Morehead St. 68 SIU-Edwardsville 64

Murray St. 73 Tenn.-Martin 62

Tennessee St. 72 Tennessee Tech 66

SE Missouri St. 86 Austin Peay 84

STATE

Arkansas-Little Rock 75 Western Ky. 67

Bellarmine 65 Quincy 50

Cumberlands 99 Georgetown 74

Kentucky St. 70 Albany St. 54

Ky. Wesleyan 83 Maryville 53

Pikeville 109 Ohio Christian 60

Shawnee St. 70 Lindsey Wilson 66

TOP 25

No. 2 Michigan 94 Northwestern 66

No. 3 Arizona 92 Colorado 83 (OT)

No. 10 Gonzaga 78 Pepperdine 62

bellarmine 65, quincy 50

QUINCY (6-4, 1-1 GLVC) — Babbitt 14, Thompson 8, Stuckman 7, Hahn 6, Hoover 5, Kennedy 4, Hartlieb 3, Wilson 2, Grant 1.

BELLARMINE (9-0, 1-0) — Thelen 22, Dowe 19, Jones 8, Clemons 4, Johnson 3, Burton 2.

Halftime—Quincy 25-21.

cumberlands 99, georgetown 74

GEORGETOWN (10-4, 1-4 MSC) — Moses 2-7 4-6 8, Wilson 2-10 2-4 7, Thomas 10-22 7-8 28, Middletown 3-10 0-0 8, Marc 7-11 0-1 14, Townsend 2-8 0-0 5, Washburn 2-7 0-0 4. Totals 28-75 13-19 74.

CUMBERLANDS (14-1, 5-0) — Goins 4-7 3-4 11, Santiago 2-3 1-2 7, Bumpus 11-17 9-10 33, McCoy 6-13 3-4 18, Archie 1-6 1-2 4, Cowser 4-6 1-3 9, Cungious 0-0 0-0 0, Lowery 5-11 3-4 17, Armstrong 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 33-64 21-29 99.

Halftime—Cumberlands 42-38. Three-point goals—Georgetown 5-20 (Middletown 2-4, Thomas 1-4, Townsend 1-4, Wilson 1-5, Moses 0-1, Washburn 0-2), Cumberlands 12-29 (Lowery 4-6, McCoy 3-9, Santiago 2-2, Bumpus 2-6, Archie 1-6). Rebounds—Georgetown 36 (Moses 8), Cumberlands 42 (Goins 10, Cowser 10). Assists—Georgetown 11 (Wilson 4), Cumberlands 18 (McCoy 7). Fouled out—Moses, Middletown. Total fouls—Georgetown 22, Cumberlands 18. Turnovers—Georgetown 16, Cumberlands 16. A—n/a.

Kentucky St. 70, Albany St. 54

Albany St. (1-6) — Covin 4, Udi 3, Lodman 13, Hamilton 7, Wilcox 7, Harris 16, Fluker 4.

KENTUCKY ST. (3-4) — Dawson 14, Anderson 4, Darrett 4, Thomas 14, Gaston 19, Henderson 2, Jons 5, Montague 3, Adams 5.

Halftime—Kentucky St. 38-23.ky. wesleyan 83, Maryville 53

MARYVILLE (11-3, 1-1 GLVC) — Mischkulnig 2, Toney 16, Shaw 12, Provo 4, Turner 7, Young 3, Pemberton 9.

KY. WESLEYAN (9-0, 1-0) — Johnson 9, Dawson 8, Oxley 6, Barker 14, Danforth 4, Walker 9, Ferguson 8, STarke 21, Griffin 2, Neel 2.

Halftime—Ky. Wesleyan 33-18.

Eastern Ky. 65, E. ILLINOIS 54

E. ILLINOIS (3-12) — Blanford 1-6 1-3 3, Piper 3-4 3-4 10, Akers 2-4 0-0 4, Jones 2-7 0-0 5, Austin 3-6 0-0 8, Herron 4-10 0-0 9, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0, Woods 6-7 3-3 15, Harvey 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-46 7-10 54.

