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Scoreboard: Dec. 8

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FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS—Re-signed TE Joe Klopfenstein. Released DT Corey Mace.

COLLEGE

NOTRE DAME—Announced junior QB Jimmy Clausen and junior WR Golden Tate will enter the NFL draft.

VIRGINIA—Named Mike London football coach.

Basketball

NBA

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 16 4 .800 —

Toronto 9 13 .409 8

New York 7 15 .318 10

Philadelphia 5 16 .238 11½

New Jersey 1 19 .050 15

Southeast Division

Orlando 16 4 .800 —

Atlanta 14 6 .700 2

Miami 11 9 .550 5

Charlotte 8 11 .421 7½

Washington 7 12 .368 8½

Central Division

Cleveland 15 5 .750 —

Milwaukee 9 10 .474 5½

Detroit 8 12 .400 7

Chicago 7 11 .389 7

Indiana 6 12 .333 8

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Dallas 14 7 .667 —

Houston 11 9 .550 2½

San Antonio 9 8 .529 3

New Orleans 8 11 .421 5

Memphis 8 12 .400 5½

Northwest Division

Denver 16 5 .762 —

Portland 13 9 .591 3½

Utah 11 8 .579 4

Oklahoma City 11 9 .550 4½

Minnesota 3 17 .150 12½

Pacific Division

L.A. Lakers 16 3 .842 —

Phoenix 15 6 .714 2

Sacramento 9 10 .474 7

L.A. Clippers 9 11 .450 7½

Golden State 6 14 .300 10½

Sunday's late games

Miami 115, Sacramento 102

L.A. Lakers 108, Phoenix 88

Monday's games

Denver 93, Philadelphia 83

New York 93, Portland 84

Oklahoma City 104, Golden State 88

San Antonio at Utah (n)

Tuesday's games

Denver at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Cleveland at Memphis, 8 p.m.

New Jersey at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Sacramento at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

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

nuggets 93, sixers 83

DENVER (93) — Anthony 5-21 4-4 14, Martin 1-5 1-1 3, Nene 2-4 3-4 7, Billups 8-15 11-11 31, Afflalo 3-7 0-0 9, J. Smith 3-9 2-2 11, Andersen 2-2 0-0 4, Graham 1-2 0-0 2, Lawson 4-9 3-4 12. Totals 29-74 24-26 93.

PHILADELPHIA (83) — Young 10-21 0-0 21, Brand 5-11 0-0 10, Dalembert 4-8 0-0 8, Iverson 4-11 3-4 11, Iguodala 11-21 5-5 31, Green 1-7 0-0 2, Ivey 0-3 0-0 0, Kapono 0-4 0-0 0, Carney 0-1 0-0 0, Ja.Smith 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-87 8-9 83.

Denver 20 21 22 30—93

Philadelphia 26 18 21 18—83

Three-point goals—Denver 11-18 (Billups 4-6, Afflalo 3-4, J. Smith 3-4, Lawson 1-2, Martin 0-1, Anthony 0-1), Philadelphia 5-19 (Iguodala 4-10, Young 1-2, Ivey 0-1, Carney 0-1, Kapono 0-2, Green 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Denver 49 (Billups 8), Philadelphia 51 (Dalembert 15). Assists—Denver 20 (Billups 8), Philadelphia 15 (Iverson 6). Total fouls—Denver 17, Philadelphia 21. Technicals—Anthony, Philadelphia defensive three-second. A—20,664 (20,318).

knicks 93, blazers 84

PORTLAND (84) — Aldridge 7-15 5-6 19, Webster 1-6 0-0 3, Przybilla 2-5 0-0 4, Blake 4-8 1-2 9, Roy 9-19 9-10 27, Miller 2-6 0-0 4, Cunningham 2-2 0-0 4, Bayless 4-5 6-7 14, Howard 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-66 21-25 84.

NEW YORK (93) — Harrington 4-15 2-4 12, Jeffries 3-7 0-0 6, Lee 5-9 7-8 17, Duhon 2-7 1-2 6, Chandler 5-9 2-5 14, Gallinari 4-10 3-4 14, Hughes 8-18 1-1 21, Douglas 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 32-78 16-24 93.

