Royal Oak Tribune : 2020-12-23

SPORTS : 11 : B3

SPORTS

SPORTS | | 3 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2020 THE OAKLAND PRESS+ROYAL OAK TRIBUNE B Odds Basketball Football NCAA PREGAME.COM LINE The AP Top 25 AMERICAN CONFERENCE NBA STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parenthese­s, records through Dec. 20, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking NBA EAST DIVISION Wednesday ATLANTIC DIVISION W L T Pct PF PA Favorite Line (O/U) Underdog W L Pct GB yx- Buffalo 11 Miami 9 New England 6 N.Y. Jets 1 3 5 8 13 0 .786 407 340 0 .643 352 257 0 .429 289 301 0 .071 206 413 Charlotte 2 (Off) at Cleveland at Indiana 8 (213 1⁄ 2) New York Miami 3 1⁄ 2 (219 1⁄ 2) at Orlando at Philadelph­ia 7 1⁄ 2 (229) Washington Milwaukee 3 1⁄ 2 (226) at Boston at Toronto 4 1⁄ 2 (230) New Orleans Atlanta 2 (230) at Chicago at Houston 7 (226) Oklahoma City at Memphis 2 (231 1⁄ 2) San Antonio at Minnesota 4 1⁄ 2 (225 1⁄ 2) Detroit at Denver 8 1⁄ 2 (224 1⁄ 2) Sacramento at Portland 1 (229) Utah at Phoenix 1 (237) Dallas Brooklyn Philadelph­ia New York Toronto Boston 2 2 3 2 0 0 1.000 0 1.000 1 .750 1 .667 2 .000 — — — 1⁄ 2 2 Record Pts Pvs 1. Gonzaga (61) 4- 0 1,597 2. Baylor (3) 5- 0 1,538 3. Kansas 7-1 1,426 4. Iowa 6-1 1,365 5. Villanova 7-1 1,304 6. Houston 5- 0 1,272 7. West Virginia 7-1 1,225 8. Tennessee 4- 0 1,109 9. Wisconsin 6-1 1,051 10. Texas 7-1 1,035 11. Rutgers 6- 0 878 12. Michigan St. 6-1 839 13. Creighton 6-2 773 14. Missouri 5- 0 768 15. Texas Tech 6-2 661 16. Virginia 3-1 510 17. North Carolina 5-2 492 18. Illinois 5-3 468 19. Michigan 6- 0 367 20. Duke 3-2 352 21. Florida St. 4-1 335 22. Xavier 8- 0 249 23. Ohio St. 6-1 245 24. Virginia Tech 6-1 181 25. Oregon 6-1 167 Others receiving votes: San Diego St. 146, Richmond 142, Saint Louis 64, Arkansas 54, Indiana 53, Clemson 28, Florida 20, Georgia 19, Colorado 13, BYU 9, Purdue 9, Louisville 8, Northweste­rn 7, UCF 6, Minnesota 4, UCLA 3, Oklahoma St. 3, LSU 2, Western Kentucky 2, SMU 1. 1 2 5 3 7 6 8 10 12 11 19 4 9 16 14 17 22 13 25 21 15 - 20 - - SOUTH DIVISION W L T Pct PF PA SOUTHEAST DIVISION Indianapol­is 10 Tennessee 10 Houston 4 Jacksonvil­le 1 4 4 10 13 0 .714 399 320 0 .714 436 361 0 .286 315 386 0 .071 275 423 W L Pct GB Orlando Atlanta Miami Washington Charlotte 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 3 .500 .500 .500 .333 .250 — — — 1⁄ 2 1 NORTH DIVISION W L T Pct PF PA College Basketball x- Pittsburgh 11 Cleveland 10 Baltimore 9 Cincinnati 3 3 4 5 10 0 .786 366 264 0 .714 368 374 0 .643 403 287 1 .250 271 355 Wednesday CENTRAL DIVISION Favorite Line Underdog at Creighton 7 1⁄ 2 at Oregon 3 at George Mason Towson at Ohio State at Seton Hall at Pepperdine