Scoreboard: Jan. 15

January 15, 2013 

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BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended free agent minor league C Bryan Henry and Tampa Bay minor league C David Wendt 50 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Tommy Hunter on a one-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with manager Bob Melvin on a a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season and C George Kottaras on a one-year contract.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with OF Colby Rasmus on a one-year contract and OF Adam Loewen on a minor league contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with RHP J.J. Putz on a two-year contract.

CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with C Nevin Ashley, INF Emmanuel Burriss, INF Cesar Izturis and OF Derrick Robinson on minor league contracts.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Agreed to terms with OF Delvy Castillo, SS Ravel Hernandez, OF Ariel Sandoval and RHP Miguel Urena on minor league contracts.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Recalled G Cory Joseph from Austin (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Named Danny Crossman special teams coordinator.

DETROIT LIONS — Named Curtis Modkins running backs coach/run game coordinator, Bobby Johnson tight ends coach, Tim Lappano wide receivers coach and Jeremiah Washburn offensive line coach. Announced special teams coordinator Danny Crossman will not return.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed TE Brandon Bostick, QB B.J. Coleman, T Andrew Datko, C Garth Gerhart, G Joe Gibbs, LB Micah Johnson, CB James Nixon and S Chaz Powell to reserve/future contracts.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Named Jimmy Raye vice president of football operations.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Named John Dorsey general manager.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed G Casey Studdard, WR Michael Calvin and WR Roberto Wallace to reserve/future contracts.

COLLEGE

FIU — Named Josh Conklin defensive coordinator.

ILLINOIS — Named Bill Cubit offensive coordinator.

NOTRE DAME — Announced RB Cierre Wood will enter the NFL draft.

SOUTHERN CAL — Fired men's basketball coach Kevin O'Neill. Named men's assistant basketball coach Bob Cantu interim coach.

TEXAS — Reinstated QB Case McCoy and LB Jordan Hicks to the football team.

TCU — Announced QB Casey Pachall has rejoined the football team.

WYOMING — Suspended G Luke Martinez indefinitely from the men's basketball team.

Mid-South conference — Named Georgetown junior Kourtney Tyra women's basketball player of the week.

Kentucky intercollegiate athletic conference — Named Berea sophomore Aaron Ponder men's basketball player of the week.

President's athletic conference — Named Thomas More junior Brandon Housley men's basketball player of the week.

Basketball

nba

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

New York 24 13 .649 —

Brooklyn 22 15 .595 2

Boston 20 17 .541 4

Philadelphia 16 22 .421 8½

Toronto 14 23 .378 10

Southeast Division

Miami 24 11 .686 —

Atlanta 21 16 .568 4

Orlando 13 24 .351 12

Charlotte 9 28 .243 16

Washington 7 28 .200 17

Central Division

Indiana 23 15 .605 —

Chicago 21 15 .583 1

Milwaukee 19 17 .528 3

Detroit 14 24 .368 9

Cleveland 9 30 .231 14½

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 29 11 .725 —

Memphis 24 12 .667 3

Houston 21 17 .553 7

Dallas 15 23 .395 13

New Orleans 11 26 .297 16½

Northwest Division

Oklahoma City 29 8 .784 —

Denver 23 16 .590 7

Portland 20 17 .541 9

Utah 20 19 .513 10

Minnesota 16 18 .471 11½

Pacific Division

L.A. Clippers 29 9 .763 —

Golden State 23 13 .639 5

L.A. Lakers 16 21 .432 12½

Sacramento 13 24 .351 15½

Phoenix 13 26 .333 16½

Monday's games

Washington 120, Orlando 91

Boston 100, Charlotte 89

Chicago 97, Atlanta 58

L.A. Clippers 99, Memphis 73

Minnesota at Dallas (n)

Oklahoma City at Phoenix (n)

Miami at Utah (n)

Cleveland at Sacramento (n)

Tuesday's games

Indiana at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

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

Portland at Denver, 9 p.m.