Eastern Ky. (11-3) — Muff 1-2 0-0 2, Stutz 0-0 0-0 0, Cosey 2-10 3-3 8, DiNunno 4-10 1-2 13, T. Johnson 6-8 0-2 13, Walden 1-3 6-6 8, Lewis 5-7 0-0 11, Williams 2-5 2-2 8, J. Johnson 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 21-46 14-17 65.

Halftime—Eastern Ky. 35-18. Three-point goals—E. Illinois 5-14 (Austin 2-4, Piper 1-2, Jones 1-3, Herron 1-3, Akers 0-2), Eastern Ky. 9-23 (DiNunno 4-7, Williams 2-4, T. Johnson 1-2, Lewis 1-2, Cosey 1-6, Walden 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—E. Illinois 26 (Blanford 9), Eastern Ky. 26 (Stutz 5). Assists—E. Illinois 9 (Blanford 3), Eastern Ky. 11 (Cosey 5). Total fouls—E. Illinois 15, Eastern Ky. 13. A—1,200.

MOREHEAD STate 68, SIU-EDWARDSVILLE 64

SIU-EDWARDSVILLE (4-7) — Shaffer 3-3 4-5 10, Jones 2-7 3-4 7, Davis 6-13 1-4 14, Reed 0-1 0-0 0, Messer 2-5 4-4 9, Wiltz 6-9 0-0 16, Johnson 1-4 1-1 3, Lester 0-1 0-0 0, Yelovich 1-6 1-2 3, Schneider 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 22-50 14-20 64.

MOREHEAD ST. (7-8) — Kelly 3-7 6-8 12, Chavis 6-15 2-3 16, Posthumus 3-6 3-6 9, Atkinson 2-7 2-3 7, Warner 5-12 3-4 14, Lewis-Briggs 2-6 1-2 6, Muhammad 0-0 0-0 0, Turner 1-3 0-0 2, Reed 0-0 0-0 0, Stickler 0-0 0-0 0, James 0-0 0-0 0, Holmes 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 23-57 17-26 68.

Halftime—Morehead St. 31-23. Three-point goals—SIU-Edwardsville 6-17 (Wiltz 4-5, Messer 1-3, Davis 1-5, Johnson 0-1, Jones 0-3), Morehead St. 5-17 (Chavis 2-7, Warner 1-2, Lewis-Briggs 1-2, Atkinson 1-3, Kelly 0-1, Turner 0-2). Rebounds—SIU-Edwardsville 23 (Yelovich 4), Morehead St. 44 (Posthumus 19). Assists—SIU-Edwardsville 13 (Davis 5), Morehead St. 14 (Atkinson 6). Total fouls—SIU-Edwardsville 20, Morehead St. 20. A—1,716.

murray st. 73, tenn.-martin 62

MURRAY ST. (10-3) — Wilson 6-9 3-4 16, Daniel 2-5 5-9 9, Canaan 6-8 4-4 18, Garrett 2-2 0-0 4, Fields 0-5 0-0 0, Mushatt 0-2 0-0 0, Ford 0-3 1-2 1, Rambo 1-3 1-2 3, McCree 0-3 0-0 0, Moss 4-5 3-3 14, Gilmore 2-2 0-0 4, Henderson 2-2 0-2 4. Totals 25-49 17-26 73.

Tenn.-Martin (3-12) — Minor 0-0 0-0 0, Richardson 0-1 0-0 0, Childs 3-11 0-0 6, M. Taylor 3-7 5-6 11, Washington 3-7 1-1 7, Dowdell 2-5 0-1 4, Oldham 0-3 0-2 0, K. Taylor 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 2-9 6-6 10, Jones 2-3 2-2 6, Liabo 5-7 0-0 12, McLaughlin 3-3 0-0 6. Totals 23-57 14-18 62.

