Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update
David West scored 29 points and Paul George had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, leading Indiana past short-handed Chicago 111-101 on Monday night, and into a share of the Central Division lead. The Bulls played without Kirk Heinrich and Joakim Noah.
The Pacers have won three straight and extended their home winning streak to 14, matching the teams longest since 2002-03.
Portland got by Minnesota 100 – 98
OKC 112 – Dallas 91
LaBron James scored 31 as Miami beat Charlotte 99 – 94
New York 99 – Detroit 85
Washington beat the LA Clippers 98 – 90
Philadelphia beat Orlando 78 – 61
Jazz beat the Kings in OT 98 - 91
NCAA Men’s Basketball….
Indiana returned to the top of the AP men’s college basketball poll following a week where they beat Michigan State, Purdue, and #1 Michigan. Florida, Michigan, Duke and Kansas round out the top 5.
2 games of note last night:
#6 Syracuse beat Notre Dame 63 – 47
#23 Pitt 56 - Seaton Hall 46
High School Basketball…
The Milford Lady Bearcats lost to Salt Fork 42 – 32 in opening round action of the Class 1A Regional at Armstrong. Kylie Thrush led Milford with 10 points.
Also at the Armstrong Regional, Schlarman Academy beat Buckley Christ Lutheran 61 – 19. The Crusaders finish the season 7 – 14.
Salt Fork faces Armstrong-Potomac and Schlarman will meet Cissna Park in the Semi-Finals.
Bismarck-Henning beat Oakwood 28 – 24 in Overtime.
Hoopeston hosts its own Class 2A Regional, as they take on Beecher tonight at 7:30 – a game you can catch right here on WHPO. The #1 seed Watseka will play tonight in the first game at 6pm vs. Clifton-Central – who beat Momence last night 43 - 32