Portland 18 20 17 29—84

New York 18 31 29 15—93

Three-point goals—Portland 1-8 (Webster 1-2, Miller 0-1, Blake 0-1, Roy 0-4), New York 13-26 (Hughes 4-8, Gallinari 3-7, Chandler 2-2, Harrington 2-4, Douglas 1-1, Duhon 1-3, Jeffries 0-1). Fouled out—Jeffries. Rebounds—Portland 47 (Aldridge 13), New York 46 (Lee 10). Assists—Portland 13 (Blake 4), New York 20 (Duhon 9). Total fouls—Portland 25, New York 19. Technicals—Portland defensive three-second. A—19,763 (19,763).

thunder 104, warriors 88

GOLDEN STATE (88) — Watson 3-7 3-5 10, Radmanovic 1-9 2-2 4, Moore 3-3 0-0 6, Curry 9-14 2-2 22, Ellis 12-28 6-8 31, Maggette 3-7 5-5 11, Randolph 2-6 0-0 4, Hunter 0-1 0-0 0, George 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 33-76 18-22 88.

OKLAHOMA CITY (104) — Durant 9-24 8-8 28, Green 9-16 2-4 21, Krstic 2-4 2-2 6, Westbrook 4-17 3-4 12, Sefolosha 1-3 1-2 3, Collison 4-5 0-1 8, Livingston 0-1 0-0 0, Harden 6-13 13-14 26. Totals 35-83 29-35 104.

Golden State 23 26 18 21— 88

Oklahoma City 22 28 29 25—104

Three-point goals—Golden State 4-13 (Curry 2-4, Watson 1-2, Ellis 1-3, George 0-1, Radmanovic 0-3), Oklahoma City 5-16 (Durant 2-6, Green 1-2, Westbrook 1-3, Harden 1-4, Sefolosha 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Golden State 40 (Radmanovic 8), Oklahoma City 61 (Green 13). Assists—Golden State 12 (Watson 3), Oklahoma City 21 (Harden 5). Total fouls—Golden State 24, Oklahoma City 19. Technicals—Ellis, Maggette 2, Golden State defensive three-second, Oklahoma City defensive three-second. Ejected—Maggette. A—17,334 (18,203).college men

associated press poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 6, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Kansas (62) 7-0 1,621 1

2. Texas (1) 6-0 1,514 2

3. Villanova (1) 8-0 1,460 3

4. Kentucky 8-0 1,417 5

5. Purdue 7-0 1,409 4

6. West Virginia 6-0 1,272 7

7. Syracuse (1) 8-0 1,270 8

8. Duke 7-1 1,058 6

9. Tennessee 6-1 1,047 11

10. Florida 8-0 1,024 13

11. North Carolina 7-2 985 10

12. Michigan St. 6-2 876 9

13. Ohio St. 7-1 806 15

14. Connecticut 6-1 787 14

15. Georgetown 6-0 723 16

16. Texas A&M 7-1 512 19

17. Washington 6-1 495 12

18. UNLV 7-0 429 24

19. Cincinnati 5-1 334 22

20. Wisconsin 6-1 298 —

21. Gonzaga 6-2 279 17

22. Butler 6-2 221 23

23. Texas Tech 8-0 219 —

24. Georgia Tech 6-1 171 —

25. Mississippi 7-1 127 —

Others receiving votes: Memphis 99, Clemson 96, Vanderbilt 74, Florida St. 59, Kansas St. 59, Northwestern 48, Miami 46, Oklahoma St. 41, Notre Dame 37, New Mexico 35, Charlotte 18, Illinois 18, Baylor 17, Richmond 17, Louisville 15, Missouri St. 14, St. John's 14, BYU 13, Pittsburgh 11, Dayton 8, Seton Hall 6, California 5, Minnesota 5, Cornell 3, Illinois St. 3, N.C. State 3, Tulsa 3, William & Mary 2, N. Iowa 1, UAB 1.

usa today (coaches') poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 6, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Kansas (31) 7-0 775 1

