USA TODAY US Edition : 2019-01-30

SPORTS : 17 : 5C

SPORTS

SPORTS USA TODAY 5C WEDNESDAY, JA NUARY 3 0 , 2 019 ❚ ❚ FOR THE RECORD 5. Notre Dame (1) 19-2 685 1 6. Mississipp­i State 19-1 652 6 7. N.C. State 20-0 619 8 8. Stanford 17-2 546 7 9. Marquette 18-3 542 9 10. Maryland 18-2 512 10 11. Oregon State 17-3 493 11 12. Iowa 16-4 422 15 13. Gonzaga 19-2 350 17 14. Texas 17-4 326 13 15. Kentucky 17-4 297 12 16. Syracuse 16-4 285 14 17. Utah 18-1 255 24 18. South Carolina 14-5 254 20 19. Rutgers 16-4 219 18 20. Arizona State 14-6 202 16 21. Florida State 17-3 174 19 22. Michigan State 15-5 165 21 23. Miami 18-4 130 23 24. Texas A&M 16-4 105 25 25. Iowa State 15-5 98 22 Others receiving votes: Drake 35, New Mexico 13, South Dakota 13, California 12, DePaul 10, UCF 5, BYU 4, Missouri 4, Troy 4, Arkansas 2, West Virginia 1. LHP Eric Skoglund, C Meibrys Viloria, INFs Hunter Dozier and Ryan O’Hearn and RHPs Scott Barlow, Scott Blewett, Chris Ellis, Arnaldo Hernandez, Brad Keller, Kevin McCarthy, Sam McWilliams and Jake Newberry on oneyear contracts. MINNESOTA TWINS — Signed 3B Mike Olt and RHP D.J. Baxendale to minor league contracts. NEW YORK YANKEES — Named Dr. Allen Hershkowit­z environmen­tal science adviser. OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Named Sandy Alderson senior adviser to baseball operations. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Designated RHP Danny Barnes for assignment. Agreed to terms with INF Freddy Galvis on a one-year contract. All times ET Metropolit­an Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA NY Islanders Washington Columbus Pittsburgh Carolina NY Rangers Philadelph­ia New Jersey 49 29 15 50 27 17 48 28 17 49 26 17 50 24 20 48 21 20 49 20 23 49 19 23 5 6 3 6 6 7 6 7 63 60 59 58 54 49 46 45 147 171 154 172 140 139 142 146 122 162 146 152 149 164 170 167 NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto Philadelph­ia Boston Brooklyn New York 37 32 31 27 10 15 18 19 24 39 .712 .640 .620 .529 .204 — 4 5 9½ 25½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Winnipeg Nashville Minnesota Dallas Colorado St. Louis Chicago 49 52 50 49 50 49 51 31 30 26 24 22 22 18 16 18 21 21 20 22 24 2 4 3 4 8 5 9 64 64 55 52 52 49 45 168 137 161 135 142 142 126 128 169 162 139 149 156 190 Southeast Division National League W L Pct GB Miami Charlotte Washington Orlando Atlanta 24 24 21 20 16 24 25 28 30 33 .500 .490 .429 .400 .327 — ½ 3½ 5 8½ PHILADELPH­IA PHILLIES — Named Jimmy Rollins special adviser. FOOTBALL National Football League BALTIMORE RAVENS — Named David Culley assistant head coach/receivers/passing coordinato­r CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed TE Chris Manhertz to a two-year contract. INDIANAPOL­IS COLTS — Signed G Mark Glowinski to a three-year contract extension. MIAMI DOLPHINS — Named Marvin Allen assistant general manager. Promoted Ron Brockingto­n to senior national scout, J.P. Correia to player personnel scout, Adam Engroff and Anthony Hunt to co-directors of player personnel, Brandon Shore to vice president of football administra­tion and Matt Winston to assistant director of college scouting. Pacific Division Central Division W L Pct GB GP W L OT Pts GF GA Milwaukee Indiana Detroit Chicago Cleveland 35 32 21 11 10 13 17 27 39 41 .729 .653 .438 .220 .196 — 3½ 14 25 26½ Calgary San Jose Vegas Vancouver Anaheim Arizona Edmonton Los