Halftime—Murray St. 33-19. Three-point goals—Murray St. 6-19 (Moss 3-4, Canaan 2-3, Wilson 1-4, Ford 0-1, McCree 0-2, Fields 0-5), Tenn.-Martin 2-11 (Liabo 2-4, Richardson 0-1, Smith 0-1, Washington 0-1, Jones 0-1, Childs 0-3). Rebounds—Murray St. 35 (Daniel 11), Tenn.-Martin 30 (M. Taylor 7). Assists—Murray St. 17 (Ford 4), Tenn.-Martin 11 (Childs 4). Total fouls—Murray St. 21, Tenn.-Martin 24. A—3,557.

pikeville 109, ohio Christian 60

OHIO CHRISTIAN (6-7) — Mills 11, Schrock 2, Kostov 5, Horton 13, Crater 7, Russell 17, Collier 5.

PIKEVILLE (14-1) — Johnson 5, Saintil 12, Briscoe 24, Whitaker 14, Setty 26, Malicoat 11, Chapman 9, McCoy 8.

Halftime—Pikeville 63-28.

shawnee st. 70, lindsey Wilson 66

LINDSEY WILSON (14-2, 4-2 MSC) — Kimberland 4, Clark 18, Hanspard 4, Cox 6, Bridges 9, Scott 9, Barres 2, Watts 14.

SHAWNEE ST. (7-6, 4-2) — Devlin 6, Banks 12, Nixson 8, Boyles 4, Morgan 20, Bennington 18, Gouch 2.

Halftime—Shawnee St. 30-23.

friday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—George Washington at Georgia, 7; Memphis at Tennessee, 8; Fordham at Mississippi, 9

STATE— Point Park at Alice Lloyd, 4; Centre at Millsaps, 9

college women

thursday's scores

SEC

Auburn 50No. 23 Arkansas 47

No. 10 Georgia 77 Missouri 46

No. 6 Kentucky 76 Florida 69

Louisiana St. 84 Mississippi 79

No. 12 Tennessee 73No. 18 South Carolina 53

No. 24 Texas A&M 91 Alabama 52

Vanderbilt 92 Mississippi St. 41

STATE

Albany St. 78 Kentucky St. 73

Georgetown 63 Cumberlands 57

Ky. Wesleyan 97 Maryville 91 (2OT)

Quincy 78 Bellarmine 71

Union 59 Reinhardt 55

Shawnee St. 74 Lindsey Wilson 68

Western Ky. 78 Ark.-Little Rock 69

TOP 25

No. 3 Duke 67 N.C. State 57

No. 9 Penn St. 73 Northwestern 69

No. 19 Florida St. 85 Georgia Tech 78

No. 15 North Carolina 60No. 8 Maryland 57

albany st. 78, Kentucky St. 73

ALBANY ST. — Alexander 10, Hoe 2, Thomas 21, Cooper 18, Matthews 4, Covington 2, Frost 11, Sharif 4, McKenzie 4, Colson 2.

KENTUCKY St. — Lloyd 7, Moore 4, West 12, Newton 11, Harper 14, Daivs 7, Palmer 2, Jones 12, Malohi 4.

Halftime—Kentucky St. 36-33.

georgetown 63, cumberlands 57

GEORGETOWN (9-5, 3-2 MSC) — Jonas 7-13 0-0 15, Howard 4-8 1-2 9, Golden 4-6 1-5 12, Tyra 5-10 9-13 19, King 2-8 0-2 4, Foster 1-1 0-0 2, Fultz 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 24-50 11-22 63.

CUMBERLANDS (9-5, 3-2) — Bicane 8-11 4-6 24, Moss 1-3 0-0 2, Mullins 1-6 0-0 2, Upchurch 0-3 0-0 0, Rodriguez 1-5 4-6 7, Herman 4-17 0-0 11, Foster 0-1 0-0 0, Haye 0-1 0-0 0, Alexander 1-5 0-0 2, Fosythe 4-8 1-2 9. Totals 20-60 9-14 57.

Halftime—Tied at 26. Three-point goals—Georgetown 4-10 (Golden 3-4, Jonas 1-1, Howard 0-1, Tyra 0-2, Fultz 0-2), Cumberlands 8-19 (Bicane 4-4, Herman 3-10, Rodriguez 1-2, Upchurch 0-1, Foster 0-1, Alexander 0-1). Rebounds—Georgetown 35 (Golden 10), Cumberlands 29 (Forsythe 7). Assists—Georgetown 10 (Tyra 6), Cumberlands 16 (Rodriguez 8). Fouled out—Jonas, Rodriguez. Total fouls—Georgetown 15, Cumberlands 19. Turnovers—Georgetown 23, Cumberlands 19. A—n/a.

ky. wesleyan 97,maryville 91 (2OT)

MARYVILLE (5-5, 1-1 GLVC) — Flynn 15, Duethman 24, Miller 2, Childs 6, McSparron 20, Fish 10, Person 14.