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

Celtics 100, Bobcats 89

CHARLOTTE (89) — Kidd-Gilchrist 5-10 0-1 10, Warrick 6-11 4-6 16, Biyombo 1-3 2-2 4, Walker 4-16 2-2 12, Henderson 4-8 2-2 10, Gordon 5-14 1-1 12, Haywood 0-2 0-0 0, Sessions 5-11 5-6 16, Adrien 0-0 1-4 1, Taylor 3-4 0-0 8. Totals 33-79 17-24 89.

BOSTON (100) — Pierce 6-16 5-8 19, Bass 3-6 0-0 6, Garnett 2-11 3-4 7, Rondo 8-11 1-1 17, Bradley 6-10 0-0 16, Sullinger 4-4 0-2 8, Terry 0-3 0-0 0, Collins 1-2 1-1 3, Green 4-8 2-2 11, Lee 4-7 0-0 9, Barbosa 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 39-80 14-20 100.

Charlotte 18 27 25 19— 89

Boston 28 28 20 24—100

Three-point goals—Charlotte 6-15 (Taylor 2-2, Walker 2-5, Sessions 1-2, Gordon 1-5, Haywood 0-1), Boston 8-21 (Bradley 4-7, Pierce 2-8, Green 1-1, Lee 1-4, Terry 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Charlotte 48 (Kidd-Gilchrist 8), Boston 52 (Garnett, Rondo 10). Assists—Charlotte 15 (Walker 4), Boston 27 (Rondo 12). Total fouls—Charlotte 20, Boston 21. Technicals—Gordon, Walker. Flagrant Fouls—Henderson. A—18,624 (18,624).

L.A. Clippers 99, Grizzlies 73

L.A. CLIPPERS (99) — Butler 3-5 0-0 9, Griffin 3-8 4-6 10, Jordan 3-6 0-2 6, Bledsoe 4-9 6-9 14, Green 3-6 0-0 6, Odom 2-8 2-2 6, Crawford 5-14 6-6 16, Barnes 6-11 2-2 16, Hill 3-5 2-2 8, Turiaf 1-1 1-1 3, Hollins 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 35-76 24-32 99.

MEMPHIS (73) — Allen 3-9 2-2 8, Randolph 5-16 5-9 15, Gasol 4-13 0-0 8, Conley 2-11 0-0 5, Ellington 4-9 0-0 11, Arthur 4-10 2-2 10, Bayless 1-4 0-0 3, Speights 1-5 0-0 2, Selby 1-5 0-0 3, Haddadi 0-0 0-0 0, Wroten 2-7 4-4 8. Totals 27-89 13-17 73.

L.A. Clippers 25 28 20 26—99

Memphis 19 15 18 21—73

Three-point goals—L.A. Clippers 5-14 (Butler 3-4, Barnes 2-5, Green 0-1, Odom 0-2, Crawford 0-2), Memphis 6-20 (Ellington 3-6, Selby 1-2, Bayless 1-3, Conley 1-5, Allen 0-1, Wroten 0-1, Arthur 0-1, Randolph 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Clippers 58 (Barnes 8), Memphis 57 (Randolph 12). Assists—L.A. Clippers 20 (Griffin 5), Memphis 14 (Allen 4). Total fouls—L.A. Clippers 19, Memphis 26. A—15,837 (18,119).

Wizards 120, Magic 91

ORLANDO (91) — Jones 3-5 0-0 6, Nicholson 3-8 0-0 6, Vucevic 6-10 1-2 13, Nelson 6-17 4-4 19, Afflalo 1-11 0-0 2, Redick 4-8 2-2 12, Davis 6-8 1-2 13, O'Quinn 2-3 0-0 4, Harkless 2-4 0-0 4, McRoberts 2-4 1-2 5, Smith 1-4 0-0 2, Moore 1-5 3-3 5. Totals 37-87 12-15 91.

WASHINGTON (120) — Webster 2-3 3-3 8, Nene 1-4 0-0 2, Okafor 8-13 3-4 19, Price 5-9 5-6 18, Beal 7-10 2-2 17, Seraphin 8-15 2-2 18, Wall 3-8 6-6 12, Ariza 4-7 0-0 9, Vesely 5-7 0-2 10, Temple 3-5 0-0 7, Singleton 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 46-82 21-25 120.