Angeles 51 33 13 52 29 16 52 29 19 51 23 22 51 21 21 50 23 23 50 23 24 50 20 26 5 7 4 6 9 4 3 4 71 65 62 52 51 50 49 44 190 187 157 147 120 132 144 114 145 167 140 161 153 142 163 150 Women’s AP Top 25 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with firstplace votes in parenthese­s, records through Jan. 27, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25thplace vote and last week’s ranking: W-L Pts Prv 1. Baylor (24) 17-1 695 2 2. UConn (2) 18-1 670 3 3. Louisville (2) 19-1 630 4 4. Oregon 19-1 606 5 5. Notre Dame 19-2 604 1 6. Mississipp­i St. 19-1 565 7 7. NC State 20-0 541 8 8. Stanford 17-2 488 6 9. Oregon St. 17-3 460 9 10. Marquette 18-3 452 10 11. Maryland 18-2 427 11 12. Texas 17-3 374 12 13. Iowa 16-4 338 17 14. Utah 18-1 282 21 15. Gonzaga 19-2 269 18 16. South Carolina 13-5 265 19 17. Rutgers 16-4 256 14 18. Syracuse 16-4 253 13 19. Kentucky 17-4 222 15 20. Texas A&M 16-4 142 24 21. Arizona St. 14-6 127 16 22. Michigan St. 15-5 109 23 23. Iowa St. 15-5 106 20 24. Florida St. 17-3 73 22 25. BYU 17-3 47 — Others receiving votes: Miami 34, Drake 30, South Dakota 10, DePaul 7, Missouri 7, New Mexico 4, California 2, Clemson 2, Minnesota 1, Rice 1, UCF 1. WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB Monday’s Games Houston San Antonio Dallas New Orleans Memphis 29 29 22 22 20 20 22 27 28 31 .592 .569 .449 .440 .392 — 1 7 7½ 10 New Jersey 6, Pittsburgh 3 Philadelph­ia 3, Winnipeg 1 Tuesday’s Games HOCKEY National Hockey League Winnipeg at Boston Buffalo at Columbus Philadelph­ia at N.Y. Rangers Northwest Division W L Pct GB CAROLINA HURRICANES — Signed F Jordan Martinook to a two-year contract extension. MINNESOTA WILD — Agreed to terms with G Alex Stalock on a three-year contract extension. Denver Oklahoma City Portland Utah Minnesota 34 31 31 29 24 15 18 20 22 26 .694 .633 .608 .569 .480 — 3 4 6 10½ Wednesday’s Games Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. Buffalo at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Philadelph­ia at Boston, 7 p.m. Columbus at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Pacific Division ODDS W L Pct GB Golden State L.A. Clippers L.A. Lakers Sacramento Phoenix 36 28 26 25 11 14 23 24 25 41 .720 .549 .520 .500 .212 — 8½ 10 11 26 Friday’s Games Calgary at Washington, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. N.Y. Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Chicago at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Nashville at Florida, 7 p.m. Vegas at Carolina, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Dallas, 8 p.m. Pregame.com Line NBA Wednesday Monday’s Games Favorite Line O/U Underdog Charlotte 101, New York 92 Golden State 132, Indiana 100 Boston 112, Brooklyn 104 Denver 95, Memphis 92 Atlanta 123, L.A. Clippers 118 MIAMI Dallas BOSTON MINNESOTA Denver WASHINGTON SACRAMENTO PORTLAND 10 206 6 (2171⁄ OFF OFF OFF OFF 8 (2261⁄ PK 217 5 235 1 219 Chicago NEW;YORK Charlotte Memphis NEW ORLEANS Indiana Atlanta Utah 2) Sunday’s Games AP Top 25 Leicester vs. Man United, 9:05 a.m. Man City vs. Arsenal, 11:30 a.m. The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parenthese­s, records through Jan. 27, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: 2) Monday’s Game Tuesday’s Games SOCCER West Ham vs. Liverpool, 3 p.m. Milwaukee at Detroit Oklahoma City at Orlando Washington at Cleveland Chicago at Brooklyn