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Scoreboard: Dec. 15

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BASEBALL

American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS Released RHP Mario Santiago.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Agreed to terms with RHP Takashi Saito on a one-year contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS Acquired INF Jed Lowrie and RHP Kyle Weiland from Boston for RHP Mark Melancon. Designated INF Brian Bixler for assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS Agreed to terms with 3B Aramis Ramirez on a three-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Agreed to terms with SS Rafael Furcal on a two-year contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES LAKERS Signed F Josh McRoberts to a two-year contract.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES Signed C Marc Gasol.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS Placed QB Jon Kitna on injured reserve. Signed WR Dwayne Harris from the practice squad. Signed QB Chris Greisen to the practice squad.

HOUSTON TEXANS Announced defensive coordinator Wade Phillips took a medical leave.

COLLEGE

FRESNO STATE Named Tim DeRuyter football coach.

ILLINOIS Announced defensive coordinator and interim coach Vic Koenning turned down an offer to stay at Illinois after Fight Hunger Bowl.

TEXAS Announced sophomore WR Darius White will transfer and won't play in the Holiday Bowl.

Basketball

COLLEGE MEN

WEDNESDAY'S SCORES

SEC

Charleston 71 Tennessee 65

Mississippi 66 LA-Lafayette 54

TOP 25

No. 2 Ohio State 82 USC Upstate 58

No. 7 Baylor 69 Bethune-Cookman 42

COLLege OF CHARLESTON 71, TENNESSEE 65

TENNESSEE (3-6) — Hall 1-1 0-0 2, Maymon 4-6 1-2 9, Golden 4-8 0-0 9, Tatum 1-6 0-0 2, McRae 6-12 3-4 19, Makanjuola 0-1 0-0 0, Richardson 1-2 0-0 2, Woolridge 0-5 0-0 0, McBee 3-8 0-0 9, Miller 6-8 0-0 13. Totals 26-57 4-6 65.

COLL. OF CHARLESTON (8-1) — Wiggins 10-12 1-5 24, Wiedeman 3-7 2-6 8, Baru 3-4 2-2 8, Lawrence 3-12 7-10 14, Scott 0-4 0-0 0, Sundberg 3-5 0-0 8, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Stitt 3-7 2-3 9. Totals 25-51 14-26 71.

Halftime—Tennessee 37-33. Three-point goals—Tennessee 9-29 (McRae 4-8, McBee 3-8, Miller 1-2, Golden 1-4, Richardson 0-1, Woolridge 0-2, Tatum 0-4), Coll. of Charleston 7-15 (Wiggins 3-4, Sundberg 2-4, Lawrence 1-2, Stitt 1-3, Scott 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Tennessee 36 (Maymon 8), Coll. of Charleston 30 (Wiggins 8). Assists—Tennessee 14 (Golden 5), Coll. of Charleston 13 (Lawrence 4). Total fouls—Tennessee 20, Coll. of Charleston 8. A—5,137.

MISSISSIPPI 66, LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 54

LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE (5-7) — McClellan 4-10 1-2 12, Coleby 3-5 0-3 6, Mbamalu 4-7 4-6 12, Brown 4-11 2-2 11, Andrews 2-6 1-1 6, Payton 2-5 2-5 6, Jackson 0-2 1-2 1, Williams 0-1 0-0 0, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0, Perez 0-2 0-0 0, Smith 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-50 11-21 54.

MISSISSIPPI (9-1) — Henry 3-5 3-5 9, Buckner 1-2 0-0 2, Holloway 3-5 0-0 6, Williams 5-11 1-2 12, Summers 3-8 1-4 9, Cox 3-3 1-2 7, Nelson 6-14 4-5 21, White 0-5 0-0 0, Aniefiok 0-1 0-0 0, Short 0-1 0-0 0, A. Jones 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-55 10-18 66.

Halftime—Mississippi 34-27. Three-point goals—Louisiana-Lafayette 5-15 (McClellan 3-6, Andrews 1-3, Brown 1-4, Jackson 0-1, Perez 0-1), Mississippi 8-19 (Nelson 5-9, Summers 2-2, Williams 1-3, Aniefiok 0-1, White 0-4). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Louisiana-Lafayette 35 (McClellan 9), Mississippi 34 (Holloway 10). Assists—Louisiana-Lafayette 9 (Andrews, Coleby, Mbamalu, McClellan 2), Mississippi 13 (Summers 5). Total fouls—Louisiana-Lafayette 19, Mississippi 18. Technical—Buckner. A—4,857.