2. Texas 6-0 732 2

3. Villanova 8-0 699 3

4. Kentucky 8-0 672 4

5. Purdue 7-0 650 6

6. Syracuse 8-0 623 7

7. West Virginia 5-0 600 8

8. Duke 7-1 542 5

9. Tennessee 6-1 483 12

10. North Carolina 7-2 441 11

11. Florida 8-0 418 17

12. Connecticut 6-1 413 13

13. Georgetown 6-0 393 14

14. Michigan State 6-2 386 9

15. Ohio State 7-1 365 15

16. Washington 6-1 276 10

17. UNLV 7-0 253 21

18. Texas A&M 7-1 216 22

19. Cincinnati 5-1 177 24

20. Butler 6-2 150 20

21. Georgia Tech 6-1 128 23

22. Gonzaga 6-2 126 16

23. Wisconsin 6-1 104 —

24. Vanderbilt 6-1 67 —

24. Clemson 7-2 67 19

Others receiving votes: Texas Tech 49, Florida State 37, New Mexico 37, Louisville 36, Mississippi 27, Oklahoma State 17, Kansas State 16, Illinois 12, California 10, Memphis 10, St. John's 9, Notre Dame 8, Charlotte 7, Wake Forest 7, Northwestern 6, Saint Mary's 6, Richmond 5, Tulsa 5, Brigham Young 4, Washington State 3, William & Mary 3, Dayton 2, Seton Hall 2, Baylor 1.

naia coaches' poll

The top 25 teams in the NAIA Division I men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 6 and previous ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Mountain St. (W.Va.) (7) 12-0 308 2

2. Concordia (Ca.) (4) 10-0 301 8

3. Oklahoma Baptist (1) 8-0 296 4

4. Oklahoma Christian 9-0 274 16

5. Biola (Ca.)6-0 267 17

6. Lindenwood (Mo.) 8-2 242 12

7. La. State-Shreveport 9-0 240 —

8. Fresno Pacific 7-1 233 3

9. Pikeville (Ky.) 8-1 232 —

10. Union (Tenn.)8-3219 11

11. Cumberlands (Ky.) 8-2 208 14

12. McKendree (Ill.) 8-4 197 5

13. Wsetminster (Utah) 6-4 188 9

14. St. Xavier (Ill.) 9-2 172 —

15. So. Polytechnic (Ga.) 7-1 166 —

16. Freed-Hardeman7-3 162 18

17. Texas Wesleyan 6-3 142 10

18. So. Nazarene 6-3 128 —

19. Georgetown (Ky.) 7-2 124 7

20. Benedictine (Kan.) 8-2108 —

21. Tougaloo (Miss.) 5-1 104 21

22. Westmont (Ca.) 5-2 96 —

23. Life (Ga.) 8-6 91 23

24. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 5-3 84 25

25. Shorter (Ga.) 9-1 82 —

Others receiving votes: Montana Western 60, John Brown (Ark.) 52, Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) 40, Campbellsville 30, Central Methodist (Mo.) 30, Belhaven (Miss.) 23, Carroll (Mont.) 15, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 10, Robert Morris (Ill.) 8, Emanuel (Ga.) 4, St. Catharine 1, Azusa Pacific (Ca.) 1, Lambuth (Tenn.) 1, Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 1, Texas College 1, The Master's (Ca.) 1, Park (Mo.) 1, Lubbock Christian 1, Xavier (La.) 1, Oklahoma City 1.

monday's scores

SEC

Arkansas 71 Delaware St. 53

Auburn 68 Virginia 67

STATE

Cumberlands 90 Va. Intermont 36

Tusculum 61 St. Catharine 44

TOP 25

No. 2 Texas 107 Long Beach St. 74

No. 12 Michigan St. 69 The Citadel 56

No. 16 Texas A&M 75 North Texas 65

Cumberlands 90Virginia Intermont 36

Virginia Intermont Tihlee 7, Bryant 2, Knight 12, Hardwick 6, Richards 1, Crews 4, McDaniel 4.

Cumberlands Tanner 9, Russ 13, Harvey 4, Byron 19, Mitchell 7, Jones 14, Stepp 2, Cherry 6, Prestlet 4, Fothergill 3, Snell 9.

Halftime—Cumberlands 45-16.

Tusculum 61, St. Catharine 44

St. catharine (10-3) — Owens 4, Williams 6, Caulfield 10, Johnson 3, Peery 4, Hall 4, Rickards 8, Edwards 5.

TUSCULUM (4-4) — Troutman 7, Taylor 13, Bennett 10, Moore 12, Boone 16, Steigerwald 3.

