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Wednesday, January 03, 2018 1:00 am

COLLEGES

Basketball

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BIG TEN

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Michigan St. 2 0 1.000 14 1 .933
Purdue 2 0 1.000 13 2 .867
Ohio St. 2 0 1.000 11 4 .733
Maryland 2 1 .667 13 3 .813
Michigan 2 1 .667 13 3 .813
Nebraska 2 1 .667 11 5 .688
Wisconsin 2 1 .667 9 7 .563
Minnesota 1 1 .500 12 3 .800
Penn St. 1 2 .333 11 5 .688
Northwestern 1 2 .333 10 6 .625
Indiana 1 2 .333 8 7 .533
Illinois 0 2 .000 10 5 .667
Rutgers 0 2 .000 10 5 .667
Iowa 0 3 .000 9 7 .563

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

Wisconsin, 71, Indiana 61

Michigan 75, Iowa 68

Maryland 75, Penn St. 69

Nebraska 70, Northwestern 55

Today

Rutgers at Purdue, 7 p.m.

Illinois at Minnesota, 9 p.m.

Thursday

Ohio St. at Iowa, 7 p.m.

Maryland at Michigan St., 8 p.m.

Friday

Wisconsin at Rutgers, 7 p.m.

Northwestern at Penn St., 8 p.m.

ACC

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Clemson 1 0 1.000 12 1 .923
Miami 1 0 1.000 12 1 .923
Virginia 1 0 1.000 12 1 .923
N. Carolina 1 0 1.000 12 2 .857
Syracuse 1 0 1.000 12 2 .857
Louisville 1 0 1.000 11 3 .786
Notre Dame 1 0 1.000 11 3 .786
Duke 1 1 .500 13 1 .929
Boston College 1 1 .500 10 4 .714
Florida St. 0 1 .000 11 2 .846
Virginia Tech 0 1 .000 11 3 .786
NC State 0 1 .000 10 4 .714
Pittsburgh 0 2 .000 8 7 .533
Wake Forest 0 1 .000 7 6 .538
Georgia Tech 0 1 .000 6 7 .462

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

Louisville 77, Pittsburgh 51

Today

North Carolina at Florida St., 7 p.m.

Syracuse at Wake Forest, 7 p.m.

Clemson at Boston College, 7 p.m.

Virginia at Virginia Tech, 9 p.m.

Miami at Georgia Tech, 9 p.m.

NC State at Notre Dame, 9 p.m.

Thursday

No games scheduled

Friday

No games scheduled

BIG EAST

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Xavier 3 0 1.000 15 1 .938
Seton Hall 2 0 1.000 13 2 .867
Butler 2 1 .667 12 4 .750
Villanova 1 1 .500 13 1 .929
Creighton 1 1 .500 11 3 .786
Marquette 1 1 .500 10 4 .714
Providence 1 1 .500 10 5 .667
Georgetown 1 2 .333 11 3 .786
St. John’s 0 2 .000 10 4 .714
DePaul 0 3 .000 7 8 .467

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

Xavier 86, Butler 79

Georgetown 90, DePaul 81

Today

Marquette at Providence, 6:30 p.m.

St. John’s at Creighton, 8 p.m.

Thursday

No games scheduled

Friday

No games scheduled

MAC

East

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Buffalo 1 0 1.000 9 5 .643
Miami (OH) 1 0 1.000 8 6 .571
Bowling Green 0 1 .000 9 5 .643
Akron 0 1 .000 7 6 .538
Ohio 0 1 .000 7 6 .538
Kent St. 0 1 .000 6 8 .429

West

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
C. Michigan 1 0 1.000 12 2 .857
Ball St. 1 0 1.000 10 4 .714
W. Michigan 1 0 1.000 9 5 .643
N. Illinois 1 0 1.000 8 6 .571
E. Michigan 0 1 .000 9 5 .643
Toledo 0 1 .000 8 6 .571

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

C. Michigan 75, Ohio 50

Ball St. 72, E. Michigan 62

Miami (OH) 72, Bowling Green 72

W. Michigan 87, Akron 75

Buffalo 104, Toledo 94

N. Illinois 75, Kent St. 61

Today

No games scheduled

Thursday

No games scheduled

Friday

Akron at Toledo, 6:30 p.m.

SUMMIT LEAGUE

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
South Dakota 1 0 1.000 13 4 .765
Oral Roberts 1 0 1.000 5 11 .313
S. Dakota St. 0 0 .000 12 5 .706
W. Illinois 0 0 .000 8 4 .667
IPFW 0 0 .000 11 6 .647
N. Dakota St. 0 0 .000 8 6 .571
Denver 0 1 .000 6 9 .400
Omaha 0 1 .000 4 12 .250

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

Doane at Omaha, 8 p.m.