New Orleans at Houston Phoenix at San Antonio Philadelph­ia at L.A. Lakers COLLEGE BASKETBALL W-L Pts Prv 1. Tennessee (48) 18-1 1575 1 2. Duke (12) 17-2 1527 2 3. Virginia (4) 18-1 1473 3 4. Gonzaga 19-2 1382 4 5. Michigan 19-1 1381 5 6. Michigan St. 18-3 1235 6 7. Kentucky 16-3 1226 8 8. Nevada 19-1 1158 7 9. North Carolina 15-4 1065 11 10. Marquette 18-3 973 12 11. Kansas 16-4 972 9 12. Virginia Tech 16-3 858 10 13. Houston 20-1 795 17 14. Villanova 16-4 734 18 15. Louisville 15-5 658 23 16. Texas Tech 16-4 561 14 17. Purdue 14-6 532 — 18. Buffalo 18-2 468 14 19. LSU 16-3 435 25 20. Iowa St. 15-5 327 24 21. Maryland 16-5 280 13 22. Mississipp­i St. 15-4 236 22 23. NC State 16-4 203 21 24. Wisconsin 14-6 179 — 25. Florida St. 15-5 141 — Others receiving votes: Auburn 85, Cincinnati 76, Washington 75, Kansas St. 73, Oklahoma 41, Iowa 28, Wofford 10, Hofstra 9, Mississipp­i 7, TCU 7, Nebraska 6, Davidson 5, Syracuse 3, Minnesota 1. College Basketball Wednesday English Premier League GP W D L GF GA Pts Favorite Line Underdog NFL Liverpool Man City Tottenham Chelsea Arsenal Man United Wolverhamp­ton Everton Watford Leicester West Ham Bournemout­h Brighton Newcastle Burnley Crystal Palace Southampto­n Cardiff Fulham Huddersfie­ld 23 24 23 23 24 24 24 24 23 23 24 23 24 24 24 23 23 24 24 24 19 18 17 14 14 13 10 9 9 9 9 9 7 6 6 6 5 5 4 2 3 2 0 5 5 6 5 6 6 4 4 3 5 6 5 4 7 4 5 5 1 54 13 60 4 63 19 56 6 48 23 51 4 40 19 47 5 50 33 47 5 48 35 45 9 30 31 35 9 35 33 33 8 32 32 33 10 29 29 31 11 30 37 31 11 33 42 30 12 27 36 26 12 21 32 24 13 25 45 23 13 23 32 22 11 25 40 22 15 20 46 19 15 25 53 17 17 13 41 11 USA Today Top 25 Poll FLORIDA BUTLER GORGE WSHINGTN LOYOLA OF CHIC. EVANSVILLE Rhode Island UMASS SAINT LOUIS Indiana Virginia Tech IOWA ST SETON HALL UAB Louisville TULSA DRAKE Syracuse Villanova CREIGHTON AUBURN MINNESOTA S. ILLINOIS LSU WICHITA ST UTAH ST Fresno St SAN DIEGO ST UCLA CAL ST.-FULLERTN WASHINGTON 6 2 3 101⁄ 4 21⁄ 1 8 11⁄ 7 131⁄ 4 41⁄ 91⁄ 1 61⁄ 31⁄ 51⁄ 41⁄ 14 7 6 6 2 261⁄ 12 91⁄ 6 8 8 Mississipp­i Marquette Fordham N. Iowa Bradley DUQUESNE LA SALLE Richmond RUTGERS MIAMI West Virginia Providence MIDDLE TENN. WAKE FOREST Memphis Illinois St BOSTON CLLGE DEPAUL St. John’s Missouri Illinois Indiana St TEXAS A&M SMU San Jose St WYOMING Air Force WASH. ST CS Northridge USC The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parenthese­s, records through Jan. 27, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Wednesday’s Games Super Bowl Sunday’s Game At Atlanta Charlotte at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at New York, 7:30 p.m. Denver at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Indiana at Washington, 8 p.m. Memphis at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Utah at Portland, 10:30 p.m. 2 2 New England vs. L.A. Rams, 6:30 p.m. (CBS) W-L Pts Pvs 1. Tennessee (31) 18-1 799 1 2. Duke (1) 17-2 755 2 3. Virginia 18-1 733 3 4. Gonzaga 19-2 701 4 5. Michigan 19-1 679 6 6. Kentucky 16-3 599 9 7. Nevada 19-1 589 7 8. Michigan State 18-3 573 5 9. Marquette 18-3 503 11 10. North Carolina 15-4 498 12 11. Virginia Tech 16-3 462 8 12. Kansas 16-4 455 10 13. Houston 20-1 424 17 14. Villanova 16-4 385 18 15. Texas Tech 16-4 280 13 16. Louisville 15-5 255 24 17. Buffalo 18-2 241 14 18. Purdue 14-6 203 — 19. LSU 16-3 175 — 20. Iowa State 15-5 174 25 21. Mississipp­i State 15-4 158 22 22. N.C. State 16-4 152 19 23. Wisconsin 14-6 96 — 24. Maryland 16-5 94 16 25. Iowa 16-5 64 21 Others receiving votes: Auburn 58, Florida State 57, Mississipp­i 51, Cincinnati 44, Oklahoma 38, Kansas State 35, Washington 29, Furman 10, North Texas 10, Arizona State 6, Baylor 4, TCU 4, Wofford 4, Hofstra 2, Texas State 1. 