Halftime—Tusculum 31-14.

tuesday's schedule

SECNo. 24 Vanderbilt at Illinois, 8:30

OVC—Tennessee St. at Detroit-Mercy, 6:05

STATE—Bethel at Brescia, 7; Boyce at Ohio Christian, 7; Ind.-East at Northern Ky., 7; Alice Lloyd at Ky. Christian, 8; Evansville at Western Ky., 8

TOP 25No. 15 Georgetown vs. No. 22 Butler at Madison Square Garden, 7; No. 23 Texas Tech at TCU, 7:30

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 Dec. 6, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

W-L Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (40) 7-0 1,000 1

2. Stanford 6-0 957 2

3. Notre Dame 7-0 900 5

4. Tennessee 7-0 895 6

5. LSU 6-0 770 7

6. Baylor 7-1 724 8

7. Duke 7-1 713 11

8. Xavier 7-0 709 9

9. Ohio St. 9-1 693 3

10. Texas A&M 6-0 663 10

11. North Carolina 6-1 645 4

12. Florida St. 8-0 603 12

13. Georgia 8-0 559 13

14. Arizona St. 6-1 468 15

15. Pittsburgh 7-0 377 19

16. Oklahoma 6-2 356 18

17. Texas 5-3 269 17

18. Vanderbilt 8-1 258 16

19. Virginia 6-2 254 14

20. Dayton 8-1 175 25

21. Michigan St. 5-3 143 22

22. California 4-3 142 20

23. Kansas 5-2 141 24

24. Nebraska 8-0 131 —

25. Maryland 8-1 82 —

Others receiving votes: Georgia Tech 81, DePaul 73, Wis.-Green Bay 47, James Madison 40, Hartford 19, Syracuse 18, Oklahoma St. 14, West Virginia 14, Illinois 12, Gonzaga 11, St. John's 10, Temple 7, Texas Tech 7, Miami 4, Middle Tennessee 4, Mississippi St. 4, Kentucky 2, TCU 2, Louisiana Tech 1, Louisville 1, Rutgers 1, St. Bonaventure 1.

monday's scores

SEC

Rutgers 51 Florida 38

STATE

Georgetown 75 Michigan-Dearborn 60

tuesday's schedule

SEC—Tennessee St. at No. 13 Georgia, 7; Coppin St. at Arkansas, 8

State—Alice Lloyd at Ky. Christian, 6; Ky. Wesleyan at Oakland City, 6:30; Asbury at Cincinnati-Clermont, 7; Eastern Ky. at West Virginia, 7; Midway at St. Catharine, 7:30

TOP 25—IPFW at No. 3 Notre Dame, 7; North Texas at No. 10 Texas A&M, 8; Radford at No. 11 North Carolina, 7; Valparaiso at No. 15 Pittsburgh, 7; Furman at No. 19 Virginia, 7

Football

nfl

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

New England 7 5 .583 328 224

Miami 6 6 .500 278 296

N.Y. Jets 6 6 .500 249 208

Buffalo 4 8 .333 199 261

South

x-Indianapolis 12 0 1.000 331 201

Jacksonville 7 5 .583 225 273

Tennessee 5 7 .417 246 316

Houston 5 7 .417 277 266

North

Cincinnati 9 3 .750 254 187

Baltimore 6 5 .545 257 188

Pittsburgh 6 6 .500 272 231

Cleveland 1 11 .083 145 309

West

San Diego 9 3 .750 342 242

Denver 8 4 .667 240 202

Oakland 4 8 .333 142 282

Kansas City 3 9 .250 196 326

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

Dallas 8 4 .667 279 213

Philadelphia 8 4 .667 327 235

N.Y. Giants 7 5 .583 303 285

Washington 3 9 .250 200 238

South

x-New Orleans12 0 1.000 440 251

Atlanta 6 6 .500 279 279

Carolina 5 7 .417 215 262

Tampa Bay 1 11 .083 187 330

North

Minnesota 10 2 .833 359 233

Green Bay 7 4 .636 296 215

Chicago 5 7 .417 233 270

Detroit 2 10 .167 206 358

West

Arizona 8 4 .667 297 234

San Francisco 5 7 .417 245 233

Seattle 5 7 .417 243 267

St. Louis 1 11 .083 139 314

x-clinched division

Monday's game

Baltimore at Green Bay (n)