Today

W. Illinois at South Dakota, 8 p.m.

S. Dakota St. at N. Dakota St., 8 p.m.

Thursday

IPFW at Oral Roberts, 8 p.m.

Friday

No games scheduled

CROSSROADS LEAGUE

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Saint Francis 4 0 1.000 14 2 .875
Bethel 3 1 .750 14 2 .875
Ind. Wesleyan 3 1 .750 12 4 .750
Spring Arbor 3 2 .600 15 2 .882
Mt. Vernon 2 2 .500 10 6 .625
Huntington 2 2 .500 6 10 .375
Goshen 2 3 .400 9 8 .529
Marian 1 3 .250 11 5 .688
Taylor 1 3 .250 10 6 .625
Grace 0 4 .000 7 9 .438

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

Spring Arbor 95, Goshen 89

Today

Mt. Vernon at Indiana Wesleyan, 6 p.m.

Marian at Bethel, 7 p.m.

Taylor at Huntington, 8 p.m.

Saint Francis at Grace, 8 p.m.

Thursday

No games scheduled

Friday

No games scheduled

WHAC

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Cornerstone 7 0 1.000 15 2 .882
UM-Dearborn 7 1 .875 12 6 .667
Indiana Tech 6 1 .857 14 3 .824
Rochester 5 2 .714 11 6 .647
Madonna 4 3 .571 10 6 .625
Aquinas 4 3 .571 8 9 .471
Siena Heights 3 5 .375 6 8 .429
Concordia 3 6 .333 6 10 .375
UNOH 2 5 .286 9 8 .529
Lourdes 0 7 .000 7 9 .438
Lawrence Tech 0 8 .000 1 13 .071

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

No games scheduled

Today

Madonna at Rochester, 12:30 p.m.

UM-Dearborn at Cornerstone, 7:30 p.m.

UNOH at Lourdes, 8 p.m.

Siena Heights at Aquinas, 8 p.m.

Indiana Tech at Lawrence Tech, 8 p.m.

Thursday

No games scheduled

Friday

No games scheduled

No. 5 XAVIER 86,

BUTLER 79

BUTLER (12-4): Wideman 2-3 0-0 4, Martin 11-26 1-1 25, Jorgensen 4-11 0-0 10, Baldwin 11-24 4-5 28, Thompson 0-4 1-2 1, Brunk 0-0 0-0 0, Fowler 1-4 0-0 2, Baddley 2-3 0-0 4, McDermott 2-5 0-0 5. Totals 33-80 6-8 79.

XAVIER (15-1): Gates 2-6 5-6 11, Jones 2-4 0-3 4, Goodin 4-7 4-5 12, Macura 6-12 4-6 20, Bluiett 6-15 7-8 21, O’Mara 4-8 2-4 10, Marshall 3-5 2-5 8, Kanter 0-2 0-0 0, Scruggs 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-60 24-37 86.

Halftime—Xavier 44-36. 3-Point Goals—Butler 7-27 (Jorgensen 2-6, Baldwin 2-7, Martin 2-10, McDermott 1-3, Baddley 0-1), Xavier 8-20 (Macura 4-8, Bluiett 2-4, Gates 2-5, Marshall 0-1, Scruggs 0-1, Goodin 0-1). Fouled Out—McDermott. Rebounds—Butler 39 (McDermott 11), Xavier 46 (Jones 9). Assists—Butler 13 (Jorgensen 3), Xavier 16 (Macura 4). Total Fouls—Butler 25, Xavier 14. A—10,609 (10,250).

WISCONSIN 71,

INDIANA 61

INDIANA (8-7): Morgan 7-9 3-3 17, Davis 1-4 0-0 2, McRoberts 0-1 0-0 0, Newkirk 3-8 0-0 6, Johnson 5-12 4-5 14, Smith 1-1 0-0 2, Hartman 6-10 2-2 18, McSwain 0-1 0-0 0, Durham 1-1 0-0 2, Green 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 24-50 9-10 61.

WISCONSIN (9-7): Happ 11-17 6-11 28, Ford 3-7 0-0 9, Reuvers 1-2 0-0 3, Davison 4-12 4-4 14, Iverson 2-4 6-7 10, Thomas 1-2 0-0 2, Moesch 0-0 2-2 2, McGory 0-0 0-0 0, Schlundt 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 23-47 18-24 71.

Halftime—Indiana 33-30. 3-Point Goals—Indiana 4-15 (Hartman 4-8, Green 0-1, Newkirk 0-2, Johnson 0-4), Wisconsin 7-15 (Ford 3-6, Davison 2-5, Reuvers 1-1, Schlundt 1-3). Fouled Out—McSwain. Rebounds—Indiana 21 (Morgan, Hartman 4), Wisconsin 29 (Happ 9). Assists—Indiana 9 (Johnson 5), Wisconsin 12 (Happ 4). Total Fouls—Indiana 22, Wisconsin 13. A—17,287 (17,230).

