KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 12/4/17
Green Bay 26, Tampa Bay 20 (OT)
–Aaron Jones’ 20 yard touchdown run with 5:59 left in overtime gave the Packers a win to stay alive in the playoff hunt at Lambeau Field on Sunday. Tampa Bay took an early 7-0 lead, but the Packers roared back, earning a 17-7 advantage on a short touchdown run from Jamaal Williams, a 62 yard fumble return for a score by Dean Lowry and a Mason Crosby field goal. Trailing 17-10 at halftime, Tampa Bay rallied to take a 20-17 lead with 6:02 to play in the game after Jameis Winston connected with Cameron Brate for an 11 yard score. Green Bay would then drive 70 yards in 10 plays to set up a 22 yard field goal from Mason Crosby to tie the game at 20 with 2:01 left. Jones’ touchdown run in overtime capped an eight-play, 72 yard drive on the first possession of the extra period.
Jamaal Williams carried the load for the Green Bay offense, rushing for 113 yards on 21 carries in the win. Brett Hundley struggled, completing 13 of 22 passes for 84 yards and an interception. Davante Adams was once again Hundley’s top target, with four catches for 42 yards. The Packers defense totaled seven sacks and 13 quarterback hits in the win.
The Packers are 6-6 and travel to Cleveland on Sunday. Kickoff is at Noon
Minnesota 14, Atlanta 9
–The 10-2 Vikings have won eight in a row and play at Carolina on Sunday
San Francisco 15, Chicago 14
–Robbie Gould made five field goals, including the game-winner with four seconds left to lift the 49ers over the Bears in Chicago. The Bears are 2-9 and travel to Cincinnati on Sunday.
Baltimore 44, Detroit 20
–The Lions drop to 6-6 and travel to Tampa Bay on Sunday
The Wisconsin Badgers finish at number six in both the Associated Press Top 25 and the final College Football Playoff rankings, following their 27-21 loss to Ohio State in Saturday’s Big Ten Championship game. In the CFP Rankings, Clemson earned the top overall seed in the four team playoff. Oklahoma is second with Georgia third and Alabama fourth. The Crimson Tide edged out Ohio State for the final spot in the playoffs, with the Buckeyes finishing fifth. Clemson will take on Alabama and Oklahoma will face Georgia on New Years Day in the semifinals of the College Football Playoff. .
The Badgers were selected to play Miami (FL) in the Orange Bowl. The game will be played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Saturday, December 30th at 7pm.
Other Big Ten Bowl Games:
12/27: Iowa vs. Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl, Purdue vs. Arizona in the Foster Farms Bowl.
12/28: Michigan State vs. Washington State in the Holiday Bowl,
12/29: Northwestern vs. Kentucky in the Music City Bowl, Ohio State vs. USC in the Cotton Bowl
12/30: Penn State vs. Washington in the Fiesta Bowl
1/1: Michigan vs. South Carolina in the Outback Bowl
Men’s College Basketball:
Minnesota 89, Rutgers 67
Michigan State 86, Nebraska 57
Purdue 74, Northwestern 69
Maryland 92, Illinois 91 (OT)
Tonight: The Badgers try to snap a two-game losing skid on the road at Penn State. Coverage starts at 5pm with tipoff at 6 on News/Talk 1450 KFIZ and KFIZ.com.
Women’s College Basketball:
Milwaukee 66, Northwestern 57