Orlando 22 31 24 14— 91

Washington 28 31 37 24—120

Three-point goals—Orlando 5-18 (Nelson 3-7, Redick 2-6, Harkless 0-1, Afflalo 0-1, Moore 0-1, Smith 0-2), Washington 7-11 (Price 3-5, Temple 1-1, Beal 1-1, Ariza 1-2, Webster 1-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Orlando 46 (Vucevic 13), Washington 47 (Okafor 11). Assists—Orlando 23 (Nelson 12), Washington 32 (Price, Wall 6). Total fouls—Orlando 16, Washington 21. A—14,648 (20,308).

college men

Monday's scores

STATE

No. 1 Louisville 73 Connecticut 58

tuesday's games

SEC—Tennessee at Kentucky, 7; Mississippi at Venderbilt, 9

STATE—Berea at Asbury, 8; St. Louis Pharmacy at Boyce, 7; Ohio Christian at Kentucky Christian, 8; Greenville at Spalding, 8

TOP 25—Wisconsin at No. 2 Indiana, 9; Northern Iowa at No. 12 Creighton, 8; No. 20 Notre Dame at St. John's, 7

college women

associated press poll

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

Record Pts Prv

1. Baylor (34) 14-1 991 1

2. Notre Dame (1) 14-1 948 2

3. UConn (2) 14-1 914 3

4. Duke (3) 15-0 907 4

5. Kentucky 15-1 817 6

6. Stanford 14-2 787 5

7. California 13-2 755 7

8. Penn St. 13-2 724 8

9. Tennessee 13-3 670 9

10. Maryland 12-3 615 10

11. North Carolina 17-1 590 11

12. Purdue 13-2 536 12

13. Georgia 15-2 519 13

14. UCLA 13-2 468 14

15. Louisville 14-3 422 15

16. Oklahoma 14-2 410 16

17. Oklahoma St. 12-2 324 21

18. Dayton 13-1 276 22

19. South Carolina 14-3 256 18

20. Texas A&M 13-5 233 20

21. Colorado 13-2 232 23

22. Florida St. 13-3 182 18

23. Kansas 11-4 124 17

24. Iowa St. 12-2 88 25

25. Michigan 14-2 86 —

Others receiving votes: Syracuse 39, Vanderbilt 23, Miami 12, Michigan St. 12, Nebraska 12, UTEP 8, Villanova 8, Iowa 5, Delaware 4, Arkansas 2, Creighton 1.

monday's scores

OVC

Belmont 59 Murray State 50

Morehead State 77 Austin Peay 71

Eastern Illinois 89 Tennessee Tech 79

TOP 25

No. 12 Purdue 82 Ohio State 75 (3OT)

Belmont 59, Murray State 50

Belmont (10-8, 5-1 OVC) — Coleman 4-8 0-0 9, Visbeen 2-6 6-6 10, Brooks 3-11 4-6 10, Ernst 0-4 0-0 0, Carroll 4-6 4-4 13, Luffman 1-8 6-6 8, Vaught 2-6 0-0 5, Bryce 0-0 0-0 0, Tarrence 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 18-52 20-22 59.

MURRAY ST. (9-7, 2-3 OVC) — Winfrey 1-4 5-7 7, Dirks 1-5 0-0 2, Elkins 3-13 3-6 10, Robinson 2-10 4-4 9, Sisk 5-17 2-4 14, Burgess 1-1 0-0 2, Kirby 0-3 0-0 0, McBean 0-0 0-0 0, Babic 2-6 2-2 6, Like 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-59 16-23 50.

Halftime—Murray State 26-22.

Kentucky State 64, Paine 60

Paine (6-9, 4-2) — Burns 1-3 1-2 3, Johnson 4-7 1-4 9, Farley 1-5 8-10 10, Brown 3-20 4-8 10, Watts 4-16 1-1 10, Rhodes 1-1 2-2 4, Canty 2-3 2-4 6, Burton 3-8 2-4 8. Totals 19-63 21-35 60.