2 TENNIS 2 Thursday’s Games Dallas at Detroit, 7 p.m. Indiana at Orlando, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Toronto, 8 p.m. Brooklyn at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Philadelph­ia at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2 2 St. Petersburg, Russia Surface: Purse: Singles — First round: 2 Hard-Indoor; $823,000 Julia Goerges (5), Germany, def. Maria Sakkari, Greece, 6-2, 7-5; Veronika Kudermetov­a, Russia, def. Olga Danilovic, Serbia, 6-2, 6-1; Donna Vekic (8), Croatia, def. Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerlan­d, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3; Tereza Martincova, Czech Republic, def. Yulia Putintseva, Kazakhstan, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2; Ysaline Bonaventur­e, Belgium, def. Katerina Siniakova, Czech Republic, 6-4, 7-6 (3); Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, def. Margarita Gasparyan, Russia, 6-4, 6-1; Anastasia Pavlyuchen­kova, Russia, def. Alize Cornet, France, 7-5, 7-6 (4); Jelena Ostapenko (6), Latvia, def. Kristina Mladenovic, France, 6-1, 0-6, 6-0. 2 2 Friday’s Games 2 Memphis at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Boston at New York, 7:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Miami, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Utah, 9 p.m. Houston at Denver, 10 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Fulham 4, Brighton 2 Huddersfie­ld 0, Everton 1 Arsenal 2, Cardiff 1 Wolverhamp­ton 3, West Ham 0 Man United 2, Burnley 2 Newcastle 2, Man City 1 2 NHL 2 Wednesday’s Games USA Today Women’s Top 25 Southampto­n vs. Crystal Palace, 2:45 p.m. Bournemout­h vs. Chelsea, 2:45 p.m. Tottenham vs. Watford, 3 p.m. Liverpool vs. Leicester, 3 p.m. EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division The top 25 teams in the USA Today women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parenthese­s, records through Jan. 28, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: National Hockey League Wednesday GP W L OT Pts GF GA DEALS Favorite Line Underdog Line Saturday’s Games Tampa Bay Toronto Montreal Boston Buffalo Florida Detroit Ottawa 49 49 51 49 48 48 51 50 37 30 28 27 24 20 19 19 10 17 18 17 18 20 25 26 2 2 5 5 6 8 7 5 76 62 61 59 54 48 45 43 199 140 174 140 154 149 143 128 140 144 152 170 145 172 156 187 Tampa Bay DALLAS -110 -160 PITTSBURGH Buffalo +100 +150 Tottenham vs. Newcastle, 7:30 a.m. Brighton vs. Watford, 3 p.m. Burnley vs. Southampto­n, 3 p.m. Crystal Palace vs. Fulham, 3 p.m. Chelsea vs. Huddersfie­ld, 3 p.m. Everton vs. Wolverhamp­ton, 3 p.m. Cardiff vs. Bournemout­h, 12:30 p.m. W-L 17-1 18-1 19-1 19-1 Pts 779 774 721 692 Pvs 3 2 4 5 BASEBALL American League NFL Super Bowl - Sunday 1. Baylor (19) 2. UConn (11) 3. Louisville 4. Oregon (1) BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Jenrry Mejia on a minor league contract. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with Favorite Line O/U Underdog New England 21⁄ 561⁄ LA Rams 2 2

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