THURSDAY'S GAMES

(All times p.m.)

SEC—UC Irvine at Louisiana State, 8.

OVC—Lipscomb at Murray State, 8.

STATE—Boyce at Dayspring, 7; Salem International at Kentucky Wesleyan, 7:30; Lipscomb at Murray State, 7; Indiana Southeast at Pikeville, 7.

TOP 25—Kennesaw State at No. 8 Missouri, 8; Savannah State at No. 15 Wisconsin, 8.

COLLEGE WOMEN

WEDNESDAY'S SCORES

SEC

Central Michigan 78 Mississippi 75 (OT)

South Carolina 66 South Carolina St. 21

Auburn 62 South Florida 45

STATE

No. 13 Louisville 64 Cincinnati 59

TOP 25

No. 24 Texas 79 Ark.-Pine Bluff 40

No. 14 LOUISVILLE 64, CINCINNATI 59

LOUISVILLE (9-2) — Taylor 0-0 0-0 0, Vails 0-0 0-0 0, Burke 5-13 4-4 14, Smith 3-8 6-9 12, S. Schimmel 5-13 2-2 16, Harper 0-1 0-0 0, Slaughter 0-2 0-0 0, Hammond 2-4 0-0 4, Dyer 3-4 1-2 7, J. Schimmel 2-3 0-0 4, Reid 1-4 1-2 3, Warren 2-8 0-0 4. Totals 23-60 14-19 64.

CINCINNATI (6-3) — Turner 5-7 1-2 11, Chisholm 1-3 0-0 2, Cook 4-10 1-2 13, Reaves 5-15 6-8 18, Hollins 6-11 2-2 15, Dunn 0-0 0-0 0, Lovett 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 21-49 10-14 59.

Halftime—Louisville 26-22. Three-point goals—Louisville 4-18 (S. Schimmel 4-11, Hammond 0-1, Slaughter 0-2, Burke 0-4), Cincinnati 7-24 (Cook 4-9, Reaves 2-11, Hollins 1-3, Lovett 0-1). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Louisville 38 (Burke 7), Cincinnati 32 (Turner 11). Assists—Louisville 11 (S. Schimmel 3), Cincinnati 14 (Hollins 5). Total fouls—Louisville 13, Cincinnati 16. A—842.

THURSDAY'S GAMES

(All times p.m.)

OVC—Jacksonville State at Jacksonville, 5.

STATE—McKendree at Kentucky Wesleyan, 5:15; Ohio Christian at Lindsey Wilson, 6; Mid-Continent at Brescia, 6;

high school boys

WEDNESDAY'S SCORES

Doss 95 Brown 26

Harlan Co. 63 North Laurel 59

Southern 62 DeSales 44

Harlan Co. 63, North Laurel 59

Harlan Co. (4-0) — Brewer 20, Sergent 8, Massingill 16, Caldwell 11, Calpon 6, Bond 2.

North Laurel (3-3) — Carson 24, Shears 4, Eversol 3, Allen 26, Rush 2.

Harlan Co. 21 16 11 15—63

North Laurel 9 12 12 26—59

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

WEDNESDAY'S SCORES

Covington Holy Cross 67 Beechwood 47

Harrison Co. Paris 33

Ky. Country Day 61 Eminence 32

Model 51 Burgin 49

Owen Co. 56 Switzerland Co. (Ind.) 28

Sacred Heart 56 Ballard 46

Harrison Co. 50, Paris 33

Paris (1-4) — Enlow 1, Tye 23, Marks 4, Devary 2, Myers 3.

Harrison Co. (2-3) — Cummins 2, Little 3, Nichols 7, Florence 2, Doram 26, Ingram 2, Philpott 8.

Paris 5 6 9 13—33

Harrison Co. 16 9 15 10—50

Model 51, Burgin 49

Model (5-1) — Sneed 13, Cornett 3, Hunt 6, Botts 18, Hill 11.

Burgin (4-3) — S. Burke 4, R. Burke 7, Monson 6, Majors 14, Marcinek 1, Sanders 17.