KY. WESLEYAN (5-3, 1-0) — Phelps 6, Mitchell 4, Goffinet 15, Barton 9, Ka.Rhoads 21, Ko.Rhoads 22, Tyra 17, Mills-Harris 3.

Halftime—Ky. Wesleyan 41-33. End of regulation—74-74. End of first overtime—83-83.

quincy 78, bellarmine 71

QUINCY (3-6, 1-0 GLVC) — Buresh 19, Weedman 18, Loggins 14, Cramsey 11, Cunningham 6, Gerbus 4, Mennemeyer 4, Beebe 2.

BELLARMINE (10-2, 0-1) — Montano 18, Greenwell 11, Brady 9, Goodin 7, Clemons 7, Jones 6, Hutchinson 6, Osen 4, Lamb 3.

Halftime—Quincy 37-35.shawnee St. 74, lindsey Wilson 68

LINDSEY WILSON (10-5, 2-4 MSC) — Collins 12, Brimm 20, Rainey 10, LItzinger 9, Gillis 15, Skudra 2.

SHAWNEE ST. (13-3, 4-2) — Nagle 3, Sampson 22, Sheets 26, Pohl 6, Smith 2, Long 1, Abbady 14.

Halftime—Lindsey Wilson 30-28.

union 59, reinhardt 55

UNION (10-3, 3-0 AAC) — Waters 20, Taylor 11, Roberts 12, H.Perkins 6, Clontz 1, Rice 1, Hill 4, Nash 4.

REINHARDT (6-9, 1-2) — Besley 8, Johnson 13, Hewett 4, Mayo 3, Mullinax 6, Hay 17, Aiken 2, Lockhart 2.

Halftime—Reinhardt 33-22.

western ky. 78, UALR 69

WESTERN KY. (12-2, 5-0 SBC) — Means 1-3 0-0 2, Jones 4-7 4-4 13, Govan 4-9 10-10 18, Gooch 9-15 4-6 23, McClain 2-5 2-2 6, McGee 4-10 2-2 12, Wright 0-4 2-2 2, Johnson 0-3 2-2 2. Totals 24-56 26-28 78.

UALR (10-3, 3-2) — Clark 9-10 2-2 20, Fohne 6-8 1-2 13, Merriex 3-4 0-1 7, Ford 4-10 7-9 15, Gault 3-17 0-0 7, Bolton 0-0 1-2 1, Dillard 1-1 0-0 2, James 2-3 0-0 4, Cobbins 0-0 0-0 0, Wells 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-53 11-16 69.

Halftime—Western Ky. 38-33. Three-point goals—Western Ky. 4-8 (McGee 2-3, Gooch 1-1, Jones 1-2, Means 0-1, Johnson 0-1), UALR 2-4 (Merriex 1-2, Gault 1-2). Rebounds—Western Ky. 35 (Gooch 9), UALR 27 (Fohne 8, Ford 8). Assists—Western Ky. 7 (Jones 3, McGee 3), UALR 16 (Ford 6). Fouled out—McClain, Merriex, Ford. Total fouls—Western Ky. 19, UALR 22. Turnovers—Western Ky. 14, UALR 16. A—n/a.

friday's games

STATE—Point Park at Alice Lloyd, 2 p.m.; Ky. Christian vs. Nyack at Lakeland, Fla., 6 p.m.; Carlow at Asbury, 7 p.m.; Centre at Millsaps, 7 p.m.

