Your Professional and College Sports news for January 10th, 2013
Playoff weekend ahead for the final 8 teams left in the NFL postseason…
Baltimore at Denver
Green Bay at San Francisco
Seattle at Atlanta
Houston at New England
The Jacksonville Jaguars fired coach Mike Mularkey on Thursday after just one season, the worst in franchise history. The move came 10 days after they fired general manager Gene Smith. New GM Dave Caldwell also stated Tim Tebow will likely never be a Jaguar, contrary to previous reports that had Tebow returning to his home state of Florida and the Jags if he’s released by the Jets.
Indiana 81 - New York 76
Dallas 117 –Sacramento 112 (OT)
Portland 92 – Miami 90
NCAA men’s basketball…
#4 Arizona’s perfect season came to an end as Oregon upset the Wildcats 70 - 66
#9 Gonzaga 83 - St. Mary’s 78
Michigan State 62 – Iowa 59
Northwestern 70 – Penn State 54
Grinnell College sophomore Jack Taylor, who set the NCAA scoring record with 138 points in a game in November, is out for the season after breaking his wrist.
Taylor fractured the radius on his shooting arm during a 119-117 win over rival Cornell (Iowa) on Wednesday. He was averaging 36.3 points for the Division III Pioneers
And that’s your WHPO National Sports update….I’m Kevin Jett.