Model 9 9 13 20—51

Burgin 11 6 15 17—49

Owen Co. 56 Switzerland Co. (Ind.) 28

Owen Co. (6-0) — Gayheart 22, Neeley 6, Gamble 5, Dermon 5, Waldrop 12, Gambrell 2, Spaulding 4.

Switzerland Co. (3-5) — Kincaid 2, Matthews 8, White 5, Ricketts 4, Galbreath 3, Perham 5, Lai 1.

Owen Co. 11 19 18 8—56

Switzerland Co. 1 7 13 7—28

Sacred Heart 56, Ballard 46

Ballard (5-1) — Richardson 6, Layfield 18, Franklin 4, Watkins 8, Shanklin 6, Martin 2, Matchen 2.

Sacred Heart (5-1) — Ruffin 12, Smith 2, Tubb 9, Matula 7, Merriweather 16, Gahafer 4, Walsh 5, Johnson 1.

Ballard 12 6 14 14—46

Sacred Heart 15 12 11 18—56

Football

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

New England 10 3.769 396 274

N.Y. Jets 8 5 .615 327 270

Buffalo 5 8 .385 288 341

Miami 4 9 .308 256 246

South

y-Houston 10 3 .769 330 208

Tennessee 7 6 .538 266 251

Jacksonville 4 9 .308 193 252

Indianapolis 0 13 .000 184 382

North

Baltimore 10 3 .769 320 202

Pittsburgh 10 3 .769 282 198

Cincinnati 7 6 .538 285 270

Cleveland 4 9 .308 178 254

West

Denver 8 5 .615 269 302

Oakland 7 6 .538 290 354

San Diego 6 7 .462 324 299

Kansas City 5 8 .385 173 305

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 7 6 .538 324 349

Dallas 7 6 .538 317 281

Philadelphia 5 8 .385 297 292

Washington 4 9 .308 229 290

South

x-New Orleans 10 3 .769 415 286

Atlanta 8 5 .615 300 267

Carolina 4 9 .308 313 355

Tampa Bay 4 9 .308 232 370

North

y-Green Bay 13 0 1.000 466 278

Detroit 8 5 .615 367 305

Chicago 7 6 .538 301 255

Minnesota 2 11 .154 274 364

West

y-San Francisco 10 3 .769 307 182

Seattle 6 7 .462 246 259

Arizona 6 7 .462 253 288

St. Louis 2 11 .154 153 326

x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division

Thursday's game

Jacksonville at Atlanta, 8:20 p.m.

Saturday's game

Dallas at Tampa Bay, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday's games

New Orleans at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Seattle at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Cincinnati at St. Louis, 1 p.m.

Carolina at Houston, 1 p.m.

Green Bay at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.

Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

Washington at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

New England at Denver, 4:15 p.m.

Cleveland at Arizona, 4:15 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 4:15 p.m.

Baltimore at San Diego, 8:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 19

Pittsburgh at San Francisco, 8:30 p.m.

COLLEGE

FCS PLAYOFFS

Semifinals

Friday

Montana (11-2) vs. Sam Houston St. (13-0), 8 p.m.

Saturday

Georgia Southern (11-2) vs. North Dakota St. (12-1), 2:30 p.m.

Finals

Saturday, Jan. 7

At Frisco, Texas

Semifinal winners, 1 p.m.

DIVISION II playoffs

Saturday's FINALS

Wayne St. vs. Pittsburgh St., 11 a.m.

division III playoffs

Friday's FINALS

Mt. Union vs. Wis.-Whitewater, 7 p.m.

NAIA PLAYOFFS

Saturday's FINALS

At Rome, Ga.

Carroll vs. St. Xavier, 4:30 p.m.

Golf

LPGA

Dubai Ladies Masters

At Dubai, United Arab Emirates

6,425-yard, par-72 Emirates G.C.

Purse: $650,000

Lotta Wahlin 30-36—66

Becky Brewerton 33-34—67

Minea Blomqvist 34-34—68

Julieta Granada 33-35—68

Stacy Lee Bregman 35-33—68

Linda Wessberg 34-34—68

Jaclyn Sweeney 33-36—69

Lee-Anne Pace 35-34—69

Elizabeth Bennett 32-37—69

Christel Boeljon 33-36—69

Tandi Cuningham 32-37—69

Julie Maisongrosse 33-36—69

Diana Luna, Italy 32-37—69

Maria Verchenova 34-35—69

Beth Allen 33-36—69

Hockey

NHL

Wednesday's games

Chicago 4, Minnesota 3 (SO)

Boston 5, Ottawa 2

Phoenix at Anaheim (n) Thursday's games

Dallas at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Vancouver at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Los Angeles at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Calgary at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Washington at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Phoenix, 9:30 p.m.