Kentucky ST. (6-7, 3-3) — Malohi 4-4 1-2 9, Moore 4-8 1-2 9, Davis 3-9 2-2 9, Palmer 0-4 0-2 0, Harper 1-2 1-2 3, Sanders 0-1 1-2 1, Lloyd 5-9 6-7 17, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, West 2-3 2-2 6, Newton 5-11 0-1 10. Totals 24-52 14-22 64.

Halftime—Kentucky State 32-31.

Morehead State 77, Austin Peay 71

Morehead State (6-12, 2-2 OVC) — Ryans 4-5 2-2 10, Arledge 1-1 0-0 2, Robinson 6-15 2-3 15, Turner 4-7 6-6 17, Jones 9-20 2-2 24, Ituen 3-3 0-0 7, Kyle 0-0 0-0 0, Howe 1-2 0-0 2, Martinez 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-53 12-13 77.

Austin peay (5-11, 0-4 OVC) — Bussabarger 9-16 2-2 22, Hardaway 3-7 2-2 8, Olszewski 0-4 3-4 3, Stainback 6-12 3-4 17, Martinez 6-14 0-0 13, Buley 1-2 0-0 2, Gray 2-5 0-0 4, Nwokocha 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 27-61 12-14 71.

Halftime—Morehead State 40-34.tuesday's games

STATE—Berea at Asbury, 6; Brescia at Oakland City, 7; Ohio Christian at Kentucky Christian, 6; Midway at Indiana Southeast, 7; Greenville at Spalding, 6

TOP 25—Georgetown at No. 2 Notre Dame, 7; No. 16 Oklahoma at No. 24 Iowa State, 8; No. 15 Louisville at No. 3 Connecticut, 9

Football

nfl

playoffs schedule

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

Wild-card

Saturday's games

Houston 19 Cincinnati 13

Green Bay 24 Minnesota 10

Sunday's games

Baltimore 24 Indianapolis 9

Seattle 24 Washington 14

Divisional

Saturday, Jan. 12

Baltimore 38 Denver 35 (OT)

San Francisco 45 Green Bay 31

Sunday, Jan. 13

Atlanta 30 Seattle 28

New England 41 Houston 28

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 20

Baltimore at New England, 6:30 (CBS-27)

San Francisco at Atlanta, 3 (Fox-56)

Super Bowl

Sunday, Feb. 3, at New Orleans

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

Tennis

professional

australian open

At Melbourne Park

Melbourne, Australia

Singles

Men's first round

Evgeny Donskoy, Russia, def. Adrian Ungur, Romania, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.

Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, def. Lukasz Kubot, Poland, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-0, 4-6, 6-4.

Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, def. Maxime Authom, Belgium, 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-2.

Ryan Harrison, United States, def. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.

Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, def. Ruben Bemelmans, Belgium, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 2-6, 7-5, 11-9.

Fernando Verdasco (22), Spain, def. David Goffin, Belgium, 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Tomas Berdych (5), Czech Republic, def. Michael Russell, United States, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3.

Tobias Kamke, Germany, def. Flavio Cipolla, Italy, 6-1, 6-4, 6-1.

Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Paul-Henri Mathieu, France, 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.

Jurgen Melzer (26), Austria, def. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2.

Mikhail Youzhny (23), Russia, def. Matthew Ebden, Australia, 4-6, 6-7 (0), 6-2, 7-6 (4), 6-3.

Somdev Devvarman, India, def. Bjorn Phau, Germany, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.

Feliciano Lopez, Spain, def. Arnau Brugues-Davi, Spain, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.

Tim Smyczek, United States, def. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 6-4, 7-6 (5), 7-5.

Brian Baker, United States, def. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia, 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-7 (0), 3-6, 6-2.

David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Olivier Rochus, Belgium, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

Andrey Kuznetsov, Russia, def. Juan Monaco (11), Argentina, 7-6 (3), 6-1, 6-1.

Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, def. Gilles Muller, Luxembourg, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (3).

