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Scoreboard: Dec. 28

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BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS — Assigned C Clint Capela to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Suspended WR Josh Gordon for violating a team rule. Waived LB Eric Martin and TE Ryan Taylor. Signed DL Jamie Meder, QB Connor Shaw and WR Phil Bates from the practice squad.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed LB Jos Kaddu. Placed LB Anthony Barr on injured reserve.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Activated LW Scott Hartnell from injured reserve. Recalled G Anton Forsberg from Springfield (AHL). Assigned C Sean Collins to Springfield.

DALLAS STARS — Recalled D Cameron Gaunce from Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned G Tom McCollum to Grand Rapids (AHL). Reassigned D Mattias Backman from Grand Rapids to Linkopings HC (Sweden).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Named Adam Oates, Scott Stevens and Lou Lamoriello co-coaches. Recalled forward Tim Sestito from Albany (AHL). Activated F Dainius Zubrus from injured reserve.

Basketball

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EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

d-Toronto 23 7 .767 —

d-Atlanta 21 8 .724 1½

Washington 21 8 .724 1½

d-Chicago 20 9 .690 2½

Cleveland 18 11 .621 4½

Milwaukee 15 15 .500 8

Miami 14 16 .467 9

Brooklyn 13 15 .464 9

Orlando 12 21 .364 12½

Boston 10 18 .357 12

Indiana 10 20 .333 13

Charlotte 10 21 .323 13½

Detroit 6 23 .207 16½

New York 5 26 .161 18½

Philadelphia 4 24 .143 18

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L Pct GB

d-Golden State 23 5 .821 —

d-Portland 24 7 .774 ½

d-Houston 21 7 .750 2

Memphis 21 8 .724 2½

Dallas 21 10 .677 3½

L.A. Clippers 20 11 .645 4½

San Antonio 18 13 .581 6½

Phoenix 17 14 .548 7½

New Orleans 15 14 .517 8½

Oklahoma City 15 16 .484 9½

Denver 13 17 .433 11

Sacramento 12 17 .414 11½

Utah 9 20 .310 14½

L.A. Lakers 9 21 .300 15

Minnesota 5 23 .179 18

d-division leader

Saturday's games

Toronto 110, L.A. Clippers 98

Washington 101, Boston 88

Orlando 102, Charlotte 94

Memphis at Miami (n)

New Orleans at Chicago (n)

Indiana at Brooklyn (n)

Atlanta at Milwaukee (n)

Philadelphia at Utah (n)

New York at Sacramento (n)

Minnesota at Golden State (n)

Sunday's games

Detroit at Cleveland, 4:30 p.m.

Houston at San Antonio, 7 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

New York at Portland, 9 p.m.

Toronto at Denver, 9 p.m.

Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

Monday's games

Chicago at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Orlando at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

Sacramento at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Washington at Houston, 8 p.m.

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

college men

saturday's games

SEC

No. 1 Kentucky 58No. 4 Louisville 50

Georgia 86 Mercer 77 (3OT)

OVC

Jacksonville 75 Jacksonville St. 61

STATE

Northwestern 76 Northern Kentucky 55

TOP 25

No. 8 Gonzaga 87 BYU 80

No. 15 Maryland 72 Oakland 56

No. 20 North Carolina 89 UAB 58

No. 21 Ohio St. 100 Wright St. 55

GEORGIA 86, MERCER 77 (3OT)

MERCER (6-7) — Leonard 1-3 1-2 3, Nwamu 2-14 3-5 8, Hallice 2-8 3-3 7, Moten 4-8 2-2 11, Bryan 0-5 0-0 0, Panaggio 0-0 0-0 0, Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Lewis 5-7 1-3 16, Strawberry 9-17 1-2 21, Mosser 0-1 0-0 0, Jelks 3-5 2-2 9, Rivers 0-1 0-0 0, Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Bento 0-0 0-0 0, Ney 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 27-70 13-19 77.

