Your Professional and College Sports news for January 17th, 2013
Marc Trestman is the new head coach of the Chicago Bears the team announced Wednesday.
Trestman most recently was the head coach of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal
Alouettes. Trestman has also been an assistant coach for 8 different NFL teams over the
past 20 years, his last stint being 8 years ago for the Oakland Raiders.
Also in the NFL on Wednesday…..The Philadelphia Eagles announced they hired Oregon Ducks’
coach Chip Kelley as their new Head Coach.
the Chicago Bulls beat Toronto 107-105. Carlos Boozer had a season-high 36 points and 12
rebounds, and Joakim Noah added 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulls.
Other winners from last night include: San Antonio, Dallas, OKC, New
Orleans, Atlanta, Orlando, Miami, Cleveland, and Sacramento.
English Premier League soccer….
Wayne Rooney scored in the ninth minute as Manchester United beat West
Ham United 1 – 0.
Also, Arsenal got by Swansea got by 1 – 0 as well.
NCAA men’s basketball…
games of note include:
Bruce Weber and Kansas State moved to 14-2 as they beat TCU 67 – 54
Michigan State beat Penn State 81 – 72
Butler beat Richmond 62 – 47
Marquette 69 – Seton Hall 62
and Missouri got by Georgia 79 – 62
And that’s your WHPO National Sports update….I’m Kevin Jett.