BALL ST. 72,

E. MICHIGAN 62

E. MICHIGAN (9-5): Nobles 2-4 0-0 6, Minnie 10-22 1-2 25, Ja.Thompson 3-5 2-5 8, Jackson 5-18 3-5 14, Bond 4-9 0-0 9, Jones 0-0 0-0 0, King 0-0 0-0 0, Groce 0-1 0-0 0, McAdoo 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 24-61 6-12 62.

BALL ST. (10-4): Mallers 7-10 2-3 17, Moses 5-10 3-5 13, Walker 1-6 2-2 5, Persons 4-8 1-2 9, Sellers 2-5 0-0 5, Teague 4-7 4-4 12, Tyler 2-6 3-4 8, Kiapway 1-5 0-0 3, El-Amin 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-57 15-20 72.

Halftime—E. Michigan 36-31. 3-Point Goals—E. Michigan 8-21 (Minnie 4-10, Nobles 2-3, Jackson 1-3, Bond 1-4, McAdoo 0-1), Ball St. 5-23 (Mallers 1-1, Sellers 1-4, Tyler 1-5, Kiapway 1-5, Walker 1-5, Persons 0-3). Fouled Out—Jackson, King, Ja.Thompson. Rebounds—E. Michigan 31 (Bond, Ja.Thompson 8), Ball St. 39 (Moses 10). Assists—E. Michigan 8 (Jackson 4), Ball St. 20 (Persons 6). Total Fouls—E. Michigan 19, Ball St. 12. A—3,025 (11,500).

USA Today Top 25 Poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 1, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Rec Pts Pvs
1. Michigan St. (25) 14-1 745 2
2. Duke (4) 13-1 720 3
3. Villanova (1) 13-1 658 1
4. Xavier 14-1 643 5
5. West Virginia 13-1 613 7
6. Arizona St. 12-1 559 4
7. Oklahoma 11-1 527 12
8. Virginia 12-1 514 9
9. Wichita St. 11-2 466 10
10. Kansas 11-2 455 11
11. North Carolina 12-2 430 14
12. Purdue 13-2 427 13
13. Texas A&M 11-2 389 6
14. Kentucky 11-2 347 15
15. TCU 12-1 346 8
16. Arizona 11-3 315 18
17. Miami 12-1 313 16
18. Texas Tech 12-1 243 21
19. Gonzaga 12-3 208 19
20. Cincinnati 12-2 168 22
21. Seton Hall 13-2 166 24
22. Tennessee 9-3 93 20
23. Arkansas 11-2 86
24. Creighton 11-3 68 23
25. Clemson 12-1 60

Others receiving votes: Florida St. 50, Baylor 44, Notre Dame 17, Louisville 13, Saint Mary’s 11, Boise St. 9, Auburn 7, Butler 7, Virginia Tech 6, Rhode Island 5, SMU 5, Alabama 3, Syracuse 3, Texas 3, Missouri 2, New Mexico St. 2, Florida 1, Michigan 1, Nevada 1, UCLA 1.

WOMEN

BIG TEN

Conference All Games
W L PCT W L PCT
Iowa 2 0 1.000 14 1 .933
Rutgers 2 0 1.000 14 2 .875
Maryland 2 0 1.000 13 2 .867
Ohio St. 2 0 1.000 13 2 .867
Michigan 1 1 .500 12 3 .800
Minnesota 1 1 .500 12 3 .800
Michigan St. 1 1 .500 11 4 .733
Nebraska 1 1 .500 10 5 .667
Purdue 1 1 .500 10 6 .625
Northwestern 1 1 .500 8 8 .500
Penn St. 0 2 .000 9 6 .600
Illinois 0 2 .000 9 7 .563
Indiana 0 2 .000 7 8 .467
Wisconsin 0 2 .000 7 8 .467

Monday

No games scheduled

Tuesday

No games scheduled

Today

Illinois at Rutgers, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Penn St., 7 p.m.

Northwestern at Michigan St., 7 p.m.

Thursday

Iowa at Maryland, 6 p.m.

Minnesota at Ohio St., 7 p.m.

Michigan at Wisconsin, 7 p.m.

