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Scoreboard: Dec. 6

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BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Announced that LHP Pedro Viola has cleared waivers and was sent outright to Norfolk (IL). Announced INF Pedro Florimon was claimed off waivers by Minnesota.

DETROIT TIGERS—Sent 1B Ryan Strieby outright to Toledo (IL).

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES—Claimed OF Jamie Hoffman off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

COLLEGE

Southeastern Conference—Named Kentucky sophomore Terrence Jones men's basketball player of the week. Named Kentucky junior A'dia Mathies women's basketball co-player of the week.

Ohio Valley conference—Named Eastern Kentucky forward Eric Stutz men's basketball freshman of the week.

NAIA—Named Campbellsville senior Shannon Cahill honorable mention All-American.

Great Lakes valley conference—Named Kentucky Wesleyan guard Cardell McFarland men's basketball player of the week.

Appalachian athletic conference—Named Union junior Lindsey Waters women's basketball player of the week.

Mid-South conference—Named Lindsey Wilson junior Kalen Kimberland men's basketball player of the week. Named Cumberlands senior Lauren Wombles women's basketball player of the week. Named Cumberlands senior Larone Madison wrestler of the week.

Kentucky intercollegiate athletic conference—Named Brescia sophomore Olivia Moore women's basketball player of the week.

FLORIDA ATLANTIC—Named Carl Pelini football coach.

MISSISSIPPI—Named Hugh Freeze football coach.

Basketball

college men

associated press poll

The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 4, 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 Prv

1. Kentucky (47) 8-0 1,606 1

2. Ohio St. (18) 8-0 1,575 2

3. Syracuse 8-0 1,491 4

4. North Carolina 6-2 1,328 5

5. Louisville 7-0 1,325 6

6. Baylor 7-0 1,283 7

7. Duke 7-1 1,264 3

8. Xavier 6-0 1,133 11

9. Connecticut 7-1 1,120 8

10. Missouri 7-0 1,009 13

11. Marquette 7-0 982 16

12. Florida 5-2 923 10

13. Kansas 5-2 833 15

14. Wisconsin 6-2 665 9

15. Pittsburgh 7-1 660 17

16. Alabama 7-1 635 12

17. Mississippi St. 8-1 493 21

18. Georgetown 7-1 491 —

19. Creighton 7-0 352 —

20. Michigan 6-2 312 14

21. Memphis 4-2 216 22

22. Texas A&M 6-1 199 25

23. Gonzaga 5-1 197 19

24. Illinois 8-0 193 —

25. Harvard 8-0 191 —

Others receiving votes: UNLV 188, Vanderbilt 141, Michigan St. 135, San Diego St. 50, Virginia 26, Saint Louis 25, Stanford 23, Purdue 12, California 11, Cleveland St. 9, Florida St. 7, Kansas St. 6, Arizona 5, Indiana 4, Murray St. 2, N. Iowa 2, Oregon St. 2, UC Santa Barbara 1.

USA TODAY (COACHES) POLL

The USA Today (coaches) men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 4, 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 Prv

1. Kentucky (19) 8-0 763 1

2. Ohio St. (11) 8-0 754 2

3. Syracuse (1) 8-0 713 3

4. Louisville 7-0 654 6

5. Duke 7-1 611 4

6. North Carolina 6-2 594 5

7. Baylor 7-0 582 8

8. Xavier 6-0 538 11

9. Connecticut 7-1 533 10

10. Missouri 7-0 511 13

11. Marquette 7-0 468 16

12. Florida 5-2 419 9

13. Kansas 5-2 385 14

14. Pittsburgh 7-1 359 17

15. Alabama 7-1 326 12

16. Wisconsin 6-2 306 7

17. Creighton 7-0 222 22

18. Mississippi St. 8-1 208 24

19. Michigan 6-2 164 15

20. Memphis 4-2 154 21

21. Georgetown 7-1 136 —

22. Illinois 8-0 96 —

22. Gonzaga 5-1 96 18

24. Harvard 8-0 95 —

25. Texas A&M 6-1 79 —

Others receiving votes: UNLV 62, Vanderbilt 61, California 32, San Diego St. 30, Michigan St. 29, Indiana 23, Saint Louis 18, Murray St. 8, Northwestern 8, Stanford 7, Kansas State 4, Purdue 4, Saint Mary's 4, Virginia 4, Cincinnati 3, Cleveland St. 3, Washington 3, Arizona 2, Tulane 2, George Mason 1, Northern Iowa 1.