Football

nfl

playoff schedule

(All times p.m.; with broadcast network in brackets)

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday's games

Cincinnati at Houston, 4:30 [NBC-18]

Minnesota at Green Bay, 8 [NBC-18]

Sunday's games

Indianapolis at Baltimore, 1 [CBS-27]

Seattle at Washington, 4:30 [Fox-56]

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 12

Baltimore, Indianapolis or Cincinnati at Denver, 4:30 [CBS-27]

Washington, Seattle or Green Bay at San Francisco, 8 [Fox-56]

Sunday, Jan. 13

Washington, Seattle or Minnesota at Atlanta, 1 [Fox-56]

Baltimore, Indianapolis or Houston at New England, 4:30 [CBS-27]

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 20

AFC winners, TBA (CBS-27)

NFC winners, TBA (Fox-56)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 3 at New Orleans

AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6 (CBS-27)

playoff previews

CINCINNATI (10-6) at HOUSTON (12-4)

Opening line — Texans by 5; Record vs. spread — Cincinnati 9-6-1; Houston 9-7; Series record — tied 3-3; Last meeting — Texans beat Bengals 31-10, Jan. 7; Last week — Bengals beat Ravens 23-17; Texans lost to Colts 28-16; Bengals offense — 22nd overall; 18th rush, 17th pass; Bengals defense — 6th overall; 12th rush, 7th pass; Texans offense — 7th overall; 8th rush, 11th pass; Texans defense — 7th overall; 7th rush, 16th pass; Streaks, stats and notes — Houston looking for fifth straight win against Bengals. ... Bengals have reached playoffs in two straight seasons for first time since 1981-82. ... Cincinnati is looking for first playoff win since Jan. 6, 1991 against Houston Oilers. ... It is Cincinnati's fourth postseason appearance under coach Marvin Lewis. ... Bengals QB Andy Dalton is 19-13 as starter, highest winning percentage by Cincinnati quarterback with minimum of 20 starts in franchise history. ... Dalton's 3,669 yards passing and 27 touchdown passes were both career highs. ... Dalton grew up in Houston suburb of Katy. ... Bengals RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis ran for career-high 1,094 yards this season. ... Green-Ellis had 183 yards rushing in four career postseason games with New England. ... Cincinnati WR A.J. Green has 1,350 yards receiving to become second player in franchise history to reach 1,300 yards receiving in a season. ... Green's 162 receptions in first two seasons are second most to start career in NFL history behind Marques Colston's 168. ... Green is first WR selected to Pro Bowl in both of his first two seasons in NFL since Randy Moss in 1998-99. ... Bengals DT Geno Atkins has 12 1/2 sacks and DE Michael Johnson has 11 1/2. ... Houston CB Johnathan Joseph was first-round draft pick by Bengals in 2006 and spent first five seasons in Cincinnati. ... Bengals PR Adam Jones has two career punt return touchdowns against Texans. ... Texans (12-4) have most wins in franchise history. ... Houston was 6-0 at home against AFC teams this season. ... Houston QB Matt Schaub will make his first career postseason start on Saturday after missing last year's playoffs with injured foot. ... Schaub has thrown for more than 4,000 yards for third time in career. ... Schaub is 2-0 with 672 yards passing, seven touchdowns and one interception in two career starts against Bengals. ... Texans DE J.J. Watt leads NFL with 20 1/2 sacks, tied for sixth most since sacks became official statistic in 1982. ... Watt's 16 passes defended are most among defensive linemen. ... Watt has 3 1/2 sacks in two career playoff games, and had 29-yard interception return for touchdown last year in playoff win against Bengals. ... Houston RB Arian Foster has rushed for more than 130 yards in both his career postseason games. ... Foster had 153 yards rushing with two scores in last year's playoff win over Bengals. ... Foster leads NFL in total touchdowns since 2010 with 47. He had seven 100-yard rushing games this season. ... Houston WR Andre Johnson has career-high 1,598 yards receiving. He joins Jerry Rice and Marvin Harrison as only players in NFL history with at least three seasons with 1,500 yards receiving. ... Johnson is averaging 122.7 yards receiving in his past three games against Cincinnati. ... Houston WR Kevin Walter played with Bengals from 2003-05. ... Texans TE Owen Daniels had career-high six touchdown receptions this season. ... Texans LB Whitney Mercilus tied for first among AFC rookies with six sacks.