GEORGIA (7-3) — Thornton 7-15 3-3 17, Parker 1-3 0-0 2, Mann 6-12 8-17 22, Gaines 5-14 2-5 13, Djurisic 6-9 2-4 17, Maten 0-2 1-2 1, Kessler 0-2 0-0 0, Geno 1-3 2-2 4, Frazier 3-11 3-4 10. Totals 29-71 21-37 86.

Halftime—Georgia 32-23. End of regulation—Tied 51. End Of 1st Overtime—Tied 62. End Of 2nd Overtime—Tied 72. Three-point goals—Mercer 10-31 (Lewis 5-7, Strawberry 2-6, Moten 1-1, Jelks 1-3, Nwamu 1-9, Hallice 0-1, Rivers 0-1, Bryan 0-3), Georgia 7-26 (Djurisic 3-4, Mann 2-4, Gaines 1-7, Frazier 1-8, Thornton 0-3). Fouled out—Leonard, Moten, Thornton. Rebounds—Mercer 40 (Hallice 10), Georgia 57 (Thornton 11). Assists—Mercer 14 (Strawberry 6), Georgia 15 (Gaines, Mann 5). Total fouls—Mercer 31, Georgia 17. A—8,047.

GEORGETOWN 91, INDIANA 87 (OT)

INDIANA (10-3) — Williams 8-12 7-8 23, Mosquera-Perea 1-5 0-1 2, Blackmon Jr. 7-17 2-3 22, Johnson 3-6 3-3 11, Ferrell 9-15 4-4 27, Zeisloft 0-3 0-0 0, Hoetzel 0-2 0-0 0, Robinson 0-1 0-0 0, Holt 0-0 0-0 0, Hartman 0-0 2-3 2. Totals 28-61 18-22 87.

GEORGETOWN (8-3) — Hopkins 2-3 1-2 5, Trawick 4-7 3-5 12, Smith 6-10 2-2 14, Peak 3-11 1-3 7, Smith-Rivera 9-18 6-9 29, Campbell 0-0 0-0 0, Copeland 0-1 0-0 0, White 1-5 0-2 2, Bowen 10-13 1-3 22. Totals 35-68 14-26 91.

Halftime—Indiana 40-30. End of regulation—Tied 77. Three-point goals—Indiana 13-31 (Blackmon Jr. 6-12, Ferrell 5-10, Johnson 2-5, Williams 0-1, Zeisloft 0-3), Georgetown 7-12 (Smith-Rivera 5-7, Trawick 1-1, Bowen 1-2, Peak 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Indiana 40 (Williams 8), Georgetown 35 (Trawick, White 7). Assists—Indiana 15 (Williams 4), Georgetown 16 (Smith-Rivera 4). Total fouls—Indiana 21, Georgetown 20. A—8,651.

No. 8 GONZAGA 87, BYU 80

GONZAGA (12-1) — Pangos 6-11 4-6 21, Bell Jr. 1-5 0-1 3, Wesley 5-12 5-6 15, Karnowski 4-6 1-2 9, Wiltjer 11-23 0-0 24, Melson 3-5 0-0 6, Dranginis 1-2 5-5 7, Sabonis 1-1 0-1 2. Totals 32-65 15-21 87.

BYU (10-4) — Fischer 2-7 3-4 8, Haws 4-12 9-9 17, Collinsworth 5-11 2-3 13, Neilson 0-1 0-0 0, Worthington 0-1 2-2 2, Toolson 1-3 0-0 3, Winder 5-14 7-8 17, Halford 3-4 0-0 9, Bartley IV 1-2 3-3 6, Kaufusi 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 23-58 27-31 80.

Halftime—Tied 43-43. Three-point goals—Gonzaga 8-19 (Pangos 5-8, Wiltjer 2-5, Bell Jr. 1-3, Melson 0-1, Wesley 0-1, Dranginis 0-1), BYU 7-25 (Halford 3-4, Collinsworth 1-2, Bartley IV 1-2, Toolson 1-3, Fischer 1-6, Neilson 0-1, Haws 0-3, Winder 0-4). Fouled out—Pangos, Worthington. Rebounds—Gonzaga 40 (Karnowski, Wesley 10), BYU 35 (Collinsworth 10). Assists—Gonzaga 22 (Pangos 7), BYU 13 (Collinsworth 10). Total fouls—Gonzaga 21, BYU 18. A—n/a.