Thursday, Dec. 10

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 8:20

Sunday, Dec. 13

Seattle at Houston, 1

Green Bay at Chicago, 1

Detroit at Baltimore, 1

New Orleans at Atlanta, 1

Buffalo at Kansas City, 1

Denver at Indianapolis, 1

Carolina at New England, 1

N.Y. Jets at Tampa Bay, 1

Miami at Jacksonville, 1

Cincinnati at Minnesota, 1

St. Louis at Tennessee, 4:05

Washington at Oakland, 4:05

San Diego at Dallas, 4:15

Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 8:20

Monday, Dec. 14

Arizona at San Francisco, 8:30

Cardinals 30, Vikings 17

Sunday's game

Minnesota 7 3 0 7 — 17

Arizona 7 14 6 3 — 30

First quarter: Min—Shiancoe 3 pass from Favre (Longwell kick), 9:47. Ari—Boldin 2 pass from Warner (Rackers kick), 4:49. Second quarter: Ari—Boldin 39 pass from Warner (Rackers kick), 7:42. Min—FG Longwell 25, 1:55. Ari—Fitzgerald 34 pass from Warner (Rackers kick), 1:14. Third quarter: Ari—FG Rackers 31, 7:45. Ari—FG Rackers 30, 3:19. Fourth quarter: Ari—FG Rackers 29, 4:18. Min—Harvin 31 pass from Favre (Longwell kick), 1:20.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Minnesota, Harvin 2-22, Taylor 5-21, Peterson 13-19. Arizona, Hightower 6-50, B.Wells 13-28, Breaston 1-19, Rolle 1-9, Wright 1-8, Warner 3-(minus 1).

PASSING—Minnesota, Favre 30-45-2-275. Arizona, Warner 22-32-0-285.

RECEIVING—Minnesota, Rice 7-72, Harvin 6-79, Peterson 6-46, Berrian 5-36, Taylor 4-28, Shiancoe 2-14. Arizona, Fitzgerald 8-143, Boldin 7-98, Doucet 2-15, Breaston 1-8, Hightower 1-8, Patrick 1-7, Wright 1-4, Stephens-Howling 1-2.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

college

bowl schedule

All times EST

Saturday, Dec. 19

New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

Wyoming (6-6) vs. Fresno State (8-4), 2:30 (ESPN)

St. Petersburg (Fla.) Bowl

Rutgers (8-4) vs. UCF (8-4), 8 (ESPN)

Sunday, Dec. 20

New Orleans Bowl

Southern Miss. (7-5) vs. Middle Tennessee (9-3), 8 (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 22

Las Vegas Bowl

BYU (10-2) vs. Oregon State (8-4), 8 (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 23

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

Utah (9-3) vs. California (8-4), 8 (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

SMU (7-5) vs. Nevada (8-4), 8 (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 26

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

Ohio (9-4) vs. Marshall (6-6), 1 (ESPN)

Meineke Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

North Carolina (8-4) vs. Pittsburgh (9-3), 4 (ESPN)

Emerald Bowl

At San Francisco

Southern Cal (8-4) vs. Boston College (8-4), 8:30 (ESPN)

Sunday, Dec. 27

Music City Bowl

At Nashville, Tenn.

Clemson (8-5) vs. Kentucky (7-5), 8 (ESPN)

Monday, Dec. 28

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Texas A&M (6-6) vs. Georgia (7-5), 5 (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 29

EagleBank Bowl

At Washington

Temple (9-3) vs. UCLA (6-6), 4:30 (ESPN)

Champs Sports Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Miami (9-3) vs. Wisconsin (9-3), 8 (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Humanitarian Bowl

At Boise, Idaho

Bowling Green (7-5) vs. Idaho (7-5), 4:30 (ESPN)

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Nebraska (9-4) vs. Arizona (8-4), 8 (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 31

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Stanford (8-4) vs. Oklahoma (7-5), Noon (CBS)

Armed Forces Bowl

At Fort Worth, Texas

Air Force (7-5) vs. Houston (10-3), Noon (ESPN)

Texas Bowl

At Houston

Missouri (8-4) vs. Navy (8-4), 3:30 (ESPN)

