Royal Oak Tribune : 2020-12-24

SPORTS : 13 : B3

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SPORTS | | 3 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2020 THE OAKLAND PRESS+ROYAL OAK TRIBUNE B Odds Basketball Football NCAA PREGAME.COM LINE The AP Top 25 NBA STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE AMERICAN 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 ATLANTIC DIVISION Friday 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 Brooklyn Boston New York Philadelph­ia Toronto 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 .000 0 .000 0 .000 0 .000 — 1⁄ 2 1⁄ 2 1⁄ 2 1⁄ 2 at Miami at Milwaukee Brooklyn at LA Lakers at Denver 5 (227 1⁄ 2) New Orleans 9 (232 1⁄ 2) Golden State 1 1⁄ 2 (227) at Boston 6 (229) Dallas 1 (223 1⁄ 2) LA Clippers 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 College Basketball 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 Friday Atlanta Charlotte Miami Orlando Washington 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 — — — — — Favorite Line Underdog NORTH DIVISION Wisconsin at Purdue Michigan Iowa 1 1⁄ 2 4 1⁄ 2 8 5 at Michigan St. Maryland at Nebraska at Minnesota W L T Pct PF PA CENTRAL DIVISION 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 W L Pct GB College Football Chicago Cleveland Detroit Indiana Milwaukee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 — — — — — Thursday WEST DIVISION Favorite Line (O/U) Underdog W L T Pct PF PA Houston 10 1⁄ 2 (59 1⁄ 2) Hawaii 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 Friday WESTERN CONFERENCE Buffalo 4 1⁄ 2 (54) Marshall Saturday SOUTHWEST DIVISION Co. Carolina La.- Lafayette Georgia St. 7 1⁄ 2 (59 1⁄ 2) Liberty 14 (56 1⁄ 2) UTSA 3 1⁄ 2 (50 1⁄ 2) W. Kentucky PAUL VERNON — THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann talks to players during the second half of his team’s win over Rutgers Wednesday. Dallas Houston Memphis New Orleans San Antonio 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 — — — — — EAST DIVISION Tuesday Oklahoma St. Texas 2 (58 1⁄ 2) 9 (63 1⁄ 2) Miami Colorado W L T Pct PF PA 3. UConn (1) 4- 0 676 4. NC State (2) 8- 0 674 5. South Carolina 5-1 641 6. Arizona 6- 0 600 7. Baylor 7-1 558 8. Oregon 6- 0 557 9. Texas A&M 8- 0 491 10. UCLA 5-1 461 11. Arkansas 8-1 435 12. Mississipp­i St. 5-1 417 13. Kentucky 7-1 391 14. Maryland 5-1 381 15. Northweste­rn 3- 0 325 16. Ohio St. 4- 0 255 17. Michigan 5- 0 248 18. DePaul 4-2 203 19. Indiana 3-2 175 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. 3 4 5 6 7 7 10 11 12 13 9 14 16 17 19 24 15 22 23 18 25 20 - Everton 14 8 2 4 25 19 26 Chelsea 14 7 4 3 29 14 25 Tottenham 14 7 4 3 25 14 25 Southampto­n 14 7 3 4 25 19 24 Man City 13 6 5 2 19 12 23 Aston Villa 12 7 1 4 24 13 22 West Ham 14 6 3 5 21 19 21 Wolverhamp­ton14 6 2 6 14 19 20 Newcastle 13 5 3 5 17 22 18 Crystal Palace 14 5 3 6 19 25 18 Leeds 14 5 2 7 24 30 17 Arsenal 14 4 2 8 12 18 14 Burnley 13 3 4 6 8 19 13 Brighton 14 2 6 6 16 22 12 Fulham 14 2 4 8 13 23 10 West Brom 14 1 4 9 10 29 7 Sheffield United14 0 2 12 8 25 2 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 Wednesday NORTHWEST DIVISION Wisconsin Iowa Florida 7 (52 1⁄ 2) 15 (50 1⁄ 2) 3 ( 72) Wake Forest Missouri Oklahoma NCAA W L Pct GB SOUTH DIVISION Men’s Top 25 Schedule Denver Minnesota Oklahoma City Portland Utah 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 — — — — — DEC. 31 Thursday’s games Friday’s games W L T Pct PF PA West Virginia Tulsa State San Jose St. TCU 7 1⁄ 2 (42) 2 1⁄ 2 (49) Army Mississipp­i 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 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. PACIFIC DIVISION 8 (62 1⁄ 2) 6 (57 1⁄ 2) Ball St. Arkansas NORTH DIVISION W L Pct GB Saturday’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. JAN. 1 Clippers Phoenix Sacramento Lakers Golden State 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 .000 0 .000 1 .000 1 .000 — 1⁄ 2 1⁄ 2 1 1 W L T Pct PF PA Georgia N’western Alabama Clemson 7 (50 1⁄ 2) 3 1⁄ 2 (43 1⁄ 2) 19 1⁄ 2 (66) 7 1⁄ 2 (65 1⁄ 2) Cincinnati Auburn Notre Dame Ohio State 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 