NORTHWESTERN 76, NORTHERN KENTUCKY 55

NORTHERN KENTUCKY (6-7) — Giesler 0-2 0-0 0, Cole 1-1 0-0 3, C. Jackson 3-5 3-5 9, Persons 1-6 3-4 5, White 1-7 0-0 2, J. Jackson 1-1 3-4 5, Camps 0-0 1-2 1, Billups 4-8 0-0 8, Rosenwinkel 0-1 0-0 0, Johnson 5-9 1-1 14, Murray 0-1 0-0 0, Monaco 3-6 0-1 6, Danos 0-0 2-2 2, Garnett 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-47 13-19 55.

NORTHWESTERN (9-4) — Lumpkin 3-3 3-3 9, Law 2-6 2-2 6, Olah 0-1 2-2 2, Demps 9-18 3-3 23, McIntosh 5-11 4-4 15, Vassar 0-1 0-0 0, Lindsey 4-8 2-2 12, Segura 0-2 2-2 2, Sobolewski 0-2 0-0 0, Taphorn 2-2 0-0 5, Skelly 1-5 0-0 2, Kreisberg 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-59 18-18 76.

Halftime—Northwestern 36-24. Three-point goals—Northern Kentucky 4-13 (Johnson 3-6, Cole 1-1, Rosenwinkel 0-1, Monaco 0-1, Murray 0-1, White 0-3), Northwestern 6-21 (Lindsey 2-4, Demps 2-7, Taphorn 1-1, McIntosh 1-3, Vassar 0-1, Segura 0-1, Sobolewski 0-2, Law 0-2). Fouled out—Lumpkin. Rebounds—Northern Kentucky 24 (Billups 5), Northwestern 42 (Skelly 7). Assists—Northern Kentucky 11 (Persons 5), Northwestern 17 (Olah 7). Total fouls—Northern Kentucky 14, Northwestern 16. A—6,650.

sunday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC—Northwestern St. at Arkansas, 3:30; UCLA at Alabama, 6:30

OVC—R. Morris-Springfield at SIU Edwardsville, 3; Harris Stowe at SE Missouri St., 3; Belmont at Butler, 6

STATE—Berry at Transylvania, 5

TOP 25—Buffalo at No. 6 Wisconsin, 8; Stony Brook at No. 13 Washington, 8; No. 17 St. John's at Tulane, noon; South Dakota St. at No. 23 Northern Iowa, 3

college women

saturday's games

TOP 25

No. 2 Connecticut 96 SMU 45

sunday's games

(All times p.m.)

SEC— No. 10 Oregon St. at No. 8 Tennessee, 1; No. 14 Georgia at Seton Hall, 2; North Florida at Florida, 2; Tennessee St. at No. 12 Kentucky, 2; Mississippi Valley St. at Alabama, 3; LSU at UNC Greensboro, 3:30

OVC—SIU Edwardsville at Chattanooga, 1; Middle Tennessee at Tennessee Tech, 3; Saint Louis at E. Illinois, 3

STATE—Thomas More vs. Grove City at San Juan, Puerto Rico

TOP 25—Northwestern at No. 20 Michigan St., 2; No. 17 Rutgers at Indiana, 2; No. 24 Green Bay at Dayton, 2; Cornell at No. 22 Syracuse, 2; Penn St. at No. 23 Iowa, 3; No. 4 Notre Dame at UCLA, 4; Yale at No. 25 Arizona St., 4:30; UC Santa Barbara at No. 16 Stanford, 5

Bowling

Local

Top scores

MEN'S SERIES

Mark Fagan 768; Frank Fitch 763; Eric Grimes 758; Tim Morris 755; Clay Spradlin 755; Paul Peters 747; Jimbo Rodgers 747; Matt Cracraft 741; Andrew Magadenz 739; Randy Cannon 738; Bill Carrithers 732; Wayne Lester 732; Paul Shafer 722; Eddie Hortenberry 718; Steven Fagan 712; Mike Moore 708; Phillip Kraft 707; Darrel Hunt 702; Steven Reffitt 702; Don McVey 700.