Insight Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Minnesota (6-6) vs. Iowa State (6-6), 6 (NFL)

Chick-fil-A Bowl

At Atlanta

Virginia Tech (9-3) vs. Tennessee (7-5), 7:30 (ESPN)

Friday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

Northwestern (8-4) vs. Auburn (7-5), 11 a.m. (ESPN)

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Penn State (10-2) vs. LSU (9-3), 1 (ABC)

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Florida State (6-6) vs. West Virginia (9-3), 1 (CBS)

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Ohio State (10-2) vs. Oregon (10-2), 5 (ABC)

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Florida (12-1) vs. Cincinnati (12-0), 8:30 (FOX)

Saturday, Jan. 2

International Bowl

At Toronto

South Florida (7-5) vs. Northern Illinois (7-5), Noon (ESPN2)

Cotton Bowl

At Dallas

Oklahoma State (9-3) vs. Mississippi (8-4), 2 (FOX)

PapaJohns.com Bowl

At Birmingham, Ala.

Connecticut (7-5) vs. South Carolina (7-5), 2 (ESPN)

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis, Tenn.

East Carolina (9-4) vs. Arkansas (7-5), 5:30 (ESPN)

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

Michigan State (6-6) vs. Texas Tech (8-4), 9 (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 4

Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz.

Boise State (13-0) vs. TCU (12-0), 8 (FOX)

Tuesday, Jan. 5

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Iowa (10-2) vs. Georgia Tech (11-2), 8 (FOX)

Wednesday, Jan. 6

GMAC Bowl

Mobile, Ala.

Central Michigan (11-2) vs. Troy (9-3), 7 (ESPN)

Thursday, Jan. 7

BCS National Championship

At Pasadena, Calif.

Alabama (13-0) vs. Texas (13-0), 8 (ABC)

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA Football

Saturday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

Navy-x 14 14 Army

x-at Philadelphia

Jan. 1

Rose Bowl

Oregon 4 3½ Ohio St.

Sugar Bowl

Florida 10½ 10 Cincinnati

Jan. 4

Fiesta Bowl

TCU 6 7½ Boise St.

Jan. 5

Orange Bowl

Georgia Tech 2½ 3½ Iowa

Jan. 7

BCS Championship

at Alabama 3½ 5½ Texas

NFL

Thursday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

Pittsburgh 9 10 at Cleveland

Sunday

at Indianapolis 8 7 Denver

at Minnesota 7 6½ Cincinnati

at Tampa Bay Off Off N.Y. Jets

at Kansas City 1½ Pk Buffalo

at Chicago Off Off Green Bay

at Atlanta Off Off New Orleans

at Baltimore Off Off Detroit

at Jacksonville 2½ 3 Miami

at New England 13 13½ Carolina

at Houston 4½ 6 Seattle

at Tennessee 13 13 St. Louis

Washington +2 1 at Oakland

at Dallas 3 3 San Diego

at N.Y. Giants 1 1 Philadelphia

Monday

Arizona 3 3 at San Francisco

Off Key — N.Y. Jets QB questionable, Green Bay played Dec. 7, Atlanta QB questionable, Baltimore played Dec. 7, Detroit QB questionable

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

Temple 3 at Miami (Ohio)

Dayton 3½ at George Mason

Georgetown-x 3½ Butler

Wright St. 11 at Toledo

Texas Tech 1½ at TCU

at Marquette 16 Wis.-Milwaukee

at N. Iowa 12½ Iowa

at W. Kentucky 13½ Evansville

at Illinois 3 Vanderbilt

at Denver 5½ CS Northridge

at Kansas St. 3½ Xavier

Pittsburgh-x 9½ Indiana

at San Francisco Pk San Jose St.

at BYU 6½ Arizona St.

Fresno St. 1½ at Pepperdine

at Detroit 17 Tennessee St.

at Southern Cal 19 Sacramento St.

at Penn St. 21½ UMBC

at Minnesota 15 Morgan St.

x-at New York

NBA

Favorite Line Underdog

Denver 4 at Charlotte

at Toronto 8½ Minnesota

at Boston 12½ Milwaukee

Cleveland 7½ at Memphis

at Chicago 8½ New Jersey

at New Orleans 8 Sacramento

at Dallas 5 Phoenix

Orlando 7 at L.A. Clippers

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