Illinois at BYU Villanova at Saint Louis Georgia Tech at Indiana at Utah St. at DePaul at Boise St. Xavier UCLA 7 W L Pct GB WEST DIVISION Chicago Cleveland Detroit Indiana Milwaukee 3 2 2 0 0 1 2 2 3 3 .750 .500 .500 .000 .000 — 1 1 2 1⁄ 2 2 1⁄ 2 W L T Pct PF PA 2 9 8 3 14 1⁄ 2 4 23 1⁄ 2 1 1⁄ 2 8 1⁄ 2 20 1⁄ 2 16 12 1⁄ 2 Rutgers Georgetown CS.Bakersfiel­d at Penn St. Weber State at Marquette Umkc at UAB N’western San Jose St. W. Illinois New Mexico yx-Kansas City13 1 Las Vegas 7 7 Denver 5 9 Chargers 5 9 0 .929 435 310 0 .500 377 421 0 .357 276 395 0 .357 327 389 L.G. PATTERSON — THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Missouri’s Dru Smith, left, has his shot blocked by Bradley’s Ari Boya during the first half of Tuesday’s game in Columbia, Mo. WESTERN CONFERENCE NATIONAL CONFERENCE SOUTHWEST DIVISION EAST DIVISION W L Pct GB W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans Houston Memphis Dallas San Antonio 2 3 3 2 0 0 1.000 1 .750 1 .750 1 .667 3 .000 — — — 1⁄ 2 2 1⁄ 2 Mercer 81, Kennesaw St. 71 The Citadel 94, Presbyteri­an 82 UCF 75, Cincinnati 70 VCU 82, James Madison 81 Virginia 76, William & Mary 40 20. Texas 5-1 168 20. South Florida 4-1 168 22. Syracuse 5-1 107 23. Gonzaga 4-2 82 24. Missouri St. 4-2 76 25. Michigan St. 6- 0 55 Others receiving votes: Georgia 30, North Carolina 28, Oregon St. 25, South Dakota St. 21, Iowa St. 19, Tennessee 12, Arizona St. 8, Rutgers 6, Iowa 6, Wake Forest 4, Georgia Tech 4, Rice 3, Villanova 3, Alabama 2. 22 23 18 25 20 - Washington 6 Dallas 5 N.Y. Giants 5 Philadelph­ia 4 8 9 9 9 0 .429 302 295 0 .357 339 433 0 .357 244 311 1 .321 303 361 College Football NCAA Wednesday Favorite Line (O/U) Underdog SOUTH DIVISION Men’s Top 25 Schedule NORTHWEST DIVISION MIDWEST Ga. Southern Tech Memphis 6 1⁄ 2 (48 1⁄ 2) Louisiana Tuesday’s games W L T Pct PF PA Akron 90, Ohio 70 Ball St. 76, W. Michigan 68 Indiana St. 72, SE Missouri 66 Loyola of Chicago 92, St. Francis (IL) 55 Toledo 78, N. Illinois 55 W L Pct GB No. 1 Gonzaga vs. Northweste­rn St., 9 p.m. No. 3 Kansas vs. No. 7 West Virginia, 9 p.m. No. 4 Iowa vs. Purdue, 9 p.m. No. 6 Houston vs. Temple, 8 p.m. No. 9 Wisconsin vs. Nebraska, 7 p.m. No. 14 Missouri vs. Bradley, 7 p.m. No. 15 Texas Tech at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. No. 16 Virginia vs. William & Mary, 2 p.m. No. 17 North Carolina at NC State, 9 p.m. 9 (51) FAU x-New Orleans10 Tampa Bay 9 Atlanta 4 Carolina 4 4 5 10 10 0 .714 397 297 0 .643 401 321 0 .286 355 353 0 .286 323 356 Utah Denver Oklahoma City Minnesota Portland 3 2 1 1 1 0 1.000 1 .667 2 .333 2 .333 3 .250 — 1 2 2 2 1⁄ 2 Thursday Houston 11 1⁄ 2 (60) Hawaii Friday Buffalo 4 1⁄ 2 (54) Marshall Women’s Scores Tuesday ‘ s games NORTH DIVISION SOUTHWEST Saturday North Texas 110, LSU-Alexandria 78 Texas A&M- CC 59, Paul Quinn College 35 W L T Pct PF PA Co. Carolina La.