INDIANAPOLIS (11-5) at BALTIMORE (10-6)

Opening line — Ravens by 6½ ; Record vs. spread — Indianapolis 9-6-1; Baltimore 6-10; Series record — Colts lead 9-3; Last meeting — Ravens beat Colts 24-10 on Dec. 11, 2010; Last week — Colts beat Texans 28-16; Ravens lost to Bengals 23-17; Colts offense — 10th overall; 22nd rush, 7th pass; Colts defense — 26th overall; 29th rush, 21st pass; Ravens offense — 16th overall; 11th rush, 15th pass; Ravens defense — 17th overall; 20th rush, 17th pass

MINNESOTA (10-6) at GREEN BAY (11-5)

Opening line — Packers by 8; Record vs. spread —Minnesota 9-7; Green Bay 9-7; Series record — Packers lead 54-49-1; Last meeting —Vikings beat Packers 37-34, Dec. 30; Last week — Vikings beat Packers 37-34; Vikings offense — 20th overall; 2nd rush, 31st pass; Vikings defense — 16th overall; 11th rush, 24th pass; Packers offense — 13th overall; 20th rush, 9th pass; Packers defense — 11th overall; 17th rush, 11th passSEATTLE (11-5) At WASHINGTON (10-6)

Opening line — Seahawks by 1½ ; Record vs. spread — Seattle 11-5; Washington 11-5; Series record — Redskins lead 11-6; Last meeting — Redskins beat Seahawks 23-17, Nov. 27, 2011; Last week — Seahawks beat Rams 20-13; Redskins beat Cowboys 28-18; Seahawks offense — 17th overall; 3rd rush, 27th pass; Seahawks defense — 4th overall; 10th rush, 6th pass; Redskins offense — 5th overall; 1st rush, 20th pass; Redskins defense — 28th overall; 5th rush, 30th pass

college

post-season scores, schedule

(All times p.m.;with broadcast network in brackets)

Saturday, Dec. 15

New Mexico Bowl

Arizona 49 Nevada 48

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Utah St. 41 Toledo 15

Thursday, Dec. 20

Poinsettia Bowl

BYU 23 San Diego St. 6

Friday, Dec. 21

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

Central Florida 38 Ball St. 17

Saturday, Dec. 22

New Orleans Bowl

La.-Lafayette 43 East Carolina 34

MAACO Bowl

Boise St. 28 Washington 26

Monday, Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl

SMU 43 Fresno St. 10

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

Central Michigan 24 Western Ky. 21

Thursday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl

San Jose St. 29 Bowling Green 20

Belk Bowl

Cincinnati 48 Duke 34

Holiday Bowl

Baylor 49 UCLA 26

Friday, Dec. 28

Independence Bowl

Ohio 45 Louisiana-Monroe 14

Russell Athletic Bowl

Virginia Tech 13 Rutgers 10 (OT)

Meineke Car Care Bowl

Texas Tech 34 Minnesota 31

Saturday, Dec. 29

Armed Forces Bowl

Rice 33 Air Force 14

Pinstripe Bowl

Syracuse 38 West Virginia 14

Fight Hunger Bowl

Arizona St. 62 Navy 28

Alamo Bowl

Texas 31 Oregon St. 27

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

Michigan St. 17 TCU 16

Monday's games

Music City Bowl

Vanderbilt 38 N.C. State 24

Sun Bowl

Georgia Tech 21 Southern Cal 7

Liberty Bowl

Tulsa 31 Iowa St. 17

Chick-fil-A Bowl

Clemson 25 LSU 24

Tuesday's games

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Oklahoma St. 58 Purdue 14

Gator Bowl

Northwestern 34 Mississippi St. 20 Capital One Bowl

Georgia 45 Nebraska 31

Outback Bowl

South Carolina 33 Michigan 28

Rose Bowl

Stanford 20 Wisconsin 14

Orange Bowl

Florida St. 31 Northern Illinois 10

Wednesday's game

Sugar Bowl

Louisville 33 Florida 23

Thursday's game

Fiesta Bowl

Kansas St. Oregon (n)

Friday's game

Cotton Bowl

Texas A&M (10-2) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 8 [Fox-56]

Saturday's gameS

BBVA Compass Bowl at Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. Mississippi (6-6), 1 [ESPN]

FCS Championship Game at Frisco, Texas

North Dakota St. (13-1) vs. Sam Houston St. (11-3), 1

Sunday, Jan. 6

GoDaddy.com Bowl at Mobile, Ala.

