Sports : Monday, 11/28/16
The Packers look to snap a four-game losing streak tonight as they play the Eagles in Philadelphia. The Eagles are 5-5 and have lost three of their last four, but are a perfect 4-0 at home. Packers Linebacker Clay Matthews says they won’t put much focus on the environment in Philly tonight. The team is focused internally on turning the season around. Tight End Jared Cook says they need a solid offensive start. Cook says they need to build momentum early and sustain it throughout the game. Pregame coverage begins at 5pm, kickoff at 7:30 on KFIZ.
From the NFC North on Sunday:
A fourth quarter rally for the Bears fell short as Tennessee held on for a 27-21 win in Chicago. The Titans led 27-7 early in the fourth quarter, but two touchdown passes by Matt Barkley, filling in for the injured Jay Cutler, pulled Chicago within 27-21. Chicago had a 1st and goal at the Tennessee seven yard line with 47 seconds left, but four straight incomplete passes ended the game. The Bears are 2-9, they host 1-10 San Francisco on Sunday. The 49ers have lost 10 straight games.
The Badgers had mixed results in this week’s national rankings, following their come from behind win over Minnesota to close out the regular season on Saturday. Wisconsin rose a spot to number five in the USA Today Coaches Poll, but fell a spot to number six in the Associated Press Top 25. In the AP Poll, Alabama and Ohio State remain one and two, while Clemson rises to three, Washington to four, Michigan falls two spots to number five, which pushed the Badgers back to six. Below Wisconsin, Oklahoma comes in at seven, Penn State, who the Badgers will play in the Big Ten Title Game, comes in at number 8, with Colorado at nine and USC at 10.
The Badger Men’s Basketball team moved to 5-2 with a 95-50 win over Prairie View A&M at the Kohl Center on Sunday afternoon. Wisconsin had six players in double figures, led by Nigel Hayes with 17 points, and Ethan Happ with 12 points and 13 rebounds. The Badgers shot 56 percent from the floor in the win. Wisconsin plays Syracuse in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday. Tip off is at 6:30 pm.
South Dakota State 81, UW-Milwaukee 58
Womens College Basketball: Wisconsin 80, Tennessee State 70
NBA: Milwaukee 104, Orlando 96. John Henson with 20 points to lead the Bucks. Giannis Antetokounmpo with 18. The Bucks host Cleveland on Tuesday night.
Women’s College Hockey: Marian 1, Concordia-Moorhead (MN) 0. Sabres’ goal by Ally Fox in the first period the only scoring in the game.
Women’s College Volleyball: Wisconsin earned the #3 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. It’s the highest seed in program history. The Badgers will host first and second round play at the UW Fieldhouse Thursday and Friday. The Badgers play Hampton and Marquette will play Washington State. Winners advance to the second round match on Friday.
HS Basketball schedule for tonight:
Boys: Campbellsport at Mayville, Winnebago Lutheran at Sheboygan Falls, St. Mary’s Springs at Shiocton.
Girls: Lomira at Cedar Grove-Belgium, Waterloo at Oakfield