MEN'S GAMES

Corey Gillespie 300; Paul Peters 299; Mark Fagan 297; Charles Winn 290; Mike Moore 280; Matt Cracraft 279; Eric Grimes 279; Steven Fagan 279; Steven Reffitt 279; Bryan Gaines 279; Randy Cannon 277; Andrew Magadenz 275; Phillip Kraft 269; Frank Fitch 268; Tim Morris 268; Cameron Ewert 267; Dave McIntosh 267; Brandon Thomas 267; Jimbo Rodgers 267; John Cruse 266; Kenny Stephens 265; Clay Spradlin 263; Eddie Hortenberry 259; Josh Oram 259; Dave McClements 259; Jerry Leslie 257; Tom Roth 257; Wayne Lester 257; Peter Ervin 256; Bill Garrett 256; Paul Shafer 256; Bill Carrithers 256; Matt Cole 256; Roy Stinnett 255; Aaron Roehm 255; Juan Pelfrey 255; Kevin Clark 255; Kenny Hohensee 254; Brandon Shields 254; Josh Lawrence 253; Skip Stevens 253.

WOMEN'S SERIES

Becky Flora 673; Miranda Reffitt 628.

WOMEN'S GAMES

Becky Flora 268; Miranda Reffitt 236.

SENIOR SERIES

Derian Koszenski 712; Cameron Pettyjohn 710; Jacob Horrell 675; Michael Loyselle 667; Chad Gilbert 658; Kelsey Grayson 598; Daniela Connor 574; Ashley Vires 550.

SENIOR GAMES

Derian Koszenski 264; Chad Gilbert 257; Jacob Horrell 248; Chris Webster 248; Michael Loyselle 246; Kelsey Grayson 244; Cameron Pettyjohn 242; Curtis Everman 238; Zack Gerhard 236; Joshua Williams 236; Ashley Vires 235; Noah Arnold 233; Conner Welch 230; Robert Borowski 227; Mac Hart 227; Jacob Yazell 227; Daniela Connor 209; Claire Campbell 208; Jessica Scott 205; Sarah Doyle 201.

JUNIOR SERIES

Tyler Goodpaster 641; Noah Hearn 605; Emily Buresh 522.

JUNIOR GAMES

Tyler Goodpaster 234; Bryce Lincavage 214; Noah Hearn 208; Emily Buresh 201; Vanessa Humphrey 186.

PREP SERIES

Zach McCoy 525; Wesley Yazell 499; Alex Floyd 433.

PREP GAMES

Wesley Yazell 197; Zach McCoy 191; Alex Floyd 177; Zach Monnett 173; Virgil Lewis 161.

BANTAM SERIES

Matthew Yazell 233.

BANTAM GAMES

Matthew Yazell 125.

Football

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AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-New England 12 3 0 .800 459 296