USA TODAY TOP 25 POLL

Rec Pts Pvs
1. UConn (32) 11-0 800 1
2. Notre Dame 13-1 745 2
3. Mississippi St. 15-0 725 3
4. Louisville 16-0 718 4
5. South Carolina 12-1 676 5
6. Baylor 12-1 634 6
7. Tennessee 13-0 596 7
8. Texas 11-1 586 8
9. Oregon 13-2 529 10
10. Ohio State 13-2 494 11
11. West Virginia 13-1 466 9
12. Florida St. 13-1 463 13
13. Maryland 13-2 423 14
14. UCLA 10-3 377 12
15. Missouri 13-1 353 16
16. Oregon State 11-2 318 17
17. Iowa 14-1 255 21
18. Duke 11-3 254 15
19. Texas A&M 11-4 157 21
20. Michigan 12-3 152 19
21. Villanova 11-1 144 18
22. South Florida 11-3 131 24
23. Oklahoma St. 11-2 115
24. Green Bay 11-2 59 20
25. Rutgers 14-2 54

Others receiving votes: DePaul 42, Arizona St. 29, Georgia Tech 20, Syracuse 19, California 17, New Mexico 16, Stanford 15, Miami 10, Marquette 3, N.C. State 3, South Alabama 1, Virginia 1.

Football

BOWL SCHEDULE

Jan. 1

Outback Bowl

At Tampa, Fla.

South Carolina 26, Michigan 19

Peach Bowl

At Atlanta

UCF 34, Auburn 27

Citrus Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

Notre Dame 21, LSU 17

Rose Bowl

(CFP Semifinal)

At Pasadena, Calif.

Georgia 54, Oklahoma 48, 2OT

Sugar Bowl (

CFP Semifinal)

At New Orleans

Alabama 24, Clemson 6

Monday

College Football Championship

At Atlanta

Georgia (13-1) vs. Alabama (12-1),8 p.m.

(ESPN)

LATE MONDAY

ALABAMA 24,

CLEMSON 6

Alabama 10 0 14 0 24
Clemson 0 3 3 0 6

First Quarter

BAMA—FG Pappanastos 24, 5:23

BAMA—Ridley 12 pass from Hurts (Pappanastos kick), :12

Second Quarter

CLE—FG Al.Spence 44, 10:00

Third Quarter

CLE—FG Al.Spence 42, 12:45

BAMA—Payne 1 pass from Hurts (Pappanastos kick), 5:40

BAMA—M.Wilson 18 interception return (Pappanastos kick), 5:27

A—72,360.

BAMA CLE
First downs 16 14
Rushes-yards 42-141 33-64
Passing 120 124
Comp-Att-Int 16-24-0 18-37-2
Return Yards 78 65
Punts-Avg. 6-32.16 7-35.0
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Penalties-Yards 2-10 4-29
Time of Possession 32:11 27:49

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Alabama, D.Harris 19-77, Hurts 11-40, Scarbrough 12-24. Clemson, Etienne 4-22, K.Bryant 19-19, Choice 5-14, Feaster 4-10, (Team) 1-(minus 1).

PASSING—Alabama, Hurts 16-24-0-120. Clemson, Feaster 0-1-0-0, K.Bryant 18-36-2-124.

RECEIVING—Alabama, Ridley 4-39, Ruggs 2-25, Scarbrough 2-16, D.Harris 2-4, Jacobs 2-3, N.Harris 1-22, I.Smith 1-6, D.Smith 1-4, Payne 1-1. Clemson, Cain 6-75, H.Renfrow 5-31, McCloud 3-1, Feaster 2-(minus 3), Rodgers 1-16, Richard 1-4.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Alabama, Pappanastos 38.

VICTORY SPORTS NETWORK

NAIA ALL-AMERICAN

OFFENSE

QB: Trent Solsma Morningside
RB: Bubba Jenkins Morningside
RB: JD Woods Baker
RB: Justin Green St Francis
WR: Hayden Adams Dakota Wesleyan
WR: Connor Niles Morningside
WR: Alex Brammer Grand View
WR: Jakari Johnson Missouri Valley
OL: Xavier Carter Reinhardt
OL: Chris Emter Carroll
OL: Darrion McCalister Marian
OL: Zac Lawson Lindsey Wilson
OL: Justin Hunter St Xavier
OL: Dajshon Oliver Warner

DEFENSE

DL: Jamarae Finnie Langston
DL: Eric Hemmelgarn St Francis
DL: Resean Coleman William Penn
DL: Tyler Sanders Montana Tech
DL: Tevin McCoy Reinhardt
LB: Piercen Harnish St Francis
LB: Caden McDonald Morningside
LB: Eric Dunten St Francis
LB: Thomas Sease Dickinson State
DB: Darious Price Siena Heights
DB: Tarence Roby Concordia, NE
DB: Nate Moore College of Idaho
DB: Tomunci Whitfield Southwestern
DB: Keegan Fagan Rocky Mountain

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK: Daniel Martinez Wayland Baptist
P: Derek Brush Arizona Christian
KR: Charles Duckworth Point
PR: Alan Freeman Arizona Christian

National Coach of the Year: Kevin Donley, Saint Francis