Your Professional and College Sports news for January 7th, 2013
BCS Championship game – Alabama led 28-0 at half and never looked back as they easily took the college football championship beating Notre Dame 42-14. The Crimson Tide has won 3 BCS titles in the last 4 years.
Unbeaten Duke and Michigan hold the top two spots in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll for the fourth straight week.
Louisville overtook unbeaten Arizona to be ranked third. Completing the top 10 are Indiana, Kansas, Syracuse, Minnesota, Gonzaga and Missouri.
#5 Indiana handled Penn State 74 – 51
Notre Dame 66 – Cincinnati 60
Carlos Boozer had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 118-92 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers
New Orleans 95 – San Antonio 88
Boston 102 – New York 96
Washington 101 – Oklahoma City 99
Utah 100 – Dallas 94
Memphis 113 – Sacramento 83
Portland 125 – Orlando 119 (OT)
Andy Reid was named head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs yesterday – one week after being fired by the Philadelphia Eagles, who he coached for 14 seasons.
That’s your WHPO National Sports Update….I’m Kevin Jett.