Miami 8 7 0 .533 364 336

Buffalo 8 7 0 .533 326 280

N.Y. Jets 3 12 0 .200 246 377

South

y-Indianapolis 10 5 0 .667 431 359

Houston 8 7 0 .533 349 290

Jacksonville 3 12 0 .200 232 389

Tennessee 2 13 0 .133 244 411

North

x-Cincinnati 10 4 1 .700 311 317

x-Pittsburgh 10 5 0 .667 409 351

Baltimore 9 6 0 .600 389 292

Cleveland 7 8 0 .467 289 317

West

y-Denver 11 4 0 .733 435 340

San Diego 9 6 0 .600 341 329

Kansas City 8 7 0 .533 334 274

Oakland 3 12 0 .200 239 405

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L Pct PF PA

y-Dallas 11 4 0 .733 423 335

Philadelphia 9 6 0 .600 440 374

N.Y. Giants 6 9 0 .400 354 366

Washington 4 11 0 .267 284 394

South

Carolina 6 8 1 .433 305 371

Atlanta 6 9 0 .400 378 383

New Orleans 6 9 0 .400 378 404

Tampa Bay 2 13 0 .133 257 387

North

x-Detroit 11 4 0 .733 301 252

x-Green Bay 11 4 0 .733 456 328

Minnesota 6 9 0 .400 312 334

Chicago 5 10 0 .333 310 429

West

x-Seattle 11 4 0 .733 374 248

x-Arizona 11 4 0 .733 293 279

San Francisco 7 8 0 .467 286 323

St. Louis 6 9 0 .400 318 334

x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division

WEEK 17

Sunday's games

Indianapolis at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m.

San Diego at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Miami, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m.

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

New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Carolina at Atlanta, 4:25 p.m.

Arizona at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.

St. Louis at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.

Oakland at Denver, 4:25 p.m.

Detroit at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m.

END OF REGULAR SEASON

playoff scenarios

AFC

CLINCHED: New England - AFC East and home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs; Denver - AFC West; Indianapolis - AFC South; Cincinnati and Pittsburgh - playoff berth.

NEW ENGLAND (vs. Buffalo)

— Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs

DENVER (vs. Oakland)

Clinches first-round bye with:

— Win or tie, OR

— Cincinnati Loss, OR

— Cincinnati tie and Indianapolis win

CINCINNATI (at Pittsburgh)

— Clinched playoff spot

Clinches AFC North with:

— Win or tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

— Win and Denver loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Denver loss and Indianapolis loss or tie

PITTSBURGH (vs. Cincinnati)

Pittsburgh clinches AFC North with:

— Win

SAN DIEGO (at Kansas City)

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win, OR

— Tie and Baltimore loss or tie

BALTIMORE (vs. Cleveland)

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win and San Diego loss or tie, OR

— Tie and San Diego loss

KANSAS CITY (vs. San Diego)

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win and Baltimore loss and Houston loss or tie

HOUSTON (vs. Jacksonville)

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win and Baltimore loss and San Diego loss

NFC

CLINCHED: Arizona - playoff berth; Seattle - playoff berth; Detroit - playoff berth; Green Bay - playoff berth; Dallas - NFC East.

DALLAS (at Washington)

Clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

— Win and Arizona loss or tie and Detroit/Green Bay tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

— Win and Seattle loss or tie and Arizona loss or tie, OR

— Win and Detroit/Green Bay tie, OR

— Seattle loss and Arizona loss, OR

— Tie and Seattle tie and Arizona loss or tie and Detroit/Green Bay does not end in a tie

DETROIT (at Green Bay)

Clinches NFC North with:

— Win or tie

Clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

— Win and Seattle loss or tie and Arizona loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Seattle loss and Arizona loss and Dallas loss or tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

— Win, OR

— Tie and Dallas loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Seattle loss and Arizona loss

GREEN BAY (vs. Detroit)

Clinches NFC North and first-round bye with:

— Win

Clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

— Win and Seattle loss or tie

SEATTLE (vs. St. Louis)

Clinches NFC West with:

— Win, OR

— Tie and Arizona loss or tie, OR

— Arizona loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

— Win and Detroit/Green Bay game does not end in a tie, OR

— Win and Dallas loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Arizona loss or tie and Dallas loss or tie and Green Bay/Detroit tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

— Win, OR

— Tie and Arizona loss or tie and Dallas loss, OR

— Tie and Arizona loss or tie and Green Bay/Detroit tie

ARIZONA (at San Francisco)

Clinches NFC West with:

— Win and Seattle loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Seattle loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

— Win and Seattle loss or tie and Green Bay loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Seattle loss and Dallas loss or tie and Green Bay/Detroit tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

— Win and Seattle loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Seattle loss and Dallas loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Seattle loss and Green Bay/Detroit tie

CAROLINA (at Atlanta)

Clinches NFC South with:

— Win or tie

ATLANTA (vs. Carolina)

Clinches NFC South with:

— Win

college

SATURday's games

Military Bowl at Annapolis, Md.