Sunday, Dec. 13 Men’s Scores Wednesday, Dec. 23 Southampto­n 3, Sheffield United 0 Crystal Palace 1, Tottenham 1 Fulham 1, Liverpool 1 Arsenal 0, Burnley 1 Leicester 3, Brighton 0 Tuesday’s games WEST DIVISION Brooklyn 125, Golden State 99 Clippers 116, L. A. Lakers 109 EAST JAN. 2 W L T Pct PF PA NJIT 81, Rider 66 Seton Hall 78, Georgetown 67 St. Peter’s 70, St. Francis Brooklyn 64 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 Wednesday’s games 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 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, ppd 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. Tuesday, Dec. 15 SOUTH Wolverhamp­ton 2, Chelsea 1 Man City 1, West Brom 1 George Mason 70, Towson 65 SE Louisiana 77, Grambling St. 70 Tennessee 80, SC- Upstate 60 UNC-Wilmington 87, Delaware St. 63 NFL Wednesday, Dec. 16 Arsenal 1, Southampto­n 1 Leeds 5, Newcastle 2 Leicester 0, Everton 2 Fulham 0, Brighton 0 West Ham 1, Crystal Palace 1 Liverpool 2, Tottenham 1 Friday’s games Friday Women’s Scores Wednesday, Dec. 23 Minnesota at New Orleans, 4: 30 p.m. Favorite Line (O/U) Underdog Saturday’s games MIDWEST EAST Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 4: 30 p.m. Miami at Las Vegas, 8:15 p.m. at New Orleans 7 (51) Minnesota Creighton 66, Xavier 61 Notre Dame 81, Bellarmine 70 Ohio St. 80, Rutgers 68 Maine 52, Hartford 49 Rider 57, NJIT 53 Rutgers 84, Manhattan 41 Temple 69, Tulsa 52 Saturday Tampa Bay at Arizona Miami 9 1⁄ 2 (54) 5 (49) 3 (47 1⁄ 2) at Detroit San Francisco at Las Vegas Thursday, Dec. 17 Sunday’s games Aston Villa 0, Burnley 0 Sheffield United 2, Man United 3 FAR WEST Atlanta at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Chicago at Jacksonvil­le, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Houston, 1 p.m. Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Indianapol­is at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Carolina at Washington, 4:05 p.m. Denver at Chargers, 4:05 p.m. Rams at Seattle, 4:25 p.m. Philadelph­ia at Dallas, 4:25 p.m. Tennessee at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m. Thursday’s games Idaho St. 71, N. Colorado 56 MIDWEST Saturday, Dec. 19 No games scheduled. Sunday Indiana 75, Minnesota 54 Purdue 83, Nebraska 72 S. Dakota St. 74, N. Iowa 63 Crystal Palace 0, Liverpool 7 Southampto­n 0, Man City 1 Everton 2, Arsenal 1 Newcastle 1, Fulham 1 Friday’s games at LA Chargers 3 (48 1⁄ 2) Denver Cleveland 9 1⁄ 2 (47 1⁄ 2) at NY Jets at Houston 8 (46) Cincinnati Indianapol­is 1 1⁄ 2 (45) at Pittsburgh Chicago 7 1⁄ 2 (47) at Jacksonvil­le at Washington 2 1⁄ 2 (44 1⁄ 2) Carolina at Baltimore 10 1⁄ 2 (45) NY Giants at Kansas City 10 1⁄ 2 (53 1⁄ 2) Atlanta at Seattle 1 1⁄ 2 (47) LA Rams Philadelph­ia 2 (49 1⁄ 2) at Dallas at Green Bay 3 1⁄ 2 (56) Tennessee New Orleans at Miami, 12 p.m. Golden State at Milwaukee, 2: 30 p.m. Brooklyn at Boston, 5 p.m. Dallas at Lakers, 8 p.m. Clippers at Denver, 10: 30 p.m. NCAA FAR WEST The AP Top 25 Women’s Basketball Poll Sunday, Dec. 20 Arizona 96, Idaho 42 Brighton 1, Sheffield United 1 Tottenham 0, Leicester 2 Man United 6, Leeds 2 West Brom 0, Aston Villa 3 Soccer 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 Saturday’s games Atlanta at Memphis, 5 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Orlando at Washington, 7 p.m. Philadelph­ia at New York, 7: 30 p.m. Indiana at Chicago, 8 p.m. Toronto at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota at Utah, 9 p.m. Monday’s games ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE Buffalo at New England, 8:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21 Burnley 2, Wolverhamp­ton 1 Chelsea 3, West Ham 0 Sunday, Jan. 3 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 Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Chicago, 1 p.m. Liverpool Leicester Man United Record Pts Pvs Saturday, Dec. 26 Monday 1. Stanford (26) 2. Louisville (1) 6- 0 5- 0 742 693 1 2 Leicester vs. Man United, 5: 30 a.m. Aston Villa vs. Crystal Palace, 8 a.m. Buffalo 7 (46) at New England 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