- Lafayette Georgia St. 7 (59 1⁄ 2) 14 (57 1⁄ 2) 3 1⁄ 2 (51) Liberty UTSA W.Kentucky PACIFIC DIVISION EAST yx- Green Bay11 Chicago 7 Minnesota 6 Detroit 5 3 7 8 9 0 .786 434 339 0 .500 315 318 0 .429 360 388 0 .357 335 435 FAR WEST Buffalo 87, W. Michigan 66 Fordham 71, Albany (NY) 42 Iona 72, Sacred Heart 64 Maine 85, Hartford 57 St. Francis (Pa.) 78, Towson 69 St. John’s 60, St. Bonaventur­e 57 W L Pct GB Tuesday Colorado St. 70, Santa Clara 57 N. Arizona 68, Denver 65 N. Colorado 69, Idaho St. 64 Portland 62, Montana St. 59 Lakers Golden State Sacramento Phoenix Clippers 4 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1 .667 2 .500 4 .000 3 .000 — 1 1⁄ 2 2 4 3 1⁄ 2 Oklahoma St. Texas 2 (58 1⁄ 2) 10 (64) Miami Colorado Wednesday’s games No. 5 Villanova at Marquette, 7 p.m. No. 8 Tennessee vs. USC Upstate, 5 p.m. No. 11 Rutgers vs. No. 23 Ohio St., 4: 30 p.m. No. 13 Creighton vs. No. 22 Xavier, 3 p.m. No. 18 Illinois vs. Penn St., 6: 30 p.m. No. 25 Oregon vs. UCLA, 3 p.m. WEST DIVISION DEC. 30 W L T Pct PF PA Wisconsin Iowa Florida 6 1⁄ 2 (53) 15 (50) 3 ( 72) Wake Forest Missouri Oklahoma SOUTH NCAA x-Seattle 10 Rams 9 Arizona 8 San Francisco 5 y- clinched division 4 5 6 9 0 .714 413 339 0 .643 345 269 0 .571 391 329 0 .357 333 352 Saturday’s games Charleston Southern 58, Hampton 53 East Carolina 72, Tulane 64 Georgia 107, Appalachia­n St. 44 Houston 75, Memphis 63 Howard 65, Richmond 54 New Orleans 66, Alcorn St. 62 Washington 99, Detroit 96 Orlando 120, Charlotte 117 Atlanta 117, Memphis 116 The AP Top 25 Women’s Basketball Poll DEC. 31 Thursday’s games Friday’s games West Virginia Tulsa State San Jose St. TCU 7 (43) 2 1⁄ 2 (49 1⁄ 2) Army Mississipp­i The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parenthese­s, records through Dec. 20, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking Thursday’s games Sunday’s games No. 4 Iowa at Minnesota, 8 p.m. No. 9 Wisconsin at No. 12 Michigan St., 12: 30 p.m. No. 19 Michigan at Nebraska, 6 p.m. Chargers 30, Las Vegas 27, OT No games scheduled. 7 1⁄ 2 (63) 5 1⁄ 2 (57) Ball St. Arkansas Saturday’s games MIDWEST Monday’s games Buffalo 48, Denver 19 Green Bay 24, Carolina 16 No games scheduled. Bowling Green 71, Miami (Ohio) 66 Iowa 92, W. Illinois 65 Marquette 69, Xavier 56 Michigan St. 94, Oakland 56 Northweste­rn 79, E. Kentucky 50 South Florida 73, Cincinnati 61 JAN. 1 Saturday’s games Tuesday’s games Georgia N’western Alabama Clemson 7 (50 1⁄ 2) 3 1⁄ 2 (43 1⁄ 2) 20 (66) 7 1⁄ 2 (65) Cincinnati Auburn Notre Dame Ohio State Sunday’s games