Virginia Tech 33 Cincinnati 17

Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas

No. 15 Arizona St. 36 Duke 31

Independence Bowl at Shreveport, La.

South Carolina 24 Miami 21

Pinstripe Bowl at New York

Penn St. 31 Boston College 30 (OT)

Holiday Bowl at San Diego, Ca.

NebraskaNo. 24 (n)

No. 15 ARIZONA ST. 36, DUKE 31

Arizona St. 10 10 10 6 — 36

Duke 3 14 0 14 — 31

First quarter: ASU—Richard 9 run (Gonzalez kick), 10:50. ASU—FG Gonzalez 28, 7:39. Duke—FG Martin 40, 2:59. Second quarter: ASU—FG Gonzalez 38, 12:55. ASU—Richard 1 run (Gonzalez kick), 7:31. Duke—Powell 14 pass from Boone (Martin kick), 3:44. Duke—Crowder 68 punt return (Monday kick), 1:49. Third quarter: ASU—Richard 11 pass from T.Kelly (Gonzalez kick), 11:08. ASU—FG Gonzalez 47, 2:23. Fourth quarter: Duke—Barnes 14 pass from Boone (Martin kick), 10:10. Duke—Blakeney 12 pass from Crowder (Martin kick), 5:03. ASU—Richard 4 pass from T.Kelly (run failed), 4:45.

A—47,809.

ASU Duke

First downs 22 21

Rushes-yards 35-152 44-165

Passing 240 235

Comp-att-int 24-34-0 17-33-1

Return yards 0 68

Punts-avg. 1-43.0 3-36.3

Fumbles-lost 2-0 1-1

Penalties-yards 2-10 4-35

Time of possession 24:53 35:07

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Arizona St., Foster 11-79, Richard 7-41, T.Kelly 9-24, Ballage 5-14, Team 3-(minus 6). Duke, Powell 29-117, Boone 6-29, Wilson 4-8, Sirk 2-6, Crowder 1-3, Snead 2-2.

PASSING—Arizona St., T.Kelly 24-34-0-240. Duke, Boone 15-31-1-193, Crowder 1-1-0-12, Monday 1-1-0-30.

RECEIVING—Arizona St., Strong 7-103, Richard 5-22, Gammage 4-23, Foster 3-42, Kohl 2-22, Chambers 1-14, Jefferson 1-7, Nelson 1-7. Duke, Crowder 7-102, Blakeney 4-38, Powell 3-52, Barnes 2-44, McCaffrey 1-(minus 1).

SOUTH CAROLINA 24, MIAMI 21

Miami 3 3 8 7 — 21

South Carolina 0 17 0 7 — 24

First quarter: Mia—FG Badgley 27, 7:56. Second quarter: Mia—FG Badgley 26, 13:27. SC—P.Cooper 78 pass from Thompson (Fry kick), 7:50. SC—Davis 15 pass from Thompson (Fry kick), 5:25. SC—FG Fry 32, 1:39. Third quarter: Mia—Edwards 3 run (Lewis pass from Kaaya), 1:43. Fourth quarter: SC—Thompson 2 run (Fry kick), 4:13. Mia—Dorsett 11 pass from Kaaya (Badgley kick), 2:16.

A—38,242.

Mia SC

First downs 21 16

Rushes-yards 40-186 30-60

Passing 236 294

Comp-att-int 19-33-1 22-34-0

Return yards 0 (-1)

Punts-avg. 3-28.3 4-44.8

Fumbles-lost 1-1 2-0

Penalties-yards 5-40 5-61

Time of possession 31:10 28:50

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Miami, Du.Johnson 24-132, Edwards 6-25, Yearby 6-20, Coley 1-16, Kaaya 3-(minus 7). South Carolina, Davis 13-55, Byrd 2-19, Wilds 5-3, P.Cooper 3-2, Thompson 7-(minus 19).