tuesday's games

OVC

Tennessee-Martin at Lipscomb, 7:30; Tennessee State at Belmont, 8:30; North Carolina Central at Eastern Kentucky, 8; Ball State at SIU-Edwardsville, 8:30

STATE

Alice Lloyd at Gardner-Webb, 7; Campbellsville at Asbury, 7:30; Cumberlands at Life, 5; Ohio Midwestern at Northern Kentucky, 7; Pikeville at Mountain State, 7

TOP 25

Marshall at No. 3 Syracuse, 7; Evansville at No. 6 North Carolina, 7; No. 10 Missouri at Villanova, 7; Washington at No. 11 Marquette, 9; Long Beach St. at No. 13 Kansas, 9; VMI at No. 14 Pittsburgh, 7; No. 20 Memphis at Miami, 9

college women

Pikeville 67, Bluefield 59

BLUEFIELD (5-4) — Simmons 5, Gilliard 11, Rouse 8, Cataldi 12, McNeal 8, Moore 4, Washington 4, Darling 2, Tolliver 5. Totals 23-67 6-11 59.

Pikeville (3-7) — Haney 6, Conley 15, Wainscott 6, Jackson 16, Shouse-Stacy 9, Mosley 13, Smith 2. Totals 22-67 21-28 67.

Halftime—Bluefield 35-33.

Western Kentucky 69Louisiana Tech 54

LOUISIANA TECH (2-6) — Bramble-Donaldson 12, Young 5, Felton 5, Jones 13, Bendolph 11, Hayes 2, Frazier 6. Totals 21-60 7-11 54.

WESTERN KENTUCKY (2-6) — Gooch 19, Owens 4, J. Johnson 5, Govan 2, Obafemi 10, Mosley 12, Means 9, I. Johnson 6, Hill 2. Totals 27-64 9-14 69.

Halftime—Western Kentucky 36-24.

tuesday's games

SEC

No. 14 Georgia at Mercer, 7; Stephen F. Austin at Arkansas, 8

OVC

Belmont at Eastern Kentucky, 6; Bradley at SIU-Edwardsville, 6:30; Morehead State at Xavier, 7; Austin Peay at Middle Tennessee, 8

STATE

Wise at Alice Lloyd, 7:30; Midway at Kentucky Christian, 7

TOP 25

No. 4 Texas A&M at No. 2 Connecticut, 7; Virginia Tech at No. 15 Penn State, 7

associated press poll

The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 4, 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. Baylor (39) 8-0 975 1

2. Connecticut 7-0 928 2

3. Notre Dame 7-1 895 3

4. Stanford 6-1 855 5

5. Maryland 9-0 792 6

6. Duke 6-1 750 7

7. Tennessee 4-2 729 8

8. Texas A&M 6-1 698 4

9. Miami 6-1 671 9

10. Kentucky 8-0 597 12

11. Rutgers 8-0 595 11

12. Purdue 7-1 554 13

13. Ohio St. 7-0 449 17

14. Georgia 7-1 430 15

15. Louisville 7-2 428 10

16. Texas Tech 7-0 395 19

17. Penn St. 6-2 324 16

18. North Carolina 5-1 287 14

19. Georgetown 7-2 267 20

20. DePaul 6-1 211 22

21. Green Bay 7-0 194 23

22. Delaware 6-0 156 24

23. Vanderbilt 9-0 155 25

24. Oklahoma 3-2 154 18

25. Texas 5-2 87 21

Others receiving votes: Michigan 17, Nebraska 14, Southern Cal 13, LSU 12, Florida St. 9, Virginia 9, California 8, Arkansas 5, Arizona St. 3, Tulane 3, Georgia Tech 2, Gonzaga 2, Northwestern 2.

