Sports : Tuesday, 12/20/16
Monday’s High School Results:
Lomira 38, Fort Atkinson 37
Mayville 60, Ripon 42
Hilbert 69, Chilton 36
Princeton/Green Lake 52, Oakfield 43
Boys High School Basketball on the air tonight as the Fond du Lac Cardinals continue conference play at Neenah. Coverage begins just after 7 with tipoff scheduled for 7:15 on KFIZ.
The Hierl Insurance High School Team of the Week is the Laconia Girls Basketball Team. The Spartans remained unbeaten with their 60-44 win over Omro last Tuesday. Caitlin Tipton had 20 points, Maci Grade had 18 in the win. Laconia is off until next Tuesday and Wednesday, where they will play Seymour and Kewaunee in a tournament at Oshkosh West.
Men’s College Basketball:
Marian 77, Finlandia 63
Marquette 78, St. Francis (PA) 65
UW-Green Bay 94, SIU-Edwardsville 92 (OT)
Belmont 62, UW-Milwaukee 56
The Wisconsin Men’s Basketball team held steady in both of this week’s national polls. The Badgers remained at number 14 in both the USA Today Coaches Poll and the AP Top 25, in a week that saw them play only one game, a win over UW-Green Bay last Wednesday. The top ten of the AP Poll includes Villanova, UCLA, Kansas, Baylor and Duke in the top five. The second five includes Kentucky, Gonzaga, North Carolina, Creighton and Louisville. The Badgers are next in action on Friday night, wrapping up the non-conference slate hosting Florida A&M.
Monday Night Football: The Carolina Panthers have thrown a huge roadblock into the Washington Redskins’ postseason hopes. Cam Newton passed for 300 yards and tossed a pair of TD passes as the defending NFC champion Panthers upset the Redskins 26-15 to drop Washington to 7-6-1.
College Football Bowl Season continued on Monday with the Miami Beach Bowl. Tulsa won that won 55-10 over Central Michigan. Tonight, it’s the Boca Raton Bowl as Memphis plays Western Kentucky.
NBA: The Bucks host the Cavaliers tonight. Cavaliers forward Kevin Love didn’t practice because of a sore left knee and is questionable for Cleveland’s game in Milwaukee tonight. Coach Tyronn Lue says if Love can’t play against the Bucks that Richard Jefferson will start. Love is averaging 22.3 points and 10.7 rebounds in his third season with Cleveland