PASSING—Miami, Kaaya 19-33-1-236. South Carolina, Thompson 22-34-0-294.

RECEIVING—Miami, Du.Johnson 5-51, Dorsett 5-45, Coley 4-31, Lewis 2-56, Dobard 1-32, Berrios 1-14, Yearby 1-7. South Carolina, P.Cooper 9-170, Byrd 3-61, Jones 3-14, Brent 2-21, Davis 2-19, Wilds 2-4, Adams 1-5.

VIRGINIA TECH 33, CINCINNATI 17

Cincinnati 7 3 0 7 — 17

Virginia Tech 7 6 14 6 — 33

First quarter: Cin—C.Moore 31 pass from Kiel (Gantz kick), 5:47. VT—Coleman 1 run (Slye kick), 3:51. Second quarter: VT—FG Slye 45, 12:55. Cin—FG Gantz 25, :36. VT—FG Slye 49, :00. Third quarter: VT—Malleck 1 pass from Brewer (Slye kick), 11:05. VT—Stroman 12 fumble return (Slye kick), 9:16. Fourth quarter: VT—FG Slye 38, 13:20. Cin—C.Moore 43 pass from M.Colosimo (Gantz kick), 10:35. VT—FG Slye 33, 8:52.

A—34,277.

Cin VT

First downs 19 18

Rushes-yards 33-144 44-210

Passing 345 124

Comp-att-int 18-37-2 15-25-1

Return yards 0 43

Punts-avg. 5-42.2 5-39.2

Fumbles-lost 1-1 2-0

Penalties-yards 7-73 4-35

Time of possession 29:04 30:56

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Cincinnati, M.Colosimo 4-54, Boone 10-49, R.Moore 9-22, Washington 4-13, Kiel 6-6. Virginia Tech, Coleman 25-157, Rogers 4-18, Brewer 5-17, Tr.Edmunds 4-11, Hodges 2-6, Stroman 2-4, Motley 1-(minus 1), Team 1-(minus 2).

PASSING—Cincinnati, Kiel 14-26-2-244, M.Colosimo 3-10-0-70, Washington 1-1-0-31. Virginia Tech, Brewer 14-24-1-94, I.Ford 1-1-0-30.

RECEIVING—Cincinnati, Washington 5-100, C.Moore 4-103, Chisum 2-39, McKay 2-35, Morrison 2-13, Boone 1-25, Gladney 1-24, R.Moore 1-6. Virginia Tech, I.Ford 3-44, Byrn 3-14, Hodges 3-9, Malleck 2-4, Brewer 1-30, Rogers 1-19, Stroman 1-6, Tr.Edmunds 1-(minus 2).

Hockey

nhl

Saturday's games

N.Y. Rangers 3, New Jersey 1

N.Y. Islanders at Buffalo (n)

Detroit at Ottawa (n)

Carolina at Tampa Bay (n)

Boston at Columbus (n)

Winnipeg at Minnesota (n)

Washington at Pittsburgh (n)

Dallas at St. Louis (n)

Philadelphia at Nashville (n)

Anaheim at Arizona (n)

Chicago at Colorado (n)

Edmonton at Calgary (n)

San Jose at Los Angeles (n)

Sunday's games

Toronto at Florida, 5 p.m.

Vancouver at Anaheim, 8 p.m.Outdoors

solar-lunar table

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.

December 28-January 4

Sunday 5:55 p.m. 6:20 a.m.

Monday 6:45 p.m. 7:10 a.m.

Tuesday 7:35 p.m. 8:05 a.m.

Wednesday 8:30 p.m. 8:50 a.m.

Thursday 9:20 p.m. 9:45 a.m.