middle school girls

At Winburn

A: Bryan Station 58, Winburn 15

B: Bryan Station 38, Winburn 6

At Morton

A: Morton 22, Jessie Clark 18

B: Morton 45, Jessie Clark 18

At Edythe J. Hayes

A: Southern 35, Edythe J. Hayes 33

B: Edythe J. Hayes 26, Southern 12

Football

nfl

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

New England 9 3 .750 362 247

N.Y. Jets 7 5 .583 290 260

Buffalo 5 7 .417 278 304

Miami 4 8 .333 246 220

South

Houston 9 3 .750 310 189

Tennessee 7 5 .583 249 229

Jacksonville 3 8 .273 138 200

Indianapolis 0 12 .000 174 358

North

Baltimore 9 3 .750 296 192

Pittsburgh 9 3 .750 268 195

Cincinnati 7 5 .583 266 250

Cleveland 4 8 .333 175 240

West

Denver 7 5 .583 256 292

Oakland 7 5 .583 274 308

Kansas City 5 7 .417 163 268

San Diego 5 7 .417 287 289

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

Dallas 7 5 .583 283 244

N.Y. Giants 6 6 .500 287 315

Philadelphia 4 8 .333 271 282

Washington 4 8 .333 202 256

South

New Orleans 9 3 .750 393 269

Atlanta 7 5 .583 269 244

Carolina 4 8 .333 290 324

Tampa Bay 4 8 .333 218 329

North

x-Green Bay 12 0 1.000 420 262

Chicago 7 5 .583 291 242

Detroit 7 5 .583 333 277

Minnesota 2 10 .167 246 330

West

x-San Francisco 10 2 .833 288 161

Seattle 5 7 .417 216 246

Arizona 5 7 .417 232 269

St. Louis 2 10 .167 140 296

x-clinched division

Monday's game

San Diego 38, Jacksonville 14

Thursday's game

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 11

New Orleans at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m.

Houston at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

Atlanta at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Philadelphia at Miami, 1 p.m.

New England at Washington, 1 p.m.

San Francisco at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.

Chicago at Denver, 4:05 p.m.

Buffalo at San Diego, 4:15 p.m.

Oakland at Green Bay, 4:15 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 12

St. Louis at Seattle, 8:30 p.m.

Saints 31, Lions 17

Sunday's late game

Detroit 0 7 10 0 — 17

New Orleans 3 21 0 7 — 31

First quarter: NO—FG Kasay 39, 5:45. Second quarter: NO—Ingram 14 run (Kasay kick), 11:44. NO—Meachem 67 pass from Brees (Kasay kick), 8:03. Det—K.Smith 2 run (Hanson kick), 2:28. NO—Moore 20 pass from Brees (Kasay kick), :22. Third quarter: Det—FG Hanson 31, 9:11. Det—Morris 9 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), :43. Fourth quarter: NO—Sproles 6 pass from Brees (Kasay kick), 9:44.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Detroit, K.Smith 6-34, Morris 12-28, K.Williams 2-14, T.Young 1-11, Logan 1-0. New Orleans, Ingram 16-54, Sproles 4-28, P.Thomas 2-10, Meachem 1-8.

PASSING—Detroit, Stafford 31-44-1-408. New Orleans, Brees 26-36-0-342.

RECEIVING—Detroit, Johnson 6-69, K.Smith 6-46, Burleson 5-93, Morris 5-47, T.Young 2-60, Scheffler 2-41, Pettigrew 2-13, R.Davis 1-22, Heller 1-10, K.Williams 1-7. New Orleans, Graham 8-89, Colston 6-54, Sproles 5-46, Meachem 3-119, Moore 2-23, P.Thomas 2-11.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Detroit, Hanson 42 (BK), 55 (WL).

college

all-southeastern Conference

The 2011 Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team released Monday, with player's position, name, school, height, weight and class (u-unanimous selection):

First team

Offense

WR—Jarius Wright, Arkansas, 5-10, 180, Sr.

WR—Da'Rick Rogers, Tennessee, 6-3, 215, So.

OL—u-Barrett Jones, Alabama, 6-5, 311, Jr.

OL—Will Blackwell, LSU, 6-4, 290, Sr.

OL—Cordy Glenn, Georgia, 6-5, 348, Sr.

OL—Rokevious Watkins, South Carolina, 6-4, 340, Sr.

C—William Vlachos, Alabama, 6-1, 294, Sr.

TE—Orson Charles, Georgia, 6-3, 241, Jr.

QB—Tyler Wilson, Arkansas, 6-3, 220, Jr.

RB—u-Trent Richardson, Alabama, 5-11, 224, Jr.

RB—Michael Dyer, Auburn, 5-9, 210, So.

K—Caleb Sturgis, Florida, 5-11, 183, Jr.

All-Purpose—Joe Adams, Arkansas, 5-11, 190, Sr.

Defense

DT—Fletcher Cox, Mississippi State, 6-4, 295, Jr.

DT—Malik Jackson, Tennessee, 6-5, 270, Sr.

DE—Melvin Ingram, South Carolina, 6-2, 276, Sr.