Kent St. (11-2) vs. Arkansas St. (9-3), 9 [ESPN]

Monday, Jan. 7

BCS National Championship at Miami

Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (12-1), 8:30 [ESPN]

Horse racing

thoroughbreds

First post 5:30 p.m.

(Horses listed in post position

order with saddle-cloth number)

1st—$10,000, claiming ($7,500), 4-year-olds and up, 6 furlongs, 5:30

No. Horse Jockey Wt. Odds

1 Kowboy Kody R. Prescott 121 3-1

2 Lex Include L. Wells 121 15-1

3 Bluemnnyreye T. Pompell 121 20-1

4 Lord Canela I. Cruz 114 3-1

5 Castlepost V. Lebron 121 7-5

6 SevenDayFool E. Zuniga 121 10-1

7 Blue Tie Affair E. Wilkinson 121 15-1

8 Maxopico E. Paucar 121 15-1

9 Flying Power J. Vargas 121 12-1

2nd—$7,000, maiden claiming ($5,000), fillies & mares 4-years-old and up, 1 mile, post 5:59

1 Cross Your T's I. Cruz 117 15-1

2 Nearctic Edge R. Prescott 124 6-1

3 Clearly Wicked A. Pusac 124 15-1

4 BigJimsMistke L. Martinez 124 7-2

5 Seattle Rising M. Adam 124 6-1

6 EmeraldCurrnt V. Lebron 124 10-1

7 Tomo Nights B. Creed 124 30-1

8 Quoit a Devil B. Fayos 124 30-1

9 PrttyPrkyPatti N. Arroyo, Jr. 124 5-2

10 Ice Charm A. Tamburello 124 10-1

11 Later Baby T. Pompell 124 15-1

12 Spade A. Jimenez 124 12-1

3rd—$10,000, claiming ($5,000), fillies & mares 4-years-old and up, 61/2 furlongs, 6:29

1 Silver Pendant E. Paucar 124 3-1

2 CrmenCmacho L. Martinez 124 12-1

3 HnymoonHotel V. Lebron 124 7-2

4 Boogie Woogie R. Prescott 124 20-1

5 Sweetasnails B. Creed 124 4-1

6 I'm Something P. Ouzts 124 5-1

7 OneNceRonke N. Arroyo, Jr. 124 4-1

8 JennyRdiMade I. Cruz 117 12-1

9 Queen Gracie A. Tamburello 124 12-1

4th—$13,000, maiden claiming ($20,000-30,000), 3-year-olds, 6 furlongs, 6:59

1 Indio Moro L. Martinez 122 7-2

2 Speed Rail A. Tamburello 122 12-1

3 Nmbrninestny R. Prescott 122 5-1

4 LyddneBrdgRd A. De Leon 122 10-1

5 SlewpysImage E. Zuniga 122 3-1

6 Purge the Past B. Fayos 122 8-1

7 Lungs B. Creed 118 7-2

8 Bluemymind N. Arroyo, Jr. 122 5-1

5th—$11,000, claiming ($5,000), 4-year-olds and up, 1 mile, 7:29

1 Nita Ridge M. Adam 124 8-1

3 Finger Tapping F. Vidal 124 4-1

4 Geri's Kid J. Vargas 121 4-1

5 Storm Make'n A. Jimenez 121 12-1

6 Brickyard B. Creed 121 6-1

7 LiteUptheStge R. Prescott 121 15-1

8 Van Leroy P. Ouzts 121 15-1

9 Soul Coaxing N. Arroyo, Jr. 121 3-1

10 WaynetheTrain L. Martinez 124 5-1

6th—$13,000, claiming ($10,000-15,000), 4-year-olds and up, 1 mile, 7:59

1 Wind Angel P. Ouzts 121 12-1

2 Sinister Intent B. Creed 121 4-1

3 Pastor Puckett M. Guzman 121 6-1

4 MninBrwnSuit A. Pusac 121 5-1

5 Kumacandu N. Arroyo, Jr. 121 4-1

6 Right Angle B. Fayos 122 7-2

7 BldOccurance R. Rechy 119 5-1

8 CwbyCasanva R. Vergara 121 6-1

7th—$10,000, claiming ($5,000), fillies & mares 4-years-old and up, 51/2 furlongs, 8:29