Friday 10:10 p.m. 10:35 a.m.

Saturday 11:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m.

January 5-12

Sunday 11:55 p.m. Noon

Monday Midnight 12:20 p.m.

Tuesday 12:40 a.m. 1:05 p.m.

Wednesday 1:30 a.m. 1:55 p.m.

Thursday 2:15 a.m. 2:40 p.m.

Friday 3:00 a.m. 3:20 p.m.

Saturday 3:40 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

Sunday 4:20 a.m. 4:45 p.m.

Odds

glantz-culver line

college basketball

Favorite Line Underdog

St. John's - x 12 Tulane

at Arizona St. 1½ Harvard

at Wisconsin 20 Buffalo

at Syracuse 11 Long Beach St.

Bowling Green 1½ at South Florida

at Richmond 6 Wake Forest

at Bradley 9 Ill. - Chicago

at Washington St. 2½ UC Davis

at Alabama 3 UCLA

Iona 3½ at Drexel

at Elon 10 Marist

at East Carolina 9 UNC Greensboro

at Monmouth (NJ) 1 Rutgers

at N. Iowa 13 S. Dakota St.

at South Dakota 3½ Milwaukee

at Cornell Pk St. Peter's

at Butler 10 Belmont

x-at Brooklyn, N.Y.

NFL

Sunday

Favorite Open Fri. Underdog

at Green Bay 7½ 7½ Detroit

at Houston 9½ 9½ Jacksonville

at Pittsburgh 3 3½ Cincinnati

Indianapolis 7 7 at Tennessee

at Baltimore 9 13½ Cleveland

at New England 10½ 5 Buffalo

at Miami 6 6 N.Y. Jets

at Atlanta 3½ 3 Carolina

at Minnesota 7 6½ Chicago

at Kansas City 3 1 San Diego

at N.Y. Giants 1½ 2½ Philadelphia

Dallas 5 5½ at Washington

New Orleans 3½ 4 at Tampa Bay

at Seattle 13½ 12½ St. Louis

at San Francisco 4 6½ Arizona

at Denver 14 14 Oakland

ncaa bowl games

SUNDAY

Favorite Open Fri. Underdog

Liberty Bowl at Memphis, Tenn.

Favorite Open Today Underdog

West Virginia 3½ 1½ Texas A &M

Russell Athletic Bowl at Orlando, Fla.

Oklahoma pk 3½ Clemson

Texas Bowl at Houston

Arkansas 5 6½ Texas

Tuesday, Dec. 30

Music City Bowl at Nashville, Tenn.

LSU 7½ 7½ Notre Dame

Belk Bowl at Charlotte, N.C.

Georgia 7 7 Louisville

Foster Farms Bowl at Santa Clara, Calif.

Stanford 13 14 Maryland

Wednesday, Dec. 31

Peach Bowl at Atlanta

TCU 3 3½ Mississippi

Fiesta Bowl at Glendale, Ariz.

Arizona 4½ 3 Boise St.

Orange Bowl at Miami Gardens, Fla.

Mississippi St. 7½ 7 Georgia Tech

Thursday, Jan. 1

Outback Bowl at Tampa, Fla.

Auburn 5½ 6½ Wisconsin

Cotton Bowl Classic at Arlington, Texas

Baylor 1 2½ Michigan St.

Citrus Bowl at Orlando, Fla.

Missouri 6 5 Minnesota

Rose Bowl

Playoff Semifinal at Pasadena, Calif.

Oregon 8 9 Florida St.

Sugar Bowl

Playoff Semifinal at New Orleans

Alabama 9½ 9 Ohio St.

Friday, Jan. 2

Armed Forces Bowl at Fort Worth, Texas

Pittsburgh 2 3 Houston

TaxSlayer Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla.

Tennessee 3 3½ Iowa

Alamo Bowl at San Antonio

UCLA +2½ 1½ Kansas St.

Cactus Bowl at Tempe, Ariz.

Washington 5 5½ Oklahoma St.

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