DE—Sam Montgomery, LSU, 6-4, 245, So.

LB—u-Jarvis Jones, Georgia, 6-3, 241, So.

LB—Danny Trevathan, Kentucky, 6-1, 232, Sr.

LB—Courtney Upshaw, Alabama, 6-2, 265, Sr.

CB—u-Tyrann Mathieu, LSU, 5-9, 175, So.

CB—Morris Claiborne, LSU, 6-0, 185, Jr.

S—Mark Barron, Alabama, 6-2, 218, Sr.

S—Bacarri Rambo, Georgia, 6-0, 218, Jr.

P—Brad Wing, LSU, 6-3, 184, Fr.

SECOND TEAM

Offense

WR—Rueben Randle, LSU, 6-4, 208, Jr.

WR—Alshon Jeffrey, South Carolina, 6-4, 229, Jr.

OL—Chris Faulk, LSU, 6-6, 325, So.

OL—Alvin Bailey, Arkansas, 6-5, 319, So.

OL—Larry Warford, Kentucky, 6-3, 336, Jr.

OL—Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State, 6-4, 320, So.

C—Ben Jones, Georgia, 6-3, 316, Sr.

TE—Philip Lutzenkirchen, Auburn, 6-5, 250, Jr.

QB—Aaron Murray, Georgia, 6-1, 211, So.

RB—Zac Stacy, Vanderbilt, 5-9, 208, Jr.

RB—Marcus Lattimore, South Carolina, 6-0, 232, So.

RB—Vick Ballard, Mississippi St., 5-11, 220, Sr.

K—Drew Alleman, LSU, 5-11, 183, Jr.

All-Purpose—Dennis Johnson, Arkansas, 5-9, 213, Jr.

Defense

DT—Michael Brockers, LSU, 6-6, 306, So.

DT—Josh Chapman, Alabama, 6-1, 310, Sr.

DE—Corey Lemonier, Auburn, 6-4, 240, So.

DE—Barkevious Mingo, LSU, 6-5, 240, So.

LB—Dont'A Hightower, Alabama, 6-4, 260, Jr.

LB—Chris Marve, Vanderbilt, 6-0, 242, Sr.

LB—Jerry Franklin, Arkansas, 6-1, 245, Sr.

CB—Dre Kirkpatrick, Alabama, 6-3, 192, Jr.

CB—Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State, 6-2, 185, Jr.

CB—Casey Hayward, Vanderbilt, 5-11, 188, Sr.

S—Antonio Allen, South Carolina, 6-2, 202, Sr.

S—Winston Guy Jr., Kentucky, 6-1, 216, Sr.

S—Eric Reid, LSU, 6-2, 208, So.

P—Dylan Breeding, Arkansas, 6-1, 211, Jr.

HONORABLE MENTION

Offense

Kyle Fischer, OL, Vanderbilt, 6-6, 308, Sr.; T-Bob Hebert, LSU, OL, 6-3, 304, Sr.; Quentin Saulsberry, OL, Mississippi State, 6-2, 300, Sr.

Defense

Drew Butler, P, Georgia, 6-2, 214, Sr.; Tyler Campbell, P, Mississippi, 6-2, 220, Jr.; Tim Fugger, DE, Vanderbilt, 6-4, 250, Sr.; Jaye Howard, DT, Florida, 6-3, 303, Sr.; Devin Taylor, DE, South Carolina, 6-7, 260, Jr.; Tramain Thomas, S, Arkansas, 6-0, 204, Sr.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Trent Richardson, Alabama

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Tyrann Mathieu, LSU

COACH OF THE YEAR

Les Miles, LSU

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR

Isaiah Crowell, Georgia

Hockey

nhl

Monday's games

Phoenix 4, Chicago 3 (SO)

Toronto 4, N.Y. Rangers 2

Boston 3, Pittsburgh 1

Ottawa 4, Tampa Bay 2

Florida 5, Washington 4

Tuesday's games

New Jersey at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Columbus at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Detroit at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m.

Phoenix at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Boston at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m.

Carolina at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Colorado at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m.

Minnesota at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

Odds

glantz-culver line

NCAA Football

Saturday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

Navy 7 7 Army

Dec. 17

New Mexico Bowl

At Albuquerque

Temple 7½ 7 Wyoming

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

At Boise, Idaho

Utah St. 3 3 Ohio

New Orleans Bowl

San Diego St. 5½ 5 La. - Lafayette

Dec. 20

Beef 'O'Brady's Bowl

At St. Petersburg, Fla.