Jerzy Janowicz (24), Poland, def. Simone Bolelli, Italy, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3.

Tatsuma Ito, Japan, def. John Millman, Australia, 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 0-6, 7-5.

Roberto Bautista Agut, Spain, def. Fabio Fognini, Italy, 6-0, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

Sam Querrey (20), United States, def. Daniel Munoz-de la Nava, Spain, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.

Radek Stepanek (31), Czech Republic, def. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 7-5.

Janko Tipsarevic (8), Serbia, def. Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-3.

Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-4.

Marcos Baghdatis (28), Cyprus, def. Albert Ramos, Spain, 6-7 (0), 7-6 (4), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3.

Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, def. Thomaz Bellucci (29), Brazil, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3.

Joao Sousa, Portugal, def. John-Patrick Smith, Australia, 6-4, 6-1, 6-4.

Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-2, 7-6 (4), 7-5.

Andreas Seppi (21), Italy, def. Horacio Zeballos, Argentina, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2.

Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

Womens' first round

Klara Zakopalova (23), Czech Republic, def. Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, 6-1, 6-2.

Ekaterina Makarova (19), Russia, def. Michelle Larcher de Brito, Portugal, 6-2, 7-5.

Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, def. Nina Bratchikova, Russia, 6-4, 6-3.

Alize Cornet, France, def. Marina Erakovic, New Zealand, 7-5, 6-7 (3), 10-8.

Jelena Jankovic (22), Serbia, def. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, 6-2, 6-2.

Maria Joao Koehler, Portugal, def. Karin Knapp, Italy, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Misaki Doi, Japan, def. Petra Martic, Croatia, 6-3, 6-4.

Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, def. Arantxa Rus, Netherlands, 6-4, 6-2.

Dominika Cibulkova (15), Slovakia, def. Ashleigh Barty, Australia, 3-6, 6-0, 6-1.

Angelique Kerber (5), Germany, def. Elina Svitolina, Ukraine, 6-2, 6-4.

Marion Bartoli (11), France, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, 6-2, 6-4.

Stephanie Foretz Gacon, France, def. Camila Giorgi, Italy, 6-2, 6-3.

Vesna Dolonc, Serbia, def. Olivia Rogowska, Australia, 7-5, 5-7, 8-6.

Zheng Jie, China, def. Zhang Yuxuan, China, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4.

Heather Watson, Britain, def. Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Tamira Paszek (30), Austria, def. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5.

Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, def. Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, 6-2, 7-6 (8).

Madison Keys, United States,def. Casey Dellacqua, Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (0)

Valeria Savinykh, Russia, def. Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, 7-6 (4), 6-1.

Ksenia Pervak, Kazakhstan, def. Mona Barthel (32), Germany, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4.

Chan Yung-jan, Taiwan, def. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, 6-1, 1-6, 6-1.

Ana Ivanovic (13), Serbia, def. Melinda Czink, Hungary, 6-2, 6-1.

Caroline Wozniacki (10), Denmark, def. Sabine Lisicki, Germany, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, def. Sara Errani (7), Italy, 6-4, 6-4.

Maria Kirilenko (14), Russia, def. Vania King, United States, 6-4, 6-2.

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 6-2, 6-1.

Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japan, def. Nadia Petrova (12), Russia, 6-2, 6-0.

Peng Shuai, China, def. Rebecca Marino, Canada, 6-3, 6-0.

Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Caroline Garcia, France, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1.

Shahar Peer, Israel, def. Alexandra Panova, Russia, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3.

Odds

glantz-culver line

NFL Playoffs

Favorite Open Mon. Underdog

San Francisco 3 3½ at Atlanta

at New England 9 9½ Baltimore

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at Clemson 10½ Wake Forest

Notre Dame 4½ at St. John's

at George Mason 8½ James Madison

at E. Michigan Pk Cent. Michigan

at Kentucky 14 Tennessee

at Creighton 13 N. Iowa

at Bradley 6 S. Illinois

Cincinnati 7 at DePaul

at Indiana 12½ Wisconsin

Mississippi 8½ at Vanderbilt

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