No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 16 Virginia, 4 p.m. No. 6 Houston at UCF, 2 p.m. No. 18 Illinois vs. Indiana, 4 p.m. No. 23 Ohio St. at Northweste­rn, 2 p.m. Record Pts Pvs Golden State at Brooklyn, 7 p.m. Clippers at L. A. Lakers, 10 p.m. Baltimore 40, Jacksonvil­le 14 Chicago 33, Minnesota 27 Dallas 41, San Francisco 33 Indianapol­is 27, Houston 20 Miami 22, New England 12 Seattle 20, Washington 15 Tampa Bay 31, Atlanta 27 Tennessee 46, Detroit 25 Arizona 33, Philadelph­ia 26 N.Y. Jets 23, Rams 20 Kansas City 32, New Orleans 29 Cleveland 20, N.Y. Giants 6 1. Stanford (26) 2. Louisville (1) 3. UConn (1) 4. NC State (2) 5. South Carolina 6. Arizona 7. Baylor 8. Oregon 9. Texas A&M 10. UCLA 11. Arkansas 12. Mississipp­i St. 13. Kentucky 14. Maryland 15. Northweste­rn 16. Ohio St. 17. Michigan 18. DePaul 19. Indiana 6- 0 5- 0 4- 0 8- 0 5-1 6- 0 7-1 6- 0 8- 0 5-1 8-1 5-1 7-1 5-1 3- 0 4- 0 5- 0 4-2 3-2 742 693 676 674 641 600 558 557 491 461 435 417 391 381 325 255 248 203 175 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 10 11 12 13 9 14 16 17 19 24 15 Wednesday’s games Charlotte at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Miami at Orlando, 7 p.m. New York at Indiana, 7 p.m. Washington at Philadelph­ia, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Boston, 7: 30 p.m. New Orleans at Toronto, 7: 30 p.m. Atlanta at Chicago, 8 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m. Sacramento at Denver, 9 p.m. Utah at Portland, 10 p.m. Dallas at Phoenix, 10: 30 p.m. JAN. 2 Men’s Scores Tuesday, Dec. 22 SOUTHWEST Kentucky Indiana Iowa St. Texas A&M 2 1⁄ 2 (52 1⁄ 2) NC State 6 1⁄ 2 (66 1⁄ 2) Mississipp­i 4 1⁄ 2 (57) Oregon 7 (68 1⁄ 2) North Carolina TCU 62, Oral Roberts 48 EAST FAR WEST Boston College 78, Maine 62 Charlotte 66, George Washington 65 Fairleigh Dickinson 69, Fairfield 65 Niagara 70, Albany (NY) 65 Vermont 62, Mass.- Lowell 53 Washington St. 73, E. Washington 52 NFL Soccer Friday Favorite Line (O/U) Underdog Monday’s games SOUTH ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE Cincinnati 27, Pittsburgh 17 at New Orleans 7 (51) Minnesota Auburn 67, Appalachia­n St. 53 Chattanoog­a 66, Tennessee St. 63 East Carolina 68, Tulane 58 Hofstra 76, Richmond 71 Liberty 108, Alcorn St. 65 Friday, Dec. 25 Saturday GP W D LGF GA Pts 14 9 4 1 36 19 31 14 9 0 5 26 17 27 13 8 2 3 28 21 26 14 8 2 4 25 19 26 Minnesota at New Orleans, 4: 30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Arizona Miami 9 1⁄ 2 (54) 5 (49) 3 (47 1⁄ 2) at Detroit San Francisco at Las Vegas Liverpool Leicester Man United Everton Saturday, Dec. 26 Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 4: 30 p.m. Sunday PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW