KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 12/16/19
Green Bay 21, Chicago 13
–Aaron Jones ran for two scores, and Aaron Rodgers threw for 203 yards and a touchdown as the Packers held off the Bears at Lambeau Field to complete the season sweep of the Bears and improve to 11-3 on the season. With the win in the rivalry’s 200th meeting – the Packers have swept the season series with the Bears for the seventh time in the last 11 seasons.
With the win, and the Rams loss to Dallas – the Packers clinch a playoff spot for the first time since 2016.
The Packers hit the road for the final two regular season games – including next Monday night’s contest at Minnesota. A win over the Vikings clinches the NFC North division title.
Other NFC North action:
Minnesota 39, LA Chargers 10
–The Vikings’ defense forced seven turnovers in the win over the Chargers to improve to 10-4 on the year.
Tampa Bay 38, Detroit 17
–Jameis Winston threw four touchdown passes in the win for the Bucs. The Lions have lost seven straight to drop to 3-10-1 on the year. Detroit travels to Denver on Sunday.
Men’s College Basketball:
Minnesota 84, #3 Ohio State 71
Nebraska 70, Purdue 56
Women’s College Basketball:
Marist 72, UW-Green Bay 60
Each team will have an important player sidelined when the Milwaukee Bucks host Dallas at Fiserv Forum. A leg injury will keep guard Eric Bledsoe off the court for at least the next two weeks. He was hurt during Saturday’s 125-108 win over the Cavaliers. Emerging star Luka Doncic is expected to miss the game with a moderate ankle sprain. Tipoff is set for 7:00 P-M as the Bucks go for their 19th straight win. Listen to the game tonight on KFIZ starting at 6:30 pm.
Chicago 5, Minnesota 3
Los Angeles 4, Detroit 2