Sports – Thursday, November 29th, 2012
The Green Bay Packers were back on the practice field Wednesday as they get ready for their first matchup with the Minnesota Vikings in 2012. WR Greg Jennings was back on the field after missing nearly two months with an abdominal injury. Jennings should be ready to go on Sunday. LB Clay Matthews is still battling a hamstring injury and most likely will sit out the NFC North matchup at Lambeau. Charles Woodson will also miss another game with his broken collar bone. Defensive lineman CJ Wilson will also miss the game with a knee injury. Ryan Pickett sat out practice on Wednesday with a thigh bruise.
Thursday Night Football
The Atlanta Falcons host New Orleans tonight on Thursday night football. You’ll hear the game on KFIZ. Coverage begins at 7pm.
Badgers vs. Huskers
The Wisconsin Badgers will play Nebraska on Saturday night in the Big Ten Championship Game at Indianapolis. Coverage begins at 5pm with the kickoff set for 7:15pm on KFIZ.
Knicks Beat Bucks
Carmello Anthony scored 29 points and former Marquette star Steve Novak added 19 as the New York Knicks beat the Bucks 102-88 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Brandon Jennings and Beno Udrih each had 18 for the Bucks and Monta Ellis added 17 in the loss. At 7-6 the Bucks still lead the Central Division by a half game over the Bulls.
Virginia Stops Bucky
Former Badger assistant Tony Bennett came back to the Kohl Center and watched his Virginia Cavaliers beat the Badger men’s basketball team 60-54 on Wednesday night. Ben Brust had 15 and Jared Berrgren 12 in the loss. The Badgers drop to 4-3 on the season.
ACC-Big Ten Challenge
Duke 73 Ohio State 68
Boston College 73 Penn State 61
Miami 67 Michigan State 59
Illinois 75 Georgia Tech 62
Purdue 73 Clemson 61
Marquette on Road
Buzz Williams’ Marquette Golden Eagles hit the road tonight as they take on Florida as part of the Big East-SEC Challenge. The tip is set for 8pm, Wisconsin time.
Local Men’s College Basketball
Ripon 68 Lawrence 65
Local Women’s College Basketball
Ripon 43 Lawrence 37
Edgewood 75 Marian 52
Upton To Braves
Free agent outfielder BJ Upton has agreed to a 5-year, $75 million dollar contract to leave Tampa Bay and sign with the Atlanta Braves.
Thursday, November 29th
Campbellsport @ New Holstein
Mishicot @ Chilton
St. Mary’s Springs @ St. Mary’s Central
CWC @ Randolph