FIU 4½ 4½ Marshall

Dec. 21

Poinsettia Bowl

At San Diego

TCU 11 11 Louisiana Tech

Dec. 22

MAACO Bowl

At Las Vegas

Boise St. 11½ 13 Arizona St.

Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl

At Honolulu

Southern Miss. 5½ 6½ Nevada

Dec. 26

Independence Bowl

At Shreveport, La.

Missouri 3½ 4 North Carolina

Dec. 27

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

At Detroit

Purdue 2½ 2½ W. Michigan

Belk Bowl

At Charlotte, N.C.

NC State 1½ 1½ Louisville Dec. 28

Military Bowl

At Washington

Toledo 3 3 Air Force

Holiday Bowl

At San Diego

Texas 3 4 California

Dec. 29

Champs Sports Bowl

At Orlando, Fla.

Florida St. 3 3 Notre Dame

Alamo Bowl

At San Antonio

Baylor 8½ 9½ Washington

Dec. 30

Armed Forces Bowl

At Dallas

BYU Pk 2½ Tulsa

Pinstripe Bowl

At New York

Rutgers 2 2 Iowa St.

Music City Bowl

At Nashville

Mississippi St. 6½ 6½ Wake Forest

Insight Bowl

At Tempe, Ariz.

Oklahoma 15½ 15½ Iowa

Dec. 31

Meineke Car Care Bowl

At Houston

Texas A &M 10 9½ Northwestern

Sun Bowl

At El Paso, Texas

Georgia Tech 3 3 Utah

Fight Hunger Bowl

At San Francisco

Illinois 3 3 UCLA

Liberty Bowl

At Memphis

Vanderbilt 1½ 2½ Cincinnati

Chick-fil-A Bowl

At Atlanta

Auburn 1 1 Virginia

Jan. 2

Rose Bowl

At Pasadena, Calif.

Oregon 4½ 6 Wisconsin

TicketCity Bowl

At Dallas

Houston 7 6 Penn St.

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

Georgia 3 3 Michigan St.

Capital One Bowl

At Orlando, Fla

South Carolina 1 1 Nebraska

Gator Bowl

At Jacksonville, Fla.

Florida 1 2 Ohio St.

Fiesta Bowl

At Glendale, Ariz., Jan. 2

Oklahoma St. 3 3 Stanford

Jan. 3

Sugar Bowl

At New Orleans

Michigan 1 2 Virginia Tech

Jan. 4

Orange Bowl

At Miami

Clemson Pk 3 West Virginia

Jan. 6

Cotton Bowl

At Arlington, Texas

Arkansas 7½ 7 Kansas St.

Jan. 7

BBVA Compass Bowl

At Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh 5½ 5½ SMU

Jan. 8

GoDaddy.com Bowl

At Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas St. 1 1 N. Illinois

Jan. 9

BCS National Championship

At New Orleans

LSU 1 Pk Alabama

NFL

Thursday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

at Pittsburgh 13½ 13½ Cleveland

Sunday

at Baltimore 16 16 Indianapolis

at Cincinnati 1 3 Houston

at Green Bay 12 11 Oakland

at N.Y. Jets 9½ 9 Kansas City

at Detroit Off Off Minnesota

New Orleans 4½ 3½ at Tennessee

at Miami Off Off Philadelphia

New England 8½ 7½ at Washington

Atlanta 3 3 at Carolina

at Jacksonville Off Off Tampa Bay

San Francisco 3½ 3½ at Arizona

at Denver 4 3½ Chicago

at San Diego Off Off Buffalo

at Dallas 3½ 3½ N.Y. Giants

Monday

at Seattle Off Off St. Louis

Off Key: Minnesota RB questionable; Philadelphia and St. Louis QBs questionable; Jacksonville and San Diego played Dec. 5

NCAA basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at East Carolina Pk UMass

at TCU 6½ Texas Tech

Missouri - x 5 Villanova

at Virginia 9½ George Mason

at Syracuse 15 Marshall

Kent St. 1 at James Madison

at North Carolina 27 Evansville

at N. Iowa 7 Iowa

at Bradley 2 Northeastern

at Kansas 12½ Long Beach St.

at Miami 3 Memphis

Marquette - x 5½ Washington

at Pacific Pk Hawaii

at Wofford 1 Tulane

at Minnesota 16½ Appalachian St.

Ball St. 15 at SIU - Edwardsville

x - at New York

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