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

Odds

GLANTZ-CULVER LINE

NCAA Football

Saturday

New Mexico Bowl at Albuquerque

Favorite Open Wed. Underdog

Temple 7½ 6½ Wyoming

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

At Boise, Idaho

Utah St. 3 2½ Ohio

New Orleans Bowl

San Diego St. 5½ 5 La.-Lafayette

Tuesday

Beef 'O'Brady's Bowl

at St. Petersburg, Fla.

FIU 4½ 4 Marshall

Dec. 21

Poinsettia Bowl at San Diego

TCU 11 10½ Louisiana Tech

Dec. 22

MAACO Bowl at Las Vegas

Boise St. 11½ 14 Arizona St.

Dec. 24

Hawaii Bowl at Honolulu

Southern Miss. 5½ 6 Nevada

Dec. 26

Independence Bowl at Shreveport, La.

Missouri 3½ 4½ North Carolina

Dec. 27

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Detroit

Purdue 2½ 2½ W. Michigan

Belk Bowl at Charlotte, N.C.

NC State 1½ 2½ Louisville

Dec. 28

Military Bowl at Washington

Toledo 3 3 Air Force

Holiday Bowl at San Diego

Texas 3 3 California

Dec. 29

Champs Sports Bowl at Orlando, Fla.

Florida St. 3 3 Notre Dame

Alamo Bowl at San Antonio

Baylor 8½ 9 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 14 Iowa

Dec. 31

Meineke Car Care Bowl at Houston

Texas A&M 10 10 Northwestern

Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas

Georgia Tech 3 3 UtahFight Hunger Bowl at San Francisco

Illinois 3 2½ UCLA

Liberty Bowl at Memphis

Vanderbilt 1½ 2½ Cincinnati

Chick - fil - A Bowl at Atlanta

Auburn 1 1½ Virginia

Jan. 2

TicketCity Bowl at Dallas

Houston 7 5½ Penn St.

Outback Bowl at Tampa, Fla.

Georgia 3 3½ Michigan St.

Capital One Bowl at Orlando, Fla

South Carolina 1 2 Nebraska

Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla.

Florida 1 2 Ohio St.

Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif.

Oregon 4½ 6 Wisconsin

Fiesta Bowl at Glendale, Ariz.

Oklahoma St. 3 3½ Stanford

Jan. 3

Sugar Bowl at New Orleans

Michigan 1 2½ Virginia Tech

Jan. 4

Orange Bowl at Miami

Clemson Pk 3½ West Virginia

Jan. 6

Cotton Bowl at Arlington, Texas

Arkansas 7½ 7½ Kansas St.

Jan. 7

BBVA Compass Bowl

at Birmingham, Ala.

Pittsburgh 5½ 5 SMU

Jan. 8

GoDaddy.com Bowl at Mobile, Ala.

Arkansas St. 1 1½ N. Illinois

Jan. 9

BCS National Championship

at New Orleans

LSU 1 Pk Alabama

NFL

Thursday

Favorite Open Today Underdog

at Atlanta 10½ 11 Jacksonville

Saturday

Dallas 6½ 7 at Tampa Bay

Sunday

at N.Y. Giants 7½ 7 Washington

Green Bay 14 14 at Kansas City

New Orleans 7 7 at Minnesota

at Chicago 4 3½ Seattle

at Buffalo Off Off Miami

at Houston 6½ 6½ Carolina

Tennessee 7 6½ at Indianapolis

Cincinnati 6½ 6 at St. Louis

Detroit Pk 1 at Oakland

New England 4½ 6 at Denver

at Philadelphia 2 3 N.Y. Jets

at Arizona 6½ 7 Cleveland

Baltimore 1 2½ at San Diego

Monday

at San Francisco Off Off Pittsburgh

Off Key: Miami and Pittsburgh Qbs questionable

NCAA Basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

at George Washington7 Bradley

at LSU 14 UC Irvine

at Gonzaga 12 Oral Roberts

at Wisconsin 26 Savannah St.

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