2 Uneven A. Jimenez 124 4-1

3 Black Sable N. Arroyo, Jr. 121 4-1

4 Chase It L. Martinez, Jr. 121 5-1

1 a-VickisTrump R. Prescott 121 3-1

1A a-SmmrCrtshp R. Prescott 121 3-1

5 Nonighty R. Vergara 121 30-1

6 SpphireAvenue R. Rechy 121 6-1

7 Added Delight I. Cruz 114 7-2

8 Martini Jane A. Pusac 121 12-1

8th—$9,000, maiden claiming ($7,500), 3-year-old fillies, 6 furlongs, 8:59

1 Bars n' Stars L. Wells 122 20-1

2 Justalovesong P. Ouzts 122 20-1

3 Up for Grabs N. Arroyo, Jr. 122 2-1

4 LadyoftheDark I. Cruz 115 4-1

5 MariasBallado L. Martinez 122 6-1

6 Splink A. Tamburello 122 15-1

8 Shellie's Way B. Creed 122 15-1

9 Gimmearock A. Perez 122 30-1

11 Zephara A. De Leon 122 12-1

12 Tickle Me Silly A. Jimenez 122 6-1

13 Path of Pride R. Prescott 122 6-1

9th—$13,000, claiming ($10,000-15,000), 3-year-olds, 61/2 furlongs, 9:30

2 Crafty Hour R. Prescott 119 6-1

3 Little Boy Lost A. Tamburello 119 5-1

4 Black Arrow L. Martinez, Jr. 114 5-1

5 Pasture Rise M. Straight 119 4-1

6 Trthndknwldge R. Vergara 114 4-1

1 Count Two Ten A. Pusac 119 7-2

7 Fitz Is Dancing I. Cruz 112 5-1

10th—$10,000, claiming ($5,000), 4-year-olds and up, 1 mile, 10:00

3 Silver Birch A. Sanchez III 121 20-1

1 a-Infiltrate B. Creed 121 20-1

4 Atlantic Titan R. Prescott 124 3-1

5 Folwthmnytrail A. Jimenez 124 4-1

6 Major Winters B. Fayos 121 20-1

7 Jeff's Kitten E. Paucar 124 9-2

8 Grace's Devil N. Arroyo, Jr. 121 7-2

9 Sir P.T.Chalone P. Ouzts 121 12-1

10 Stimulus Plan Y. Yaranga 121 20-1

13 Final Curtain I. Cruz 124 6-1

1A a-Ragpicker's Saint

D. Sarvis 121 20-1

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Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA Football bowls

Cotton at Arlington, Texas

Favorite Open Thurs. Underdog

Texas A&M 3 3 Oklahoma

SATURDAY

Compass at Birmingham, Ala.

Mississippi 1½ 3½ Pittsburgh

Sunday

GoDaddy.com at Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas St. 1 4 Kent St.

Monday, JANUARY 7

BCS National Championship at Miami

Alabama 7½ 10 Notre Dame

NFL Playoffs

SATURDAY

Favorite Open Thurs. Underdog

at Houston 5 4½ Cincinnati

at Green Bay 8 7½ Minnesota

Sunday

at Baltimore 7 6½ Indianapolis

Seattle 1½ 3 at Washington

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at Georgia 6½ George Washington

at Rhode Island 9½ Brown

at Valparaiso 12 Cleveland St.

at Tennessee 2 Memphis

at Mississippi 21 Fordham

at St. Peter's 2 Manhattan

Iona 9 at Siena

at Loyola (Md.) 7½ Rider

at Tulane 8 Wofford

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